Archive for ‘Wardrobe Building’

February 4, 2011

On Sale Now: Unique and Beautiful Hijabs @ Hijab 411

Hijab 411 is having a 50% off hijab sale for retail orders only. Don’t miss out on picking up some of these unique and wardrobe-defining pieces. Some of these hijabs are on sale for as little $4.95!


February 4, 2011

On Sale Now: Avenue Trouser Pants

Every Modest PLUS woman knows that professional looks are a necessity, but often difficult to find when you are on the larger side of fashion.

Nevermind what you heard-The Avenue has some awesome clothes. Their jeans are quite comfy and accurately sized. PLUS they do a fine job of providing looks for those of us who work in an office/professional environment. Right now they are providing discounts on their trouser pants.

For a great job/interview look try pairing these Avenue essentials- Grey Trouser Pants with a tailored blazor and chic booties. A silk pashmina from Hijab 411 provides the perfect finishing accent.
(Avenue Grey Trousers $29.99)
(Avenue Grey Blazer $59.90)

(Giselle Seamed Booties $39.99)
(Hijab 411 Silk Pashmina 7.50)

August 25, 2010

Fall 2010 Inspiration I : Powerful Femininity

This Fall I’m inspired by powerful femininity- Soft textures within classic, bold structures. I’m crazy for florals, lace, deconstructed ruffles (like the ones in a Vela scarf) and the hint of toughness suggested by a military shirt dress.

prime suspects









the accessories



1. Vela ruffle scarf 2. Vela scarf 3. Carmakoma Angel Shirt Dress 4. Old Navy Embellished Cardigan
5. Evans Floral Border Print Dress 6. Evans Khaki Military Shirt Dress 7. Dorothy Perkins Cream Border Lace Dress 8. Dorothy Perkins Teal Print Lace 9. Evans taupe pleat bag 10. Dorothy Perkins purple belted structured bag 11. Dorothy Perkins burgundy corsage necklace

June 6, 2010

Jill Rocks Monif C (and you can too!)

Doesn’t Jill Scott look absolutely gorgeous in these Monif C dresses?!!

(photos featured in May 2010 Essence magazine)

Monif C’s Marilyn convertible dress is a versatile must have. You can wear it shorter:

or you can wear it long:

Monif C plus size fashions are fun, stylish and easily accomodates a modest girl’s wardrobe. If in or visiting New York City check out her boutique or shop online!

March 14, 2010

MP Hot List: Yummy Spring Cardigans & Floral Accents

I really like the length, colors and style of these cardis from Igigi.

The ruffle detail in this wrap cardigan is great. I like the jade and purple options.
It also comes in gray.

This open chocolate cardi is warm and great to wear over maxis, abaya or trousers:

I’ve also been loving these floral pieces from Evans.

A black floral zip around purse:

Navy floral scarf great for doublescarfing:

February 20, 2010

Fashion Forward Hijab

The Hegab Rehab Shop features fashion forward and unique hijabs. Here are my favorites:

Simply beautiful pink butterflies:

Pink Bubbles:

Lilac and black ruffles:

Teal crochet:

Blue medallion:

February 12, 2010


This L.A.M.B @ Nordstom’s ruched plaid jacket is sporty and feminine. Perfect to pair with jeans:

The ruffles along the trim set this grey Forever 21 hoody apart:

I love the casual, yet sophisticated, look of this short trench from Banana Republic:

This suede BR coat is short and chic:

What would spring be without vibrant color?

This Faded Glory trench from Walmart boasts a magnificent green:

Butter field yellow and deep rose from Merona @ Target:

How about this grey raincoat for those April showers? Also from Target-

This light-weight blazer from Old Navy will go great with your jeans or dresses:


This fab denim jacket from Evans carries the biker look into the blooming season:

Also from Evans cute polka-dots and a natural tone trench:

Don’t sleep on this shiny green trench from Target: