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    I am a hijabi and I want to know that if it is permissible for me to wear leggings with a long dress that passed my knee?

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    Re: Question on Hijab

    Walaikum Asalaam

    Hijaab is covering the body completely without the natural shape of the body being exposed. Leggings are quite fitting to the body and will expose the shape of your legs. So unless the skirt is full length, it's not hijaab to wear anything shorter than that which will expose the shape of your legs.
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    Re: Question on Hijab

    Quote Originally Posted by *charisma* View Post
    Walaikum Asalaam

    Hijaab is covering the body completely without the natural shape of the body being exposed. Leggings are quite fitting to the body and will expose the shape of your legs. So unless the skirt is full length, it's not hijaab to wear anything shorter than that which will expose the shape of your legs.
    Are pants haram?

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    Re: Question on Hijab

    Quote Originally Posted by happymuslim View Post
    Are pants haram?
    Pants are not a part of hijab attire, so they would not be islamically permissible to wear in public.
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    Al-Hârith b. Qays – Allah have mercy on him – said:

    When intending to do something good, do not delay it until tomorrow.
    When involved in something to do with the hereafter, keep yourself involved as long as you can.
    When involved in some worldly matter, put your mind to it (so as to get it done).
    And if you are praying and Shaytân whispers, ‘You are showing off,’ then make your prayer even longer.

    [Ibn Al-Mubârak in Al-Zuhd wa Al-Rqâ’iq Vol.1 p126]

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    Re: Question on Hijab

    Quote Originally Posted by *charisma* View Post
    Pants are not a part of hijab attire, so they would not be islamically permissible to wear in public.
    Even baggy pants?

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    Re: Question on Hijab

    According to some scholars, you can wear those with a long dress but not with a tight fitting one that shows your body shape.

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    Re: Question on Hijab

    Quote Originally Posted by happymuslim View Post
    Are pants haram?
    Pants are not Haram. If they are loose, then it is fine. If they are so tight that it reveals the shape of your body, then it's not correct, you should wear loose clothes, male and female alike. But like the other sister said, it is preferable you wear something loose, like a gown / Jilbab so it doesn't expose the legs / Pajamas. So back to your main question, if you wear a long loose dress up to your ankles or further, then it's fine. Otherwise, wearing leggings without a loose cloth after your knees should not be worn.
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    Re: Question on Hijab

    Quote Originally Posted by happymuslim View Post
    Even baggy pants?
    Depends on your definition of "baggy." Normal pants are considered baggy these days just because they aren't skinny jeans or leggings. So regular pants/sweats are not allowed either. Perhaps something like palazzo pants (pic) with a long, loose fitted shirt would be a lot more appropriate. Scholars believe that muslimahs wearing pants is an imitation of men and in some cases even an imitation of kufaar, so best to be avoided in general. Read more here: https://islamqa.info/en/115098 and https://islamqa.info/en/60131
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    Al-Hârith b. Qays – Allah have mercy on him – said:

    When intending to do something good, do not delay it until tomorrow.
    When involved in something to do with the hereafter, keep yourself involved as long as you can.
    When involved in some worldly matter, put your mind to it (so as to get it done).
    And if you are praying and Shaytân whispers, ‘You are showing off,’ then make your prayer even longer.

    [Ibn Al-Mubârak in Al-Zuhd wa Al-Rqâ’iq Vol.1 p126]

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    Re: Question on Hijab

    Quote Originally Posted by *charisma* View Post
    Depends on your definition of "baggy." Normal pants are considered baggy these days just because they aren't skinny jeans or leggings. So regular pants/sweats are not allowed either. Perhaps something like palazzo pants (pic) with a long, loose fitted shirt would be a lot more appropriate. Scholars believe that muslimahs wearing pants is an imitation of men and in some cases even an imitation of kufaar, so best to be avoided in general. Read more here: https://islamqa.info/en/115098 and https://islamqa.info/en/60131
    But men wear boy dresses (ie.thobes) so i thought girls can wear girl pants since they make em these days idk

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    Re: Question on Hijab

    Quote Originally Posted by happymuslim View Post
    But men wear boy dresses (ie.thobes) so i thought girls can wear girl pants since they make em these days idk
    A thobe is not female attire, so I don't understand your comparison there. Thobes are for men, abayahs are for women. Men don't wear abayahs and women don't wear thobes. Secondly women have to be cautious because our entire bodies are considered awrah, unlike men. Even when we are fully in hijaab, modesty is to be practiced. Thirdly one has to have their iman and intentions in check and assess themselves before they leave the house. For example, some sisters get lazy and leave the house wearing the bare minimum with a headscarf and think that just because they are covering their bodies that it's ok or hijaab. Others may be too extravagant or put their adornments on display because they want to impress or westernize themselves more like when they buy specific brands (imitating kuffaar) of shoes, types of clothing, or accessories.
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    Al-Hârith b. Qays – Allah have mercy on him – said:

    When intending to do something good, do not delay it until tomorrow.
    When involved in something to do with the hereafter, keep yourself involved as long as you can.
    When involved in some worldly matter, put your mind to it (so as to get it done).
    And if you are praying and Shaytân whispers, ‘You are showing off,’ then make your prayer even longer.

    [Ibn Al-Mubârak in Al-Zuhd wa Al-Rqâ’iq Vol.1 p126]

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    Re: Question on Hijab

    Quote Originally Posted by *charisma* View Post
    A thobe is not female attire, so I don't understand your comparison there. Thobes are for men, abayahs are for women. Men don't wear abayahs and women don't wear thobes. Secondly women have to be cautious because our entire bodies are considered awrah, unlike men. Even when we are fully in hijaab, modesty is to be practiced. Thirdly one has to have their iman and intentions in check and assess themselves before they leave the house. For example, some sisters get lazy and leave the house wearing the bare minimum with a headscarf and think that just because they are covering their bodies that it's ok or hijaab. Others may be too extravagant or put their adornments on display because they want to impress or westernize themselves more like when they buy specific brands (imitating kuffaar) of shoes, types of clothing, or accessories.
    I meant like, theres girl pants and boy pants but anyways jazakallah for clarifying

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    Re: Question on Hijab

    I think I will just clarify one thing here...

    For example Jeans, it is worn by male and female both these days. So if in a society, Jeans is worn by both males and females and it is a norm, then Jeans can be worn by women and men alike. But if there is a society where Jeans are worn only by men strictly, then in that society, women wearing Jeans will be considered imitating men, therefore Haram for women. But in a land where both wear it, then men and women alike can wear. That won't be imitating. Hope this helps.

    PS - Am not talking about Jeans or any dress strictly or whether it is Haram or Halal for female to wear only Jeans; I was just giving an example and just said the ruling. Hope this helps.

    Quote Originally Posted by happymuslim View Post
    I meant like, theres girl pants and boy pants but anyways jazakallah for clarifying
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