Praised by some and criticised by others, appropriating runway looks to Muslim dress has proven to get people talking.
On our minds is Dolce & Gabbana’s just-revealed hijab and abaya collection. Described by the brand as an “enchanting visual story about the grace and beauty of the marvellous women of Arabia”, the line of printed and plain robes and veils mirror Dolce & Gabbana’s SS16 collection and will go on sale later this year in the Middle East and Europe. Praised by some for bringing fashion and fun to traditional religious dress and criticised by others for just greedily tapping into another market (and the white-passing woman fronting the campaign), appropriating runway looks to Muslim wear has proven to get people talking. Browse the looks here.
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