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Women wearing ankle length socks

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Q: I am a woman and I bought black ankle socks in the men’s section (the women’s section in that shop did not have my size). Am I allowed to wear those socks? Or do I have to buy it from the women’s section.


A: If generally women wear these socks it is permissible to wear them.

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

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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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