Modest wear is trendy and not just about covering up, says Malaysian designers


Today, there are more choices when it comes to modest wear from styles to affordability, and they are easily available on multi-brand online platforms. – 123rf.com

A few short years ago, Hollywood celebrities began turning up at red carpet events in billowy long sleeves, high necklines and floor-sweeping skirts.

These designer garments were the beginning of the rise of modest wear in Western fashion, a trend defined by clothes that “cover-up” most of the body.

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