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Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Desinger Veil & Floured Meat

I find this interesting ...

‘Covered pearls': Chic fashion for Islamic women
By AP

Iman Moustafa loves the sea, but she always knew her bikini didn't conform with the rules of Islam, so each time she took a dip she would quickly cover up and pray on the beach. The guilt spoiled the fun.

"I felt as if I were fooling God," said Moustafa, 25.

The solution? La Femme.

La Femme is one of three women-only beaches at this elite northern Mediterranean resort, offering beach-goers a priceless commodity: guiltless fun. Here the veiled, conservative and shy can strip down to skimpy bikinis safe from God's disapproval and intruding male eyes.

The beaches, about 60 miles west of Alexandria, are part of a growing business that caters to the new class of religious Egyptians who are hip, rich and young. These secluded strips of sand are an attempt to reconcile liberal and conservative, worldly and heavenly, fun and piety.
At ordinary beaches, where the sexes mix and any swimwear is allowed, religious women face a challenge. They must get up early to find a secluded spot. Some take to the waves fully clothed or wearing unrevealing Islamic swimsuits. Moustafa all but gave up the beach altogether when she donned the veil four years ago.

Then women-only beaches came along.

The Islamic revival has spawned chic fashion stores catering specifically to veiled women. Makeup artists advertise new trends in tying head scarves. Video clips of religious songs feature handsome male models.

Iman Moustafa says her veil makes her feel like "a precious and covered pearl."

Her bikini, she says, is strictly for La Femme.

I see a lot of similarity between the above and ‘vegetarian’ Buddhists who consumed ‘meat’ made from flour such as floured-BBQ Duck, Roast Pork etc

My take is if you want to be holy, just forget about all things material, otherwise, I am sure God will not punish you for being ‘human’ eg. wanted to be attractive and look beautiful is simply a human nature for the woman folks.

Any objection?

1 Comments:

Blogger Too_Lively said...

So men do not have this need to be attractive?

8:33 AM  

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