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Jilbab and Abaya- The Traditional Islamic Attire

Jul 2nd 2014 at 4:41 AM

As a part of the Islamic traditions, Muslim women prefer wearing garments that cover them from head to toe. Jilbabs and Abayas are among the common dresses that are worn by Muslim women. This dress resembles a cloak and is comfortable. It not only looks stylish but also helps a Muslim women to maintain the morality of the religion.

Earlier these dresses were plain and were available only in black colour but with changes in the fashion industry, these dresses were redesigned and now they look trendy. Jilbab and Abaya are almost similar. They can be described as a long cloak or a robe which is used to cover the entire body. This attire looks appealing when matched with an appropriate accessory.

Changes are observed in the fashion industry from time to time. To keep pace with the changing trends and fashion, these apparels are now available in various colours. An Abaya is created by combining a Hijab and a robe or a gown. It is a one piece garment, the sleeves of which are not stitched to the garment. Today's Jilbabs and Abayas have embroideries on hem base, neck and sleeves.

Abayas are generally made of light weight material such as lexus crepe but today satin material is also used to make Abayas. Today Abayas look stylish as they are available in geometric and floral patterns with beads and colored stones embedded on them. A wide variety of Jilbabs have occupied the markets. Colored pinstripes and embroidered cuffs add grace and make them a perfect choice for a formal wear. Jilbabs are available in different colors like green, lily and pink to name but a few. Different designs of Jilbab and Abaya like open fronted and closed ones are available today. Fine gold and silver crystal work makes the apparel even more beautiful and is ideal for a party wear. Other decorative material include different coloured threads. These threads are used to weave attractive patterns on the Jilbabs and Abayas.

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