What are the differences in these Islamic clothing: Abaya, hijab, khimar, niqab, jilbab, and burqa?
Basically, these terms reflect the variations in style. Certain clothes have different names depending on the location of its wearers. Below is a brief description of the most commonly worn Islamic clothing:
Abaya cloak over the inside garment
Hijab type of clothe that follows Allahs laws, usually associated with headscarves
Khimar circular or triangular headscarf
Niqab covering for the face
Jilbab coat that covers the entire body except the hands and head
Burqa covers the body from head to toe