Dolce & Gabbana’s hijabs go about a find in sheer georgette with lace detailing.
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Dolce & Gabbana is to launch a collection of hijabs and abayas butt wealthy Muslim women in the Middle East.
The debut hawser by the Italian luxury fashion house features headscarves and the sloppy, full-length outer garment favoured by some Muslim lassies.
The hijabs come in sheer georgette and satin weave charmeuse fabrics, with D&G signature tatting detailing on the hems. The Arabian edition of Style.com, the fashion website where the have a nervous breakdowns were revealed, reported: “They also appear to quality a lightweight and dramatic drape.”
There is also a nod to the D&G proceed from collection with hijabs printed with daisies, lemons and red roses.
Stefano Gabbana, co-founder of the frill brand, announced the launch of the collection on his Instagram account advantaging the hashtag #dgabaya.
No information has been released on how much the holdings will cost or in which regions the garments will be handy.
The line received a warm reaction from some. Dina Gharbo tweeted: “Bonny! I think I just found this year’s Eid outfit.” Another charwoman, Nicole Restrepo, posted on Facebook: “Stunning clothing! I transfer love to buy them for a economical price … I’m not a Muslim but I love the opulence.”
Others, however, were more sceptical and described the hasten as a marketing ploy.
In recent years types such as DKNY, Oscar de la Renta, Tommy Hilfiger, Mango and Monique Lhuillier be experiencing produced one-off collections featuring flowing gowns and wide-leg trousers, much sold around Ramadan.
Muslim style bloggers eat been collaborating with brands. Dina Tokio, a British mould blogger, launchedd a scarf collection with Liberty. There has also been an further in halal beauty products such as water-permeable and wash-off make final polishes.
Globally, Muslims spent $266bn (about £180bn) on clobbering and footwear in 2013 – more than the total fashion lavishing of Japan and Italy combined, according to a recent report by Thomson Reuters. The appear said spending was expected to reach $484bn by 2019.
A recent report from Bain management consultancy establish that sales of personal luxury goods in the Middle East hit $8.7bn in 2015, up from $6.8bn the year rather than.
D&G operates 13 stores and boutiques in the United Arab Emirates and has multiple outposts across Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
D&G is one of the sooner major luxury labels to create a collection with assents to Middle Eastern culture and addressing the specific need for ancestral pieces such as the abaya and the sheyla headscarf.
The Japanese apparel company Uniqlo has launched a collection by the Muslim fashion blogger Hana Tajima that tabulates loose blouses, skirts and dresses along with the assorted traditional kebaya and hijab.
Last autumn H&M featured its word go female Muslim model, Mariah Idrissi, in a promotional rivalry.