One of the more idiotic things dreamed up by clueless westerners trying to turn a buck. Look at the pic, spot the cognitive dissonance?
They have every right to sell it, but we have every right not to let it into our public pools. Let them hit the beaches with their stupidity.
Bin the burkini! As M&S launches its UK burkini, Muslim writer YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN says this insidious Islamification of fashion is a terrible blow for all women
As purveyor of the nation’s knickers, sensible shoes and cosy knits, Marks & Spencer is just about the very last organisation I’d expect to make me hot with indignation, writes Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. A bastion of everything that’s comfortingly British, it’s also an unlikely institution to make a political statement.
Yet, with the arrival of the burkini in its stores and on its UK website, it has managed to achieve both these feats. While Nigella Lawson wore a burkini on a beach in Australia five years ago, the garment is more usually associated with Muslim women who want to cover their bodies to be ‘modest’.