Context for the Hadith: Whoever Imitates a People Is of Them

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked if wearing clothes that are not traditionally Muslim in itself puts one beyond the pale.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. May Allah reward you for your great answer service. I was wondering if there is a specific historical context for the hadith: “Whoever resembles a people […]

Are Jeans Allowed for Men?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Are jeans allowed for men? Would my prayer be valid in them? Someone told me it would not be allowed as it is a non-Muslim dress. Answer: Assalamu alaykum Wearing jeans is permitted. It would not constitute an impermissible form of imitation as it is not a distinctive feature […]

Is Wearing Jeans Prohibited in Islam for Women?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Is wearing jeans prohibited in Islam for women? Answer: assalamu `alaykum It would be permitted to wear jeans so long as it covers one’s nakedness in a modest fashion. For more details, please see: Denim Clothing, Saris, and Imitating the Unbelievers Tight or Revealing Clothing on Men and Women […]