Wednesday, 10 October 2012

The Pink Hijab Glitz and Glam Affair - Press Release

Issued by Durban Muslima
For Immediate release
10th October 2012

The Pink Hijab Glitz & Glam Affair         

Plans are under-way for the second annual Pink Hijab Fundraiser & Awareness Campaign in Durban, originally hosted by Durban Muslima & Scarves Unlimited. “This year, we partner with Butterfly Beauty and Cazabella to bring you a ladies only event to remember,” said Shireen Mansoor of Durban Muslima. “ The event is supported by media partners ITV and The Life, Style & Fashion Mag.”

“Termed, The Pink Hijab Glitz & Glam Affair, the event incorporates guest speakers, a fashion extravaganza, sumptuous dinner, auctions, and an exclusive shopping and exhibition area.”

The aim of the event is to promote breast cancer awareness and raise funds.  For this event we have nominated two organizations as beneficiaries: CANSA & Highway Hospice.

Guest speakers include: The Pink Hijab Girl – Humairah Jassat, Counselor – Fawzia Peer,  Apa Khadija of Libasut Taqwa, and Survivor – Hannah Lurie.

The Fashion show includes an exciting line-up of fresh, new design talent – Nur-ul-Ein, Fanazish Couture, Zeeny B, Cazabella & more. “The event is proud to be the launch-pad for an exciting new range for the contemporary Muslim woman,” said Shireen. “The range is 100% local, internationally inspired but designed exclusively for the South African Muslim Woman, by a leading fashion stylist.”

The Trade / Exhibition Area includes a Scarf Styling Display by Scarves Unlimited, Lakme, Cazabella, Scarves Unlimited , Bling!, Golden Rose, Forever Living Products, Black Vogue, Oh So Pretty …..

Durban Muslima in conjunction with Naseema Mall of Breeze Publishing, will be launching the Breeze Publishing Library Project at The Pink Hijab Event. “The aim of this project is to set-up libraries at under-privileged schools, where there is a dire need for reading and resource material,” said Naseema. “ We urge the public to donate all types of reading material to help us to make this dream project a reality.”

The Pink Hijab Glitz & Glam Affair will take place at the NMJ Islamic Centre, on Friday, 9th November 2012 after Maghrib Salaat.

Tickets for the event are R150pp. Reserved tables for corporates, friends or family (seating 10) also available. To book or for banking details or more info call 083 597 8602 or email

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