How to Wear a Salwar Kameez with Hijab
A hijab is a scarf like headwear which is an essential item of clothing for Muslim women. A hijab is paired with many different types of clothes such as abaya, tunics, long dresses and salwar kameez. Muslim women living in Asian countries like India and Pakistan, loves to wear hijab over salwar kameez. There are many different types of salwar kameez which can be paired with Hijab. In this oneHOWTO article we will tell you how to wear salwar kameez with Hijab.
Printed Salwar Kameez
Printed salwars are basic salwar with embroidery on it. There are various types of prints and it comes in various colors. Choose the ones with full sleeves if you want to pair it with a hijab. You can choose a simple hijab or a printed hijab too.
Tulip cut Salwar Kameez
A tulip Cut salwar kameez is a wonderful variation to the classic straight cut salwar kameez. In the tulip cut salwar kameez, the tunic has folds in the shape of tulip petals. It is a very elegant look which can be paired with parallel salwar or cigarette pants. A simple hijab will look best with this dress as it will not divert the focus from the dress. If you have a round face, we suggest you take a look at how to wear hijab for a round face to know how it will suit you best.
High low Salwar Kameez
The high low salwar kameez is another variation to the straight cut of salwar kameez. In this design, the hem of the tunic has a shorter length than the hem at the back. The bottom shape of the tunic can be varied in round shape or longer at ends and shorter in middle. High low salwar looks best when it has button details in the front. It gives the kameez a casual yet trendy vibe. It can be paired with parallel salwar or cigarette pants.
Single Split Salwar Kameez
Salwar Kameez are usually split at both the right and left sides. But the single split salwar kameez is a little variation from the traditional attire. In this dress, the tunic has a split but only on one side. It adds oomph to the dress along with a sexy vibe. Choose the kameez which has thigh high slit at one side. Also make sure the tunic is of dark color as it looks best when paired with light color salwar or pants. Monochrome kameez/tunic work best for this dress. Pair this dress with a hijab which has the same color as the salwar or pant.
Afgani Salwar Kameez
The Afgani Salwar Kameez has a much broader cuff than any other salwar kameez. It looks elegant and girly. Afgani salwar kameez has embroidery on it. Heavily embroidered Afgani salwar kameez is best for parties and the lightly embroidered ones can be used for everyday use. You can pair an embroidered hijab with this dress.
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