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Pants Below Ankles in the Shafi'i School

Answered by SeekersGuidance Answers Service Question: Assalam ‘aleykum In Shafi’i fiqh is it allowed to hang pants below the ankles? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate It is offensive (makruh) in the Shafi`i school to wear one’s garment below one’s ankles, but not unlawful (haram). The hadiths that seem to indicate […]

Trousers Below One’s Ankles

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it a major sin to wear long trousers that go below one’s ankle? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, In short, it is somewhat disliked (makruh tanzihan) or contrary to what is best to have one’s trousers or other garments […]

Wearing Western-style Women’s Clothing and Dressing Modestly

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible for women to wear trousers or other “fashionable women’s Islamic clothing?” Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, In terms of trousers, the short answer is yes, it would be permitted, if they are loose and one’s mid-area is […]