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Jun 25, 2016

This Woman's Hijab Office Looks Are On-Point

Slay, queen.

Meet Naballah Chi, a 26-year-old fashion blogger and designer based in Trinidad and Tobago.

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You can follow her super ~stylish~ Instagram here.

Chi likes to find creative new ways to style her hijab for her professional life.

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And her style is LIKE. NO. OTHER. — for example, this electric blue number. You can buy her tunic from Artizara here ($20). Chi also loves to get her hijabs from Alice Hijab.

"I believe dressing is power, so choosing the best way to style your hijab for the corporate world is important," Chi told BuzzFeed.

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"I avoid elaborate hijab styles when going to work," she said. "I prefer to keep it simple and stylish."

For her stunning looks, Chi prefers a Turkish hijab.

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"I like the Turkish hijab style for work because it's very neat and simple to wrap," she said. It also saves her a ton of time in the mornings. "It can be achieved by placing the scarf on the head — ensuring both ends are even in length — and pinning the scarf together under the chin. Take the loose ends of the scarf and wrap them around the head and neck."

"I love colorful hijabs that contrast my outfits," she said.

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"To add an element of interest to my hijab, I like to incorporate brooches, pins, and funky clips or lace," she said.

"I always use rectangular-shaped hijabs so that I have more length to cover, wrap, and make knots or bows," she said.

Luis Young Photography / Via Facebook: luis.young.5

Fringe on fringe.

Chi also pays attention to fabric structure and texture to elevate her stylish profesh ~vibes~.

Luis Young Photography / Via Facebook: luis.young.5

"Some hijab fabrics are stiff while others have stretch," she said. "So depending on the fabric, the hijab falls differently."

"A hijab does not stop you from achieving anything in life," Chi said. "At work, I like to feel good about what I'm wearing."

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Get it, girl.

This piece is part of a series of posts and essays celebrating Ramadan. Click here to read more!