Sabia Hussain is a health advocate and trainer in the UK. Follow her at http://trainwithsabia.tumblr.com/
Czech and Slovak kroje* (traditional folk costumes) represent some of the world’s finest folk art and most exquisite dress. They reflect centuries of evolution and refinement. Kroje are also very diverse; each region and village has a distinct kroj. Each varies in fabrics, colors, embellishments, and overall form. All are traditionally handmade. Women’s kroje are […]
Today we’re traveling to Asia to visit the Beautifully Wrapped Akha women. From Wiki: The Akha are an indigenous hill tribe that live in small villages at high altitudes in the mountains of Thailand, Burma, Laos, China, and YunnanProvince in China. They made their way from China into South East Asia during the early 1900s. Civil war in Burma and […]
“I’m an administrative assistant, a wife, and mother of two beautiful boys. Beautifully Wrapped means being fashionable, fierce, and confident while keeping in mind that I am a Muslimah first and foremost. Something people wouldn’t know from looking at me: As a child I was bullied about my skin tone so I make it […]
Call: Habari Gani?! (What’s going on?) Response: Kujichagulia! [koo-jee-chah-goo-lee-yuh] December 27th was the second day of the Kwanzaa celebration, and it is focused on self-determination. Self-determination means: “to define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves” In visiting the Kwanzaa celebrations around town, you find so many beautifully wrapped sisters, all of […]
Iman Khalid and Dee Azlan creators of this year’s Beautifully Wrapped Calendar Cover image happy with their creation.
My name is Tameka and I reside in Trinidad. I reverted to Islam 8 years ago after attending the janazah of a relative. Strangely enough, this photograph was taken at a photo shoot which was inspired by the loss of yet another loved one on 28th August 2010; she was buried on the 3rd September which was […]
Queen Fati of Botswana giving her orders for the day. Daughter of American Psychologist Dr. Nicole Monteiro who lives and teaches in Bostwana.
“I am a hijab stylist in Trinidad and Tobago styling mostly for Islamic occasions and weddings. My inordinate obsession with fashion is finally coming out! I feel comfortable in my skin as an Afro mix Trinidadian, promoting modesty in all that I’m doing. My head wrap is a stretch satin piece of fabric, I got roses […]