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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...

5 Prophetic Dua’s To Repeat This Ramadan 2024

Dua and fasting go hand in hand. Both deeds are known to be the most beloved to Allah, as they have the power to shield us from the torment of hellfire, to intercede us on...

Balancing cultures, one abaya at a time

I've always dreamed of seamlessly blending the life I've grown up with the one I desire. Being able to dress modestly while still reflecting my full personality has been a long-standing goal. However, growing up,...

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....

BTS with the VELA Crew: Baladi Capsule

With over ten new hijab patterns, the Baladi Capsule is hinged on the roots of ancient textile traditions embedded in the hidden gems of Aleppo, Syria with the desire to preserve its culture as a...

4 Fashion Brands Championing Syrian Culture Through Textiles And Designs

The history of Syrian textiles is rich and profound. The narrative of how each material intertwines with trades, craftsmanship, and civilization can be traced over thousands of years. Given Syria's strategic location at the crossroads...

World Hijab Day: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Hijab

Behold the hijab, a whispered hymn; A choice profound, where the soul finds its rhythm. Not just a garment, but a shield of the divine; A sanctuary for beauty, in a world that can confine....

Mix and Match: How to Style Neutral Hijabs and Winter Outfits

Hello sisters - let me introduce myself, my name is June and I am a blog contributor here with VELA. For my first article, I am going to explore mix and matching neutral hijabs and what...

Restock Drop: Must Haves for Winter Closet

In a world where diversity is often celebrated, fashion continues to be a powerful medium for self-expression. As the shelves are replenished and styles are diversified, the woven hijab takes center stage, weaving a narrative...