Sir kindly tell me about SUNNAT of wearing new dresses on Eid day.
In the name of Allāh, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
Assalāmu ῾alaykum wa Rahmatullāhi Wabarakātuh
Amongst the thirteen sunnahs of Eid-ul-fitr, one is to wear the best of clothing which one possesses, or can afford.
As for thinking it to be compulsory to buy new garments, shoes and other wasteful expenditure incurred on Eid day has no basis in shariah.
(Bahishti Zewar, Vol.2, Pg.217, Zam Zam)
(Juristic Essays, Pg.284, Darul Isha’at)
And Allāh Ta῾āla Knows Best
Ml. Abduz Zaman,
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