• Back to Basics

    In an earlier blog we already introduced our top-selling abaya of all the time, the Amatullah (read about it here). One of our next top-selling basics would be our Pleated Plain Basic Abaya, AJ909. Customers responded well to this style. I wasn’t too sure about it at first; it reminded...

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  • Blog & Social Media

      Blog/Social Media Over 100,000 fans and growing daily! Follow us now on: Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/eastessence Twitter: https://twitter.com/Eastessence

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  • We Love Prints

    Sometime last year EE jumped into the pool of prints. We were a bit skeptical at first because our customer base is largely traditionalists. We started small and received the most exciting responses to these editions. Since then, we have added numerous printed abayas and tunics to our EE collection....

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  • Launching Our Ikat Line of Abayas & Tunics

    Ikat is manual weaving of individual yarns or bundles of yarns with a tight wrapping to make a beautiful pattern. Our weavers at EastEssence.com are inspired by the beautiful colors and patterns of Africa and Asia. They use 100% cotton yarn and dye them to precision before weaving them individually...

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  • It's Getting Cold Outside

    Summer’s over and we have officially hit the Fall season, which means Fall shopping! Pull out the sweaters and get the coats dry cleaned. If you are in the market for a new coat, sometimes it can be overwhelming with so many options and such high prices. I personally wait...

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  • History of Bandhani or Indian Tie & Dye Technique

    The history of dyeing can be dated back to pre-historic times. This art finds its mentions in the Alexander the great time texts about the beautiful printed cottons of India. As per evidences in Historical Texts, the first Bandhani saree was worn at the time of Bana Bhatt`s Harshacharita in...

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  • Hijab Try-Out Day

    Earlier this year we received a request from a sister that is the vice president of the MSA (Muslim Student Association) at Portland Community College in Oregon. She was hosting an even entitled “The Hijab Try-out”, allowing non-Muslim women at the school an opportunity to wear hijab for a day....

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  • Amatullah Abaya

      A basic round neck, high enough to cover everything. The simple 2 snap button closure gives you enough space if you prefer to tuck your hijab inside. Two side pockets make it easy enough to leave the house without a purse. Big enough for keys, your phone and a...

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  • Scholarship Program 2011

    Asalaamualaykum sis hope you are wellI graduated in MbChb Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, and I also got married in June Alhamdulillah...two blessings in one week!! Alhamdulillah receiving the scholarship was truly a blessing from Allah SWT. It was a great help alhamdulillah and helped me a lot with...

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