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Beyond the burkini: How there’s more to modest swimwear than meets the eye – Middle East Eye

Swimwear selection can be a source of great anxiety for many. Finding a way to cover the body in ways that respect personal values and style is a common dilemma, especially among Muslim women – whether they have chosen to wear the hijab, or simply prefer to dress in more “modest” fashion.

But dressing modestly is subjective: when it comes to swimwear it may mean wearing a one-piece swimsuit instead of a bikini, or it could mean wearing a sarong or a wrap around the waist. For others it may mean concealing more of the body’s contours. read more

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