Exploring the themes of identity and culture through an editorial approach, whilst attempting to blur the boundaries between fashion and art. The work celebrates and aims to empower Middle Eastern women, highlighting Arabic beauty. Focusing on traditional and contemporary modest fashion throughout, allowing one to embrace their culture and individuality. A combination of Western and Middle Eastern elements are used to merge the two cultures, whilst also reconstructing Western Orientalist stereotypes of the Middle East. Magazine Spreads from the editorial ‘Hijabistas’ are included; a body of work exploring the power of the fashion industry to help reshape, but also celebrate, the hijab.
Cerys Burrows • Hollie Chamberlain • Grace Craig • Kathi Daghistani • Georgia Duddell Walker • Nathan Gilbert • Katie Luna Goldfinch • Josh Hancock • Dayze mae Hayllor • Alexandra Humphreys • Verity Lavender • Emily Light • Ethan Lowe • Emily Manning • Emily McGuinness • Lois Mooney • Silvia Pedrazzini • Megan Penny • Shanice Petilaire • Erin Petts • Ella Sanderson •