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How To Deal With Post-Ramadan Slump

We spend quite a lot of time psyching ourselves in the months leading up to Ramadan (Rajab & Shaaban), and once Ramadan arrives, we exert our best efforts, focusing on increasing our worship, organizing iftar...

What Does VELA Mean To Me?

When I think of VELA, the words hijab, modesty and femininity instantly come to mind. Prior to practicing my deen, femininity was not something on the table. I used to believe that carrying a masculine...

Women’s History Month: Honoring the Muslim Women in Our Lives

Some days when I put on my hijab and walk out of the doors of my house, I can't help but feel immensely grateful for the plight of my ancestors, and by extension, my parents...

VELA’s Ramadan ‘24 Collection: Shop the Drop

Embracing modesty in our daily lives can be challenging, yet during Ramadan, it brings out the best within us. At VELA, our new collection of abayas aims to reflect the essence of this sacred month....

Join VELA and Asiyah Women’s Center for a purposeful Ramadan

In the spirit of Ramadan, VELA and Asiyah Women’s Center have come together with a shared commitment to making a positive impact on two crucial fronts: supporting the people of Gaza and standing against domestic...

Defining Our Identity: with Khadija Sillah

We’re starting to feature VELA girls from our wonderful community! Beautiful, unique, witty are some of the words that come to mind when we think of Khadija. We sat down with her to talk about defining...