Left behind by mainstream fashion, two Muslim women find their footing
February 18, 2016
Growing up as young Muslim women in the US, shopping for clothes was difficult; now they’re hoping to change that
For Amirah Aulaqi and Mariana Aguilera, growing up as young Muslim women in the U.S., shopping for clothes was difficult. Now they’re hoping to change that. With Muslims expected to spend $484 billion on clothing and footwear annually by 2019, U.S. designers are looking to the modest clothing market. But Aulaqi and Aguilera have a long way to go. In this America Tonight Web exclusive, the two women, now fashionistas and entrepreneurs, talk about growing into the kind of role models they lacked when they were girls.