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Fashion Statements at San Jose Gaza Demo
by Hijab is beautiful!
Monday Jan 12th, 2009 1:21 PM
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Western women often wonder...why the hijab? There are many reasons, including one oft forgot: Hijab is beautiful and incredibly versatile!
At a *Stop Bombing Gaza Demo* in San Jose, California on January 11, FASHION made a statement.

A reminder to any would-be documenters of hijab fashion. Please do ask permission before photographing Muslim women and girls, and respect personal feelings on this issue. All persons featured in these photos agreed to be photographed, and in the case of girls, their mothers granted permission.
§smiling girls
by Hijab is beautiful! Monday Jan 12th, 2009 1:21 PM
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§Side view
by Hijab is beautiful! Monday Jan 12th, 2009 1:21 PM
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§2 great sweaters
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§Girl gets help with hair tie from family
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The big brother held up the girl's ponytail so the mom could fix the scarf
§Hair all done!
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§Interesting way of tying up scarf with a knot
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The green one
§traditional lace
by Hijab is beautiful! Monday Jan 12th, 2009 1:21 PM
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§Pink design...baby in front!
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§pretty in purple
by Hijab is beautiful! Monday Jan 12th, 2009 1:21 PM
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§Yellow/black matches protest sign
by Hijab is beautiful! Monday Jan 12th, 2009 1:21 PM
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§colors of the Palestinian flag
by Hijab is beautiful! Monday Jan 12th, 2009 1:21 PM
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Red/white/green
§family in Palestinian flag colors
by Hijab is beautiful! Monday Jan 12th, 2009 1:21 PM
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§these scarfs were for sale at the demo
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§fashionable young pre-teen
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§closeup of decoration on scarf
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beaded piece
§Member of the Raging Grannies
by Hijab is beautiful! Monday Jan 12th, 2009 1:21 PM
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*Raging Grannies* signature wear is flowered hats
http://www.RagingGrannies.com
§Fashion/political statement
by Hijab is beautiful! Monday Jan 12th, 2009 1:21 PM
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Wow :DSandraSaturday Jan 17th, 2009 4:21 PM
the point is...hereWednesday Jan 14th, 2009 11:32 AM
Its about choiceRahulaTuesday Jan 13th, 2009 8:51 AM

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