Three things we can learn from contemporary Muslim women’s fashion

<span class="caption">Ilhan Omar, a Somali American, who was elected from Minnesota’s 5th congressional district, will be the first woman in U.S. Congress to wear a hijab.</span> <span class="attribution"><a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="http://www.apimages.com/metadata/Index/Minnesota-Somali-Lawmaker-Harassed/beaa99bc05ae4dcaa1d59f32cc5df55a/27/0" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:AP Photo/Jim Mone, File">AP Photo/Jim Mone, File</a></span>
Ilhan Omar, a Somali American, who was elected from Minnesota’s 5th congressional district, will be the first woman in U.S. Congress to wear a hijab. AP Photo/Jim Mone, File

Major art museums have realized there is much to learn from clothing that is both religiously coded and fashion forward.

In 2018, the Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted a fashion exhibition inspired by the Catholic faith titled “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and Catholic Imagination.” With more than 1.6 million visitors, it was the most popular exhibit in the Met’s history.

That same year the de Young Museum of San Francisco had the first major exhibit devoted to the Islamic fashion scene. “Contemporary Muslim Fashions” displayed 80 swoon-worthy ensembles – glamorous gowns, edgy streetwear, conceptual couture – loosely organized by region and emphasizing distinct textile traditions. This exhibit wa a bold statement of cultural appreciation during a time of heightened anti-Muslim rhetoric

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Black-owned beauty and fashion brands to support now and forever

Following the deaths of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and others, many Americans are mourning, protesting and standing in solitude against centuries-long racial injustice.

Ways to support powerful platforms such as Black Lives Matter include learning through literature about race and privilege. You can also make sure to do your part in voting throughout election season and by finding ways to authentically amplify Black voices that need to be heard.

Last but certainly not least, you can put your money where your mouth is by financially backing Black-owned businesses on July 7 (and beyond) for Blackout Day 2020.

On July 7, people will participate in #BlackoutDay2020, a social media movement with an aim to support nationwide economic solidarity amongst Black-owned businesses.

This initiative was started by The Blackout Coalition leader Calvin Martyr and continues to pick up momentum.

“In order to break free from the chains of

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The Best Fourth of July Fashion and Beauty Sales to Shop Right Now

Think Fourth of July sales are all about patio furniture and BBQ gear? Think again. This year, a ton of our favorite fashion and beauty sites are having amazing sales that totally overshadow the home deals we’re used to seeing. And the best part is, many of them are already live so we don’t have to wait until this weekend. Here, the 17 best Fourth of July fashion and beauty sales to shop right now.

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The Best Fourth of July Fashion and Beauty Sales

Fashion

1. Carbon38

In need of some new activewear, swimsuits or loungewear? Use code ‘SPF30’ now through Friday to take an additional 30 percent off almost 500 sale styles as part of the retailer’s Sale into Summer Event. We have a feeling this is only the beginning of Carbon38’s Fourth of July weekend deals…

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Amazon is a having a Prime Day-level mega fashion sale this week

This sale is a fashion-lover's dream.
This sale is a fashion-lover’s dream.

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Each and every day, we here at Reviewed track down the very best deals Amazon has to offer. Today, you’re in for an extra special treat, however, as the online mega retailer’s first-ever Big Style Sale of Summer has arrived.

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What is The Big Style Sale?

A Prime Day of sorts for fashion lovers, this massive savings event will not only offer deep discounts on pieces from the company’s own in-house labels, but impressive price cuts on a slew of top-rated brands, including Cole Haan, Columbia, J. Crew Mercantile, Kate Spade, Tommy Hilfiger, Vera Bradley, Reebok, Ray-Ban and

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