Hijab and Shalwar Kameez. Hijabis who wear shalwar kameez are often confused about the right style and type of hijab to go with their dresses. There’s also some confusion about how to style the dupatta along with the hijab, as we all know, shalwar kameez look best when worn with a dupatta. So today, we’ll do our best to clear out all these confusions with you.
Shalwar Kameez or Salwar Kamiz are a type of traditional outfit that is worn in a number of countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and it is said to have originated from the subcontinent. In Pakistan, it seems to be most popular since it is the national dress of the country. But no matter where you are from, there is no doubt in the fact that shalwar kameez look great on all girls. Even if you are petite or curvy, tall or short, there is always a shalwar kameez style that is simply made for you.
How to Wear Hijab with Shalwar Kameez
If you are wearing shalwar kameez with dupattas, then the hijab style that you choose should be simple enough as you don’t want a lot of hassle. A simple hijab style will help make sure that the hijab stays in place all day long and to avoid showing any hair, you can of course always wear an undercap. There must also always be good color coordination between your hijab and shalwar kameez. The images below will not just give you ideas about the hijab styles but also some really different and interesting color themes that you should try out.
↓ 14 – Shalwar Kameez with Printed Hijab for Birthday Party
This is a really simple but elegant style that looks great for casual get-togethers or parties with friends where you want to make your outfit look effortlessly good. Wear a solid colored plain shirt with a black shalwar and go for a printed hijab. The hijab will be the highlight of this outfit so choose the best possible one. You should also have a look at these 22 Elegant Ways to Wear Hijab for Parties.
↓ 13 – Mehndi Shalwar Kameez with Hijab
We absolutely love this color combination and it would be perfect for wedding events like mayoun or mehndi, whether you’re the bride or just a guest attending the function. The choice of burgundy hijab with brown shalwar and an orange-yellow shirt also make this a wonderful palette for the Fall season.
And here’s the video tutorial to help you achieve this look and master the smokey eye makeup that goes really well with dark colored hijabs. At the end, you can also learn how to wrap the chiffon hijab along with the maang tikka.
↓ 12 – Shalwar Kameez and Hijab for Eid
A block-printed kameez can never go out of style and the traditional vibes it gives, make it an excellent choice for Eid. The hijab color you choose can be taken from the color of the print on your shirt. Wear this outfit with traditional shoes like kuala puris or khussas. Do have a look at 30 Ways to Wear Hijab with Indian Ethnic Wear.
↓ 11 – How to Wear Abaya Over Shalwar Kameez
If you like to wear abayas, then go with one that has a slit in the center and this will allow you to show off your beautiful salwar. You should match your hijab with the color of the salwar and with an outfit like this, there is no need for a dupatta. You can wrap your hijab in a way that it layers around your chest and add on a belt to complete the look.
↓ 10 – Simple Shalwar Kameez with Nude Hijab
What a cool and casual street style look. Nude hijabs can go pretty much with any outfit and here it has been wrapped beautifully to highlight the face. This hijab style does leave your neck uncovered but you can solve the problem by wearing a turtleneck under your kameez. Here are 16 Ways to Wear Jumpsuit with Hijab.
↓ 9 – Hijab and Shalwar Kamiz for Wedding Guests
Who says you hijabis can’t wear necklaces, try wearing it on top of your hijab for a royal look.
↓ 8 – Lawn Shalwar Kameez with Hijab for Summers
Summers are all about lawn outfit and a white hijab is also an essential summer piece because it will keep you cool in the summer heat while making you look awesome. Do check out these 20 Ways to Wear Hijab with Floral Outfits.
↓ 7 – Turban Hijab with Shalwar Kameez
For a sporty look, wear your shalwar kameez with sneakers and a turban hijab. If it’s too cold, you can use any of the layering items like jackets, sweaters or long coats.
↓ 6 – Accessories to Wear with Shalwar Kameez for Hijabis
Here are some beautiful accessories to wear with your hijab and shalwar kameez combinations. Remember that if you’re wearing a dark-colored shalwar kameez, then a light colored hijab will make your face appear glowy. Here are Top 20 Travelling Tips for Stylish Hijabis.
↓ 5 – Hijab with Shalwar Kameez for Travelling
A black hijab is something that you must pack when you’re travelling as it goes with all outfits and it also doesn’t need to be washed or ironed too often, as compared to light colored hijabs.
↓ 4 – Step by Step Video Tutorial on How to Wear Hijab with Shalwar Kameez
Here’s a tutorial to help you master the right way to wear your hijab using the dupatta. You should also check out these Tutorials on How to Wear Hijab Without Undercap.
↓ 3 – Salwar Kameez with Pakistani Hijab Style
Some beautiful Pakistani style hijabs that work with all sorts of shalwar kameez.
↓ 2 – What Hijab to Wear with White Shalwar Kameez
When wearing a white shalwar kameez, it’s always a good idea to bring in some colors using your dupatta and hijab. Here are the Latest Shalwar Kameez Designs for Girls to Try.
↓ 1 – How to Tie Dupatta Hijab with Shalwar Kameez
We love this blogger’s take on white shalwar kameez as she shows us how awesome it looks with different colors of hijab. The best part is that she used her dupatta as a hijab which is not only convenient but also looks perfect.