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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    ABC's exclusive look behind the scenes at the Fashion Week show Ann Nahari, featuring Muslim fashion designer Nailah Lymus who designed and wrapped all the headpieces, Feb. 9, 2013, New York. Lymus poses backstage before the show.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Model Savannah Uqdah, fashion designer Nailah Lymus and Hajer Naili pose backstage after the show.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Savannah Uqdah, Nailah, and Hajer Naili poses backstage after the show.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Fashion designer Nailah Lymus who designed and wrapped all the headpieces poses backstage after the show for the press.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Fashion designer Nailah Lymus starts working on model Savannah Ugdah's headpiece.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Fashion designer Nailah Lymus finishes up model Savannah Ugdah's headpiece before the show. "You can be modest and still be fashion-forward and stay true to your faith," said Lymus.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Nailah Lymus poses after the show.Lymus, 29, is a practicing Muslim and a fashion designer who has found her own way to merge two seemingly incongruous worlds.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Though Muslim fashion designer Nailah Lymus did not show her own creations during Fashion Week, she produced Saturday's show for fellow designer Sumiyyah Rasheed, who showed her upscale plus-size fashion
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Among the hundreds of shows during New York's Fashion Week, the presentation for the Ann Nahari label may be the only one in which the models are draped to conceal rather than reveal. Muslim fashion designer Nailah Lymus produced the show for fellow designer Sumiyyah Rasheed.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Nailah Lymus incorporated her own modest sensibilities into the entire show, from models wearing artful headwraps to layers of flowing fabric.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Lymus finishes up Sergely Mercilus's headpiece."These girls have everything -- the height, the look. And it's like a dream deferred because they dress a certain way," said Lymus. "Muslim women are fashion-forward. We embrace everything that other women do, but we just have certain stipulations."
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Nailah Lymus starts on model Nicole Flores? headpiece. Lymus works her design aesthetic into the headcoverings and said they can be styled with as much versatility as hair can.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Lymus multi-tasks while finishing up a model's headpiece at the Ann Nahari fashion show.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Nailah Lymus finishes up model Nicole Flores' headpiece. Lymus incorporated her own modest sensibilities into the entire show for the Ann Nahari label.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    ABC's exclusive look behind the scenes at Fashion Week for the Ann Nahari show, produced by Muslim fashion designer Nailah Lymus, who designed and wrapped all of the headpieces, Feb. 9, 2013, New York. Model Savannah Uqdah gets a final touch-up from Lymus, while model Hajer Naili checks her photos
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Seen here is model Hajer Naili wearing one of designer Nailah Lymus's headscarves. Naili is a full-time journalist who also works as a print model on the side. Naili has done several photo shoots and even appeared in a rap music video wearing a black leather jacket over a long shirt, black jeans and boots.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Nailah Lymus and Sumiyyah Rasheed, President and Owner of Ann Nahari Fashion line, embrace before the opening of the show.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Designer Nailah Lymus poses backstage with model Hajer Naili. Naili was born and raised in Toulouse, France, and now lives in New York City. After Lymus saw her photo on a friend's Facebook page, she reached out to the 27-year-old devout Muslim.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Designer Nailah Lymus poses backstage with model Hajer Naili. Naili was born and raised in Toulouse, France, and now lives in New York City. After Lymus saw her photo on a friend's Facebook page, she reached out to the 27-year-old devout Muslim.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Model Nicole Flores walks the runway.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Models wait backstage at the Ann Nahari show during New York Fashion Week, Feb. 9, 2013, New York.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Savannah Uqdah showcases the designs and headpiece on the runway.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Models Sergely Mercilus and Hajer Naili are seen backstage wearing designer Nailah Lymus? headpieces. "I have always been into fashion, but from what I've seen so far, as a model you have to show your body," said Naili. "I'm just not comfortable with that. I follow certain Islamic guidelines and stick with that as much as I can."
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    UnderWraps Agency model Hajer Naili is seen modeling a headscarf.
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  • Modest Modeling: Fashion Designer Nailah Lymus

    Sergely "Mocha" Mercilus showcases on the runway.
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