Cover Story

ahdat dakhla
Arts & Culture
ahdat dakhla19 mai 2015Dernière mise à jour :mardi 19 mai 2015 - 3:23
Cover Story

« In the 90’s, covering meant pardessus and a black burqa. Those pardessus were very ugly. They were seen as similar to wearing a black burqa. Most women didn’t want to cover because they wanted to be fashionable, » says Taha Yasin Toraman, the co-founder of online hijabi fashion outlet E-Tesettur.

But not all agree with the new, arguably commercial look. Busra Bulut, a student and journalist who writes for the conservative Turkish news magazine Haksoz strongly opposes it. She feels there is a tension between her faith and the consumerism represented by Ala and the fashion industry.

« They claim to create alternatives for covered women, whether it’s a magazine or other platforms. But the fact that there are hundreds of brands doesn’t mean I can wear them or that they’re Islamic…. Why should a woman need to use dress to show herself off? Or to exist? It’s a key question. Why does she need to create her identity through dressing up? Why is this a priority? » says Bulut.

This film follows Hulya Aslan at Ala and looks at hijabi fashion, social change in Turkey and the ongoing debate about a Muslim woman’s right to choose how she dresses.

SourceAl Jazeera
Lien Court

Laisser un avis

Votre adresse e-mail ne sera pas publiée. Les champs obligatoires sont indiqués avec *


Termes des commentaires :

You can edit this text from "AMnews Panel" to match the comments rules on your site

Ce site utilise Akismet pour réduire les indésirables. En savoir plus sur comment les données de vos commentaires sont utilisées.

Nous utilisons des cookies pour personnaliser le contenu et les annonces, pour fournir des fonctionnalités de médias sociaux et d’analyser notre trafic ...En savoir plus

Accept