Interview with the CEO

Thursday, April 14, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 0

Recently, the CEO of SHUKR had a chat with a French magazine about the criticism and scrutiny that Muslim women and Islamic fashion have been subjected to by some of the world's top politicians and fashion designers. Here's what he had to say: Are you surprised that western labels, from high scale Dolce & Gabbana to mass ...

The Greeting of Islam

Sunday, February 21, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 0

You will not enter paradise until you believe, and you will not believe until you love one another: 'spread salaam' (the greeting of peace) among you. Assalaamu 'Alaikum. May peace be upon you. How can such a simple phrase carry so much weight on our deeds? Let us truly appreciate the meaning of a sincere Salaam ...

Renowned Designers Launching Islamic Collections: For or Against?

Thursday, January 21, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 0

With the latest launch of Dolce and Gabbana’s abaya and hijab collection, Islamic Clothing has seen a surge in interest from renowned Western designers. Last summer, the Spanish-founded company Mango debuted a Ramadan Collection consisting of full-length, modest dresses and the year before that, Donna Karan, owner and creator of DKNY, followed suit by dipping ...

Change with the Times!

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 1

The best of people are those with the most excellent character" [Tabarani, Sahih] We’ve heard it many times: “This year, you’re going to meet a completely different and changed person. Welcome the new me with the new year.” Unrealistic? Most likely. Ridiculous? Absolutely. People tend to think that change and new resolutions are directly related to the beginning ...