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Accessorising Your Hijab

If you’re a hijabi, you might be wondering how to accessorise Your hijab. You might think that your ability to accessorise is limited to only necklaces and rings, but there are so many ways! If you’re wearing a plain outfit or even a plain scarf, it’s nice to dress it up a bit by adding an extra piece just to give it a bit of sparkle.

HEADBANDS

Adding a headband to your hijab is one of the easiest ways to add some personality. There are so many headbands to choose from! For the spring, I would recommend something with flowers. Or if you’re going out somewhere fancy, you can opt for a jewelled one for something fancy. Or if you just want something simple, I recommend bows since they never go out of style!

To add your headband, you can simple place on top of your hijab or hair. Or if you want to conceal it, before you wrap the rest of your hijab around, place the headband on your head and wrap the fabric around the band part of it, showing only the decorative part. It depends on the style of hijab you do and on the type of headband you’re wearing, but play around with it.

What I love about headbands are that they’re a simple and easy way to accessorise your hijab or hair. They look cute and effortlessly chic.

TEEKA

Teeka Fringe Earring | Gold / Mother of Pearl

Teekas are South Asian hair jewellery, mostly worn by brides. But they’ve trickled down into the Western market and you can find them pretty much everywhere!

Teekas are another cute way to accessorise your hair or hijab! Depending on how fancy they are, you can wear them pretty much everywhere. The one above would look pretty for a dinner out or even a wedding. It all depends on how you dress them up or down!

Because of the hooks that come on them, teekas are pretty much ready for you to add to your hijab. All you need are some safety pins to secure them to your hijab and then some playing around as you try and conceal all the pins!

 

NECKLACE/CHAINS

pink fashion hijab dress summer

Got an old, jewelled necklace sitting around that’s too short to be worn under the hijab? Use it as a headpiece! It’s a simple way to dress up everyday hijabs and outfits.

In South Asian culture, these jewelled headpieces are very similar to teekas, except they have a chain on either side of the main piece, so it looks like a necklace.

Definitely a possible accessory for you to consider on those days were you feel your style is too simple, and you want to spruce things up. 

 

HIJAB PINS

NabiilaBee | via Tumblr

Last but not least, hijab pins are another way you can add some sparkle! They come in a variety of colours and shapes and sizes. They’re a simple, yet elegant way to add some personality to your hijab without being over the top.

Most importantly, they won’t break your bank. In Singapore, they can be easily found in the usual haunts i.e. Geylang Serai Market, Joo Chiat Complex, Tanjong Katong Complex.

 

 

 

 

 

LASTLY

And there you have it! Accessorising your hijab is super easy and doesn’t involve breaking the bank. Depending on your hijab style, you might not be able to wear necklaces or earrings, and so accessorising your hijab is a great way to dress it up, especially if you want to change your look a bit.

But don’t forget, modesty is key! You don’t want your accessories to contradict the whole point of hijab by being too bold and flashy, so keep it simple and classy.

Hope you found this post useful!

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