Hijab. The word conjures up images of gorgeous Muslim girls with pretty scarves tied around their head, hiding their hair from view. There’s a good deal to be said about this excellent practice that elevates a girl’s beauty by concealing something which societal standards deem required for her to look beautiful—her hair. So it’s quite natural and unsurprising that the hijab has made its way into mainstream fashion. More and more girls have started wearing the hijab fearlessly, and the fashion police has started to sit up and take notice. In fact, London now hosts a Modest Fashion Week each year that showcases hijabs and full body covering dresses in all their glory.
Since hijab has become such a big section of fashion, we obviously had to give you our rundown of the best methods to wear hijab. But before we jump into that, let’s look at why Muslim women wear hijab in the very first place.
Why Do Muslim Women Wear Hijab?
Well, technically the word ‘ hijab ‘itself means ‘curtain’or ‘hiding’and identifies the Islamic principle of modesty. It does not at all mean headscarf itself. It’s only in recent years that it is becoming synonymous with wearing the scarf to cover your hair. Women wear the hijab as a means of fulfilling the commandment of God to guard their modesty.
Different Types Of Hijab Styles
Islam is a religion that is within almost all elements of the world. Hence, the hijab is styled and worn in a myriad of ways by women with regards to the weather, occasion, their facial structure, and the clothes that are predominantly worn because region. So let’s look at the different types of wearing hijab predicated on these factors.
Simple Hijab Style
Before we look at the gorgeous hijab styles that we’ve compiled for you, let’s first read the easiest method to wrap your hijab.
How To Wear A Hijab In A Simple Style
Drape a long rectangular scarf over your head with one side longer compared to other.
Pin up both parties of the scarf together under your chin.
Flip the longer end of one’s scarf behind your opposite shoulder.
Flip the same end back to the leading of one other shoulder.
Spread both ends of one’s scarf so that they cover your chest.
Hijab Without A Pin
So you snoozed your alarm one too many times, and now you’re late for work/class. You can’t possibly be fiddling with ball pins, wanting to tie your hijab perfectly, right? The solution—just have a long rectangular scarf and casually wrap it around your mind once, throw one end of it over one shoulder, and you’re ready to go!
Chest Covering Hijab Style
Maybe you have bought a beautifully printed headscarf and sulked over the fact you couldn’t properly show the print off after tying it into your hijab ? If so, I totally feel your pain. Then this chest covering hijab style works perfectly for you. Just spread one corner of it across your chest and tie the remainder of it as your hijab to showcase its gorgeous print in most its glory.