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Review | Hijab Fashion Shop - Abaya

Salaam ladies here is the write up for the review I did on YouTube for Hijab Fashion Shop (See video above).  Hijab Fashion Shop now sells abaya's & maxi dresses. I chose to review the 'simplicity abaya' because I actually really like plain black abaya's which I can dress up or down. This particular abaya costs just £44.99 which I think is worth it due to the high quality of the fabric and tailoring. I usually wear size 54-56 depending on what the fabric is like, so Sister Victoria from Hijab fashion shop took my height and suggested size 54 due to the fabric. The abaya is made from a jersey fabric which tends to hang down, so a size smaller is better otherwise it'd be too long. Also because of the way the fabric is pleated and flows down from the chest, a size smaller wont be too fitted inshaAllah. However, I'm 5ft3 in height (last time I checked) and this size 54 abaya is still a little too long (even with heels) so iA I will be altering it to make i

Spiritual | Dear iHijabi, People make fun of my hijab

Recently I received an e-mail from a sister struggling with peoples reaction to her hijab and I wanted to share the question & response with you all so that inshaAllah if anyone else is in a similar situation this will help. Salaam. I'm 22 years old peruvian girl & engaged to a Muslim man. Here in my country girls don't wear hijaab, and when I started use it people made fun of me, and calling me names. I really luv wear hijaab :D but sometimes I can't help feel sad, and also my fiance is sad about this. Can u give me some advice plss? God bless u Ameen  Sister A Walaykum assalaam sister A, Apologies for the late reply, I hope you are in the best of health & Imaan inshaAllah. The advice I would give you in this situation is to find solace in Allah swt, ask for Allah to give you the strength to deal with these people, pray to Allah, read the Quran and read about the struggles the female companions of the Prophet pbuh and other women in Islamic