In honor of World Hijab Day, celebrated on Feb. 1, here are six hijab-wearing influencers, models and athletes breaking the mold.
World Hijab Day: 6 hijabi influencers to follow
Habiba Da Silva
In honor of the day, the Lebanese Brazilian influencer shared her experience wearing the hijab on Instagram, saying it makes her “feel empowered.” Da Silva owns a label that offers durable, non-slip headscarves.
The Iraqi para-athlete made her runway debut in 2022 walking at Boss’s show at Milan Fashion Week. She was the only hijabi on the catwalk at the event.
The Somali American model, who was born in a Kenyan refugee camp, made headlines as the first hijab-wearing model when she made her runway debut at the Yeezy Season 5 show in 2016.
The US fencer made history during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as the first American athlete to compete at the games wearing a hijab.
With over 798,000 followers on Instagram, the influencer has been inspiring her fans with her chic, modest style. She also shares styling tips with her followers on TikTok.
The US blogger shares fashion, travel and lifestyle videos with her supporters.