How to Wear a Hijab With Your Wedding Gown
There is so much to consider when crafting your perfect wedding look—from your hair to your shoes and everything in between. But if you are a Muslim bride who wears a hijab, you’ve got yet another element to consider.
What Is a Hijab?
A hijab is a headscarf some Muslim women wear to cover their hair and chest in front of men that are not part of the immediate family. In the Islamic tradition, hijab means to cover your arms, neck, legs, and avoid tight or sheer clothing.
Muslim women and men are supposed to start covering and dressing modestly when they hit puberty, according to religious guidelines. However, Islam is clear that there is no compulsion in religion, and no one can be forced to cover. This is why some women wear a hijab and others do not; it’s also why women wear it at different ages when (and