Snapshot: designing hijabs in Milan

Featuring headscarf brand The Hijabis

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Aziza Ibrahim Ahmed runs The Hijabis, an Italian-made hijab company, with co-founder Carlotta Atzeri.

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A proudly domestic brand, The Hijabis stands out from other makers in the region, which tend to import products or manufacture them in lower-cost economies.

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‘Not only are the raw materials sourced in Italy, but our hijabs are entirely handmade in Italy by our tailoring partner Cooperativa Alice, which gives work to local female communities.’

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The brand launched its first collection in September 2021, co-created with fashion influencer Milan Pyramid.

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