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Good evening ladies ✨ hope you all have had a lovely Friday. Just stoping by to share a hot tip with ya. Ive been obsessed with long sleeved maxi dresses lately. I feel like if it has a loose fit it is just the same as an abaya, and are easer to get a hold of here in the west at least. Anyways, I found this lovely piece in my favorite online store, boohoo, and how gorgeous? Looking forward to styling it with a pear of sneakers, or heels for that matter. I just got it yesterday and i noticed its a bit slim fit, I’m happy I ordered a size M but regretted not ordering a size L. You can shop the dress here (adlink) ladies!

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This bag and these glasses are the latest accessories in my closet, and need I say I’m slightly obsessed?! I don’t understand why I haven’t gotten these glasses before (or I do know, I thought they only came in the smaller size which I don’t like so I never bothered to check). They are from mango in the model Naomi, and the bag is from New Yorker. What do you guys think? 💕

Staying strong in your hijab

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A question I get asked a lot is how I stay strong wearing my hijab in a western country, and how I don’t get affected by societies beauty ideals. The truth is, I’m like everyone else,  I have really bad hijab days (more than I actually have good ones), and I used to be very aware of how i looked and dressed before I wore the hijab which made it harder in the beginning. I was always very fashion forward and wore makeup everyday, so the change I made was very drastic and took many years for me to get comfortable in. What I have noticed lately however is that whenever I feel bad in my hijab, I try dress up and have a girls night in and helps a lot! Just that feeling of doing your hair and makeup, dressing up in pretty outfits and hanging out in an off-hijab mode helps you boots that confident and gives that feeling of being ”like everyone else”, and that has helped me a lot during the tough days. Another thing is taking care of yourself, especially if you are married or you have kids. One tend to never priorities oneself and thats the worst trap ever. Go to the hairdressers, or the gym, buy that trendy midi-dress you want, or those ripped jeans, and were them at home and be flawless. Do your hair and makeup and just be yourself, for yourself. It’s important to feel that you are yourself once you are in the right off-hijab environment, otherwise that voice telling you that you look ugly in your hijab is going to take over your brain. Ultimately we wear our hijab to please Allah and because we are obligated to. It’s and act of obedient and worship, and it would be such a shame to wast the beauty of that deed by going around hating it or hating yourself because of it.

What do you girls do when you have week moments in your hijab? Do you have any thoughts or trix to motivate yourselves?

 

 

Stockholm fashion week

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Salam my lovelies!
Dropping a few pics from today’s fashion week here in sthlm. It was an interesting experience and i had a lot of fun. Of course I was there with my partner in crime Imane (Fashion with faith) and we happened to go to Jennifer bloms show (instead of Kenzas that we missed :/) and it was basically maxi-dress heaven, I wanted to have everything. I usually associate fashion week with haute couture, trends I usually don’t follow, but this time I liked what the modells were wearing! Anyways, the last pic is off all the hijabis who attended fashion week today, five of us, nice huh? And of course i had to represent my abaya sisters so I chose to were abaya X 2 (one open and one closed). I mean what is fashion week without a hijab in a abaya?

Outfit of the day – red stripes

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7789166560_img_7791You can buy this dress here (adlink) ladies!

This is what I will be rocking today ladies, and it’s also the latest dress in my closet . As you might tell it’s similar to the dress I previously blogged about. But I feel like the black and withe stripes in combination with read gives you that tougher vibe. I usually dress in a more sweet/feminine style, but I love this style too. On another note, usually don’t wear black hijabs that often, but maybe I should start? What do you guys think? Let me know in the comments! would you wear this look? 🙂

Outfit of the day – A favorite

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Good morning lovelies! Hope you are having a good start to your day so far! I just wanted to share an outfit I had on the other day. It’s one of my favorite items in my closet (beside my plain black abayas of course) and its a dress I get asked a lot about. I mean look at it, its striped, its black and white and it’s trumpet sleeved. It’s that kind of dress you can wear to a party or an evening event with a pare of heels or to work/school with a pare of converse. It’s definitely a ”go-to dress” in my closet. You can find the dress here (adlink) ladies!

P.s I got a request from one of you lovely readers to do a “closet essentials for the modest fashionista” post, and your wish is my command. I will be working on that post as soon as possible. 💕

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Saaaaalam ladies!! And welcome to my new blog!! You guys might be wondering why I’ve started a new blog or why I have two blogs now as it actually is. And it’s simpley because I wanted to follow my heart and do what I do best and do it wholeheartedly, which is blogging about modest fashion. Since my other blog slowly turned into a lifestyle blog although it once started as a food and fashion blog, I feel like I’ve lost a part of my real interest along the way. So here is to second chances, a do over and a do it right-move. Are you guys with me?!

It’s 2018, and this day to be exact, marks 10 years of me being a hijabi. Can you guys believe it? A decade allahummabarik?! which of more then half of it I’ve been on social media blogging about it. I’ve come a long way in finding my personal style alongside the Islamic regulations of wearing the hijabi. It hasn’t been easy, specially since I’ve always felt like I don’t have that “hijab-face” that so many others have. But my love to God overcomes that insecurity and that’s what keeps me going. My hijab journey also began with the biggest battle of all – fighting to wear it and fit in amongst my own family. The style I chose (no-pants, only abaya most of the time), was really hard for my family to accept, mostly because they were worried about me, about becoming too “extreme” and how things would be in Tunisia (because of the old regime). It took a few years, but we are all good now, and I’m so happy I struggled so much in the beginning  because it only made me more determined, and even more in love with the hijab. I hold on real tight to those feelings and memories whenever I go through difficulties with my hijab. And as I promised myself then, and as I renew that promise everyday – once the hijab is on, it’s on for life Inshaa Allah 🙏🏻

With that being said, during this day and age, it has never been this amazing, complicated, lovely and hard to be a hijabi in todays society, and social media enhances all those feels. So here is a new platform were everything hijab goes! A platform about hijab in every context possible. Jalla bismillah ❤

P.S Yes, I will be blogging in english, sorry not sorry 😛