Minority bloggers influence the fashion industry. How Bloggers Made the Fashion Industry Pay More Attention to Minorities. The medium has forced the industry to recognize – and cater to – groups of women that it has completely ignored in the past. When Asma P. started Haute Muslimah in 2009, she was one of the only bloggers in the U.S. writing about modest fashion. “I was interested in runway trends, and writing about creating a modest look out of those outfits,” says the Austin-based mother of two, who prefers to keep her identity partially under wraps. Today, there are dozens of bloggers writing about modest fashion in the U.S., from Days of Chandler – written by Utah-based Mormon Chandler Roberson – to Fabologie, New York-based stylist Adi Heyman’s site geared toward Orthodox Jewish women.
What is “Modest Fashion?” Is is about hip, young Muslim women, aka “mipsters” or “hijabistas.” They are part of a larger, much more disparate group of women of many different faiths – Jewish, Christian, Muslim – who dress modestly in accordance with their beliefs, trying to be as fashionable as possible while also figuring out how to cover their knees, elbows, and collarbones, and blogging about it along the way.
Read More about Minority Fashion Here: http://fashionista.com/2015/03/fashion-blogging-diversity