Have you ever thought of changing your style to modest fashion and had wrinkled your forehead thinking on what modest fashion really is? Well, No more worries. We have put together a beginners guide to modest fashion which will solve all your queries.
Awareness about modest fashion has been rapidly spreading all over the world. Not that it is new, but now is on everyone´s radar. The way of dressing yourself with lack of skin exposure and without losing an inch in style is termed as Modest Fashion. Modest fashion is more than loose-fitting garments which make you feel comfortable all day long. I have been modest from my life so this is my beginners guide for you to look modest.
HOW CAN YOU LOOK MODEST?
Dressing modestly doesn’t mean that you have to look boring. Actually, quite the opposite. Today there are plenty of ways for you to look smart and gorgeous without exposing too much your skin to the people around. Moreover, as a beginner, you are blessed with a variety of brands that have raised up modest fashion as a mainstream. Let’s look for some amazing ideas which can guide you to dress modestly.
Have you ever tried a maxi dress? If not, try them once. Maxi dresses are fantastic and one of the many possible ways for you to start dressing in a modest way. The prints, cuts, colors, fabric may vary depending on the trends you’re in or your silhouette. Depending on the dress, if you wear only a maxi dress, it might be perceived as informal but try combining it with a jacket. Instant transformation! Now you are good to go to the office, meetings, and interviews.
Palazzo pants are one of my favorite. Trust me the level of comfort you get with these pants is amazing. It is loose and the length can vary from ankle to floor length. Try pairing your turtle neck top or a jacket with your Palazzo pants. The look will be perfect for you to go and enjoy the day. Add to the equation some platform flat brogues and you will be praised for your style.
Do you own an abaya? If the answer is no, we suggest you go rush and get one. Abayas are not just a plain black dress that we wear. There is so much comfort and style and they are really easy to accessorize. For example, look smart and strong with an abaya by layering it with a jacket or a long cardigan of the color of your choice. You are now completely ready to attend any conference, interview or meeting out there. Don’t forget to add some jewelry like these ones from Goshopia.com. It will raise the eyebrows of the peeps out there and you will look Oh! so pretty!
Early in the morning have you ever felt lazy to select the clothing for the day? I think we all have been there! Here you go, we have a good solution. The all-in-one ready to wear jumpsuit is perfect for your day. Jumpsuits are completely user-friendly when you have to be physically active at times. Style them with some killer handbag or if going to the office, with one of these laptop bags.
Covering your hair with a piece of cloth is interesting and smart looking. There are many ways you can add volume or play with the shapes. Go for the ready-made turbans or experiment with hijabs by wrapping them in different ways. It will complete any given modest fashion look. Check these gorgeous handmade turbans from Vera Sukhinina. The transformer turban is so much fun!
BEST SHOPPING DESTINATIONS FOR MODEST FASHION
Everything in the world is up-to-the-minute. So why not in modest fashion? Yes there are lots of trends existing for you to follow. The best way to get an alert on trends in modest fashion is to visit Dubai’s Modest Fashion Week. They have come up with marvelous collections lately. You will find a galore of modest wears in bright eye-catchy colors and material…. Now if you are looking for variety in materials you will explore it in silk, satin crepe, cotton, and chiffon.
As a beginner, you might be confused on what to shop and from where? That is why I have created a list of some of my favorite shopping destinations for modest fashion items.
Riva is a fashion brand that offers a variety of long dresses for women ranging from young girls to mid-aged women. They bring a feminine, chic look for your character and personality.
One of my favorite online destination for modest fashion. They provide you with contemporary fashion look and a selection of big brands without losing out your modesty. Check out that some of the styles might not be “as modest”, but with the right layering, it can be transformed.
Desert Cove fashion
This brand is all about offering you comfort, flowy, lightweight collections at the best price point possible.
Goshopia is the first emarketplace for slow and sustainable fashion in the region. Because you can be modest and care for the environment! We love their Modest Fashion category with local designers such as Stone Grey or MyKaftan. Both following the philosophy of slow fashion to produce high-quality products that are exclusive and won’t break the bank. Check out their appearance in Grazia ME.
This cute little boutique is a hidden gem in Vita Wasl Mall. The owner Rana is all about modest fashion, being a hijabi herself. She used to be a TV presenter and now is one of the most stylish persons you will get to meet in Dubai. Take my word for it! Check the interview we did with her here.
We hope you liked our Beginners Guide to Modest Fashion. Please feel free to share your thoughts and comment below. We want to know how was your journey to modesty and what are your favorite pieces?
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