Five Most Common Types of Hijab Fabrics


It is said that the hijab is the crown of Muslim women - a true symbol of undying grace and modesty.

Though many consider hijabs to be nothing but a regular headscarf, its significance is way more than that. It is an essential clothing in the wardrobe of Muslim women with deep religious and cultural importance. Surprisingly, it is also part of the modest fashion dressing of Muslim women. Many trendy muslimahs choose gorgeous hijabs to create their distinct style statement.

Now, fashion industry experts suggest that not only the hijab style but the fabric of hijab matters too. By wearing a hijab of different fabric materials, you can create beautiful looks for yourselves. In fact, even the hijab of the same shade will look different when they are made up of a different fabric and texture.

Types of popular hijab fabrics

Today, you can find a great variety of hijabs materials. Some are ideal to create an elegant impression while others will make you look like a style icon. Let’s discuss different hijab materials to help you make a good purchase the next time you buy hijabs online.

Below is the list of fabrics used for hijabs - these are trending all over the world.


All comfortable and charming- chiffon is the most commonly used fabric for the hijab. Chiffon is a mixture of fibres like cotton, silk, and synthetic. Flowy and light creations make it comfortable and give a graceful look. It is available in various colours and design patterns. Trust us, a loosely-draped chiffon hijab looks nothing but charming!



Buy this gorgeous, glittery chiffon hijab here!


Jersey hijab is trending in the middle east

This type of hijab is a favourite of every working woman and housewife. Indeed, it is super stretchable, comfortable, and easy to wear. Further, it doesn't need pins and stays in place all day. It is best for women living in colder regions. Make space for jersey hijabs in your wardrobe for cold seasons.


Polyester is easy to maintain fabric that makes it common to sight. It is suitable for casual as well as special occasions hijabs.



Shop for this Fida Hijab with 100% polyester composition here

You can also opt for a combination of polyester and georgette, as it will be more comfortable and easy to maintain. It is in demand because of its soft feel and shrinkage and wrinkle-free texture. However, it is not preferable for hot and humid climates.


Rayon- is a perfect hijab fabric for all seasons. You can never get your hands off from a rayon hijab irrespective of the climate you reside in. It is the preferable hijab material to get a casual look. Also, you can drape the rayon hijab in multiple styles to create a unique look!


Silk hijab can be seen in the abundance of colours and patterns. The shine and prints of real silk fabric give an elegant look to the hijab. It looks like a work of art; when combined with lacework gives a royal yet comfortable feel.

At Anaya Clothing, we evolve dressing while sticking to modest fashion. We create stylish yet elegant hijabs and other Muslim traditional wear. Check our selection of beautiful hijabs here.

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