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Modesty fashion week launched

It was inspired by a model who chose to walk off the stage rather than take off her hijab

In Summary

• Talents showcased designs from Muslim communities

Model Sundus Faisal displays an outfit design by Fatma Bridal Fashion
Model Sundus Faisal displays an outfit design by Fatma Bridal Fashion
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Modesty Fashion Week was launched on Saturday at Laico Regency Hotel in Nairobi.

The event promotes the youth and brings talents from different parts of the country to showcase designs from the Muslim communities.

It was inspired by a model who chose to walk off the stage rather than take off her hijab. Nasra Yusuf, who is the founder of Modesty Fashion Week, said the event creates a platform for all Muslim models and designers to display their expertise.

Modest Fashion Show founder Nasra Yusuf
Modest Fashion Show founder Nasra Yusuf
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Dr Said Aden and Qatari Ambassador Jabr Bin Ali Al-Dosari
Dr Said Aden and Qatari Ambassador Jabr Bin Ali Al-Dosari
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Model Hussana Ibrahim displays an outfit designed by Fatma Bridal Fashion
Model Hussana Ibrahim displays an outfit designed by Fatma Bridal Fashion
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Ahal Ismail showcases an outfit design by Concesled Muslim
Ahal Ismail showcases an outfit design by Concesled Muslim
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Models Nimo Abdi and Alia Abdi
Models Nimo Abdi and Alia Abdi
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