The Modest Fashion Consumer [Sew Elevated]

Modest fashion has grown from being exclusively associated with religion to a style embraced by the mainstream as an alternative to the often-provocative looks associated with many standard brands. In this interview, we speak with Dr. Nicole Muhammad, a clinical psychologist and founder of Sew Elevated – a young brand that combines modest dress with unique, fashion-forward forward style.


  • The three factors that define “modest fashion”

  • How brands big and small can authentically serve this consumer segment without offense or threat of cultural appropriation

  • A brilliant answer to a common criticism: that it’s regressive or anti-feminist

To listen to the interview, click here.

About the Author

Andrea Roe is Project Director for Seven Stockings, a graphic design firm for the fashion industry.