Sara Shamsavari’s internationally acclaimed LONDON VEIL/PARIS VEIL/NYC VEIL exhibition, not only showcases striking individual personality, style and beauty of Muslim women wearing the hijab, but we were also treated to having a few of the women from Sara’s portraits join us at the preview exhibition on Monday 2nd Nov at Library, Convent Garden!
I took the opportunity to ask the women repin’ various hijab styles, about their fashion and style and influence…
Samah – Makeup artist
“My style is a reflection of my mood. I wear what I want… There’s no limit. If I want to wear leather trousers or if I want to wear a tuxedo – I will!” Samah @samahsay
Fatumina – Henna Artist
“My style?… Funky Vintage!” – Fatumina @Ihennabyfatumina
Amina – Henna Artist
“My style varies. This (headwrap) was really easy to do. I simply tied a knot at the front, twisted the material to one side, and secured it at the back.” – Amina @minashenna
Ahlam – Modeststars
“Modestsistars started out as a burning passion to showcase the strong relationship that two sisters wanted to nurture through finding common interests. By this we wanted to create a bond between ourselves and the people. It has been a journey filled with style, faith, makeup and lots of fun.” – Ahlam @modestsistars
Check out more pictures from LONDON VEIL/PARIS VEIL/NYC VEIL on Let’s do Lunch – Urban Guide Network Facebook page, and look out for the video uploading next!
Sara Shamsavari’s LONDON VEIL/PARIS VEIL/NYC VEIL is showing at Library until the 14th November. Find out more about Sara Shamsavari at www.SaraShamsavari.com
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