Nike to Release New Modest Swimwear Which Includes A Swim Hijab

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Nike is planning to drop its victory swim collection in the new year which will include a swimsuit and Swim Hijab.

The line will be available globally at select retailers and online February 1.

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The company said,”The design of the Nike Victory Swim Collection serves a variety of needs from modesty preferences to sun protection and represents Nike’s commitment to inclusive design, providing more women with game-changing innovation to enjoy sport”.

The fabric is designed to be lightweight, breathable and fast-drying with UPF40+ sun protection, Nike said.

The new swim options follow the company’s release of a performance hijab for Muslim women athletes in 2017, which featured a single-layer pull-on design made from lightweight polyester in dark, neutral colors with tiny holes that make the fabric breathable and opaque.

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The company said it began making hijabs for Muslim athletes after some Muslim athletes complained about wearing a traditional head scarf for competitions.

 

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