Hijab Fashion Taking the World by Storm
Thanks to Anniesa Hasibuan, age 30, hijab fashion has made an unprecedented impact in the fashion world. She debuted her Spring/Summer 2017 hijab collection, D’Jakarta, at New York Fashion Week and received a standing ovation after taking the runway. Her line consisted of trousers and skirts in several pastel colors of silk, lace, and chiffon.
Check out the First Hijab Runway at New York Fashion Week
Anniesa became the first Indonesian designer to participate in fashion week. Her inspiration derives from her home city Jakarta and owns a boutique there as well.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]She showcased 48 looks – 10 evening gowns and 38 ready-to-wear pieces.[/perfectpullquote]
The Reaction to Hijab
Anniesa received overwhelming accolades on social media regarding her collection. Some quotes included “absolutely breathtaking” and “this was everything!”
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She quoted to CNN, “I am so proud and thankful for everyone on the team who helped me so this event could happen. I am so thankful to international and local media from Indonesia for exposing my show and did not realize the result can be this amazing. I am thrilled and humbled by the reaction given.”
Anniesa had already participated in other fashion capitals including London and Paris. This year, New York Fashion Week took place on September 5-15, 2016.
How to Wear
Hijab is defined as a veil or headscarf that’s usually worn by Muslim women. The veil is now a popular accessory in the United States as well!
[perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]You can wear the veil in a plethora of ways. There are few very unique styles. Several tutorials are available online that showcase many different styles.[/perfectpullquote]
Styles with Long Trains
Hijab fashions will set you apart from the rest. You can create your own ways to wear them to look chic and sassy. There are enough unique styles to choose from.
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