Can I Wear Beautiful Clothing for a Wedding Celebration? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, Is there anything wrong in wearing beautiful clothing for an all female wedding celebration? I bought a long dress with a high neck and sleeves to the elbows. It is more fitted than an abaya but not tight to the body. I would not be wearing a […]

How Should Muslim Women Dress in the West? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How should Muslim women dress in the West? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned […]

Is It Necessary for a Woman to Cover Her Feet in Front of a Stranger?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, I have heard that in Hanifi fiqh a women does not have to cover her feet in-front of a stranger. What is he proof for this? Answer: Assalam alaykum wa rahmatuLlah, Yes, according to the most expansive position in the Hanafi school, a woman’s feet are not […]

Does the Sunna Entail Dressing as the People of the Land I Live In?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Is there such a thing as sunnah form of dress? Some speakers advocate that the dress of the land is closer to the sunnah than the supposed sunnah dress. What form of clothing is closest to sunnah for people living in the west? Answer: Assalamu alaykum The statement that […]

Is It Permissible to Wear Maxi Skirts?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Is It Permissible to Wear Maxi Skirts? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. For as long as your maxi skirt and cardigan are loose (not figure-hugging) and covers your awrah, then it is permissible to wear. Basically, wear clothes which you can […]

How Can I Know If I Am Modestly Dressed? [Women]

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: Assalam alaykum Should I check if I am modestly dress from afar? From mid view? From birds eye view? From a low angle? Answer: Wa’alaikum assalaam warahmatu Allah, May Allah bless you. Dressing modestly is not complicated. Just make sure you are covered (everything except hands, face, and feet), […]

Tightness of Clothes

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Tightness of Clothes Answer: Tightness is, indeed difficult to specifically define. The tighter clothing is, the more disliked it would be–and when it is reasonably likely to attract undue looks as a result of the tightness, then it would become sinful as well. Caution is best. This does include […]