Every Muslim woman’s wardrobe staple, abayas, are classic flowy robes which are not only modest but also very comfortable. They can be styled conveniently for different occasions, events and seasons.
Traditionally these gorgeous abayas come in solid black colour which left women with limited choices. However, with the constant evolution of the fashion industry and its influence on every single ethnicity and faith, these robes can be found in a variety of colours, prints and patterns. This has let Muslim women experiment with their personal style while staying true to their roots.
Contrary to popular beliefs, abaya maxi dresses for women give an edgy and cool look is very easy. But if you are still struggling then these styling tips will help you style your abayas for college days to parties in the simplest ways possible
For running your errands or attending college or work, pick a solid coloured abayas and pair it with a printed hijab. You can choose darker colours like grey or black for a more formal office look or interviews. Try brighter colours like turquoise, sea green, lilac and tangerine for the summer season. While, richer jewel tones like maroon, navy, black, emerald green and brown work great during the colder months. Add an oversized sunglass and a big tote bag to carry your everyday essentials. A watch is essential for this look.
Look For Day Outs
For a special brunch with your friends or a movie date, put on an abayas in a trendy colour blocked style or one with interesting prints. Even neutral colours like panels of black and white can look great when paired together in an abaya.But colour block pattern with pastel colours look the trendiest. However, vibrant marble, floral and geometric prints look really fun and feminine. Wear a scarf in solid colour to balance out the prints. You can even go bold with a print on print look but make sure to pick subtle prints to make it work perfectly.
This look is perfect for a concert evening or even parties. Pick a denim abaya and layer it with a leather jacket on top. For your hijab, go for geometric print for a grungy look or a floral one to add a feminine touch. Put on leather boots preferably in a colour which matches the color tone of your jacket. Black and tan leather never go out of fashion. Try a dark lip colour for a daringly gorgeous look.
You can totally rock a casual look at a party and stand out from the crowd. Pick an abaya with ruffles or capes in bright prints and colours. Wear and embellished hijab in an elaborate drape a little behind your ears. This will let you flaunt a gorgeous pair of dangling earrings. Go for beautiful smokey eye makeup with neutral lip. And, carry a small embellished box clutch.
For the a bohemian vibe, pick an abaya with floral or paisley prints in earthy tones of brown, yellow, maroon or white. Keep your hijab simple in solid colours. Accessories with a leather purse which has fringe detailing and flat leather sandals. Go for muted makeup in brown bronzy tones. Experiment with oxidised metal jewelry to add a bling to your look.
You can shop casual abayas online for the latest trends as well as the more classic styles, there is nothing that can hinder you from achieving an #OOTD ready look every single day.