Haute Hijab

Haute Hijab

An e-commerce company that sells high-quality hijabs with a focus on clientele in the United States. It was founded in 2010 and is located in New York City.

Company

Haute Hijab is a New York-based e-commerce company with a focus on making fashionable hijabs available to the masses. It has the stated mission of proving hijabs that are breathable, comfortable, washable, durable, and beautiful. It was founded by Melanie Elturk and Ahmed Zedan in 2010 and has raised more than $2.3 million in funding from investors.

Product

The company produces two products: hijabs and underscarves. The hijabs are available in various materials including chiffon, modal, jersey, georgette, viscose, satin, and silk. There are hijabs available in patterns and the company also released a luxury line, which included hijabs made of silk, lace, and Swarovski crystals. In 2018, Haute Hijab released its first line of underscarves. The company utilized technology when creating the line and produced underscarves with anti-bacterial properties as well as SPF protection.

Haute Hijab posts weekly new arrivals and has also launched several collections in addition to its luxury collection, such as the Deco collection and the Heritage collection.

Timeline

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Haute Hijab funding round, February 2019
February 2019
Ludlow Ventures
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People

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Ahmed Zedan

Co-Founder and COO

Melanie Elturk

Co-Founder and CEO

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

A Hijab Entrepreneur on the Power of Modest Dressing

Gabriela Herman

Web

March 19, 2019

From Ajman to America: how Haute Hijab is making sustainable headscarves mainstream

Hafsa Lodi

Web

October 20, 2019

This Brand Just Created A Game-Changing Accessory For Your Hijab

Milli Midwood

Web

August 28, 2018

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

What Do You See When You See Me? | Haute Hijab

December 9, 2018

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