November 28, 2020
We’ve been mesmerized by the incredulous twists and turns in the 2020 US presidential election saga. It made us appreciate the strength of the US judiciary and brought home how precious democracy is a…Read more
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There’s plenty of research to back up the claim that spending time in the great outdoors is good for your health and well-being. And whilst this is good news, there’s a flip side to this story. Americans spend 93% of their lives indoors. Rapid urbanization is seeing people move away from rural, green spaces and into built-up, high-traffic cities. Enjoying the great outdoors is an important part of a healthy lifestyle.Read more (Wilderness Redefined)
Hafsa Lodi is an American journalist who has been covering fashion in the Middle East for the past decade. Her debut non-fiction book, Modesty: A Fashion Paradox, published by Neem Tree Press, launched in June 2020 and explores the causes, controversies, and key players of the global modest fashion movement. Here is an exclusive excerpt from her book exploring modest fashion bloggers as “ambassadors” of Islam.Read more (Teenvogue)
The Best Fashion Books Of All Time — Fashion Memoirs, Coffee Table Books (Slide 3)Read more (Harpers Bazaar US)
Is something radical happening in women's fashion? For more than a century, designers sought to reveal the female body, on the basis that women were demanding freedom from the social conventions and prudery that had once kept them hidden and enslaved. But now, stylists are again designing clothes that cover up the body. Is this politics or something else? Hafsa Lodi examines the question in her book Modesty: A Fashion Paradox, available at a discount from www.booklaunch.london/sales.Read more (Booklaunch Magazine Podcast)