The New American Eagle Collection Includes A Denim Hijab.

The New American Eagle Collection Includes A Denim Hijab.

As retailer strive to be more inclusive, American Eagle  has decided to follow suit, adding a hijab to their new collection.

The hijab is worn by model Halima Aiden, who was featured on the cover of Allure‘s July American Beauty issue.

 

@kinglimaa is an inspiration to the new American jean. #ICAN #MeetTheNewCast

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The head covering is available online right now for $19.95, with the product description encouraging shoppers to “Wear it your way. Make it as original as you are.”

The New AMERICAN Jean 💙 #Ican movement 🦅 @Cassblackbird @trey.laird

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American Eagle have been receiving a lot of support on social media for their decision to start selling hijabs – being the only mainstream fashion brand doing so.


Even though many people are responding positively at the moment, we would not be surprised if some Muslim women and brands accuse American Eagle of cultural appropriation. 

 



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