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Fashion flair: Expert advice on pulling off the tunic and scarf look

Scarves The tunic and scarf are trendy must-haves this summer.

But around the world, Muslim women have been layering the pieces for centuries. So who better to turn to for advice on how rock this season’s scarf and tunic styles than the myriad of Muslim fashionistas on the blogosphere?

On sites like, the latest flowing tops are paired with matching accessories and makeup. Whether or not you wear pants and long sleeves underneath the tunic is totally up to you.

Who couldn't use tips on making mall-wear look dignified, not too revealing. (Hint: Throw a white cardigan over a strappy Charlotte Russe maxi dress, tie on an Old Navy scarf and tah da!), gives step by step instructions on turning a department store square scarf into a lightweight summer head wrap.

The communities also promote female Muslim designers, including Sarah Elenany. The Elaney fashion line is intended for all cultures. The web copy reads that a graphic print of pointed fingers depicts “the way Muslims signify the oneness of God. The fact that it also looks like a number one to everyone else ain’t a bad thing either.”

~ Guest Deal Diva Helen Ann Travis

[Last modified: Thursday, May 20, 2010 5:16pm]


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