The rise of the burkini: how the modest swimwear has gone global.
Vogue Arabia - issue July/August 2019
Fans of Modest Swimwear?
VOGUE - Why France Should Lift the Burkini Ban.
Vanessa Lourenco, who founded the website Madamme BK and sells burkinis all over the world—some with blue leopard trim and some in pink and silver!—has a simple explanation as to why her business is so successful...
The New York Times - From Bikinis to Burkinis, Regulating What Women Wear.
Vanessa Lourenço, the designer, said she had started creating them to give Muslim women a chance to participate in the same activities as the rest of the community...
Allure Magazine - French Court Suspends Burkini Ban, Plus History of Past Women's Clothing Bans.
Paris-based designer Vanessa Lourenco started making burkinis for her boutique Madamme BK with the idea that every woman should have the freedom to enjoy life, regardless of her clothing guidelines...
Les femmes sont capables de décider par elles-mêmes du choix et de la signification d’une tenue vestimentaire. Cette question de société ne peut se résumer ni à la religion, ni au communautarisme, estiment des sociologues, des politistes et des historiens.
The Dallas Morning News - American paper
CAN A MODEST SWIMSUIT LOOK GOOD ?
Paris based label Madamme BK showcases their swim wear label for modest women who want to enjoy the beach or pool at the Fashion for Compassion show at Dallas ...
BuzzFeed News - 15 Instagrammers Rocking Their Modest Swimwear
Madamme BK Paris was started in 2012 by Brazilian designer Vanessa Lourenco. She said: “I believe that every woman should deserve to have the freedom to enjoy life in every way possible.”
A paulistana Vanessa Lourenço, que mora em Paris há sete anos, estava prestes a viajar com mulheres muçulmanas para Riviera francesa...
-Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia paper
Burqini Muslimah Madamme BK...
HURRIYET PAZAR GAZETESI
- Turkish newspaper
Tesettür fuarından portreler.
Madamme BK Paris merkezli bir burkini markası. Yani tesettürlüler için denize, havuza giyme kıyafeti üretiyorlar. Sahibi ve tasarımcısı Vanessa Lourenço aslen Brezilyalı. Haute couture eğitimi almaya geldiği Paris’te kalmış.
FOLHA DE SÃO PAULO
- Brazilian Newspaper
Hijab Fashion Week - Concurso elege 'looks' modernos do véu islâmico.
FOX TV Channel
- FOX TURKEY Backstage
Tesettür fuarından portreler. BURKİNİ TASARIMCIS.
-Singaporean online magazine.
"People do ask me curiously – why do you design (swimwear) for Muslim women when you’re not Muslim. My answer to that is simple. At the end of the day, women are women, whether Muslim or not. We all want to look beautiful and feel feminine. Girls are girls and we love pink!"...
- French magazine
Le fashion brunch de Madamme BK : l’évènement qu’il ne fallait pas rater !
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