American journalist Hafsa Lodi has covered fashion in the Middle East for the past decade. Born in New York City, at 14 she relocated to the UAE with her family, interning after school with one of the region’s leading publishing houses, ITP.
After completing her undergraduate studies at the Ryerson School of Journalism in Toronto, Hafsa moved to London to earn her master’s degree in Islamic Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies. In Dubai, Hafsa has written for The National, Luxury, Mojeh, Velvet, Savoir Flair and Vogue India, in addition to working as an online fashion editor for Boutique 1. She is a freelance stylist, and also has a part-time clothing line. Her book Modest Fashion will be published in 2020.