The Muslim headscarf style, more popularly known as the Hijab, has been increasingly making its presence felt in the realm of international fashion day by day. That being said, how can Barbie be left behind? Get ready to see the world’s most popular doll in a new avatar on Instagram – a Hijabi.
The Hijarbie doll Instagram account features Barbie doll carrying off stylish Hijab styles and modest outfits. The account’s creator, Haneefah Adam, wants Hijarbie to be an inspiration for the Muslim girl child. She hopes that her endeavour will encourage girls to appreciate the benefits of a modest lifestyle and upbringing.
A fiercely proud Hijabi herself, Adam says, “Hijab means modesty to me and it’s my unique identity. It’s my crown and it represents my own personal control over the way I want to be seen. Not leaving out the fact that it’s a religious induction,” reports Buzzfeed.
All of Hijarbie’s outfits are hand-sewn by Adam. Apart from being Hijarbie’s dress designer, the 24-year-old also runs a modest lifestyle brand. For those who want to purchase Hijarbie clothes for their dolls – there’s good news. Adam plans to put up a special collection for sale soon.
Check out some of Hijarbie's most awesome pictures: