Meet Miisa, A Kawaii Hijab Cosplayer From Malaysia

If you enjoy cosplay or have been following anime-related or even fashion-related news, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Miisa before. As one of the leading figures in the hijab cosplay movement, the 23-year-old native of Kangar, Malaysia, has not only appeared in local media. Continue reading »

When Hijab Was Not In Force, Vintage Photographs Show How Iranian Women Dressed In The 1960s And 1970s

There was a good balance of modernity and modesty during the 1950s and ’60s. Women were emancipated but kept their Iranian identity. The look was stylish and elegant without being vulgar. Skirts were long and full showing as little skin as possible. Continue reading »

Rare Photographs Document Iranian Women Protest Against The Hijab Law In March 1979

Hengameh Golestan is a pioneer among Iranian women photographers. She has been documenting live in Iran for twenty-eight years. She has photographed vast numbers of women and children, instances of family life, traditional wedding and everyday life in Iran. Continue reading »

Woman Uses Her Hijab To Turn Herself Into Disney Princesses, Fiction And Comic Characters

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The Little Mermaid, Mulan, or even Jafar – Malaysian make up artist Saraswati can transform herself into any Disney character. The mother-of-two has not only mastered the art of face paint, she also creatively uses her hijabs to complete her looks. Continue reading »