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Building a Modest Empire in the Middle East

A self-taught designer made swimwear for women to keep cool and covered in the sun. Now her business is taking off.

When Maureen Hall moved from Ottawa, Canada, to Dubai in 2000, she went from bundling up in cold weather to covering up in the scorching sun. She and her family needed to protect their fair skin from powerful UV rays. They also needed modestly designed swimwear in line with the religious and cultural norms of […]