Covered chic: Modest wear gains ground globally, boosted by trend of loose, comfy fashion

With a focus on prints, Katt & Co is among a crop of local labels offering contemporary yet modest styles for all.
With a focus on prints, Katt & Co is among a crop of local labels offering contemporary yet modest styles for all.PHOTO: COURTESY OF KATT & CO

SINGAPORE - Where Ms Sabreena Haron's wardrobe was once dominated by modest-wear labels, it now has printed shirts, blouses and midi dresses from a smattering of international brands.

There is also a ton of Uniqlo Airism tops and tights. "They are perfect for layering, so I don't show skin, but am still comfortable in this weather," says the 27-year-old art educator.

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