• Maryam Isa-Haslett


The Modest Fashion Movement is fashion scene where fashion bloggers and designers offer examples of appropriate clothing that allows for self-expression without sacrificing one's religious beliefs. The movement has stemmed around the world.

Religious motivation may sound archaic, but i was lucky enough to witness some of this movement as it unfold. Most of the modesty movement's key players are regular modern Muslims. In other words, they were not looking to wear traditionally eastern clothing Instead.

You may wonder why this movement is gaining momentum just now, it is because the fashion industry is now open to new ideas and new creators from the web. For alot of people online, the dialogue now has shifted to the topic of inclusion and diversity. As more members of minority groups have their voices heard, the more the fashion industry works to satisfy this need within its audience.

Whilst women's modest wear has grabbed plenty of headlines, the concept of contemporary modest clothing for men is still nascent.

To keep up with a competitive market and growing demand, which means more designers have to triple their range of available men's style and be more nimble.

As the international Muslim population expands, the global men's modest sector is set to boom. However, while the world's media has lavished attention on women's wears and arrival of mainstream brands such as Maryam's Essential into the market for men is still nascent; the concept of contemporary modest.

Modesty is enjoying a popularity it hasn't had since Victorian times. Indeed, it is big business. but then bespoke brand such as Maryam's Essential cater to the growing demand for all covering clothes and attractive hijabs. Muslim, fashion boasting millions of followers offer tutorials on how to tie hand-scarves and dress demurely without scarifying style.

Nowadays, it seems as though nothing unites religious conservative women of different faiths quite so much as their closets. However, women who wants to flash more flesh aren't losing that option and religious women who dress more modestly rejoice that their choices are also being endorsed.

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