Woman wearing fancy dresses

Q: Can we wear fancy clothes according to Islam? Fancy clothes as in long maxy dresses which are loose, the sleeves are full and the legs are not visible. My father says that it’s not allowed in Islam and causes gunah just because it’s a bit fancy. No body part is visible except for the face, yet he calls all my dresses inappropriate. Can we not wear fancy clothes on weddings? 

A: A fancy attractive dress is for home use, not for public admiration.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)