• Maryam Isa-Haslett


Longer sleeves, higher necklines and looser fits are the clothing styles several women across cultural and religious backgrounds have opted to wear for years.

But what is it about modest fashion that makes it such a hit with consumers and creators alike?

Serving those who prefer modest fashion is also something luxury brands have tried out.

“What makes them modest is just a very subtle difference, so higher necklines, longer hemlines, longer sleeve lengths, looser cuts through the hips for pants, and skirts [with] opaque materials,”

While much of modest fashion is geared toward women of faith, it extends to those who prefer it for other reasons, as well — often as simple as comfort.

Many women who choose to dress modestly are doing so to reject “unre