Muslim clothing designer: Modesty does not have to look mundane
The Associated Press
Published: November 25, 2006
"Brooke Samad's contribution to high fashion may not be as well known as Diane von Furstenberg's wrap dress or a Vera Wang wedding gown.
But her long skirts with kick pleats and her kimono and Nehru jackets are allowing Muslim women who want to dress modestly to be fashionable at the same time.
A year and a half ago, Samad, 27, created Marabo, a clothing line that she designs and sews herself in her small studio located in her home along the central New Jersey shore. The clothing line is geared toward Muslim women like herself who have had a difficult time finding suitably modest clothing at the mall or in catalogs."
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