Men and women's clothing

Q: Why are women said to wear burkha but men aren't. And how should a Muslim man dress? And like if I like a sweat shirt am I allowed to wear because the sweat shirt(not body tight) can look good and still attract the opposite gender. So is that permissible in Islam, to wear nice clothing?

A: This is a command of Allah Ta`ala.

Loose simple clothing, at least the upper garment should be till the knees and the trousers should be above the ankles. A Muslim male's attire comes with a topee and ensure that the topee is also worn when leaving the house.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)