When tradition turns trendy

When tradition turns trendy

The Muslim women from centuries past have been found in traditional costumes.

The Muslim women from centuries past have been found in traditional costumes. They were always seen with black colour burkas covering their head and face except the eyes.

They were regarded as the backward class of women so far as fashion is concerned. The major attraction of Muslim community women that gave their identity worldwide was their dressing style and costumes.

But, with the change of time, a lot has been found taking place in the fashion. At the moment, fashion has become the mainstream. Their fashion has got recognition globally.

Here are some of the trends to up your wardrobe:


While the pastels are particularly appealing during the summer, they also tend to give a light, spiritual feel to the wearer, making it an obvious choice for most during this fasting time.

Colours to opt for are Mint, Lilac, Ivory, Peach, Champagne Pink, Slate Grey and Light Cyan.

Belted Abayas

A non belted Abaya is always a Classic. However, belting the Abaya gives shape to the waistline, making you feel more feminine.

You can style your Abaya with different types of belts based on the colour and fabric of your Abaya to reflect your personal style.


To create an array of looks for the month long, you can play with prints and patterns such as geometrics, florals as well as stripes.

Use the prints in Abayas or Hijabs and coordinate with a solid colour in the other clothing item.


From being a runway favourite trend, the fringe has made it presence felt even in the modest wear.

Tassel fringe or beaded fringe, these are added to Abayas and Hijabs to make a fashion statement.

To keep it subtle, you can choose to match it tone on tone with your clothing. Add it to the armhole or sleeve hemline for a chic look.


One of the most sought-after trends across western wear, Ruffles is easy to adopt with modest wear as well.

Wear ruffles on sleeves or a let them cascade through the front of your Abaya. This is a sure way to add the utmost feminine appeal to your ensemble.

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