Saturday, 7 November 2009

Malaysia moves on Islamic fashion market

Friday, 6 November 2009

Fashion that adheres to Islamic rules is a largely untapped market and Malaysia is trying to position itself as the fashion capital for the Muslim world, says the BBC's Jennifer Pak in Kuala Lumpur.

That modesty can be beautiful is the message that organisers of the Islamic fashion festival in Kuala Lumpur want to send to Muslims and non-Muslims alike.

Malaysian designer Tom Abang Saufi says many non-Muslims equate Islamic wear to draping yourself in black.

But one can be religious and fashionable at the same time, she says.

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