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Ways to Generate Your Kid's Interest in Islamic Wear

It is no hidden fact that Islamic kids clothes are not like the regular clothing options that are available for children of other religions and so Muslim kids need to be taught the art of Islamic dressing right from childhood. They must understand the do's and don'ts of Islamic dressing and to ensure that they follow…


Added by EastEssence on December 8, 2014 at 1:23am — No Comments

Men’s Islamic Wear: Various Options for Practical, Religious, Social, and Political Functions

It is usually seen that a Muslim man’s clothes are generally influenced by the purpose or the cause of the function he is attending to, be it practical, religious, social, cultural, or political. While most Muslim men wear both the traditional Islamic wear as well as the modern western style of clothing, but in Muslim dominated countries, clothes become formal and specific to functions and occasions. It is a common sight to see Muslims wearing long, flowing garments. Let us have a look at…


Added by EastEssence on December 3, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Top 8 Reasons Why Muslim Women Wear Head Scarfs

It is a common sight to see a Muslim woman wearing a scarf over her head, and there are a number of reasons for which she wears a head scarf.  A Muslim woman’s scarf is referred as the Hijab and wearing a Hijab is customary for almost all Muslim women, due to religious teachings, custom, tradition or law. For many, head scarves  are considered as “submissive.” Some are…


Added by EastEssence on November 29, 2014 at 12:25am — No Comments

How to Care for Your Winter Jackets

With winters approaching, its time to unpack your bag of winter clothes and get ready for the season. Women love to look stylish even in winters and one of the popular winter wears are the hooded fleece jackets for women. Winter clothes are expensive and it is extremely important to care for them, so that they can last…


Added by EastEssence on November 25, 2014 at 1:54am — No Comments

Significance of Wearing Kufis by Muslim Men

A kufi is a short, round brimless cap worn by men, specially the Muslim men in countries like the United States, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Pakistan, India, Africa etc. It is known by various names among different communities like kipa/yarmulke by the Jews, keffiyeh by the Arabs or topis by the Asians. It is basically a head covering, mainly used for prayer…


Added by EastEssence on November 14, 2014 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Fashion Tips for Draping an Al-Amirah Hijab

Much has been talked about Hijabs that are worn by Muslim women, but not many of us know about the various kinds of Hijabs available for the ladies. One of the most popular headscarves available for the Muslim women is an Al-Amirah hijab. This hijab is available in 1-piece and 2-piece. In Arabic, the word “Amira” means princess. Quiet true to its name, the hijab gives a royal look when worn by a Muslim lady. This hijab is extremely…


Added by EastEssence on November 5, 2014 at 8:13am — No Comments

A Look at the Various Styles of Maternity Abayas

Going by the fashion trends, even the traditional abayas have undergone changes to meet the needs of pregnant Muslim women. The maternity abayas are specifically designed for the Muslim moms and are available at retail outlets as well as online sites. These are casual, trendy, comfortable, just perfect for the pregnant Muslim women, who want to remain stylish and at the same time maintain the tradition of modesty in their clothing. These come in lovely colours and are loose fitting with easy…


Added by EastEssence on October 17, 2014 at 12:58am — No Comments

A Look at the Goodness of Hijabs

Muslim women are always seen with their heads covered as it is believed that keeping the head covered is one of the instructions that were given by Prophet Muhammad. Today various stylish Hijabs are available in the retail shops and at Hijab stores online. No matter how stylish the Hijabs have become, they have been designed keeping in mind the rules and…


Added by EastEssence on October 15, 2014 at 4:11am — 1 Comment

Fashion Twist: Ways to Wear a Hoodie

Hoodies are loved by both men and women as they are warm, comfortable to wear and look extremely stylish. For Muslims, it is extremely important to dress according to the rules and regulations of Islam. Islamic Hoodies are a perfect option for Muslim men and women as they keep the body covered, are made of thick…


Added by EastEssence on October 13, 2014 at 3:12am — 1 Comment

Features of an Ideal Thobe for Men

Islamic Thobe for men is the first outfit that strikes the mind when we talk about traditional outfit for Muslim men. This outfit is popular by several names like kandura, khameez and dishdasha, to name but a few. The names may be different, but they all resemble a long robe or a gown and have long sleeves. Let us have a…


Added by EastEssence on October 9, 2014 at 6:33am — No Comments

Jilbabs and Abayas in Wide Variety of Designs Exclusively for Fashionable Muslim Women

A woman likes to maintain her own style statement, whether she is a housewife or a professional woman. A woman with a sense of fashion and also by following her culture and tradition can help herself in creating a personality that sets her apart from men and that gives her an identity. It is not always good looks that create a personality. Clothes also play a major role in making a person look good and presentable. As per Muslim customs and traditions and the Islamic religion, women are…


Added by EastEssence on October 6, 2014 at 3:22am — No Comments

Ideal Fabrics for Islamic School Uniforms

People following Islam need to follow certain rules and regulations while getting dressed. This reflects in their dressing right from an early age. It is important for the Islamic school uniforms to be simple and of thick fabric. Islamic children cannot wear clothes that are see-through because the skin of the body should not be visible to anyone. Thus, it is very important for the school uniform to be made of thick material.…


Added by EastEssence on September 25, 2014 at 6:34am — No Comments

Changes in Style Pattern of the Traditional Jubba and the Modern Day Jubba

Jubba is the most popular form of garment for Muslim men in Islamic countries. The traditional Islamic garment for men “jubba” has undergone tremendous changes in styles and colours and materials over the years.

Traditionally, the jubba is a full length robe like garment having full sleeves, usually worn as an upper garment. The garment is basically a one-piece robe.…


Added by EastEssence on September 17, 2014 at 1:05am — No Comments

How to Make the Right Choice While Buying Hoodies

Hoodies are in vogue and one of the most comfortable apparels. A hoodie resembles a sweatshirt and can be worn by both men and women. Hoodies are available in various trendy designs and vibrant colors - this makes it one of the largest selling products. If you are thinking that this trendy outfit will be expensive, then here is a surprise for you! There is an …


Added by EastEssence on September 12, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

The Trend of Wearing Kaftans

Abayas are one of the traditional outfits worn by Islamic women. Earlier these Abayas were available in a single color and consisted of the same pattern and design. Continuous efforts are being made by the designers to enhance the beauty of these Abayas. The growing fashion trend has resulted in various changes in the style of dressing. Kaftans worn over flowing Abayas are in vogue. These Kaftans are decorated with beautiful embellishments and their unique cut enhances the overall appearance…


Added by EastEssence on August 18, 2014 at 12:41am — No Comments

Shopping for Islamic Clothes Online

Islamic clothes illustrate modesty and at the same time add a glamorous quotient to the overall dressing style. The modern day Islamic clothes not only look stylish, but also look elegant. Both men and women can choose from a wide range of apparels available. Gone are the days when Islamic clothing was all about plain and bland clothes. Today if you…


Added by EastEssence on July 23, 2014 at 5:58am — 1 Comment

Islamic Prayer Beads

A dedicated prayer takes you away from the noisy environment and fills your mind with sacred thoughts. People of every religion follow their own methods when they pray to their God. The followers of Islam pray to Allah in a different manner. They make use of various accessories like praying beads, rugs, scriptures etc while offering prayers.

Prayer beads…


Added by EastEssence on June 18, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

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