Boing Boing reader Darren says,
Burqinis are the new black! Here's an article from the International Herald Tribune about how Muslim fashion designers are getting more creative: Link.Image above: at left, the cover shot on MSLM, a new fashion magazine for Muslim women in the Netherlands (favorite headline on that cover: "BAD SCARF DAY: we all have days like this!"). At right, a
One of the more interesting designs I read about was the 'burqini'. It's essentially a two-piece, beach-friendly tracksuit which covers the whole body. I gather it's a pragmatic solution to the problem of what observant Muslim women can wear to the beach.
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