History was made at the New York Fashion Week. For the very first , there was a collection in which every model walked down the wearing a hijab. The hijab is the veil worn by Muslim women, which usually covers the head and . It has got a bad press recently because of it being banned in parts of the world. However, Muslim designer Anniesa Hasibuan from Indonesia wanted to show just how stylish and the hijab could be and wowed the fashion world with her . Ms Hasibuan is just 30 years old and becomes the first Indonesian to feature a collection at a prestigious global fashion . She received a standing at the end of her show in New York.
There has been an in the past few years of fashion designers incorporating Islamic fashion into their . The international clothing company H&M released an showing a Muslim model in a hijab, while Dolce and Gabbana released a of hijabs aimed at Muslim customers. Not everyone is happy with the hijab entering mainstream fashion. Some say the new designs are bordering on being un-Islamic. Dr Eva Nisa, a professor of Islamic Studies, said: "The of Muslim dress is to wear something , to be modest. For women, they have to make what they're wearing doesn't attract the of men."