'The season of glamour and giving is here. It’s time to dress up, gather with your loved ones, exchange gifts – and celebrate! Treat yourself to a sophisticated festive look by wearing Vlisco, the only true original, this season and show that you care by buying your friends and family the only authentic Dutch Wax.
This season we pay tribute to the art of the drawing, and to our textile designers, without whom none of our patterns would be possible. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank Sanne van Winden, textile designer at Vlisco, for her stunning hand-drawn illustrations, which have added imagination to our campaign photography.’
The ‘Ajjar. This is the traditional face-covering that serves as a niqab in Algeria. In earlier years, it was often adopted with the Hayek, which is the traditional Algerian hijab that covers the hair and body. Nowadays, mostly older women wear the ‘Ajjar to serve not only religiously but culturally. You will rarely see a young Algerian woman wearing the ‘Ajjar.
What I love most about this is that this person was SO INCENSED at the recipient that they couldn’t even wait the days/weeks it would take for the mail to go through. No, they had to say “FUCK YOU” as soon as fucking possible and, AND, let the recipient that they were not done with the fuck you, nay, this was merely the first volley in what would undoubtably be a dressing down of Biblical proportions.