I recently did a mini interview with The New Paper and one of the questions they asked me had to do with how western brands are starting to branch out to modest wear, they're looking into the Muslim market, expanding their products and widening their target audience.
To quote myself, this was what I said;
and another part of the article covered Uniqlo's collaboration with Hana Tajima,
- See more at: http://www.tnp.sg/m/more/fashion/fashion-and-muslim-girl#sthash.29fT3htk.dpuf
When I first tried out the collection from the first collaboration, I loved it because of the material. It was so easy to iron and I just loved the look of it. Definitely unique and unlike any other muslimah friendly top. Then they launched the second collaboration and I loved it even more! The material is so so light and comfortable. These days, especially with the sweltering heat, the first requirement for my choice of outfit is definitely something airy. I do not want to be sweating buckets while I'm teaching in class!
Women Tie Back Tunic in yellow (comes in other colors too)
This has got to be my favourite outfit for now. I've been repeating this outfit for awhile now, and that rarely happens! If I'm in a rut and can't decide what to wear, I'll just grab this pairing. Gotta love the prints on the pants though, makes me so happy :D
They're now available at Uniqlo stores:
Alternatively, you can always get it online!