Egypt, unfortunately, is known to be a judgmental environment. That is especially true when it comes to the way our society looks at women, and even more so when those women’s relationships are in question. How many times have you heard your mother and her friends discuss someone’s new wife, fiance or ex? How many times have you and your […]
There seems to be a correlation between social media and your gender — and women actually dominate the online world! In fact, during peak hours, almost 76% of online users who do Facebook are actually women.
An important issue in the Muslim world is how women should dress in public. A recent survey from the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research conducted in seven Muslim-majority countries (Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey), finds that most people prefer that a woman completely cover her hair, but not necessarily her face. Only in Turkey […]
Iran isn’t exactly known to the Western world as a hotbed of inspiring trends in fashion. Under Islamic law, women must dress modestly in loose-fitting clothing that doesn’t draw attention to their figures, with a hijab at least partially covering their hair.
For Spring Summer 2014, Veronica Etro presents her vision of deconstructed elegance, where the simplicity of dressing contrasts with the detail of handcraft. The collection is rooted in an undeniable ease. Lines of formality and informality blur, allowing for a new, relaxed attitude to emerge. But the clothing is showered in a rich layering of influences – from Etro’s own […]