Modest fashion leader and Muslim convert Hana Tajima designs for all women

The Hana Tajima for Uniqlo Spring/Summer 2021 collection. PHOTO: UNIQLO
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SINGAPORE - When it comes to seasonal, mainstream fashion, it is hard to think of another name more synonymous with modest wear than Hana Tajima.

Better known for her collaborations with Japanese retailer Uniqlo, the British-Japanese designer is a Muslim convert, but was tight-lipped about her faith when asked.

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