OOTD – Winter Greys – #AZPhotoDesignxHHxMotives

Hey Everyone!

I hope you are all doing well!

This collaboration has been a long time coming and I’m finally glad its here!
#AZPhotoDesignxHHxMotives

As you probably already know by now, considering she’s been in a couple of my blogposts, Azra from AZ Photography and Design is a really close friend of mine! She’s one of my best frans.
We have been talking about collabing for a while and we finally had a chance to pick a time that worked for our busy schedules for a fun winter photoshoot!
Kulsoom, aka What’s Your Motive, joined in as well, of course. She helped out with a very special part 😁

We shot in a park and near the Living Arts centre. It was freezing cold that day, but Azra was an absolute trooper! Not only was she willing to shoot in any location of my choice, she was also so understanding and never complained about the weather conditions or anything! Her flexible nature was definitely appreciated, because we all know HH is quite particular!ย 😉
She was well prepared for shooting in both locations and knew what poses would work well. ย Everything was so perfect and every photo came out stunning!

She definitely knows what she is doing and has shot a variety of events in different settings. From weddings, portrait sessions, family shoots, or indoor, outdoor, snow, sunshine, you name it, Azra can capture it! And do a phenomenal job at it! I would highly recommend her for any occasion!

OOTD – Missing McMaster

Hey everyone!

I hope you all are doing well!

For those of you who had exams, I hope they went well inshallah!
I just finished my last and biggest exam yesterday! It was a practical exam for Nursing and we had to perform many different assessments on standardized patients. The most stressful part is that you have no idea what you’ll have to do until you enter the patient’s room!

Anyways, now that exams are over alhamdulilah and my first school year in university has come to an end, I thought I would pay tribute to my beautiful school, McMaster University.
Back in March, one of my best friends came to visit McMaster University as she had a day off. Of course, as she’s a photographer, we had to snap some shots ๐Ÿ™‚
We tried to take pictures in front of some beautiful architecture and historic charm that makes McMaster the homey and warm campus it is. Unfortunately, it was still snowing back then, and seems to be close to it now (sad Canadian life), so we didn’t get as many shots. I hope you can still see some parts of McMaster!

McMaster, it’s been real. My first year in university has taught me a lot. Besides the two semesters of Health Science Anatomy and the many nursing skills I now possess, I learned a lot about myself. I learned to be more giving, more genuine, and more independent. I learned about my biases and my judgements and faced situations that were new, different, and sometimes made me uncomfortable. But at the end of it all, I learned to be me.
Inshallah, looking forward to the rest of my university career at McMaster!

For my outfit, since it was still colder then, I chose to wear my fur vest. Not that I really have to have an excuse to wear it, but still ๐Ÿ˜‰
I paired it with a long sleeves crop top and simple black skirt. To add some colour to the monochrome outfit, I wore a navy floral hijab.
Hope you like it!

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McMaster’s campus is known for it’s greenery, so I promise it’s actually green LOL
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Cool doors for cool buildings
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“Sorry, no paparazzi please” just kidding, it was more like “If you don’t get nice pictures omg…”

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Hijab – Target
White top – Forever 21
Fur Vest – Target
Skirt – Urban Planet

Thanks for reading!
Look forward to a blogpost-filled summer inshallah!

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Malikah

~Where Style and Modesty Save the Day!~

OOTD: Blazin’ in the Winter

Hello hello!

So I know at the end of my last post, I said I would be uploading my outfit from the Salam Shop Grand Opening, but…I loved the bag I got from Salam Shop so much that I just HAD to style it!

I’ve had this long tuxedo blazer for a while now and I picked it from Costa Blanca before they closed down (boohoo!). I love how it’s nice and long, but I wasn’t sure how to wear it for a casual look. Also, recently, light-wash jeans have been more in-style and are a perfect way to tone down an outfit. I thought why not pair the two together for a perfect match!

In addition, ever since I’ve gotten this hat that I wore in my article for Gaya Magazine, I have wanted to wear it with every outfit! The hat works really well with this blazer and this ‘casual’ chic look so I thought, hey why not?!

I finished the look off with a simple cream blouse, my trusty rose gold watch, and of course my black calligraphy clutch from Salam Shop!

This look is really different for me but I really like it. It’s fun to step out of your comfort zone and experiment with some different styles. You don’t have to make a drastic change, but instead, add in new elements to your outfit and incorporate it into YOUR personal style ๐Ÿ™‚
You never know, you may stumble upon a look you really enjoy, such as this one for me!

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Outfit Details:

Hat – Ardene
Hijab – Target
Blazer – Costa Blanca
Blouse – H&M
Jeans – Target
Boots – the Bay
Purse – Salam Shop ๐Ÿ™‚

Thanks to the big bro for the pictures!

I hope you liked this outfit!

Have a great rest of the weeeeek!

Malikah!

~Where Style and Modesty Save the Day!~