PrettyLittleThing Chooses Hijabi To Advertise For First Time
Shoppers have praised PrettyLittleThing for selecting photographs of women wearing hijabs to model its products for the first time.
The British online retailer chose plus-size influencer Billy Marsal and model Marlene Marie, to show its new modest edit.
The range features everything from everyday dresses, to swimwear and gym gear, as well as prom dresses, although hijabs are not included, and is a far cry from many of the skimpy styles usually seen on the site.
Sharing the news on[ ], Billy who boasts over 115,000 followers on Instagram, revealed their appearance on the fast fashion website is the first time that a woman wearing a hijab has posed for the brand.
Alongside screenshots from the brand, she wrote: 'Soooo... If you cherished this article and also you would like to obtain more info regarding [ Next] generously visit our own webpage. that's me. THE FIRST HIJABI ON PLT!!! Still so wild to me'
Billy Marsal (pictured) who boasts over 115,000 followers on Instagram, took to social media to celebrate being one of the first woman wearing a hijab to model for PrettyLittleThing
One image on the website shows Billy (pictured) coordinating a cream head covering with a mustard puff sleeve wrap dress and cream shoes
PrettyLittleThing selected Marlene Marie (pictured) to model a monochrome outfit and a paisley blue dress
The range is a far cry from the skimpy styles normally seen on the site, such as this PVC outfit modelled by Jordyn Woods (left) and a skimpy bikini showing off an eyeful of sideboob from PrettyLittleThing
Billy's post received a flood of praise from those showing support and impressed with PrettyLittleThing diversifying the types of models they work with.
One person wrote: 'The fact that you are the first one to model with a hijab and that you actually are a plus size model makes me soooo happy. Be proud of yourself girl because we are'
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'Being a Muslim woman in a space that they aren't seen in is so enriching and motivating for me to see, because it's such a fight!