SHUKR Joins MADE’s Ramadan Revolution Ethical Fashion Campaign

Tabassum Siddiqui, Head Designer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyXPr16NklA Correction on the video: MADE’s website is www.madeineurope.org.uk and NOT “.co.uk” We joined MADE this month to support their Ethical Fashion campaign to help them collect signatures for their petition. Their aim is to help the garment factory workers in Bangladesh get a Fire and Safety Agreement in place so that they can work ...

Tips For a Healthy and Stress-Free Ramadan + Free Downloadable Juice and Smoothie Recipes!

   by Tabassum Siddiqui, Head Designer I pray that everyone is doing well this Ramadan and off to a fantastic start. With these longer fasts this summer, staying energetic, hydrated, and patient  all at the same time is definitely a challenge. Over the past 8 years, I've incorporated a healthier diet and lifestyle that has not only helped ...

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 ...

From Goat to Coat: How Cashmere is Produced

If you're as interested in natural fabrics as we are, then this video should be interesting! Though SHUKR Islamic Clothing doesn't currently carry any sort of cashmere, we do have clothing made from bamboo, cotton, rayon, denim, jersey, modal, Tencel, linen, corduroy and wool!   What natural fabrics would you like to see SHUKR use in the ...

Naturally SHUKR

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      When you get dressed in the morning, it’s not likely that the first thing on your mind will be the carbon footprint of your tunic. That’s why at SHUKR, we think about it for you. When we choose our fabrics, we avoid man-made and choose natural whenever possible. Introduced after the industrial revolution, man-made fibers were ...