By Pulau Intan Lestari
July, 25, 2021
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Formerly modest refers to a fashion trend in women of wearing less skin-revealing clothes, especially in a way that satisfies their spiritual and stylistic requirements for reasons of faith, religion or personal preference. This fashion trend comes with longer lengths and looser fitting styles, certainly not proper for sports activity.
Modest sportswear is a new fashion adaptation, the goal is to empower more women to participate in sports. Is like a breaker for many issues, such as; women are prohibited from sport and play on the grounds that they will have to wear clothes that some would consider too revealing. In another case many parents in more conservative societies also restrict their daughters from playing sports because they do not want them wearing shorts and exposing their legs.
Modest sportswear should be designed to deliver functions, comfort, and safety of its wearers, depicted by the usual sportswear that overthrow skin and body line exposure which conflict the Muslim women dress rules. This style included tops, trousers, skirts and hijab which specialized design to answer sports needs. It should be breathable, moisture wicking, and comfortable to wear.
We can trust that sports are good and have the potential to improve our quality of life through health and happiness. At the same thing Muslim women used sports as a means to empowerment, working towards health and wellbeing, women’s rights, and education.