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Hafsa Lodi

Hafsa Lodi is an American-Muslim author and journalist who has been covering fashion and culture in the Middle East for more than a decade. She has a BA in journalism from Ryerson University and an MA in Islamic law from SOAS. She writes frequently about the intersection of faith, fashion and feminism, and her work has appeared in the Independent, Refinery29, Business Insider, Teen Vogue, Vogue Arabia, Stylist, Glamour, the National, Luxury, Mojeh, Grazia Middle East, GQ Middle East, gal-dem and more.

 

Lodi’s debut non-fiction book Modesty: A Fashion Paradox, launched at the 2020 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. It explores the causes, controversies and key players of the global modest fashion movement from cultural, religious, political and feminist lenses. Harper’s Bazaar US called it “a well-researched and tender portrait of the politics and people behind a movement.”

Hafsa Lodi

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    Finding Joy in Creativity

    Patrick Bringley (All the Beauty in the World), Malaka Gharib (It Won’t Always Be Like This) and Curtis Sittenfeld (Romantic Comedy) discuss the importance of joy to the creative process.

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    50.00 AED

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    Leila Aboulela: River Spirit

    Award-winning Sudanese author Leila Aboulela talks about her latest historical fiction novel, River Spirit, and its exploration of religion, revolution and the hope of a people fighting for freedom.

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    75.00 AED

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    Sophia Webster's Fashion Empire

    Fashion mogul Sophia Webster (Oh My Gosh, I Love Your Shoes!) takes to the stage to discuss life, art and the stories behind her most cherished and iconic designs.

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    75.00 AED


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