Fatwa: # 13171
Category: Character & Morals
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 6th July 2005

Title

wearing tie

Question

What is the lslamic ruling regarding wearing a tie. Is it permissible to wear one if made mandatory by yuor employer?

Answer

According to the Shari’ah, it is Makrooh to wear a tie as it is the clothing of non-Muslims. If it is possible for you to talk with the management of your company to exclude you from wearing the tie due to religious reasons, you should do so. Otherwise, you will be excused.

and Allah Ta'ala Knows Best

Mufti Ebrahim Desai

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