Selling ladies clothing

Q: Is it permissible to buy and sell ladies clothes? Nowadays, the clothes are according to the latest trend and fashion in the market which is not in our control. The clothes include shirts and trousers which ladies wear nowadays. Is it halaal or haraam?

A: When the Hadith has strictly prohibited women from adopting the styles and ways of men then you should not be promoting these types of things that are prohibited and are articles of curse according to the text of the Hadith.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما قال لعن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم المتشبهين من الرجال بالنساء والمتشبهات من النساء بالرجال (صحيح البخاري، الرقم: 5885)

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)