Hijabi Interview Series 2

Shakirat pic 1

Hijabi of the week

Hope you are tuned to meet the hijabi of the week.  Sharing tips on modest outfits and fashion in hijab-o-sphere (*Grin*, I made that word up just now), introducing Shakirat. She is a cool, vibrant and fashion-forward hijabi with unique retro style.

A brief bio about you

I am Shakirat Opeyemi, a Muslimah hijabi. I was thrown into this planet on 20th of march and I am the first child of my parent. I am a native of Ile-Ife, Osun state, Nigeria

Being brought up in a Muslim family, when would you say that you started wearing Hijab comfortably and confidently?

I started wearing hijab when I was ten years old because I went to a muslim school which Hijab is part of the uniform.

What does Hijab and modest dressing mean to you?

Hijab and modest dressing is a sign of responsibility, it’s the best for a ratioanl Muslim woman.

What do you like most about Hijab?

It portrays me well in the society. I love being treated with respect; my hijab earns me a lot of respect.

Being a Hijabi, what kind of challenges have you been through?

There was a time I wanted to contest in a beauty pageant in my school, I was disqualified  because of my hijab. Life goes on, at least I tried.

Do you think the modern-day fashion cater to hijabis outfits needs?

In some way it does, you just have to make sure you rock the fashionable outfits in a modest way.                                                           Shakirat pic 2

How do you join trending fashion to your outfits?

I love fashion a lot, I don’t neglect any fashion, all I do is, mixing the old fashion with the new and it gives a unique retro look.

What beauty tips do you have for hijabis?

To the hijabis, try to create styles, treat your hijab like a treasure, and cherish it like a diamond. Try to make your hijab chic, stylish and modest.

Which of the current trending fashion outfit ideas or beauty tips do you like the most?

I love kimono, and am rocking it well

Any advice for an Hijabi-to-be that will like to start wearing hijab?

Though it takes a lot of courage and wit. It is now left to you to have an undaunted spirit to reach your set goal.

Do you have any question to ask hijabi, ask on by leaving comments down below.


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