Thursday, August 29, 2013

The Wardrobe of the Modern Muslim Woman

So what does 2010 have in store for the modern Muslim woman?
Well, with Spring just around the corner it is time to start thinking about brightening up your wardrobe. The fashion industry is predicting that bright colours will certainly make a comeback, particularly pastel shades. New collections are likely to be a combination of vibrant colour schemes for the adventurous Muslim woman, with more practical neutral colours for the more conservative woman.

Despite these new trends, it is always possible to look great by using your "staple" wardrobe collection. The wardrobe basics never really change and can be worn with a variety of accessories to help you look fabulous, modern and sophisticated.

So what are the basics that all Muslim women should have?

The first piece of clothing that comes to mind is the Hijab. This is the staple of all Muslim women and can be found in a variety of styles and colours to suit any occasion. They can be worn with regular scarves, cardigans and shirts to achieve a unique look.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Jilbabs and Abayas - The Dress For Muslim Women

Jilbabs and abayas are common Islamic clothing for women. Though they are popular in the Middle East countries and other Muslim world, the concept of wearing jilbabs and abayas is much debated in the Western World. However, it is the strong influx of the Muslim leaders that has made these apparels common on the streets of several western cities.
Jilbabs are long robes and are used as outer garment. They come with separate arms that are stitched to the body of the cloth. The over garments are available in various styles and colors. You can have black outer garments that are pinstriped with different color. They also come in subtle colors with detail pinstripe work on the cuffs. These types of Islamic garments also come with hoods. In fact, the hooded Jilbabs look smart enough for both office and casual wear. In addition, you can incorporate several other styles into this cloth such as ruffles, frills, pleats, cuffed sleeves, flares and laces.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Muslim Fashion - 3 Modest Ways to Wear Muslim Fashion

Are you looking for muslim fashion which is trendy yet modest? With fashion do you know where to draw the line? What are the do's and don'ts for muslim clothing? This article will discuss some ways on how to dress modestly.

First of all, always remind yourself of the Islamic dress code. Your clothes should be long, loose fitted and not transparent. Muslim women should also cover their heads with a head scarf (hijab).