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What to wear and how to dress/dress code

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Is man torso/chest/trunk awrah?

It is always stated in islamic sites etc that men's awrah is from knees to navel. (for example http://islamqa.info/en/34976 ). I have searched hadithes about that, and I have found many hadithes ...
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What is the awrah of women with respect to other women?

On another question asked by a member of this forum, the below is quoted: Under what conditions can a Muslim woman wear a bikini? The 'awrah of a woman amongst other women is the same as the '...
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What does Islam say about women's clothing? [closed]

Is niqab/burqa/abaya a must for women? How much of that clothing comes from tradition, and how much of it comes from the religion? What does islam say about women's clothing?
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What is the 'awrah for men? Should a man lower his gaze on seeing another shirtless man?

Should I lower my gaze whenever I see a shirtless man, and is it Haram for me to look at him? And is it Haram for me to look at the knees of others because knees are supposed to be covered? I looked ...
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What is the Islamic ruling in regards to wearing a necktie?

What is the Islamic ruling in regards to the permissibility of wearing a necktie? Would it be considered imitation of the kuffar/infidels/non-Muslims? Answers in the light of relevant hadith and Qur'...
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Covering Face In The House

There have been great debates on covering face in Islam. As per my knowledge, two great Sahaba, Abdullah Ibne Maso'od and Abdullah Ibne Abbas, have difference of opinion on the subject. Some people ...
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Will my pure clothes become impure by washing them in a washing machine with impure clothes?

I wash all my clothes and bedsheets together, whether pure or impure, in a washing machine. Will all pure clothes become impure?
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Exposing awrah to the ground when praying

As-salamu-alikum, I just want to clarify that is it okay to pray when our awrah (privy parts of the body) is exposed to the ground? For example, wearing thope without an under garment/sarong wrap ...
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Is there a ruling that says a man has to wear a head cover, in general or during prayer? [duplicate]

I understand that there is no mention in the Quran or the Hadith of a head covering for males. It is a custom learned from the Prophet and is there in the Sunnah. I would like to know if there is ...
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Is it permissible for men to wear women's undewear because they are more comfortable and have better colors?

I've asked this question before, and I want to reiterate it to clear up some misconceptions. Please do not immediately downvote this post (most people do), and read it in full before making any ...
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Do I have to wear Hijab? [closed]

I'm a Muslim, and I practice the basics of Islam moderately and every day. I want to know what exactly was hijab created for, why I have to wear it and why it is compulsory. I grew up wearing it, but ...
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Is it better to cover the head with a turban?

I believe the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم covered his head most of his life with a turban. Now is it better to copy that exact headgear or rather the lesson from this is it's better simply to cover the ...
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What should a Muslim woman look for in a burkini?

A burkini... is a type of modesty swimsuit for women... the suit covers the whole body except the face, the hands and the feet, while being light enough for swimming. -- Wikipedia Looking online, ...
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Under what conditions can a Muslim woman wear a bikini?

I'm dying to wear my bikini! It's perfectly fine in Western culture, but ordinarily it's not suitable to wear for a Muslim woman. From what I understand, it's forbidden not just in front of men (...
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Problem with marriage in the West

There are lots of married Muslim couples in the West but there is also a problem present for some of us. In the West clothing is not as modest as it is in Muslim majority countries. Lots of women ...
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Can I wear clothes with images on it

Is it haram to wear clothes that have images of living/made up "animate" things like wearing a shirt of the character in an animated t.v show etc. I don't know what to do, I looked into many other ...
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Is it halal to wear tights under jeans during Winter?

I want to know if it's halal or haram to wear tights under jeans during Winter?
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What does Islam think about Islamic swimsuit women wear? [closed]

I have once seen it in Turkey's beaches. Women who had worn it didn't seem comfortable in it and couldn't swim well and were shy. What is the idea of Islam about this cloth?