Highlights of the First International Modest Fashion Week in Istanbul: Stylish and Cover Up
Istanbul Modest Fashion Week is another thing Muslim fashionistas were waiting for. Finally it is the first international fashion week for modest fashion! This event was hosted by Modanisa, an online retailer of Muslim fashion and took place in the historical train station in Turkey, Hyderabad.
Stylish and Cover Up
It is more than just covering up, it’s fashion with full of color and embellishment. It takes seventy designers from the United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Australia who took part in this two days event started from Friday, 13th of May.
Collections from Iman Aldebe, the phenomenal designer known for her Turban style was the first to be showcased, as Anna Hariri, Away London, and Luvice followed.
There were also exclusive fashion shows from Muslima Wear, Anniesa Hasibuan, and Hilal Oğuzkan.
Voluntarily Covering Up and Have Fun!
Covering up is always considered as a symbol of oppression for Muslim women. In this event we can see it in reverse, there were a huge number of Muslim Women including 36% of Muslim American women join the crowd to have fun in the modest fashion festival!
Modest fashion is becoming a trend lately with an increasing market share throughout the world.Turkey has so many things to be the beginning of the growth: the Muslim tradition and booming textile industry are there to support. According to the latest Global Islamic Economy report, it is projected that the Muslim spending would grow to $327bn by 2020, and in Turkey, it is estimated that two-third of women there wear a headscarf.
Should there be an annual modest fashion week? We want it!
This article is written by Novia Hartini