Uniqlo's History-Making Line of Hijabs Arrives in the U.S.

After a wildly successful collaboration in Southeast Asia, Hana Tajima's designs come stateside.

Courtesy of Uniqlo

Slowly but surely, designers and retailers like Dolce & Gabbana are tapping into a vast new market: women who wear hijab. Earlier this week, designer Hana Tajima's collaboration with Uniqlo arrived in the U.S. and U.K., marking one of the very first times a high-street brand has sold hijabs and kebayas, a type of tunic worn in Southeast Asia.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

Courtesy of Uniqlo

Alongside the printed head coverings—most of which are nearly sold out—Tajima features modest clothing in subdued colors with chic details like ring zipper pulls. 

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

"It's been really overwhelmingly positive," Tajima said of the response to her collection in an interview with Teen Vogue. "Just the fact that it's gotten so much attention makes me feel like there is support for this other voice, and for other versions of beauty, to make this a more complete conversation."

Follow Marie Claire on Instagram for the latest celeb news, pretty pics, funny stuff, and an insider POV.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
More From Fashion