Our Favourite Muslimah Fashionistas On Instagram
Ranked as one of the top most downloaded mobile app, Instagram has solidified its spot in everyone’s phone. From foodies, fashionistas, to globe trekkers and even meme lovers, there is a place in Instagram for everyone. Being more than just a photo-sharing app, Instagram is now - more than ever - a tool of self-expression and representation.
Much like a fashion magazine, Instagram is now the easiest platform to showcase your outfits and personal style, turning the discover feed into a style catalogue that screams to be followed. Muslimah fashion is fast emerging as a catalogue that is on trend now and we’ve scoured the scene to discover these 10 favourite fashionistas that are parading beyond headscarves and baju kurungs (a traditional Muslim wear). Bold, beautiful and modestly dressed, these ladies show us how they break beauty stereotypes while looking absolutely stunning!
This wide eyed beauty is making heads turn everything. From chunky platforms to boots or even a fresh pair of kicks, there's no denying she has her shoe game on deck. Sticking mostly to neutral shades when it comes to the headscarf, she leaves the rest of her outfit to steal the limelight. She makes common street style pieces totally wearable when it comes to maintaining modesty while layering outfits and accessories for a totally chic look.
Nina Khalil's style can only be described as flowy yet feminine. With quite the flare (and we mean it, literally!), wide flare-hemmed clothing seem to be a staple in her wardrobe. We love the retro vibes of exaggerated tops and bottoms, especially when paired with a pair of heels for some va va voom elevation.
Big on minimalism, this UK designer makes simple yet timeless pieces look so good! With her own line of modest-wear clothing with globally renowned brand - Uniqlo, Hana Tajima is no stranger to the fashion world. With muslimah fashion being relatively difficult to locate in popular stores, Hana aims to change that by designing ready-to-wear clothes that are easily attainable. Hana's style will add a fresh and clean feel to your Instagram feed, with earthy and neutral tones being the main theme on her account.
Shahd Batal is a 20-year-old beauty and lifestyle Youtube creator who brings a whole new definition to glam. With a black hijab being her signature style, the stunning beauty oozes confidence in almost anything she wears. Her method of pairing cozy pieces like sweaters and sweatshirts with structured bottoms and a pair of statement shoes is absolutely foolproof. We can definitely see why her followers are crazy for her style!
This cheerful beauty definitely knows a thing or two about the modest fashion world. Sticking to plain and neutral scarves, she chooses to add a unique style to her ensemble with oversized tops like denim jackets, cardigans and sweaters for the perfect slouchy look. She also shows us that the best accessory to any outfit is an infectious smile!
This veteran blogger from Kuwait is also known as one of Middle East’s most famous and influential blogger and social media queen. With big brands like Dior, Chanel and Ralph Lauren under her belt, it is no surprise that this stunner knows how to make heads turn with her style. With the turban being her trademark head scarf style, she also loves experimenting with different looks - from girly prints to edgier and more masculine silhouettes, Ascia has truly mastered Muslimah fashion.
This half Palestinian and half Puerto Rican beauty has definitely made a name for herself in the fashion world. She hits every mark when it comes to looking effortlessly glamorous without compromising on modesty. An expert at layering be it with clothing or accessories, she loves matching statement pieces - making her look that much more unique and individualistic.
Hailing from Dubai, Leena is not one to shy away from loose and masculine fits. With the black hijab being a staple in her wardrobe, she loves pairing comfy bottoms like culottes with structured tops and sweaters for an androgynous look while still adding some feminine pieces. You’ll love her undeniably quirky ensemble!
This Rotterdam native is a multitalented student/blogger. While the most of us struggled with looking great in college, Saara pulls off being a student and blogger, all while looking amazingly fashionable dressed head to toe in the cutest outfits! Long, cascading cardigans and kimonos seem to be a favourite of hers along with a pair of sliders for a totally adorable look without skimping on comfort.
This Malaysian stunner has a knack for incorporating throwback pieces into her look, making her the ultimate retro goddess. From tinted sunnies, high waisted flarejeans, to 80’s printed motif scarves, this cool cat’s wardrobe looks straight out from a high fashion magazine spread. Her makeup looks are also to die for, featuring lots of crazy and bright colors for any occasion!