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Itís Vogue for the veiled! Turkish fashion magazine created for women who wear headscarves
Daily Mail ^ | 01/29/12 | Katie Silver

Posted on 03/30/2012 5:25:46 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

It’s Vogue for the veiled! Turkish fashion magazine created for women who wear headscarves

By Katie Silver

UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 29 January 2012

A magazine for the modern, fashion-conscious Muslim woman is proving that when it comes to Turkey, you don't need bikinis, breasts and legs to sell issues.

Outraged when he saw photos of transsexuals in a magazine, devout Muslim Ibrahim Burak Birer, 31 decided to create a magazine in Istanbul that would contest the ‘diktat of nudity’. With his friend Mehmet Volkan Atay, 32, he created Alâ, a magazine described as the avant-garde of ‘veiled’ fashion.

Alâ, which is Turkish for ‘the most beautiful of the beautiful’, only shows models in headscarves and will only advertise clothing that conforms to Islamic customs. ‘Cosmopolitan, Elle, Vogue, Marie Claire, it's all about sex and naked skin,’ says Mr Birer. ‘The motto is that sex sells. But we, and millions of women around the world, believe that fashion can also be different.’


(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Local News; Music/Entertainment; Society
KEYWORDS: fashion; turkey

1 posted on 03/30/2012 5:25:58 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster
They can have theirs, while Americans have:


2 posted on 03/30/2012 5:28:46 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I can see their eyes and driving me sex crazy.


3 posted on 03/30/2012 5:30:37 PM PDT by razorback-bert (Some days it's not worth chewing through the straps.)
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so, are these head scarves to make them look like young boys ?


4 posted on 03/30/2012 5:39:27 PM PDT by molson209
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To: TigerLikesRooster
I like chicks in scarves too.

No wait...they want them wrapped around their heads and face? Forget that noise.

5 posted on 03/30/2012 5:42:37 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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6 posted on 03/30/2012 5:44:46 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition
A realistic one:


7 posted on 03/30/2012 5:49:42 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: Daffynition

Reminds me of that old cartoon of an arab leering at an unfurled centerfold as he covers the model’s lower face with his hand.


8 posted on 03/30/2012 5:50:06 PM PDT by davius (You can roll manure in powdered sugar but that don't make it a jelly doughnut.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Al Qaeda's women's magazine:


9 posted on 03/30/2012 5:55:57 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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Doesn’t the whole concept of “fashion” - however it’s defined - contradict the Muzzie insanity? Aren’t those women supposed to stay home in their gray/black colorless outfits? None of this makes any sense.


10 posted on 03/30/2012 6:02:18 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: TigerLikesRooster
‘The motto is that sex sells. But we, and millions of women around the world, believe that fashion can also be different.’

Well, by the looks of these covers, it seems the propensity to use pre-teen models is as alive & well in Muslim cultures as Western.

11 posted on 03/30/2012 6:06:44 PM PDT by workerbee (We're not scared, Maobama -- we're pissed off!)
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I've made one visit to a Middle Eastern country...Dubai,one of the more "liberal" moslem countries in the region.I saw many,many women there with their heads/faces covered...some with their *entire* face covered (you couldn't even see their eyes).One thing that amazed me,however,was that regardless of how completely they were covered most of them had the fanciest shoes you can imagine.

Very strange,IMO....and very surprising.

12 posted on 03/30/2012 6:10:34 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President To Have Served In My Lifetime.)
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I hear that inside their home, they can be more colorful than women in the west. Maybe not miniskirts but very fancy accessories, closes and shoes.


13 posted on 03/30/2012 6:14:16 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Headbags 'R Us !
14 posted on 03/30/2012 8:35:33 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Correction: closes —> clothes


15 posted on 03/30/2012 9:31:43 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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16 posted on 03/30/2012 10:00:33 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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