At-Tabarruj for women is the impermissible exposure of adornment and beauty before non-Mahram (marriageable) men. This applies to exposure of jewellery, bare skin, makeup, or whatever may excite sexual desire such as behaving in an alluring manner through speech, a strut etc. This can be clarified from evidence from the Qur’an, Sunnah and noble scholars...
This year, KhaleejiAbaya.com has been named the
We are so thrilled to see our hard work being recognised with such a prestigious award alhamdulillah.
This blog post is about my hijab journey and abaya story, I have received a lot of emails asking me to write this blog and explain how I arrived to where I am in terms of wearing my hijab. My name is Suriya, 26 years old and happily married since early this year! KhaleejiAbaya has given me the opportunity on her blog section to talk about my personal struggles in wearing the hijab/abaya and how I overcome it.
When I first started wearing the abaya it was really hard, it was harder than wearing the niqaab. People always find it as a shock that wearing the abaya was more difficult than wearing the niqaab. People always ask me about how it is like wearing the niqaab and wearing abayas. I always found it difficult to believe I could wear the abaya as I was afraid people will look at me differently and make comments judging me.
Some of the clothing we sell such as our kaftans and jalabiya do not conform to the Islamic ruling on hijab and modesty – to conceal our adornments and to not draw attention. These garments will attract attention so we do not recommend anyone to wear these in mixed environments. Our intention for selling these items is so that sisters can wear beautiful clothing at home, or segregated (women-only) functions and weddings. We do not sell them as a type of abaya of hijab covering...
Thank you to everyone who read my previous blog post “My hijab and abaya Story” and sent me messages regarding their own personal abaya or hijab experience. It surprised me how similar my story is to the vast majority of people who messaged me. Let’s get right into this: