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Some Cool Islamic Clothing Styles This Season

Jun 3rd 2015 at 11:03 PM

Islam doesn't state a specific dress code for Muslim women, rather there are just certain guidelines that need to be followed. For example, the clothing should be loose fitting and should fully cover the body. It is just a matter of choice, whether people are comfortable in black robes, or colored ones.

The obvious tip to deal with hot weather is to wear thinner and cooler fabrics. Absorbent materials such as georgette and chiffon are also good choices for summer months. Also, clothing which allows more air to flow are great for summer.

Decreasing the amount of clothing around the neck and head, provides a huge amount of relief on hot days, as lot of body heat is released from these areas. You can experiment with different styles in pinning your khimars. They can be a great addition to your wardrobe in summer days, as they can offer good play on styles.

Different Kinds of Summer Clothing

A good way of staying cool this summer is by wearing summer hijabs. These scarves are breathable and light, and come in various colors and designs. They are made of natural fibres such as cotton, rayon, linen and silk, making them perfect for the summer heat. Not only are these lightweight fabrics cool, but they offer good protection from the sun and allow your skin to breath.

Al-Amirah hijabs are a good recommendation for summer. Its a hijab style slip over and comes in two pieces – one which serves as a hair cover, while the other is a slip over from the same or matching color. They are made from light or absorbent materials and are ideally suited for hotter climates.

Scarf headbands have become quite popular with modern young Muslims. They are a better alternative to undercaps as they provide almost the same kind of coverage, but with a lot less material.

Sarongs are huge lengths of fabric that can be used as a khimar. Traditionally they were wrapped around the waist like a skirt and they are made of very absorbent material. They come in various patterns, colors and sizes and can add flair to a woman's summer wardrobe.

Another perfect addition for summer can be tunic dresses. They are loose dresses with long sleeves, which makes them Muslim friendly. They are modest, light and informal dresses that provide cool, as well as full coverage.

Women Islamic clothing such as these can make summer a much cooler experience for Muslim women everywhere.

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