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First All-Hijab Show At New York Fashion Week Earns Standing Ovation
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Published: Sep 16, 2016

Muslim Indonesian designer Anniesa Hasibuan made history on Monday with a dazzling show featuring hijabs accompanying all 48 outfits.

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Hasibuan’s designs are rooted in¬†Indonesian inspirations coupled with traditional Muslim looks.

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The hijabs were paired with eye-catching gowns, suits, kimonos and tunics in colorful silks, velvets and brocades, adorned with sequins and pearls.

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Hasibuan wrote in a statement to CNN:

“I am so proud and thankful for everyone on the team who helped me so this event could happen, and I am thankful to international and local media from Indonesia for exposing my show. I did not realize the result can be this amazing, and I am thrilled and humbled by the welcome reaction given.”

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As the show ended, she received a standing ovation from a largely non-Muslim audience.