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A Malaysian Pop Star Clad in Skinny Jeans and a Hijab

posted on October 14, 2014

At The New York Times, Chen May Yee profiles Muslim Malaysian pop star Yunalis Mat Zara’ai. Under the stage name Yuna, Yunalis has won Malaysian music awards, signed with an American music label, and started a clothing business. Yuna has become “the poster girl for a group of Malaysian Muslim women, dubbed hijabsters, or hipsters who wear the hijab,” Yee writes.

Read at The New York Times