Muslim men wear a variety of clothing that can be narrowed down into four main pieces, which include the shalwar kameez, the thobe, the ghutra and egal, and a bisht. These garments vary in their origins and significance,... More »

The Quran does not require Muslim men to cover their heads, but many choose to wear prayer caps known as taqiyahs. These caps are short and round. They occasionally fit tightly against the skull. More »

Muslim women commonly wear a head cover called a hijab, which simply means "screen" or "cover" in Arabic. Mainly worn by women, a hijab is also sometimes worn by men as a symbol of modesty. More »

Turbans are not required of all Muslim men, but those who wear them do so for a variety of reasons. Perhaps the most important reason is in emulation of the Prophet Muhammad, who is believed to have worn either a white o... More »

A robe worn by a Muslim woman is called an abaya or a jilbab, and men wear what is called a thwab. Generally, these robes are worn daily, over clothing. More »

Muslim women commonly wear a head cover called a hijab, which simply means "screen" or "cover" in Arabic. Mainly worn by women, a hijab is also sometimes worn by men as a symbol of modesty. More »

When attending a Muslim wedding, a guest should always dress formally and respectfully. Female guests are expected, though not necessarily required, to cover their neck and shoulders, due to the Muslim stance and attitud... More »