Ex-Hijabis Reflect on Decision to Remove Veil

“I used to think that wearing a scarf on my head was my highway ticket to paradise,” says one woman. But then she found it weighing her down with role-model pressures. For Ramadan, she and two others reflect on a personal nexus of culture and religion.

Muslim ‘Hijabistas’ Generate Growing Fashion Buzz

Designers, photographers and bloggers are generating interest in all the fashion possibilities of loose, flowing fabrics and covered hair. Fans include Christian women who can’t find much church-going attire at the local mall. The second of two stories for Ramadan about Muslim women in the United States.