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(Arabic) a loose black robe from head to toe

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Thaa sells Middle Eastern brands that are ideal for youth trying to find the perfect dress or abaya to wear to a family gathering, especially during Eid.
The video was first posted by the woman herself on Twitter saying that she went shopping in Saudi Arabia without wearing the abaya. She added she is doing it as a challenge since Lebanese prominent pop singer Najwa Karam was seen earlier last year in Saudi Arabia shopping in the mall also without wearing the black over garment.
Dubai: A man has been accused of molesting a 15-year-old girl while she was trying on an abaya in a shop in Dubai Mall, a court heard on Thursday.
Prince Mohammed said in March that women only needed to dress modestly and were not required to wear abayas. But Saudi women say that in practice nothing has changed, and are demanding more freedom.
Abayas are known by various names but serve the same purpose, which is to cover.
"More than 90 per cent of pious Muslim women in the Muslim world do not wear abayas," Sheikh Mutlaq said on Friday.
On his weekly radio program, al-Mutlaq, who is a member of the of the highest jurisprudence committee in the country which is allowed to issue religious edicts, said that as long as women wear modest clothing that does not reveal details of their bodies, they are free to wear any sort of clothes, as long as they match Islamic requirements, adding that women are not obligated to wear abayas, which are loose-fitting robes.
Ebtisam, 33, from Budaiya, said: "While fashion is always changing in the Middle East, abayas will always remain timeless, with different designs here and there.
Apart from stating that only black abayas be worn, the notA[degrees] ice also specified that they not be formA[degrees]fitting, and if the abaya is an open one, then students must not wear anything too revealing underneath.
But according to some of the designers, the most appealing aspect of abayas will forever contribute to the longevity of the garment in the world of fashion: comfort.
The Abayas, by way of Alberts great grandfather, Don Maximo Abaya, host five of the original religious statues in the Candon palibot.
She is one among the first Emirati woman and designer to have been recognised by international designers and have her abayas exhibited in international stores like Galeries Lafayette and Harvey Nichols.
Anchors of these channels wear fashionable abayas , chador s and burqa s.
AN exhibition highlighting the tradition and unique designs of abayas will be held this weekend.