Renowned Designers Launching Islamic Collections: For or Against?

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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 ...

On Being Beautiful

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Allah is Beautiful and loves beauty... (Muslim) Modesty and beauty are two concepts that cannot coexist in Islam? We beg to differ. There is nothing wrong with being beautiful in Islam; in fact it is encouraged, as the famous hadith quoted clearly shows. The problem is that modern ideas of beauty have been stripped of any ...

A Taste of Spain: Ramadan Recipe

Enchant your family and guests this Ramadan and Eid with authentic flavors from Al-Andalus. The kitchens of Islamic Spain had a culinary paradise at their fingertips with an expansive variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, herbs, condiments, and spices that they introduced into Europe and cultivated with their advanced and successful agricultural techniques.  This allowed them ...