Burqinis- Innovative Muslim Swimwear

Burqinis- Innovative Muslim Swimwear
Design

The Sydney Morning Herald highlights the work of Muslim fashion designer Aheda Zanetti who sells a different kind of swimwear from her Islamic Sport Swimwear...

Amanda Gore (PSFK London)
  • 24 january 2007


The Sydney Morning Herald highlights the work of Muslim fashion designer Aheda Zanetti who sells a different kind of swimwear from her Islamic Sport & Swimwear shop in Sydney. Known as the "burqini", Zanetti’s two-piece full-length lycra suit is made up of trousers and a long- sleeved A-line top with hijab head-covering attached, creating an outfit that is loose-fitting enough to abide by Islamic law whilst being tight enough to allow ease of movement in the water.

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