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M&S launches "burkini" range in UK to cater to muslim women Watch

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    High street retailer Marks & Spencer now stocks full-length swimwear, dubbed the 'burkini'.

    According to M&S the £49.50 swimsuit:Covers the whole body with the exception of the face, hands and feet, without compromising on style... It's lightweight so you can swim in comfort




    Just posting as found it something of an amusing article.
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    Maybe they could launch a chastity belt range too!

    It must be nice wearing that though. It basically says "all you other women wearing bikinis and swimsuits are whores who will burn in Hell, but I won't". What a lovely sentiment.
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    M&S is a business looking to make money, hardly a story.
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    i dont see why this is news, amazon have been selling these for time. theres loads of burkinis here in saudi from sports direct and stuff. even i have one, im not going to wear a bikini or swimsuit when i go swimming with my family and my dad and brothers are around.
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    That's great
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    Muslims aren't the only one who'd wear it.
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    (Original post by mkap)
    i dont see why this is news, amazon have been selling these for time. theres loads of burkinis here in saudi from sports direct and stuff. even i have one, im not going to wear a bikini or swimsuit when i go swimming with my family and my dad and brothers are around.
    Are you muslim?

    because if you arent I can only imagine wearing a burkini in public to feel like the most awkward experience ever

    Also if you feel self-conscious around your family, just wear a non-revealing one piece
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    It looks very good
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    (Original post by mkap)
    even i have one, im not going to wear a bikini or swimsuit when i go swimming with my family and my dad and brothers are around.
    Why though? I would hope your dad and brothers aren't attracted to you? :lolwut:
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    (Original post by mkap)
    i dont see why this is news, amazon have been selling these for time. theres loads of burkinis here in saudi from sports direct and stuff. even i have one, im not going to wear a bikini or swimsuit when i go swimming with my family and my dad and brothers are around.
    Why?
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    (Original post by serah.exe)
    Muslims aren't the only one who'd wear it.
    This is literally the most confusing thing I have seen in a long while.
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    (Original post by Gucci Mane.)
    Are you muslim?

    because if you arent I can only imagine wearing a burkini in public to feel like the most awkward experience ever
    yeah i am.

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    Why though? I would hope your dad and brothers aren't attracted to you? :lolwut:
    of course but why would i be half naked in front of my family.
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    (Original post by WBZ144)
    M&S is a business looking to make money, hardly a story.
    Aye!
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    (Original post by teenhorrorstory)
    Why?
    it would feel really awkward, its like wearing bra and knickers in from of them. its just something i couldnt do
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    Lol, that's just a burka you can swim in. Doesn't justify using "kini" in the name.
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    (Original post by mkap)
    yeah i am.



    of course but why would i be half naked in front of my family.
    It's just skin, what's wrong with that?
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    (Original post by mkap)
    yeah i am.



    of course but why would i be half naked in front of my family.
    Surely being half naked in front of family is preferable to being half naked in front of strangers?
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    (Original post by KingBradly)
    Maybe they could launch a chastity belt range too!

    It must be nice wearing that though. It basically says "all you other women wearing bikinis and swimsuits are whores who will burn in Hell, but I won't". What a lovely sentiment.
    99.9% sure that Muslim women don't wear full body coverings to avoid Hell or as a judgement on other women.
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    (Original post by mkap)
    why would i be half naked in front of my family.
    Well it isn't really half naked to wear a regular swimming costume - the only part of your body that's out is your legs. It's practical for swimming. By covering up all your body you are sexualising it - if your family can't handle a pair of legs in a swimming pool then that's the problem. Just seems very odd to me.

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