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    Here's What 100 Years Of Hijabi Styles From Around The World Looks Like

    "The hijab is more than just a fashion trend."

    Muslim Girl recently released a video of 100 years of hijab styles from around the world in a minute.

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    Muslim Girl's post on the video explains that the video was made in response to increasing interest in the hijab as a fashion trend. The video focuses on historical moments of change to "reinsert the nuance of the hijab’s history, strength, and tension."

    The video begins by featuring an Egyptian style from the 1910s, when the country revolted against British occupation.

    In the '40s, Pakistan won independence from the British Empire.

    Throughout the '70s, world events like the Iranian Revolution prompted changes in roles for women.

    In the '90s, the Taliban rose to power and made wearing a burqa mandatory for women in Afghanistan.

    Throughout the early 2000s, the Iraq War affected daily life for Iraqi men and women

    While many commenters were pleased with the diversity of looks, some have taken to Facebook and Twitter to express their disappointment with the communities that weren’t included.

    @muslimgirl Absolutely NO MENTION of Black African countries or African American Hijab that was worn for DECADES in the US. #NotMyHijab

    Twitter / Via Twitter: @howa_ikram

    Amani Al-Khatahbeh, founder of Muslimgirl.com, explained her reasoning in a piece in Vice: "We started with the region that is the largest recipient of the West's failed foreign policy in modern history — the Middle East — and went from there."

    The Muslim Girl Facebook page also responded that more videos are coming.