Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue, best known for its covers of scantily clad bikini models, will feature for the first time a Muslim model wearing a hijab and burkini, the magazine said Monday. Somali-American model Halima Aden’s rookie spread will be set in Kenya, where she was born in a refugee camp and lived until the age of seven. “Growing up in the States, I never really felt represented because I never could flip through a magazine and see a girl who was wearing ...
Monday, 14 August 2017
Fans of Egyptian actress Nelly Karim rushed to Instagram to defend the star after she came under fire for posting a photo of herself in a bikini. The actress shared a photo of herself on the beach while holidaying in the Red Sea resort of Gouna. Although Karim’s pose appeared to be natural and non-provocative way, some social media users were upset at the star, and began slut-shaming her. READ ALSO: Hijabi Egyptian volleyball player compared to bikini-clad German The angry ...
Saturday, 3 September 2016
France’s burkini controversy is boosting the bottom line for Israeli makers of modest women’s swimwear
Thursday, 1 September 2016
The debate coincides with the 70th anniversary of the invention of the bikini
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Several resorts in the touristic city of Marrakesh have reportedly banned the burkini in their private pools
Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Tourists and residents in Kuwait may no longer be able to strut their stuff in bikinis, after a proposal to ban bikinis was accepted