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The Recurring Question
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In eighth grade, a few years before I started wearing a hijab, I took part in a pageant. We were competing for the title of Miss Teen India New York 2009. I mainly signed up for the pageant because of the talent segment. I sang in front of my classmates the year before in a talent show, but I wanted to experiment with bigger audiences. The...

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Hijab-ista’s Jasmine Hijabs
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One of my newest fashion obsessions has been the Jasmine hijabs on hijab-ista.com. For Eid in 2013, my aunt gifted me my first Jasmine hijab, and I fell in love with it. “The pinched thread-work” on the side makes for easy folds and the jersey fabric allows you to create even more on top for extra volume. One of the best aspects of the jersey fabric...

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Prom
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Prom

Jun 13, 2014 by

This past school year was my senior year of high school and with senior year came senior prom. All year my mind was set on not going to prom. I had heard from previous seniors that it was not as great as it was always hyped up to be. Being a hijabi also presents its own set of challenges when it comes to prom. However, after...

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Wardrobe Change
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    It was the first time, as a hijabi, that I had to find a dress for a formal occasion. I tried on a dress I had originally seen on the store’s website and it exceeded my expectations. It was a strapless black gown with orange, green, and purple flowers throughout the body from an American designer. I had the perfect dress, but...

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