'what was my favourite season?' I would be more than happy to pick winter over summer, when it’s a cold day I actually have a little smirk. Why? Because when it’s cold it’s easier to dress. You can always pile more layers to keep warm, but when it’s hot there is only so much you can take off to stay cool :(
For some of my Hijabi sisters out there, sunny holidays can be the most difficult/anxious time of the year, especially visiting somewhere hot; it can be hard to remain cool when covered.
whites and beige; I always kept my hijab a simple tie to remain cool.
My life saver must have been my 'floral baggy pants', for me harem pants are a special gift for modest girls. They are very in, look cool and trendy and are baggy as hell! So you can get away with a shorter top. A cute baggy long sleeve linen top worked a dream (keep an eye out for these in Primark this Spring) with some simple flip flops.
Personal Tip - Teaming a floral Hijab up with floral trousers/top, is a major no. If the trousers are jazzy, it needs to be a plain Hijab, if the trousers are plain go all out with a jazzy/loud and proud patterned Hijab.
I also adore jump suits! I think for hot weather these are extremely practical (until you need to nip to the loo of course.) They have some amazing ones in Zara (which I believe are starting creep back into the high streets for Spring/Summer) and even in the local market. If you team
One more thing – just want to give a massive shout out for NYC, Masha’Allah what a city! The people are amazing with so many Muslims too; I can’t tell you how many times someone openly gave me salaam; Halal places were also at hand too. Definitely somewhere I would visit again and would 100% recommend to anyone as a place you must see!