Hijabs maybe a controversial topic in current world scenario, but it also turns out to be a talking point at his year New York Fashion Show. A Muslim designer made history by showing the first-ever collection to feature hijabs in every outfit at NYFW.
Anniesa Hasibuan, an Indonesian designer, made colorful headscarves in silver, gold and pink in her show at Moynihan Station Monday.
In her collection, the hijabs were paired with eye-catching gowns, suits, kimonos and tunics in colorful silks, velvets and brocades, adorned with sequins and pearls.
Hasibuan became the first designer in NYFW ever to outfit all her models in hijabs. She was also the first Indonesian to present her designs there.
The show ended with standing ovation for Hijab collections by Anniesa Hasibuan, from audience members.
According to Hasibuan’s Instagram page, the collection was inspired by her vibrant and diverse home city of Jakarta.
Hasibuan’s first-ever fashion show was held in London in March 2015 and she has also exhibited in Paris.
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Her New York Fashion Week debut drew notable attendees including the US Olympic synchronized swimmer Mariya Koroleva.
If only other Hijab opposing countries values the cloth culture and tradition.
BY: Saket Sharma