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2013 - An Original

2013 - An Original

The first official photoshoot of YFT, by the amazing Raqeebah Zaman Photography. I use 'official photoshoot' lightly, as it was only my second thobe I made for Yaqub and I simply envisioned photos of him in it at the World's Fair Marina. I had no thought then that I would be pursuing this as a business! When I saw the finished photos I knew they were special. The whole vibe of this photoshoot conveyed a style that speaks for a new generation of young Muslims. All of a sudden my simple idea became a concept and a business.   Location:...

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WHY BOY'S TUNICS?

WHY BOY'S TUNICS?

THANK YOU for stopping by the blog! I would love to introduce you to my boys' clothing line, Y.F.T. by ammaraza. If you’ve read the About Us section, you’ll note the inspiration comes from my son, Yaqub Franklin Taveras. I wanted him to wear unique outfits for Ramadan and Eid to add to his excitement for these special holidays. Especially since these holidays revolve around many evenings out visiting friends and family! I was looking for styles that would reflect my American-born, Dominican-Puertorican-Guyanese hybrid. To me, the perfect combination was an outfit that is traditional yet contemporary and fun. Tunics...

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