Wearing jeans

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1. I would like to know if Muslim men and women are allowed to wear jeans.

2. Also are you allowed to wear shirts made out of jeans material. Please could you explain. 



1. As far as possible, Muslims should avoid wearing clothes of fujjaar (people who are not really committed to deen).

2. As above.

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.

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