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H&M photo shoot features Sikh men and a veiled model

Social media was all about the latest collection of mega stores H&M, as they show Sikh men and a woman with headscarves among their models

Ahram Online , Wednesday 16 Sep 2015
H&M new Fall collection
H&M new Fall collection
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Showing acceptance for diversity and setting social media platforms ablaze in the last few days was the photo shoot that showcased H&M upcoming denim fall collection.

The apparel chain showed an array of models, among who for the first time were Sikh men in turbans, and a woman in head scarves, represented by model Maria Hidrissi.

Hidrissi was featured wearing wide pants and a pink coat, topping them with statement sunglasses and a headscarf.

In the first two days of releasing the photos, they went viral with over 12k retweet and 14k favorites.

Many comments described the shoots as a positive step towards encouraging acceptance of diversity among youth, and recognizing wide sectors that were largely ignored previously among fashion adverts.

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