Detroit Evening Report: Dearborn-based clothing brand Studious Monday explores modest chic

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Nawal Alsaeed of Studious Monday in the WDET studios on Nov. 18, 2022, during employee recognition week.

A Dearborn-based company is proving that modesty and style don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

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Studious Monday is a clothing company that produces sustainable, contemporary, ready-to-wear clothing for women. Founded by Nawal Alsaeed, the designer focuses on elevating modest wear for women. The brand’s first full collection is available now now.

Alsaeed spoke with CultureShift’s Tia Graham about what inspired her to launch Studious Monday.

“Fashion has always been a part of my identity. Growing up Muslim and proud, I often felt forgotten by the fashion industry,” Alsaeed said. “As a Muslim woman, Studious Monday’s essentially my love letter to my faith and passion for fashion and design.”

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  • Hernz Laguerre
    Hernz Laguerre Jr. is a Multimedia Journalist at 101.9 WDET. He is one of the co-host for "Detroit Evening Report," one of the weekend anchors for "Weekend Edition," the producer for our political podcast, "MichMash," and reports on arts, culture and politics.