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Runway-Inspired Hijabs: The Very Chicest Way To Cover Up

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    While Muslim hijabs aren't a must-have accessory on every woman's shopping list, they are an everyday fashion item worn by millions of women around the world. And we found a small, L.A.-based brand doing something new with the cultural cover-up — Vela Scarves makes beautiful, handmade hijabs inspired by what's happening on the runway, incorporating trends we all love: lace, Victorian pleating, and yup, even zippers.

    The sisters behind the brand Marwa Atik and Tasneem Sabri say they've teamed up to fill a void in the hijab market for the fashionable Muslim girl who doesn't want to wear her grandmother's scarves.
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