Meet Hijarbie! Barbie’s latest makeover with a head scarf
Hot off the heels of new plus-size Barbie, another version of the doll is a new Barbie is offering her own taste of diversity in a popular Instagram account.
Hijarbie showcases various high-fashion but modest outfits – all complete with a headscarf – and has more 12,000 followers.
The account is the brainchild of Nigerian student Haneefah Adam, 24, who makes all the clothes herself.
The 24-year-old, who is also launching a modest lifestyle brand called Hanie, designs and sews the Barbie’s outfits inspired by popular Muslim fashion bloggers such as With Love Leena and Habiba Da Silva.
Speaking to Buzzfeed, she said: the outfits were inspired by the normal every day look of the ‘hijabi girl’.