Are You a Conscious Consumer?

by Tabassum Siddiqui, Head Designer I had a very different blog post planned for today but when I thought about the  tragic Rana Plaza garment factory collapse near Dhaka, Bangladesh earlier this month, I wanted to say something about it. I just think it’s insane that  more than 1,000 people—mostly women—had to lose their lives all because ...

Top Stain Removal Tips

Here at SHUKR, we love natural fabrics. Natural is wonderful, but it comes with a learning curve--like, learning the best ways to remove stains! After carefully selecting your ideal wardrobe of modest clothing, the pain of a ruined skirt from spilled coffee is not one we want our customers to go through. So, here is a ...

To Shave or Not to Shave…Your Tunic.

  So, I have this particular tunic I really like and wear a lot (not SHUKR, unfortunately), and I made the terrible mistake of washing it normally when the only tag I found on it clearly states, "dry clean only." Whoops. It pilled terribly, of course.   Note: not my photo, but a pretty close representation of my catastrophe.   After gnashing my ...