March 3, 2017
She took to Instagram to celebrate gracing the cover of the first ever edition of Vogue Arabia.
— Chuha (@Visacca) March 3, 2017
But Gigi Hadid has been accused of ‘cultural appropriation’ by furious commentators who are unhappy about her sporting a veil in the magazine shoot.
The supermodel, who is half-Palestinian and whose father is Muslim, has sparked a backlash on social media with some accusing her of reducing the hijab to a ‘fashion statement’.
Critics blasted Gigi for using the veil, worn by millions of Muslim women around the world, as a ‘trend’ rather than religious dress.
This article was posted: Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10:34 am