Fatwa: # 24457
Category: Misc. Fiqh
Country: Pakistan
Date: 27th February 2013

Title

Is it permissible to view ladies on the internet to select clothing designs?

Question

i want to ask that if husband likes western clothes and he wants that his wife also wear this type of clothes. just only for his wife not for na mehrums. and if he wants to see the images of the ladies that wear this type of clothes and want to share with his wife that u wear this type of clothes is it ok? to view these ladies on the net just to show the dresses to his wife??to slect the designs and clothes on her wife?

 

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

As-salāmu ʿalaykum wa-raḥmatullāhi wa-barakātuh

It is not permissible to view the ladies on the internet to select clothing designs for your wife.

You may select the designs by accompanying your wife when she shops for her clothes.

And Allah Taʿālā Knows Best

Mahmood Patel
Student, Darul Iftaa
Azaadville, South Africa

Checked and Approved by
Mufti Ebrahim Desai

www.daruliftaa.net

 

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