Since 2015 the term Modest fashion has been used to define a women's fashion trend. For some Muslim women, Modest Dressing means empowerment.
Well-known fashion brands produce collections, a business worth 250 billion dollars a year. However, Modest fashion is an ambiguous, “cynical” concept. Rights and equal opportunities are at a serious risk. It is dangerous to let trendy brands codify what modest or immodest dressing is, how much of less skin-revealing clothes is a safe pass to public life. The time has come for an open-minded debate: it is time to change course. My “Unveilig rights” reflects on Modest fashion, way of life, empowerment for Muslim girls and women around the world.
Fashion is the unifying theme of the issue 24 of the Journal of Women and Gender Studies La Camera Blu, a monographic issue edited by Maria Rosaria Pelizzari e Debora A. Sarnelli.