Islam and clothing
The Arabic word hijab has a literal translation into the word “veil”. Adherents of Islam believe that it was originally implemented by Allah in order to secure Mohammed’s privacy and create a distinct...
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Islamic dress in Europe
Islamic dress in Europe, especially the variety of headdresses worn by Muslim women, has become a prominent symbol of the presence of Islam in western Europe. In several countries the adherence to hij...
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Hijab by country
The hijab refers to both the head-covering traditionally worn by some Muslim women and modest Islamic styles of dress in general.The garment has different legal and cultural statuses in various countr...
Hijab by country - Wikipedia
Ihram clothing
Ihram clothing (Ahram clothing) includes men's and women's garments worn by Muslim people during the Ihram pilgrimage (Hajj) and or (umrah). The main objective is to avoid attracting attention. Men's ...
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World Hijab Day
World Hijab Day is an annual event that takes place on February 1. The very first World Hijab Day was celebrated in 2013. Founded by Nazma Khan, it is a worldwide event that encourages Muslim and non-...
Niqāb
A niqab (Arabic: نِقاب‎ niqāb , "veil" or "mask"; also called a ruband) is a cloth that covers the face as a part of sartorial hijab. It is worn by some Muslim women in public areas a...
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Paranja
Paranja (or Paranji) is a traditional Central Asian robe of women and girls, that covers the head and body. It is also known as burqa in other languages. It is similar in basic style and function to o...
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Hejazi turban
The Hejazi turban (Arabic: عمامة) is a type of scarf headdress native to the region of Hejaz.
The most well-known version is the orange two-wrap turban or white-colored one, worn by the Ulama and ...
Headscarf
Headscarves or head scarves are scarves covering most or all of the top of a woman's hair and her head, leaving face uncovered. Headscarves may be worn for a variety of purposes, such as for warmth, ...
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Hijab
A hijab or ḥijāb (/hɪˈdʒɑːb/, /hɪˈdʒæb/, /ˈhɪ.dʒæb/ or /hɛˈdʒɑːb/; Arabic: حجاب‎, [ħiˈdʒæːb] or [ħiˈɡæːb]) is a veil that covers the head and chest, which is particularly worn by some Muslim...
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Sultaana Freeman
Sultaana Lakiana Myke Freeman (born 1967) is an American citizen, resident in the state of Florida. She garnered media attention and notoriety when she sued the state of Florida in order to wear a fac...
List of types of sartorial hijab
This list of types of sartorial hijab indexes styles of clothing found in predominantly Muslim societies commonly associated with the word hijab. Hijab literally translates as covering, making its def...
List of types of sartorial hijab - Wikipedia
Burqini
A burqini (or burkini; Arabic: بوركيني‎) swimsuit is a type of swimsuit for women designed by Lebanese Australian Aheda Zanetti under the company name Ahiida.The suit covers the whole body e...
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Intimate parts (Islam)
The intimate parts of the human body must, according to Islam, be covered from the sight of others with clothing. Exposing the intimate parts of the body is unlawful in Islam as the Quran tells to cov...
Intimate parts (Islam) - Wikipedia
Thawb
A thawb or thobe (Arabic: ثَوب‎ / ALA-LC: thawb), dishdasha (دِشداشَة / dishdāshah), kandura (كَندورَة / kandūrah), or jalabiyyah in Libya, is an ankle-length garment, usually with long slee...
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United Kingdom debate over veils
The British debate over veils began in October 2006 when the MP and government minister Jack Straw wrote in his local newspaper, the Lancashire Evening Telegraph, that, while he did not want to be "pr...
United Kingdom debate over veils - Wikipedia
Boshiya
A boshiya (also called a bushiyyah or ghatwa) is a Middle Eastern- and specifically Persian Gulf-style full black veil which covers the wearer's face completely with no openings for the eyes and is tr...
Çarşaf
Çarşaf (Ottoman Turkish: چارشف‎) is a Turkish dress that completely hides the body, similarly to the niqab and the chador. Literally translated, çarşaf means "bed sheet".The çarşaf is usuall...
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Dupatta
Dupatta (Hindi: दुपट्टा, Punjabi: ਦੁਪੱਟਾ/ਚੁੰਨੀ, دوپٹا, Urdu: دوپٹا‎) (alternative names include chādarorni/orna (Bengali: ওড়না), chunri, chunni and pacheri) is a long, multi-pu...
Burqa
A burqa (Urdu: بُرقع‎) ([ˈbʊrqʊʕ, ˈbʊrqɑʕ] (also transliterated burkha, bourkha, burka or burqu' from Arabic: برقع‎ burquʻ or burqaʻ), also known as chadri or paranja in Central A...
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Head tie
A head tie is a common women's cloth head scarf in many parts of Southern and Western Africa.In South Africa and Namibia, the Afrikaans word 'doek' (meaning "cloth") is used for the traditional head c...
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Keffiyeh
The keffiyeh or kufiya (Arabic: كوفية‎ kūfiyyah, meaning "from the city of Kufa" (الكوفة); plural كوفيات kūfiyyāt), also known as a ghutrah (غُترَة), shemagh (شماغ šmāġ), ḥaṭṭah (حَطّة), mas...
Jilbāb
The term jilbāb or jilbaab (Arabic: جلباب‎) refers to any long and loose-fit coat or garment worn by some Muslim women. Wearers believe that this definition of jilbab fulfills the Quranic d...
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Gagra choli
Gagra choli or Ghagra choli, which is also known as Lehenga choli, is the traditional clothing of women in Rajasthan Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Sindh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, U...
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Islamic scarf controversy in France
The Islamic scarf controversy in France, referred to there as l'affaire du voile (the veil affair), l'affaire du voile islamique (the Islamic veil affair), and l'affaire du foulard (the scarf affair) ...
Turban
A turban (from Persian دولبند‌, dulband; via Middle French turbant) is a type of headwear based on cloth winding. Featuring many variations, it is worn as customary headwear, usually by men. Communiti...
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Yashmak
A yashmak, yashmac or yasmak (from Turkish yaşmak, "a veil") is a Turkish type of veil or niqab worn by some Muslim women to cover their faces in public. Today there is almost no usage of this Islamic...
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