all about modest apparel - the sports hijab

Sports Hijabs - Debunking Myths from the Field of Play

Let's discuss the revolutionary Modefywear sports hijab, a pioneering product that is the world's first hijab for the digital era. Our sports hijab, like most others, follows the Al-Amira style, featuring a one-piece design that is comfortably worn like a fitted hood. As you may know, a hijab is a scarf that covers the hair and neck.

Unfortunately, there has been unwarranted debate within several sporting federations regarding the perceived "danger" of wearing a hijab on the field of play. We firmly believe that such concerns are baseless and unfounded. Sports hijabs are crafted from 100% fabric, without any clips, pins, or hardware, ensuring it poses no risk of causing harm to the head or neck. Should the need arise to expose the head or neck quickly, the hijab can be effortlessly removed in one motion. Additionally, it is essential to highlight that a sports hijab is remarkably lightweight compared to traditional hats or visors.

Addressing another misconception, some individuals claim that the hijab obstructs the wearer's line of sight. The sports hijab does not hinder a hijabi's peripheral vision in any way.

At Modefywear, we are actively collaborating with numerous federations and Olympic athletes, ensuring that the voices of hijabi athletes are heard and respected when it comes to the topic of wearing sports hijabs. We are dedicated to promoting inclusivity, diversity, and the celebration of individual choice within the realm of sports, enabling athletes of all backgrounds to compete comfortably and confidently.

By championing the sports hijab, we aim to create an environment where athletes can focus solely on their athletic abilities without any unnecessary barriers or restrictions. The Modefywear sports hijab represents a step towards a more inclusive and understanding sporting community.

Back to blog