Topics: Islam, Fashion, Muslim Pages: 3 (1095 words) Published: September 9, 2012
What is the definition of hijab to you? For some antiquated people, they defined hijab as something that is complicated because it is restricted to our religion. But this is not the definition for some million women out there who find hijab as a wonderful thing. They look hijab at a view where it is about covering the whole body except your face and hand or in other words it is about covering our aurat and also protecting our pride. During the old days, people tend to treat those women wearing hijab way to different than how it is now. Nowadays, our society has changed their perspective towards woman who wears hijab because of their ability to present their self to the world. But how they could possibly do that? These women who wear hijab present themselves over fashion, through their career and social life. During the old days, a dull and black colour abaya used to be the most common style that women in hijab wore. Some says that they wanted to avoid the feeling of being conscious about their appearance. But the perspective of women who wears hijab is slightly different in this urban era. They are now being bolder to walk out their comfort zone by expressing themselves over fashion. Women in hijab need to knowledge themselves that hijab is not a reason they cannot be fashionable. According to Maria Elena (2012), hijab is one of the pieces that could complete the puzzle of life. She also advised women who wear hijab to dress up but not for seeking a cheap attention. She also added that women who dressed up should know that they are representing their religion. For her, fashion in Islam is an outlet of creativity and appearance of fooling trends as long as they still present themselves as a Muslimah. Hana Tajima (2012) indicates that wearing hijab is obligatory and not for fashion sake. She said that it is all about us expression which is the reflection of ourselves. Jezmine Zaidan (2012) proposes that she is being on the odd side as she believes in inviduality as...
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