A 23-year-old Muslim woman has become the first model to wear a hijab in an H&M campaign.
Mariah Idrissi, who is of Pakistani and Moroccan heritage and based in London, appears in the high street brand's video wearing a checkered hijab and sunglasses to to promote its Close the Loop recycling initiative.
Speaking to Fusion about the campaign, Mariah who chose to start wearing a hijab at 17, said: 'It always feels like women who wear hijab are ignored when it comes to fashion... so it’s amazing that a brand that is big has recognised the way we wear hijab.'
Look Chic, look sheikh? Who came up with that?
A symbol of women's oppression being marketed as cool... PC police are infecting everything.ReplyDelete
Oppression? What? the hijab or gutra? I wear hijab and I am far from being oppressed thank you very much.ReplyDelete