In a recent article by the BBC, Emirati abaya designer Badr Al-Budoor, discusses the concept of the “sexy abaya”.
Find out what she has to say here.
Al-Budoor is part of the growing number of hijab fashion designers focusing on the traditional abaya that women wear (mostly in the Gulf countries).
You can check out her website here, although you need an official invite to be able to view her collection.
Another abaya company mentioned in the article is D.A.S. Collection which has caused some scandal for their designs. The two sisters, Reem and Hind Beljafla, start their prices at $1,000 per abaya.
Would you pay a hefty price for a “designer” abaya?