What is Hijab?
Hijab is an Arabic word which means curtain or cover. This term is used in Holy Quran (Muslims holy book). It is said that Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) used to say to his wives to talk to any other men, if necessary, by standing behind the hijab. That is why hijab is referred as a cover or a divider. It is a special curtain that provides privacy to Muslim women. Quran has also used the word jilbab for hijab.
Hijabs are available in different styles and colors for Muslim women today. They can now cover themselves and can look good as well.
The common hijab styles available in market today are
Single Piece Hijab
I would like to tell you about some of the necessary details of each of the styles so that you can buy your favorite one.
Pashmina hijabs are famous because of the fabric that is selected in their making. They are made of one soft and light fabric. These hijabs are of rectangular shapes. They are available in many varieties and designs. They have a large range of Indian and Arabian styles. Due to the versatility and broadness of range, their prices are also very high.
Long hijab is the most famous kind of hijab. It is one of the most popular rectangular hijabs which are available in market. They are longer in length. They are made of many kinds of fabrics like silk, cotton, soft polyester or satin. They are long and beautiful which adds up a feature that different styles can be made out of them. One more thing has been observed that all the luxurious hijabs fall into the category of long hijabs.
Single Piece Hijab
Single piece hijab was introduced and was manufactured by the people of Middle East. It is made of jersey sort of fabric and the shape of it is tubular. It is single piece and is available in many different colors. It is easy to wrap them over the head because of the material it is made from. You can buy them in different colors as they are not very much expensive and you can match them with the color of your dress.
It is usually wear in the parts of Eastern Europe and Southern Asia. They are actually the alternative of tube or rectangular hijabs. They are commonly made from the fabric polyester or cotton. There can be different designs or patterns drawn on these hijabs or they can be plain as well. These hijabs are worn by folding them around by making a triangular shape and then pinning it up under the chin. These types of hijabs can be worn by the girls who have slim and long faces.
There are many other hijab styles which are present in market and which are being introduced as well. You can buy hijab from different cloth markets and can also buy them from online garments stores.