Modest Dress And The Current Political Climate
As anti-Muslim rhetoric continues locally, and around the U.S., we turn to the Owner of modest fashion Boutique Al Firdaus, Chema Oh. She shares how Muslim women are increasingly becoming targets for the way they dress in this current political climate. She speaks with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama. (more…)
Malikah Fashion Festival: Muslim, Jewish and Sikh Wear
The fashion of modest Muslim, Jewish and Sikh men and women is the inspiration of the Malikah Festival held this weekend. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama interviewed Chema Oh, organizer for the Malikah Festival and Owner of Boutique Al Firdaws located in Redmond’s Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) building this week. They discuss the power of the hijab.
The Malikah Festival is hosted in partnership with the City of Redmond and Zena Consulting. The event is this Saturday, May 6th at the Redmond Senior Center from 4pm to 8pm. It’s free and open to all.