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    Question ID: 63818Country: India

    Title: Wearing totally black clothes

    Question: Is it allowable to wear totally black clothes (e.g. black kurta, pajama, shalwar qamis)? Please clarify me.

    Answer ID: 63818

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 340/340/SD=05/1437)

    Yes, it is lawful. However, during some special days the Shia wear black clothes in particular, so in order to avoid their resemblance during those days one should not wear black clothes like them.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India