175 fatwas

  • Customary norms determine what involves imitation of opposite sex Date: 5-1-2015

    Are men allowed to wear panties (if they choose to) in Islam? I don't see any rule prohibiting this except the fact that cross dressing is haram. But to be honest, men's underwear and women's underwear in the modern day vary only slightly (for instance look at briefs). So whose to really say what is for women and what is for men? Is it by color? So.. More

  • Accepting gold as a gift for a male child Date: 2-1-2015

    It is in our custom to present gold coins or gold ornaments for the couples first new born baby (regardless boy or a girl),since for me its a boy baby as my gynaec said (in sha Allah ),can i refuse their gold gifts as it is forbidden for boys to wear gold or should i accept the gift and sell it or use it for different purpose ?? .. More

  • Wearing shorts that stop at the kneecap Date: 16-11-2014

    Would it be permissible to wear shorts that stop at the middle of the knee-cap keeping in mind that some of the thigh may show when running, jumping etc. only for split second moments? Would wearing compression tights underneath the shorts (that cover the whole leg) be sufficient so as to prevent people from seeing the 'awrah when running, jumping etc.? .. More

  • A wife may wear whatever clothes her husband wishes Date: 3-6-2014

    is it permissible to dress up in clothes that women of bad character wear because it pleases the husband.by bad character i mean women who work in sex trade.i find it highly uncomfortable and indecent .is nt there any decent way to enjoy sex in a marriage.surely to buy clothings like these you need to search for these indecent clothes and hence you.. More

  • `Awrah limits for a 10 year old boy Date: 3-6-2014

    Children’s apparel. Is it permissible to buy shorts for boys if they are not willing to wear clothes according to sunnah and if yes, up to what age? .. More

  • The ruling on wearing white socks Date: 27-5-2014

    Assalamu Alaikum, Is wearing white socks makruh or against sunnah? .. More

  • Wearing a steel watch with dials made of gold Date: 19-2-2014

    Is it Halal for men to wear a Steel watch, yet the dial arms (hours,minutes,seconds arms) are made out of 18ct white gold? I found out while buying a Sports steel watch, that is made out of steel (all the watch is made out of steel), yet (for some reason) the dial arms are made out of 18 ct white gold. Although the whole watch (including the dial arms).. More

  • Non-Muslims wearing Islamic dress Date: 5-11-2013

    is a non muslim wear a muslim religious dress .. More

  • It is not permissible for a man to wear the clothes that are peculiar to women and vice versa Date: 18-3-2012

    dear sheikh assalaamu alaikum still I m not clear for my question no : 2342618, as per the Fatwa No : 3982, it shows that woman should not wear men's dress except in front of her husband (to beautify herself for her husband) but what about the man ? as per his wife's request, can he wear his wife's inner/outer wear in front of his wife to make her happy.(no.. More

  • Is it allowed to wear pants and t-shirts at home? Date: 22-2-2012

    I want to know whether it is allowed to wear pants and t-shirts at home? .. More

  • Simplicity in dress is part of faith Date: 24-8-2011

    salam aleikum sheikh.. i have one question for u insha allah.. me and my husband are living in non muslim country..i have good hijab and good islamic clthing and now insha allah i have wanted for long time to start to wear niqab..but my husband he does not wear sunnah clothes and he does not have barb and everytime he goes out he want to look nice.. More

  • Men's imitation of women is evil Date: 18-5-2011

    I was at a party where a man appeared wearing women's clothes and makeup, i.e. he looked exactly like a woman, and he behaved improperly on stage. Is it permissible for me to stay while watching such a man imitating women? .. More

  • The military uniform at the time of the Companions Date: 18-2-2011

    Assalam aliakum wa rehmatuallahi wa barakatahu Since the best of Muslims were the Companions of the Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him), I was curious to know what Hazrat Khalid bin Alwalid (RA) wear when he went into battle(s). Today, Muslim General’s attires are very similar to that of the non-Muslims. Even ceremonies held are a clear imitation of the.. More

  • Proper dress for a female new-born Date: 16-1-2011

    Salam Alikom, Alhamduallah my husband and I are expecting our first child in a few months inshallah. What is the proper dress for an infant specifically a girl? All of the clothing I see for infant girls is the exact same as boys aside from the colour. The clothing does not cover the arms or legs, and mainly is pants or short tops with skin tight.. More

  • Wearing crocodile skin shoes and clothing Date: 2-1-2011

    Is it permissible to wear alligator and crocidile shoes and clothing?.. More