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  • FURocious
    Nothing warms you up in winter quite like fur. Be nice to our animal counterparts and wear faux! :)Urban Outfitters Ecote Faux Fur Vest for $98.00:Forever 21 Faux Fur Cropped Vest for $24.80:Forever 21 Faux Fur Belted Vest for $37.80 (I have this one…
    - , 21 Nov 10, 7:27am -
  • Pump It Up
    Whenever I spot an Alexander Wang pump, I can't help but get all giddy inside. His whimsical designs are so fun and sassy. One of his classics is the Natasha Pump in Black. These babies will cost you around $300. I found some cute Aldo pumps that rem…
    - , 13 Sep 10, 2:16pm -
  • Let the rain fall down
    Fall is approaching and that means boots! I love the feeling of chillness in the air and the warm and neutral colors that fall brings. When we think about rain, we usually picture the month of April in the spring time; however, rain falls in fall too…
    - , 25 Aug 10, 3:09pm -
  • World Cup 2010 Mania
    So I'm super siked about World Cup 2010 in South Africa this year! Wish I could be there! Since I and perhaps many of you out there who are in the same boat as I may not be able to root for our favorite footballers in person, we can at least show oth…
    - , 28 Apr 10, 10:59pm -
  • Trashy style?
    God forbid you take out the trash with a "regular" trash bag. What were you thinking not using Louis Vuitton trash bags instead?!
    - , 25 Apr 10, 12:54am -

Hijab Style

  • Product Review: Cherry Blossom Hijabs
    Cherry Blossom Hijabs is a website based in the UK, selling affordable scarves, pins and other accessories. I was sent a few products including the Paradise Blue Ombre, Black Lace Ombre, Cream Fleur Pin Storage and some rose hijab pins to review.Th…
    - , 14 Dec 14, 8:31pm -
  • Product Review: Mirage by Numra
    Mirage by Numra is a new website which provides clothing, scarves and jewellery. For me, the maxi skirts are what I love most about this brand. Most modest clothing brands in the past have focussed on plain jersey skirts which I personally find clin…
    - , 30 Nov 14, 5:10pm -
  • High Street Finds: Long Shirts
    Long shirts are a versatile wardrobe staple for me, yet it takes some searching to find one at the right length that also has long sleeves. These are my high street picks for this season, and they're perfect for layering too:Long Silk Shirt £129, Ji…
    - , 11 Nov 14, 12:00pm -
  • Smoky Not Smudgy 2014
    It's that time of year again - Smoky not Smudgy is back for the 7th time! For those of you not familiar with this charity event, this is something a friend of mine started some years ago and I also got involved in organising. It has since grown expon…
    - , 8 Nov 14, 8:19pm -
  • Product Review: The Scarves Company
    The Scarves Company are a company based in the  North West of England, and launched in June 2013. They have recently added new thicker scarves for Autumn/Winter, and sent me the Umniya Tye Dye Animal Orange Scarf, Raha Paisley Pink Black Scarf and…
    - , 2 Nov 14, 5:15pm -

Fiminin Islamic Fashion

  • INTRO.SPEK.SI. artwork exhibition
    A group of artist held an artwork exhibition called "INTRO.SPEK.SI" they chose this tittle as the observation of the artist's own mental and emotional processes, it held at Potluck Kitchen, Bandung and it is still showing till 28th June 2012.The Op…
    - , 28 Jun 12, 4:24am -
  • Pagar Ayu Diana
    We arrived at 8 o clock in the morning when Anin's sister, Diana had her Akad Nikah inside Balai Sudirman building. Jakarta looked so beautiful that day, it was sunday and it is the most memorable day for Diana and her husband Agung. Then we have a t…
    - , 11 Jun 12, 1:31am -
  • FMN People \I
    More style inspiration from the girls we've met :at the campusAgniaYulia & AnnisaRatuat the fashion eventPutriDian Lulu at the mallAgnia, Yulia, Annisa & TrindaTiwuDwita & Mutiara Dwita & SarahAlida, Pipit & Phuteon the streetMuthia & Nurul
    - , 10 Jun 12, 12:52pm -
  • FMN ft Jingga Pernik
    It was Sunday, 27th May 2012 when we finally reunite together for another photoshoot featuring Jingga Pernik accessories (yeay to that!).  you see. after the graduation and all, we kinda live separate ways, back to our homes (not the rented rooms w…
    - , 28 May 12, 9:07am -
  • Our Graduation
    Ashfi Qamara, ST.Yasmin Anindya Putri, ST.Damayanti Anindita, ST.FINALLY, We are Bachelor of Architecture!!
    - , 7 Mar 12, 9:01am -

Stylish Muslimah

  • Kuwaiti mosque attack
    Allah yarham those Shia Muslims who were murdered yesterday in the ISIS-backed terrorist attack on a mosque in Kuwait that killed 27 and injured over 200 people. Allah (swt) took their souls in the purest of states - fasting, praying and in sujood.…
    - , 27 Jun 15, 5:53pm -
  • Advice from Imam Ali (as) to his son ^-^
    "O my son, learn 4 things and (a further) 4 things from me. Nothing will harm you if you practise them:- the richest of riches is intelligence; - the greatest poverty is foolishness; - the wildest wildness is vanity - the best achievement is goodn…
    - , 30 May 15, 6:01pm -
  • Serena Van Der Woodsen Style
    Following on from my previous post about my favourite Blair Waldorf outfits I thought I'd do one about Serena Van Der Woodsen :D Here are a few of the outfits I loved from the show...This made me really want to go shopping.. Good thing it's a bank ho…
    - , 24 May 15, 5:14pm -
  • My problem with non-hijabis..
    - , 17 May 15, 9:17pm -
  • INSANE makeup transformations by Sadaf Wassan
    I recently came across Sadaf Wassan, a YouTube makeup artist and was so impressed by her transformations. She is incredibly talented and deserves a LOT more views and subscribers than she has, especially when compared to some of the more popular make…
    - , 28 Mar 15, 9:43pm -


  • Friday
    Filler FillerHere’s to a wonderful weekend.
    - , 5 Apr 13, 4:40pm -
  • Tallulah & Hope
    Beach (wear) PartyOh how you make a fool of me, sky so blue with pillowy clouds telling me of summer shaped things.  I am almost counting the minutes until Spring and to help distract me / make the wait more agonising, I’ve been perusing the Tall…
    - , 3 Apr 13, 12:33am -
  • Kane Colours
    Pick n’ MixA sort of remixed Christopher Kane inspired colour palette, sitting somewhere in between S/S and Fall collections.The Clothes:Green silk shirt_ vintage, White crew top_ Uniqlo, Kimono silk cropped tank_ self made, Black jeans_ vintag…
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    A Lesson In TextureSo in my general stumblings I came across this young talent.  She has such a strong aesthetic voice it’s hard to argue against, it makes me want to throw out all but my whites.  From her graduate show collection ‘Antidote’…
    - , 7 Mar 13, 3:24am -
  • Working Black
    A New YearIt feels a little ridiculous that this is my first post of the year, but better late than never.  Truth be told I’m having a little think about making this here blog a super blog, I want it to look better, work better, and most of all n…
    - , 4 Mar 13, 11:31pm -

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Hijab Scarf

  • Laiqa Magazine
    Hello readers, it's been a long time since our last post. Lately we've been busy chasing our dream along this 2012, hoping that one day we will have a muslim magazine for young women in Indonesia. After 4 months preparing the financial plan, building…
    - , 31 Jan 13, 7:09am -
  • Eid 2012 Luminosity Collection
    Photographer : Fifi AlviantoWardrobe Stylist : Anneke Scorpy & Hanna FaridlHijab Stylist : Fifi AlviantoModel : Uul Adiyanti
    - , 10 Aug 12, 2:16pm -
  • Our 2nd Line : Breastfeeding Mom
    Celebrate the joyful of being breasfeeding mom. We believe the best thing every women can be is becoming a mother. And one of the most important roles as a mother is a breastfeeding time.We do not want the role as a breast feeding mothers become dis…
    - , 10 Aug 12, 2:16pm -
  • Style Spotted : Icha's Wedding Dress
    "Annisa Fathia (Icha) & Ridwan Septiansa's Wedding"White wedding dress designed by Icha herself and her mom, made from lace and swarovski.Hijab style by Irna La Perle.Traditional (Minang) red velvet wedding dress made by Elly Kasim.Photo Courtessy :…
    - , 5 Feb 12, 5:07pm -
  • Welcome 2012
    Home is where the heart is, just like this proverb said, we feel home to this website. We put all of our heart from the first time we decided to create this blog. HijabScarf blog is our home, the place where we can share our passion and express our t…
    - , 9 Jan 12, 3:52pm -

Diary of a Muslim Girl

  • A Guy Thing
    I’m remembering back to September when my eldest sister and nephews were visiting us in Canada. My older sister and I took out my three year old nephew, Hasan, to Jellybeanz, a local indoor play place for little kids. Read more on A Guy Thing…
    - , 22 Jan 12, 4:25pm -
  • A Few Words of Wisdom
    I try to attend the Friday sermon on my campus whenever possible, and today the topic of having trust in Allah was one that I’m very glad I didn’t miss. One of the things the student who was giving the sermon said stood out from the rest, and I w…
    - , 21 Jan 12, 12:55am -
  • Winter Break Snaps
    Sometimes it’s hard to sum up what went on in a longer period of time, but it becomes a whole lot easier when you have random photographs from your winter break that, once again, took place in three different… places.Read more on Winter Break Sn…
    - , 16 Jan 12, 12:00pm -


  • Things I love right now...
    These are some things I am loving at the moment....How elegant does Angelina Jolie look? It is so hijabie friendly, and almost abaya like:)A beautiful masjid subhanAllah:)In love with tribal/ethnic inspired prints for the homeA bright yellow dress fo…
    - , 7 Apr 13, 4:50am -
  • Black and Cream
    Cream and Black by rihams featuring a bangle braceletHere is a cute look for your work week. A beautiful printed dress, paired with a cream colored blazer, and black riding boots. I think the next couple weeks will be the last weeks of getting to wea…
    - , 18 Mar 13, 1:30pm -
  • Mint and Cream
    Mint and Cream by rihams featuring statement necklacesI cannot wait until Spring! I am so ready for brighter colors, fresh crisp air, and spending more time outdoors. Here is a Spring inspired outfit. I love mint paired with cream or beige, it look…
    - , 19 Feb 13, 4:15am -
  • Weekend Casual
    Here is a quick post. This is the perfect weekend outfit; casual with a little edge and glam:)Weekend Casual by rihams featuring a black tankI hope you all are enjoying your Super Bowl Sunday:)
    - , 3 Feb 13, 11:08pm -
  • Things I love right now....
    It is so nice to be on Winter Break from teaching! I have been so busy with balancing school life and life at home with my little one, that I havent had much time to blog. Here are a few things I am loving lately. All images are from Pinterest:)Love…
    - , 22 Dec 12, 10:30pm -

Hijabs High

We Love Hijab

    HIJAB STYLE BASICS : MAXI SKIRT #4 Our final maxi skirt for the month has great reviews and features something that we all love – pockets! This essential maxi skirt comes in a variety of colors that can be dressed up or down. I’ll be getting a fe…
    - , 29 Jun 15, 1:10pm -
    HIJAB STYLE BASICS : MAXI SKIRT #3 Today in our maxi skirt series, we’re featuring one of my favorite prints – chevron. This takes the stripe and adds a little “oomph” to it. Pair this one with a solid top for an understated look, or wear it…
    - , 23 Jun 15, 3:37pm -
    HIJAB STYLE BASICS : MAXI SKIRT #2 Next up in our maxi skirt series is a pretty, vintage-inspired polka dot maxi skirt. This one can be paired with other black and white pieces for a classic look. Or you can add a pop of color with your hijab and acc…
    - , 12 Jun 15, 4:01pm -
    HIJAB STYLE BASICS : MAXI SKIRT #1 This month, we’re featuring a series of hijab style basics – particularly maxi skirts. This first one is very affordable and comes in a variety of colors and prints. Check it out at the link below. Links: [1] Tr…
    - , 10 Jun 15, 12:52pm -
    HIJAB STYLE FIND : SWING DRESS TOP This week, we’re featuring an item that is definitely a wardrobe staple for me – and luckily, it’s getting easier and easier to find. I’m talking about the swing dress that can be worn as a tee-shirt-style t…
    - , 30 May 15, 10:44am -

Muslim Style Queen

  • Sorry…still…
    As salaam alaikum everyone, I know I’ve completely abandoned my blog but I just don’t have as much time as I used to. My baby is now 3 months, mashallah and she keeps me very busy. Aside from that, I recently resigned from my job and am doing the…
    - , 26 Jun 12, 9:28pm -
  • Pink Lemonade
    Pink Lemonade by jamericanmuslimah featuring highwaisted pants
    - , 14 Jan 12, 7:57pm -
  • Sorry
    Hey ladies! Sorry I haven’t been posting much. Alhamdulillah, we recently found out I’m pregnant. I’ve been sick and if not sick then I’ve been tired. I plan to start reposting sets soon, insha’allah, I just haven’t had the motivation. BT…
    - , 10 Sep 11, 11:41pm -
  • Oh Baby!
    Oh Baby! by jamericanmuslimah featuring leather handbags
    - , 9 Aug 11, 4:53pm -
  • Orange Dream
    Orange Dream by Jamerican Muslimah featuring a cream shawl
    - , 2 Aug 11, 3:45pm -


  • Sweater Inspiration
    I'm really into open and tie-front sweaters this year. They're just way better for layering since you can take'em on and off easily, and these styles tend to look more sophisticated. I also love thin sweaters as opposed to chuncky/cable knit sweaters…
    - , 10 Dec 09, 4:24pm -
  • How Not-To Hijab!
    Life Behind Bars HijabWould you like to experience life behind bars? Have you ever wondered how it would feel to have a squid propped on your head? Do you enjoy the challenge of driving with an obstructed-view? Then this hijab is for you! So many nam…
    - , 9 Dec 09, 7:16pm -
  • Winter Sales!
    Winter just started where I live, but already there's winter a mid-winter sale at Shukr (ending this week)! Tons of tunics and skirts for under $35 right now, like
    - , 8 Dec 09, 10:44pm -
  • BEST Layering Tops
    So far the best layering tops I have found are at H&M. Sorry no photo, but take my word for it, you will love the fabric which has some sheen and stretch (very important) but super light-weight and soft as cotton. The ones I found were made in Turkey…
    - , 28 Oct 09, 4:39pm -
  • Pretty in Plaid
    Here's a look that's very Muslimah friendly for the younger sisters...although I wouldn't dare try this look, I saw a 16 year old hijaby styling a plaid shirt like this one (from American Eagle) and it looked cute! Another option is to pair a collar…
    - , 6 Oct 09, 3:17pm -

Arabian Eyes

  • Headscarves on the Runway
    So, New York Fashion Week just came to a close and there was one thing that I noticed in a lot of the shows....headscarves! It wasn't worn as hijab because the rest of the outfit was not in accordance with hijab i.e parts of the body such as the a…
    - , 20 Feb 11, 3:45am -
  • Nancy Ajram: "Fi Hagat"
    In just four months, Lebanese super star singer, Nancy Ajram's new video, "Fi Hagat," has become the very first Arabic music video to have hit 10 million views on YouTube! It has now superseded the 10 million mark, take a look for yourself. What do y…
    - , 16 Feb 11, 9:06pm -
  • Cleopatra, Kardashian Style
    I absolutely LOVE Elizabeth Taylor! She is a style, glamour and Hollywood icon and for this month's Harper's Bazaar, cover girl, Kim Kardashian does a Cleopatra style photo shoot for the mag and got the chance to interview Elizabeth Taylor which w…
    - , 9 Feb 11, 9:06pm -
  • Ramadan Kareem!
    Ramadan started yesterday August 11 and it is truly the most beautiful time of year. For those that are not aware of Ramadan, it's the most important time of year for Muslims. It is a month of fasting, prayer and zakat (almsgiving) and the best time…
    - , 5 Feb 11, 7:54pm -
  • Leather Oud by Christian Dior
    Leather Oud, from Christian Dior's New Look 1947 Collection is about as close as you can get to smelling like pure oud. That's the buzz around Dior perfumier, François Demachy's new scent. Demachy traveled the world and fell in love with the scent o…
    - , 27 Jan 11, 5:35pm -


  • Updating my work wardrobe
    I like to generally think of myself as a very simple non-materialistic person. Of course I enjoy shopping, and perhaps if I had gobs of money I would waste it on expensive handbags. But overall, I prefer to spend on experiences that will last in my…
    - 9 days ago, 26 Apr 16, 7:13pm -
  • My favorite skirts for spring 2016
    There are so many maxi skirts on the market today, it can make your head spin! I remember when it was so hard to find a single nice long skirt without a slit, but now, we have options ladies! Here are a few I randomly came across that span the spectr…
    - 21 days ago, 15 Apr 16, 3:57am -
  • Review: Ahfif cotton wool scarf
    I was recently gifted this hijab by the wonderful folks over at Ahfif. They had a special pop up trunk show in the area, and I was working, and so bummed I couldn’t see all the other things they were showcasing! But, my friend was attending and pic…
    - 27 days ago, 8 Apr 16, 2:00pm -
  • Review: Kashkha Hijab

    - 33 days ago, 3 Apr 16, 4:25am -
  • Facebook Fitna
    I’m not here to tell people what they can and can’t do online. The title may seem a little judgmental, but I assure you it’s not. For those who may not know what the word “fitna” means, well it’s an Arabic term, and the best way to descri…
    - 40 days ago, 27 Mar 16, 6:33am -

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Hijab Revival

  • Skincare - Updated Routine
    Salam Everyone,So I was recently having a discussion about skincare with a few of my friends. After talking about the topic extensively I came to realise that skincare was the last thing on their minds. In fact many of them still use soap to wash o…
    - 3 days ago, 3 May 16, 12:02pm -
  • Raw post about nothing.
    I logged onto HR tonight with the intention to blog about something I had recieved in the mail a while ago. It was going to be another stock standard feature but something in me absolutely detested the idea of writing another review.I sat here on…
    - 23 days ago, 13 Apr 16, 1:17pm -
  • Fight or Flight | Z&L
    There is something immensely satisfying about shopping consciously. Whether your buying second hand off eBay, thrifting at your local opportunity store, swapping at the flea market or buying from small businesses it all makes perfect sense. That is…
    - 66 days ago, 1 Mar 16, 11:10am -
  • S "N" B Wash Off Nail Polish
    Salam Everyone!Yes I am back with another Wudu friendly nail polish alternative for you all! I have stated before that I love nail polish and really enjoy wearing it during that time of the month however why not wear it anytime? Insert S "N" B wash…
    - 81 days ago, 15 Feb 16, 9:06am -
  • Shop HR Style
    I was recently asked a question about storage tips in the wardrobe on one of my Instagram posts but to be completely honest I need help in that area too. But this question gave me the idea to write about my shopping strategies and the general rules…
    - , 27 Jan 16, 12:14am -

Hijabi and the City

  • Love Toasts - Ayvalık Tostu
    Turkey is well-known for many things... Its rich cuisine is one of the many that top the list...I don't know about you, but I love eating toast, especially if I can't be bothered preparing anything else and/or if the bread has gone hard. Pity I don't…
    - , 30 Aug 13, 5:38pm -
  • ...and some people are lovely --- Bazı insanlar da güzeldir...
    There is this booth along the Bosphorus in the area I live. In fact, there are three. I frequent number three, because it has the best view:I took the above photo on my iPhone just as the sun set... sitting along the benches at this very booth. Istan…
    - , 25 Aug 13, 5:56pm -
  • People are so ugly --- İnsanlar öyle çirkin ki
    It's interesting... I have been meeting some new people in the last few weeks... People I regret to have met...I do love living in Istanbul, I mean I can't stress that enough, but honestly... the people... You really cannot trust anybody. I know I am…
    - , 23 Aug 13, 12:26pm -
  • Post Eid Post --- Bayram Sonrası Yazısı
    I know I haven't been replying to comments. I sincerely apologise as I will certainly get to them inshaallah. Each and every email and comment is being read and muchly appreciated, you can be sure of that. I thank you all for the support and keeping…
    - , 13 Aug 13, 12:06pm -
  • Staying Healthy During Ramadan
    I never remember a Ramadan where I lost weight (even when I was consciously dieting)... Until this Ramadan. Sad but true.The fact is, fasting in Ramadan is not about losing weight at all. Yet, every year I have felt the shame of gaining anywhere betw…
    - , 25 Jul 13, 8:54pm -

Modest Wrappings

  • oopsy daisy!
    Its been a very long time since i last wrote :( due to a ridiculous amount of work all piled up.I apologise for not being up to date...i do realise that you probably dont care  haha. However i feel dissapointed with myself for the fact that i PROMIS…
    - , 8 Oct 10, 4:27am -
  • Eid & The Emerald dress
    Eid Mubarak! Peace be upon you :) I'd like to wish all my blog viewers a very happy belated Eid! I hope you all had a wonderful celebration. I also hope that all the wisdom and ibadah that stemmed from the month of Ramadan continues..... Inshaallah.T…
    - , 15 Sep 10, 1:56pm -
  • Stay tuned for Eid outfits...coming soooon :D

    - , 11 Sep 10, 1:01pm -
  • Tea Time in Tipperary
    My grandparents wedding (1949)Grandparents 60th anniversary 2008Love is not love but a marriage of true minds - ShakespearePink peonies, Victorian teacups and L.O.V.E were some of the little ingredients that made up my grandparents 60th wedding anniv…
    - , 3 Sep 10, 7:49am -
  • Black Out!
    I usually dont pose as vain as this so mind me >.< haha Photographer: Mummy dearestMy sister's wise words: When in doubt wear blackIndeed i find these words very moving when i only have 5 minutes to dress and scream "Omg I dont know what to wear!" A…
    - , 27 Aug 10, 2:35pm -

coco's pearls

    Fashioning Faith

    • Blog's new url:
      Since the past few years my blog has been evolving, from "fashioning my faith" to a more of "styling my wardrobe whimsically". So, to accommodate this process, and to give a better fit to the blog's content, I decided to move my blog... From its old…
      - 53 days ago, 14 Mar 16, 1:47am -

    Breathe Hijab

    • A little break
      After much thought and reflection, I have decided to take a break from blogging here on Breathe Hijab, explore new opportunities and focus on some personal projects I have been working on the past couple of months. Thank you for all your suppor…
      - , 21 Dec 11, 12:48am -

    * خليجية * Khaleejia

    Hijab Style Guide

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    Haute Muslimah

    • 5 Questions with the Founder of Covered Girl!
      After the success of our Ramadan Giveaway with Covered Girl, I thought I'd ask founder and designer of the company, Aisha, a little about herself and her brand. I always love to know more about the amazing women behind successful businesses, so rea…
      - , 28 Oct 12, 8:31pm -
    • Celebrity Special: The Modern Modest
      I'm really loving this era of long, romantic dresses with long sleeves. It's great fun to be able to look through photos of your favorite celebrities and have them actually wear dresses you could/would totally wear out yourself. With some min…
      - , 18 Oct 12, 9:00am -
    • Headbands for your Hijab
      For his Fall 2012 show, Oscar de la Renta had the models decked out in gorgeous headpieces and jeweled headbands. This look is perfect to wear over your hair or hijab. I love this look so much I thought I'd show you how you might be able to repl…
      - , 15 Oct 12, 4:35pm -
    • 4 Hot Handbag Styles for Fall
      Reed KrakoffThe Side-Expanding BagI love these bags for being so unique. Instead of getting larger and expanding in all directions to accommodate your needs, the sides just ever so gently expand to create a sculptural bag that's fashion forw…
      - , 12 Oct 12, 1:05am -
    • A Real-Life Haute Muslimah
      "My name is Vanessa and I am 24. I converted last December. It's been a hard walk but Allah has guided me each step of the way. I love fashion and just recently (a few days ago) started wearing a Hijab. I'm trying to still be fashion forward…
      - , 6 Oct 12, 12:59am -