Sparked by the Diesel “burka” ad controversy, I recently wrote an article on Islam and fashion, looking at the influence of the religion on Western high fashion over the
last century, as well as how some young Muslims are experimenting with dress and subculture to create their own radical styles and movements (e.g. Taqwacore or Muslim Punk).
I was pleased to discover that my writing on the subject has garnered some attention. In an article by the Religion News Service (but reproduced on the Huffington Post, in the foreign language Huffington Post Maghreb, and Washington Post) my opinion on the controversy is noted, and I’m described as “a writer specializing in religion and symbolism.” Continue reading → My islamic Fashion Article Getting Noticed in the Press