Restless (guest post)

I don’t know if it’s all the chocolate I ate today (it’s Easter Sunday), or it’s the myriad thoughts that run around ceaselessly in my brain. My mom is visiting. She’s a lovely woman, quiet, dignified, appeasing. She has a very peculiar way of showing her disapproval. Those of us who know her well always…

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Refreshing, Respectful, Ethical, Sustainable: Beautiful!

View this post on Instagram "But there may be a better way to respectfully use other cultures’ designs, and @oskarmetsavaht founder and creative director of the Brazilian sportswear label @osklen, is leading the pack. Osklen’s spring 2016 collection was inspired by the designs of the Asháninka, an indigenous people who live in the Brazilian and…

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Ethical Hijab

The word fashion often reminds one of beautiful, tall, lean women who use their bodies to display clothing in the most favorable light. Thoughts of runways, models, and constantly changing trends with subsequent sales are frequent companions to the concept of fashion. The most mindful, and spiritually inclined among us try to avoid thinking too…

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Keto Snack

No-cook, no-bake ketogenic energy bars with lavender, coconut and sesame seeds.

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Muslima

Muslima: who are you? Who do you represent? Who do you stand with? Here I argue that there’s more to you than meets the eye. Keep reading to find out just how much more.

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Kibbe Gamine: Hijabi Edition

Do Gamines have all the fun? While they certainly can, the don’t have to, and can look as serious or sophisticated as a Dramatic or Classic. How? Keep reading to find out.

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African American Vernacular English: Different but equal – Black Girl in Maine

Same goes for Miklish (Mi’kmaq English dialect)! https://blackgirlinmaine.com/racial-and-cultural/african-american-vernacular-english-different-but-equal/

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Kibbe Dramatic: Hijabi Edition!

Dramatics are diametrically opposed to Romantics. If you’re a Dramatic, be it pure or soft, you are characterized by angularity, sharpness, strong features, an evident skeleton, which, unlike Naturals, isn’t necessarily draped in abundant musculature. This isn’t to say you must be thin, what stands out is the length of the bones, especially the limbs,…

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Walk inthe Shoes of a Refugee With Emy Battuta

View this post on Instagram From my poem, "Remember Me" When a child weeps on stubborn ears when the last step falls on a fissured earth when the bombs cost less and less and the people too remember me remind me that I do not walk alone. We created this project in Zaatari camp in…

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