The ‘Royal Duck’ Headscarf Trends in Brunei However Some Are Dissatisfied with Its Hefty Price · Worldwide Voices
Screenshot from a YouTube tutorial video on how to wear a dUCk scarf.The restricted edition Royal Duck headscarf was rapidly sold-out after it was presented by no less than Her Royal Highness Princess Sarah of Brunei. The headscarf’s design was praised by many netizens however some questioned the appropriateness of purchasing a hijab that costs 190 Brunei dollars(136 US dollars). The Royal Duck scarf is a product of dUCk, a Malaysian startup founded two years ago which immediately became popular in both Malaysia and Brunei because of its stylish scarves and bags. Malaysia and Brunei have Muslim-majority populations.Earlier this month, dUCk revealed that it has actually partnered with Princess Sarah in introducing a brand-new scarf called the Royal Duck. Throughout the launch, Princess Sarah< a href =http://english.astroawani.com/lifestyle/royal-duck-scarves-celebrate-todays-independent-elegant-women-139194 > stated dUCk is about females. How we need to celebrate each other, how we must be kind to each other, and each of the 5 elements that Her Royal Highness Sarah supporters are symbolized in this one dUCk.The five signs in the design of the scarf are the wheel, diamonds, bees, flowers, and the grid.The Royal Duck scarf was
widely expected in Brunei and its launch was featured by mainstream media and fashion magazines.Many Brunei netizens were happy
about the cooperation between dUCk and their princess.Some of the new owners of the Royal Duck headscarf from Brunei and Malaysia shared their pleasure on social media. However others kept in mind the high cost of getting the elegant hijab.Rm600 for #theroyalduck!.?.
!? My my my!! i can in fact pay costs for my study for 1 semester hahaha RM is Malaysian Ringgit. RM600 is the equivalent of 190 Brunei dollars.Writing for the group blog Songket Alliance, Zairina Zairin
< a href=http://songketalliance.com/post/160069147323/what-the-duck-a-critique-of-the-duck-scarves > encouraged fellow Bruneians to be more “conscious customers”
: I think you ought to be allowed to buy whatever you desire with the money you make, but we also need to be conscious customers. Indulging yourself with something expensive occasionally isn’t a criminal activity. We should not be investing unnecessarily on things that we do not require or simply for the sake of owning something even if everyone does.She likewise urged netizens to keep in mind the spiritual mentors linked to using the hijab: The amount of selfies I have actually seen of people just to reveal their dUCK headscarfs is part and partial of exactly what Islam does not encourage: vanity.While being elegant is a goal, a lot of us have forgotten the idea of humbleness that our Malay and Islamic culture has actually taught us. The next time you purchase something that is outdoors your necessity, ask yourself: do I require it? Will my happiness and checking account sustain at this current mindset I am in well into a month of me owning this thing?But a commenter warned her against making judgements based upon what individuals post on social networks: Who are we as mere humans to evaluate an individual’s intents? since from what I understand, an individual’s intents is between them and Allah. I advise you to not judge or assume a person’s intents precisely from exactly what they reveal on their social media.In an interview published by a Malaysian paper last January, a representative of dUCk clarified that although its items are
quite pricey, it does not cater to the high-end market.