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Fashion

24/07/2018
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Summer Fashion

Ahhh summer. Nothing like waking up to a ray of sunshine hitting through your window. Although the heat is starting to bug people on most days, we always need to look at the greener side of this situation and make the best out of it. There’s more reason for you to have ice-cream everyday now (yes!), and the more reason for picnics, barbeques and gatherings. But you know what I am mostly excited for when summer is approaching? New clothes! I love exploring new trends that pop out every year.... Read More

28/12/2017
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Get The Look: Modest Occasionwear

Party season is officially upon us! Between evenings out with friends, work do’s and family get-togethers, winter brings about a surplus of events and occasions that call for some fabulous outfits! If you’re looking to step up your wardrobe when putting together your look for a special occasion, you’ve come to the right place — here at Modestrove we’ve put together some of our top tips on how to nail modestly stylish occasionwear. From evening dresses and party ready hijabs to statement lipsticks, read on to discover how you can... Read More

06/11/2017
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Miss M Ascia

Hello my lovelies, It’s the start of a new month, which means … a new Modest Crush!   It thrills me to introduce Ascia Al Faraj as our November Modest Crush, better known to most of us as Ascia AKF. One of the giants in the modest fashion industry, she has worked with some of the biggest names in the world of high fashion: Ralph Lauren, Dior, and Chanel to name just a few. But it is her recent collaboration with Italian online fashion retailer Net-a-Porter that really struck a... Read More

18/10/2017
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Miss M Hijab-friendly Halloween Costumes

Hello my lovelies! We can say a lot of things about October, but really, there’s only one thing on everone’s minds: Halloween! As I walk by coffee shops and store windows I can already see the Halloween cheer – pumpkins, skeletons, paper cut-outs of bats and cobwebs. I catch people talking about plans for their Halloween costumes and I, myself, have begun scrolling through Pinterest to see what I would like to be on the 31st of October. I have realized, however, that ideas for hijab-friendly Halloween costumes are hard... Read More

11/10/2017
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Miss M Styling Theselina

Hello my lovelies, I’ve received a few questions from readers about styling our Modestrove products. Some of our Modest babes were just beginning to play around with accessories, finding out how to mix and match colours, while our more Seasoned Modest Women were interested in how I would personally style a particular Modestrove item. After sitting on this idea for a while, I’ve decided to show you how I would dress up one of my favourite items – The Selina handbag.   The first style is a more casual, daytime... Read More

15/09/2017
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6 Fashion Trends You Need To Try This Autumn

Ah, autumn days! Fallen leaves, pumpkin spice and all the new trends a new season brings! The change of the season always calls for a switch up of our wardrobes, as brand new trends emerge, current trends are updated and some old favourites return. Now is the ideal time to refresh your wardrobe for the autumn winter season, and at Modestrove we’re here to lend a hand. We’ve scoured the top designers and studied long and hard during Fashion Week to bring you our six favourite trends for the AW17... Read More

06/09/2017
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Hijabs ‘R’ Us

Hello my lovelies, Have you ever had difficulties finding the right hijab in the UK? Have you ever had the experience of searching and searching and finally resorted to asking friends from overseas to bring back a sample when they visit you, or paying an exorbitant amount of money on postage fees because you bought a piece from across the world? Well, that was a normal problem for me growing up… there just wasn’t much options in Edinburgh – none that really catered to my style, anyway. Speaking with my... Read More

25/08/2017
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Celebrating Eid al-Adha with Friends

Hello my lovelies, I’m not one to freely share my personal life online… but I’m just brimming with excitement and I wanted to share it all with you! As most of you know, Eid al-Adha is just around the corner. And I’m sure you all have exciting plans ahead – whether it’s putting on that new piece of garment you’ve bought especially for this occasion, the special food that your family makes only during Eid, or the people that you’re going to visit during the next few days. For me,... Read More

13/06/2017
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5 Must Have Trends For Summer

Summer is finally upon us, and as the days get longer and warmer, it’s time to think about giving our wardrobes a good old seasonal refresh. Summer is the perfect time to get adventurous: from trying an exciting new trends to extending your colour palette, hot days leave us feeling inspired and creative when it comes to our fashion choices. Of course, the key thing to consider when it comes to hot summer days is practicality. Particularly for those of us who favour a more modest style of dress, keeping... Read More

25/05/2017
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Modesty in the Media

  Modesty and the media have a long and complicated relationship. In a world where those who demand attention receive it, for a long time modest women have been shunned in the media in favour of bigger, louder, and more prominent personalities. Recently, however, we are seeing somewhat of a modest revolution. More and more, the media is showcasing female role models who bring modesty into their modern lifestyle, showing that ladies can be confident and look fantastic while still upholding modest values. Modesty is creeping up through the cracks... Read More