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Dress Modestly with Wide Range of Abaya Fashion Choices

As a leading producer of Islamic clothing, East Essence offers dresses that meets Islamic principles of dressing-up and western susceptibilities of style and design choices.

Added by EastEssence on February 5, 2019 at 2:41am — No Comments

Know All About the Modest Swimwear Revolution

Chances are that you probably have already heard of the term ‘Burkini’ floating in the air. Well, if you haven’t then probably I won’t judge you of living under the rock. So let me elucidate to you all, that burkini connotes the idea of Swim-wear which adheres to the diktats of Islam and is Sharia compliant when it comes to sporting Beach-wear/bathing-suit in public spaces. The…


Added by EastEssence on April 26, 2016 at 5:24am — No Comments

The New Age of Donning Modern Hijab

Let’s first get to understand the many reverberations of the word ‘hijab’ in order get into the skin of this term and fresh spruted industry of Hijab fashion. So Hijab as many of you might know comes from the Arabic root –word hajaba which means a variety of things in Arabic like, shelter/curtain/separation/hide amongst many popular derivatives and for the convenience of our…


Added by EastEssence on March 9, 2016 at 5:10am — No Comments

Long Jackets for Women Increases Modesty of any Dress

Women in western European countries often go perplexed with the lack of appropriate dresses to fashion everday. Sometimes, you’ll have just the perfect finish and motifs on the fabrics but with that plunging neckline or cropped hem of the top just break the deal and your heart. There’s a more smarter way to deal with the love for fashion and faith and that goes a long way with…


Added by EastEssence on February 16, 2016 at 6:32am — No Comments

Woman Hoodies in Your Favorite Colors

Savoring winters usually come with memories of having hot piping soups, winter snow, cozying up by the bonfire, and flaunting those woolens over layers of eclectic colors, the scarves, muffles and hoodies all seems to echo the exuberance of this season with a great recal value. Apart from the visual motifs of the winters, one thing which stands uncontested is the love for…


Added by EastEssence on February 10, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

Welcome to the World of Modest Swimming Suits- Burkini

The Islamic swim-wear which has taken a 360 degree turn on its heads up, comes with the most awaited solution of the century in the lives of water –loving, beach waddling Young Muslimahs who were always perturbed about the lack of availability of a modest swim-wear. And along comes BURKINI- with the right pun intended as much as to mock the veteran Bikinis staple of a beach…


Added by EastEssence on January 19, 2016 at 6:20am — No Comments

What Do You Know of Hijab Fashion?

Does the term Hijab Fashion or Hijab fashion Trends ring in any bells? For starters let’s concentrate on the etymology behind the word Hijab . ‘Hijab’ as most of you might know, comes from the Arabic root word ‘hajaba’ which simply means partition. The other connotation stands for a screen or a curtain. So as per the Islamic diktat a woman is supposed to cover herself modestly…


Added by EastEssence on January 14, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

When You Go Preggers, Head For Cheap Maternity Clothes Online

Now we know there are probably gazillions things on the mind of a pregnant woman owing to the stress, and crazy hormones acting up, but one thing which tops the chart is her constant struggle to find a decent pair of maternity -wear where there’s a lot of room for the movements and something that does not give her a hulk-like appearance. Psychologically too, clothes impact the…


Added by EastEssence on December 29, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

Try Omani Dishadasha When Everything Fails

Many names with same or a similar face, let’s put it like this. A thwab, ‘Kandhura or Dishdasha resonates with the cultural milieu of Gulf countries. Circumstanced by harsh tropics, this garment took form out of necessity to provide the male folks with something comfortable to wear in everyday life. Warding off the incessant sunlight as well as hot and humid climate, an easy to…


Added by EastEssence on December 28, 2015 at 6:59am — No Comments

Start Young with Girl’s Abayas

Don’t you find it adorable when you see young girls decked up with a headscarf or an Abaya – a seemingly familiar sight on those special days of festivities like Eid! Many Mothers while raising their young daughters often have found it hard to get a modest wear for their girls when teaching the core value of modesty. Many a times mothers have to resort to their own DIY while…


Added by EastEssence on December 21, 2015 at 1:08am — No Comments

Romancing the Pashmina Shawls This Winter?

The soft texture and silken sensation, where every fabric hair seems to have a soothing caressing wrap around the covered body is one of the many echoed sentiments of a Pashmina-wearer. The generosity of this outfit does not only limit to its utility being a good conductor of body-heat, tapping it all in but also extends to the fact that being light-weight it can be crafted…


Added by EastEssence on December 14, 2015 at 1:38am — No Comments

Play Your Coats

With winters having officially set in, it’s time for those fancy woolens to take centre stage in your wardrobe again. And playing dress up just becomes more easy with multitude options in terms of winter-wear. From those iridescent scarves to grunge sweaters, cardigans, and warmers perhaps the only variety of those winter –wear which does not go out of the limelight are coats.…


Added by EastEssence on December 8, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

The Eternal Love- Jacket Love

Nothing spells ‘badass’ as does a pair of tan leather jackets. The boots, the denims and even the bike comes in later. The fascination of women with jackets has been a long-standing relationship which was initially motivated by necessity and then by style, comfort and now just the sheer love for it has grown so much so that it finds a use in almost all quarters of the seasons.…


Added by EastEssence on November 27, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

So Many Jubbas So Few Men

A thobe or Thwab, Dishdasha or Kandhura is typically synonymous with Arab dressing for men. For the uninitiated, this muslim clothing for men is an ankle length lose robe mostly worn by men to offer salah when going to the mosque. It’s needless to say that the easy comfort and simplicity wins hands down in comparison to the rigidity of any other garment like suit. Yeah now everyone can’t be a Barney Stinson to be…


Added by EastEssence on November 24, 2015 at 5:25am — 1 Comment

Islamic Clothing in Haute Couture?

Haute couture is a French term which connotes ‘high dressmaking’. Though it’s easier to say that little has remained of the term as of now coz many designers have given their own interpretation to (let’s say exploited) the term to satiate the desire of the market. However, there are many distinct markers synonymous with the same and Haute couture seems to be the flavor of every season in every fashion capital, market or gully.

So what are these…


Added by EastEssence on November 20, 2015 at 8:06am — No Comments

Pants: The Most Common Apparel and the Most Wrongly Chosen

A pair of pants is by far the most common apparel worn by men as well as women and has been a part of every wardrobe since centuries. Men usually dress themselves in a pair of pants and do not have many choices unlike women who can always go for skirts or dresses.

It is very important for men to choose a right pair of pants as an ill-fitted pair will definitely dull the elegance of their outfit.…


Added by EastEssence on October 31, 2015 at 2:56am — No Comments

Modest Hajj Clothing Which Will Add Elegance to Your Pilgrimage

A hajj trip is an experience in itself that can’t be defined merely by words. The venerated journey to the holy lands of Mecca is something all devout Muslims look forward to with devotion as well as anticipation. The holy pilgrimage is usually undertaken between 8th to 12th in the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, last month according to the Islamic calendar and all Muslims who consider…


Added by EastEssence on October 26, 2015 at 2:58am — No Comments

Plus Size Islamic Clothing: Now Easily Available

Finding over-sized garments is an arduous task and finding the same in Islamic clothing is something next to impossible, especially for those Muslims who live in western parts of the world. But things have radically improved with the inception of online stores that deliver the choicest of Islamic clothing at attractive prices.

Plus size Islamic clothing for…


Added by EastEssence on October 23, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

Islamic School Uniforms Now a Click Away

The rapid technological advancements and incessantly changing fashion trends have had an effective impact on Islamic clothing. Now Muslim men and women both have an access to a variety of Islamic clothing available at a click. Various online stores provide latest styles of abayas, hijabs, thobes, jilbabs and dishdashas.



Added by EastEssence on October 14, 2015 at 5:07am — No Comments

Islamic Kurtas: A Fashionable Choice for Men

Islamic clothing is all about dressing in a simple and modest manner – garments such as kurtas, thobes, abayas and jilbabs take care of this concern. Kurtas are one of the most popular outfits among Muslim men. Traditional yet trendy, kurtas can be worn on multiple occasions – the look will differ on the basis of what the wearer pairs them with and other factors such as color…


Added by EastEssence on September 30, 2015 at 3:49am — No Comments

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