Abaya is a full length dress covering the whole body. It is very common in the Muslim world. Muslim women have adopted abaya as their religious value. By wearing abaya they prevent the unknowns watching them. In addition to abaya they cover their face with veil, hands with gloves and feet with socks. Muslim women are told to cover themselves in order to stay safe from strangers. Styles of abaya may differ with the variation in the region but purpose remains the same. Let us have a look on latest abaya designs.
The common color in which abaya is mostly seen is “black”. Designers are providing latest designs in different colors. Embroidery on abaya is very common these days. For example the neckline is done with embroidery only. Neckline and sleeves are done with embroidery. Different shades of threads are used to enhance the look of abaya.
Laces are used to make abaya look attractive one. Loose sleeves are stitched. In some designs abaya look more or less like a kaftan. Different colorful small pearls are glued on abaya to make it look beautiful. Many designers of the different brands are launching new designs of abaya. Some women like to stich and design their abaya in their own way. So they customize their style and discuss with their tailors.
Abaya has become the famous dress of the world. In Saudia Arab abaya is necessary to wear for all women going outside the home. As it has become the necessity there, so we can say that it’s all due to them that abaya is so much common now. Abaya with two different design of fabrics are also available. It’s like the upper area of abaya is of different color or stuff and the rest of the body is different from the above. It is the combo of two different clothes. Head abaya is the one that also provide head covering along with body covering for the Muslim women. This head abaya is mostly used in Saudi Arab.
Black abaya is the oldest one and is worn in gulf side countries. It is also the simplest one. Abaya with the belts are also introduced. It is one of the most modern styles of abaya that is having a belt stitched with the abaya in order to adjust it according to one’s demand. White abaya is introduced and it is adopted by Eastern side Muslim countries. Abaya can be stitched in various stuffs of fabrics. It includes Rayon, Polyester, Crepe material, cotton and chiffon.
New trendy abayaas are expensive to buy. With the increase in the new styles and colors of abaya there is a great competition among different brands producing it. People import and export abaya for their dear ones, some buy it as a gift for their loved ones. You can see by visiting different stores and outlets that there are many styles of abayaas available now and it is very difficult to make a choice among them as they all look very beautiful.