A Feature for The Middle East Eye: Alia Khan: Pioneering the Islamic fashion revolution

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Alia Khan, pioneer and founder of Dubai’s Islamic Fashion Design Council (photograph courtesy of Alia Khan)

The founder of Dubai’s Islamic fashion council talks about the emerging market and how it’s helping shape the mainstream clothing industry.

Read the article at the Middle East Eye.

Published by Shereen Malherbe

Shereen Malherbe is a writer & author. Her novel, Jasmine Falling has been voted as one of the top 20 Best Books by Muslim women. Her second contemporary fiction novel, The Tower, was published by Beacon Books on April 2019. Her first children's book, The Girl Who Slept Under The Moon is out now.

2 thoughts on “A Feature for The Middle East Eye: Alia Khan: Pioneering the Islamic fashion revolution

  1. I popped over and read the article which raises many interesting points, eg, spending vast sums of money to maintain modesty. I love the idea of having choice and more fashionable clothes whilst remaining ‘Islamically correct’ for want of a better phrase, but this can surely be achieved without the skinny jeans, tight-fitting tops, etc. That’s a beautiful photo of the designer at the top of the page, but she could still get that look with wide-legged pants, no?

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  2. Thanks for reading it Safia and glad you enjoyed it. I think as Islamic fashion grows, we are going to see a lot of changes. I’m still working out how to dress modestly and my look changes between countries. In the UK I find it harder to find a style I like esp as I’m used to abayas in the UAE!


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