Muslim-owned Fashion Brands That Should Be On Your Radar

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Revamping your wardrobe and supporting Muslim designers? It’s a win-win.

Raise your hand if you’re guilty of always shopping at the same three stores? I know we certainly are. Whether it’s out of convenience, habit or just plain laziness, it’s hard not to return to the comfort of a brand whose pieces already line the walls of our wardrobes. But as we clear out our winter wares and transition into warmer weather, this spring is the perfect time to make new fashion friends from around the world. From casual modest staples to culture-focused apparel, these are the Muslim-owned brands we have on our radars.

Love Closely

Love Closely is the brainchild of Toronto-based Taha Yousuf. Yousuf was born and raised in Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates, to Pakistani parents. Using his culture as a guiding light for his

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The Batman, The Catsuit And Fashion’s Fascination With Felines

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Fashion’s love affair with felines keeps the catsuit’s cultural currency alive.

When it comes to archetypal femme fatale, Catwoman reigns supreme.

The complex character — who walks the line between villain and antihero — represents power, independence and perseverance. All of these traits are embodied by her signature outfit: the catsuit.

Since The Batman was released in theatres on March 5, audiences have been transfixed by Zoë Kravitz’s performance as the infamous Selina Kyle. And while her uniform has been reimagined many times over since 1940s, the catsuit’s novelty has never waned. This is thanks (in part) to fashion’s fascination with felines.

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By nature, cats are smart and independent, but these coy companions are often misjudged. Cats have long been used by fashion designers, and thus,

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The Hermès Plein Air Line Rethinks Makeup + More Beauty News

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Including Glow Recipe’s brand new SPF and the latest, most innovative hydration serum from Dermalogica.

Hermès introduces Hermès Plein Air

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Open your windows and start tending to your garden. Spring is nearly here and Hermès knows exactly how to celebrate that. The French House is paying homage to its joie de vivre and adoration of outdoor life through the launch of new beauty products that give a barely-there look. Hermès Plein Air is a lightweight line designed to elevate natural beauty. From the pigmented complexion balm to the radiant glow powder, and even the natural fiber blotting papers, this collection is all about showing off what we’ve already got. See the full lineup of Hermès Plein Air at

Glow Recipe launches its very first sunscreen

Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sunscreen SPF 50
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Sunscreen meets skincare

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Valentino’s Pink Parade + Other Moments from Paris Fashion Week 2022

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Plus Balenciaga’s fashionable snow globe and Chanel’s ode to tweed.

There is still just something about Paris. Despite all the cities, all the content creators and all the social media platforms, Paris Fashion Week is still the crown jewel of them all. It’s where the industry’s top talent comes to present the best of the best, and fashion’s glitterati (and we mean REAL glitterati, not just someone with a cute outfit and an iPhone) gets a sneak peek into what we will be wearing in a few months.

Fashion reflects the times, and that was never more apparent than in the French city this past week. As the war in Ukraine continues, we saw many designers like Balmain, Balenciaga and Dior make references to the post-apocalypse with armour-like looks and yeti-core. Then at Saint Laurent and Givenchy,

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As The War In Ukraine Intensifies, Fashion Month Holds New Meaning

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As Russia’s attack on Ukraine intensifies, fashion month presentations hold a deeper symbolism.

As models trudged through a harsh, man-made snowstorm at Balenciaga’s Paris Fashion Week presentation on March 6, the show’s message became glaringly obvious: if art imitates life, the world is in a dire state.

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, midway through fashion month, designers have grappled with their role. In an industry that is often viewed as frivolous, it’s difficult to celebrate the art and creativity of clothing with war raging on, not only in Ukraine but in other parts of the world like Palestine, Yemen, South Sudan and Syria.

Tensions behind the Russia-Ukraine conflict had been building for years, with Russian nationalists led by president Vladimir Putin insisting that Ukraine was manipulated into seeking independence after the dissolution of the Soviet Union

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