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Meet Seevana Hawari, Founder of Arab Heritage Streetwear Brand KUVRD

In case you’ve missed it, KUVRD’s educational posts have been going viral for a while now on Instagram. However, their mission doesn’t stop here.  KUVRD is a streetwear brand that is all about “reviving Arab heritage” by making such authentic products as Keffiyeh, tatreez shirts, bucket hats, and jackets — and even more. In an…

Recently, an amazing non-profit organization, Impact Aid, provided some of our staffers keffiyehs in order to promote this day, as well as shed some light on this female run organization developed to uplift single women in the Middle East in need of assistance providing monetary, emotional, and professional sustainability to women in need living in the Middle East. Thank you Lisa Jaradat and Sam Sherif for your contribution. And thank you for empowering women. (Be on the look out for a full interview with Lisa and Sam regarding their amazing organization (Impact Aid) helping to empower women within the next week. Please check out their link above to learn more about the work they do, and how you can donate to their cause.) Hit the flip to see how the MG team rocks their Keffiyehs for #KeffiyehDay. Pictured: Sam Sherif

How Do You Rock Your Keffiyeh on World #KeffiyehDay?

It seems like our calendar keeps filling up with days to commemorate, and it’s getting harder and harder to keep up. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably skeptical, thinking they’re just another day for companies to make money off greeting cards and presents. Although this may be true for many of those days, we…

In this Instagram post, Hadid shows the hands of her and her friends covered in a familiar sight: beautiful henna designs. Aware that many weren't familiar with her cultural background, she wrote a pre-emptive strike to would-be trolls in the caption: "& before you go all 'cultural appropriation' in my comments, check out the last name. Hadid. Half Palestinian & proud of it." This outright declaration of pride grabbed headlines, with many news outlets reporting on the post.

#ThrowbackThursday: Take a Look at the Times Gigi Hadid & Her Family Repped Their Palestinian Roots

Gigi Hadid is half Palestinian and proud.