Hijabistas, contractions of hijab and fashionistas are common scenes in the streets of Jakarta. For them, being religious was never really a restriction to freely express themselves. In accordance with Islamic principles, they cover their body except for the face and hands. However, they also have a great interest in fashion and do not want to be ostracized by femininity.
Commissioned for Elle Quebec, 2013
Text by Anne-Fleur Delaistre
Full story can be read in Indonésiennes: voilées et super fashion