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Modest Fashion Designer Anniesa Hasibuan Arrested for Fraud

September 23, 2017
Anniesa Hasibuan, NYFW, NYFW 2016, 2016, modest designer, indonesian, modest fashion designer, designer, hijab

When I first heard Modest Islamic Fashion had hit New York Fashion Week’s runway in September last year featuring a full collection with hijab, I was so eager to write about the story that made history in the world of Modest Fashion. Whatever the events that prevented me to write about the significance on how amazing the story was, I now understand and am thankful I didn’t write about it straight away. Yes, history was made. Yes, the designs were…

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Hijabi Model is Casted in Rihanna’s First Fenty Beauty Campaign and we go Wild Wild Wild!

September 5, 2017
fenty, fentybeauty, riri, rihanna, hijabi, hijab, women of colour, diversity

The long-anticipating wait for the launch of Rihanna’s new cosmetics line Fenty Beauty has shaken the norms in the beauty industry. It’s all about celebrating diversity and it’s even greater when you see a hijabista in the video campaign! Just introduced on the 1st of September, this campaign has proven to be more than another advertisement for a beauty line – it’s a celebration of all Women of Colour! Onya girl, Riri we love you! Among the beautiful models featured…

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Kuala Lumpur Modest Fashion Week 2016

December 29, 2016
KLMFW, KLMFW 2016, Kuala Lumpur Modest Fashion Week, Modest Fashion Week, KL, Kuala Lumpur, modest fashion, modest fashion blogger, Perth Fashion Blogger, Perth Lifestyle blogger, Modest blogger, fashion week, Putrajaya, PICC, Putrajaya Internation Convention Centre, International fashion, style, modest, modesty, hijab, hijabi, hijab style, abaya, maxi dress

As part of the GAYA team, I was invited to attend Malaysia’s very first international modest fashion event, Kuala Lumpur Modest Fashion Week 2016 (KLMFW 2016). KLMFW 2016 is the continual of previously Moslema In Style International Fashion Forward event which took place in November last year. GAYA Magazine was one of the proud media partners at KLMFW 2016 and attending as part of the entourage was an opportunity to experience and embrace. Positioned to make Kuala Lumpur the number…

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Feelin’ That 70’s Vibe

August 22, 2016
70s, vibin, outfit, empoweredsoul, movement, campaign, social media campaign, missylia, equality, diversity, celebration, understanding, palazzo pants, grid, frills, ruffles, romance, black, white, monochrome, Valleygirl, Crossroads, charcoal, ootd, empowerment

To all my independent women, put yo’ hands up! I put together this outfit one weekend and fell in love with how it truly represented my style. I love anything monochrome, black, white or neutral. But what I loved more were the bits and pieces which made the outfit so unique. It has that 70s vibe, fit with frills, thrills, class and femininity. I wore a long black sleeveless dress from Crossroads, which buttons down the chest with frills lining…

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Queen of Luna

August 9, 2016
Hunchback of Notre Dame, Esmeralda, Disney, Princess, Queen of Luna, Saraswati, Missy-Lia

With over 310,000 followers on Instagram, a Malaysian makeup artist has captured the attention of many thousands of people around the globe. Uniquely utilising her hijab as another means to recreate herself to help her transform into popular Disney princesses, superheroes and villains, she is making her mark in history. Talented and skilled at her craft, this makeup artist who goes by the name ‘Queen of Luna’ on Instagram is a self-confessed ‘comic geek’ and ‘Disnerd.’ The woman behind this…

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