Fashion: Hijab top at the New York 2017 fashion week- Anniesa Hasibuan

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30 years old Indonesian Muslim fashion designer Anniesa Hasibuan unveiled her second New York collection amid controversy over US President Donald Trump’s recent
executive order on immigration, currently blocked by a US court, which bars
refugees and migrant from seven Muslim-majority nations. The decree however, ignited
mass protests and global condemnation.

Anniesa Hasibuan New York Hijab collections
Like in her New York show last fall –which cemented her
status as a rising star as she receives worldwide praise for been the first to
feature hijab in every look — all of the models who showcased Hasibuan’s 2017 winter collections sported
lustrous gray hijabs that sculpted the facial features while carefully covering
the hair the traditional head and neck covering many Muslim women wear.
Hasibuan’s 2017 winter collection, features
shimmering, on-trend pleats, silver and golden ruffles, and long trains adorned
with pearls, glitter or embroidery that recalled royalty of the Middle Ages.
The models who showcased Hasibuan’s autumn/winter 2017
collection were not chosen at random – as the young designer held casting calls
specifically seeking first and second-generation immigrants, seeking to show
that “designing is for everybody.”
Speaking through an interpreter Hasibuan told
“There is beauty in
diversity and differences — something we should not be afraid of”
“I believe being a fashion designer can bring a lot of
changes — and beautiful changes, of course.”
  “I’m here bringing the
beautiful voice of the Muslim women, the peace and the universal values that
fashion can offer,”
she said.


The young designer, has however, vows to keep her
work, which is primarily geared toward Muslim women, “separate” from

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