Interview with the CEO

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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 ...

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