Style Star: Back to Basics (Part 1)

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There are staples (not food mind you :D) which pass through every hijabi’s closet….through just any season. You don’t have to break the bank every time in the name of dressing up you know? Stick to these basics and you’ll do just fine. Most of the images are courtesy of:

My Amethyst
Hijab is my Diamond
The Poplook
Caribmuslimah
KIVITZ
etc.

1) Abayah / Jubbah Dress: obviously….this just never goes out of vogue. Black is the basic, everything goes color, but you could be different by addng a bit of color, choosing an unusual cut or perhaps little details like embroidery or lace.

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2) Pretty Prints: not only do prints stand out, they instantly add personality to your outfit. And they are everywhere…from dresses, skirts, tops, scarves, accessories…you name it!

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3) Innerwear: this are life jackets. They save you in the event of a bizzare freak accident such as a…

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AFFAIRES DE COEUR

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PART A

10 Kinds Of People You Should Be Weary Of Marrying

The first and most critical step to a successful marriage is to be the right person, then marry the right person. They do not include:

  • The superior minded. People with a superiority complex believe that they are better than others. For such a person, marrying you is a favor and they will always look down on you.
  • The unrepentant loafer. Also known as an idler, this person is plain lazy and doesn’t seem to have any sense of responsibility. After worshiping your Lord, there is no greater responsibility than that of having a family.
  • People who disrespect your background. When a person intends to have you in their life, it should be the entire package. Anyone who wants you, but refuses to associate with your family or culture can’t really be serious. Fruits don’t just pop out of…

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Equal in the Eyes of Marriage

Love, InshAllah

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I was a novelty to Ashley. I’d never travelled or lived alone. I’d never been to bar or a club. I’d never had a boyfriend before my husband nor kissed another man. Ashley and I might not have become such close friends had we not been living in Guadalajara, Mexico while our husbands attended the local medical school, but in the company of so much strangeness, we were more similar than different. We were both in our early twenties, and we both spoke English as our first language. We’d lived in California and were familiar with the same towns, the same malls, the same restaurants. We’d both been wrested from our familiar routines only to find ourselves with too much time on our hands and too little direction.

Our friendship quickly evolved into a symbiotic relationship. Ashley had a car, and I was learning Spanish. She drove us places, and…

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Prelimary Cover of Novel #2

Between Sisters, SVP!

Prelimary Cover of Novel #2

The Hazardous Life of Nilüfer

Nilüfer Teecher is on a cusp of getting her Bachelor and Master in Accounting in a combined program when she finds herself married to Abdul Jameel Saree. For him, she would do anything! Their love is the butterfly type but with a twist; the grave love kind.
Along the way, she meets Nasir Azhari that leaves her off with mixed encounters and emotions.
Will her psychiatrist, Raj Patel, help her put the pieces of her life back together?

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