FASHION A Burqa Is Not Always A Burqa …

Posted by on 25. August 2016

Burka

The veil is an interesting couture ...

EVERYTIME I SAW A VEILED MUSLIM WOMAN, I thought: „Hey, another one in a Burqa!“ I was mistaken by 80 %. Because muslim women are forced to wear (but some hide their beauty voluntarily) five different outfits, depending on the grade of religiosity of their husbands (well, and their own, I guess). I present them here from left to right: 1 Heedshab – Colored shawl, hair, ears, throat, neck and shoulders must be covered, but the face is visible. 2 Shimar – A colored mantilla-like veil, reaching down to the waist, the face is visible. 3 Chador – A mostly black vail, covering the whole body except the face. 4 Neeqab – A mostly black veil, covering the whole body, including the face except the eyes. 5 Burqa – A black or blue veil, covering the whole body, the eyes gape through a tight grille. – What they wear underneath is up to speculation, but erudite christians who are familiar with the tales of „Thousands and one Nights“ tend to enjoy a very wild phantasy …

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