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Islamic Fashion and Design Council (IFDC) is the world’s leading modest fashion and design council representing the Islamic economy and its stakeholders. With offices in 7 countries and growing, our platform is designed to ensure the success of Islamic fashion and design in the global marketplace as we facilitate the growing demand by consumers. IFDC has made historic deals with global entities which will ensure openings for industry players that were only open to mainstream fashion players until now.

IFDC Picks: Get Inspired By These Stunning Winter Styles...

Check out these wonderful winter designs that we’re sure will be a great inspiration for the coming season. We love the textures and flowing modest styles. #winterwarmers #winterfashion #winterdesigns #fashion #islamicfashion #modestfashion #ifash #covermagazine #pret-a-cover #aliakhan #ifdcouncil Taoray Wang Fall Winter 2016 Collection The Dock Skylight at Moynihan Station 360...
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How travel is changing the fashion industry...

High-end bags and shoes no longer define luxury; today’s consumers want authentic experiences. What does this mean for traditional brands? In 2015, China produced 120 million outbound tourists—who spent an estimated US$229 billion on shopping overseas, leaving the rest of the world way behind. Their top purchases? Fashion and accessories....
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Islamic fashion, a growing trend...

Estimated to be worth Dh350b, the industry offers fashion students an opportunity to tap into a growing market   Increased global interest in Islamic fashion offers students an opportunity to tap a growing market worth more than $96 billion (Dh350 billion) say heads of UAE-based fashion universities. Tamara Hostal, Director...
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What Freedom Looks Like...

Is it fashion’s responsibility to ease acceptance of different identities; to foster tolerance and understanding — or to promote a specific aesthetic expression of liberty? This may seem like a ridiculously weighty question for an industry built on the supposedly superficial business of selling clothes, as opposed to political philosophies....
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When an abaya is both modest and modish...

Islamic fashion has been creating style headlines in recent months. The year started with Dolce & Gabbana launching its first-ever collection of hijabs (head scarves) and abayas for the Middle East market. A few months earlier, H&M featured a hijab-wearing Muslim model, Mariah Idrissi, in one of its promo videos,...
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The Gummy...

They’re the young, hip end of ‘gummiedom’, also known as Generation M – and a huge untapped commercial market Name: Mipsters. Age: Between 16 and 24. Appearance: Like hipsters, but Muslim. That’s what a mipster is? A Muslim hipster? Yes. Is that allowed? Why wouldn’t it be? I don’t know....
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Hijab Couture Goes Haute...

At first glance, the pastel colors, monochrome prints and street-style photographs might make you think you’re reading Vogue. This online shop is flirty, friendly and doesn’t take itself too seriously — its Living Doll collection shows a Bambi-eyed model wearing clownish shoes and eyeing cupcakes. The overall aesthetic is clean...
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Coming Soon: The “Vogue” Of Islamic Fashion...

A vibrant and exciting publication which features inviting spreads on the latest in modest fashion, beauty, design, and everything to do with success in the modest lifestyle.

The Islamic Fashion and Design Council is pleased to announce the highly anticipated Cover magazine. This new fashion and lifestyle magazine will launch it’s first issue in May 2016. Cover Magazine is positioned to be the “Vogue” of Islamic fashion – a vibrant and exciting publication which features inviting spreads...
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A Muslim Man’s Guide To Style...

We live in a society where your appearance is oftentimes the first-impression left on people, and with the Muslim image as it is, we should do everything we can to improve that image.

I thought I should address an important issue with which I have been blessed with some moderate level of expertise, namely, a Muslim man’s fashion sense. I have been motivated to write this after seeing many men coming to the masjid clothed improperly, or wearing things that they might be...
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Modest Fashion Speaks Individuality...

The beauty of modest fashion is not only that it resembles rich cultural elements, it is also about individuality and uniqueness.

Modest fashion has taken the fashion world by storm these past few years. More and more people including Muslims, non-Muslims and even celebrities are embracing this fashion movement. Modest fashion has become a very “trendy” fashion topic that is growing tremendously, especially on social media. The beauty of modest fashion...
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