Mon, 19 Jun|
Visibly Muslim: Embodying Faith through Fashion
Join us at Rumi's for a discussion on what our clothing reveals about our faith, how brands have overgrown onto the Islamic roots of modesty and politicisation of fashion in the Muslim world. Followed by book signing.
Time & Location
19 Jun, 18:45
Rumi's Kitchen, 120 Craven Park Rd, London NW10 8QD, UK
About The Event
Hafsa Lodi is an American-Muslim journalist who has been covering fashion and culture in the Middle East for more than a decade. She has a BA in journalism from Ryerson University (Toronto) and an MA in Islamic law from SOAS, University of London. She writes frequently about the intersection of faith, fashion and feminism, and her work has appeared in The Independent, Refinery29, Business Insider, Teen Vogue, Vogue Arabia, Stylist, Glamour, The National, Luxury, Mojeh, Grazia Middle East, GQ Middle East, gal-dem and more.
Hafsa’s debut non-fiction book Modesty: A Fashion Paradox, commissioned and published by Neem Tree Press, launched at the 2020 Emirates Literature Festival. It explores the causes, controversies and key players of the global modest fashion movement from cultural, religious, political and feminist lenses. Harper’s Bazaar US called it “a well-researched and tender portrait of the politics and people behind a movement.”
Join us at Rumi's for a discussion on what our clothing reveals about our faith, how brands have overgrown onto the Islamic roots of modesty and politicisation of fashion in the Muslim world.
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