Women wearing jeans and tights

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is wearing jeans for women under abaya haraam or makrooh? If yes then why? Also, ladies argue that if you say that wearing jeans is tashabbuh bil kuffar or tashabbuh bir rijaal then why do we wear tights which is more revealing than jeans?


A: It is not at all right.

They should avoid wearing tights as well.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Find more answers indexed from:
Read more answers with similar topics:
Subscribe to IslamQA Weekly Newsletter

Subscribe to IslamQA Weekly Newsletter

You will receive 5 Q&A in your inbox every week

We have sent a confirmation to you. Please check the and confirm your subscription. Thank you!