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Wearing thin dress in front of mahram


In our region, the summer is very hot and unbearable and there is lot of load-shedding. Can in such conditions, a woman wear dress of thin fabric with no undergarments in front of her mahrams (father, brothers or sons) in her house?. Or can she wear just bra with no shirt in front of her mahram within house?.


Waalykum salam 

Thank you for your Question.
Mahrams can see you without hijab and you are “free” of outside covering in-front of them. However this does not mean that the modesty and ethics that demands a mother or daughter to observe infront of her son or father respectively to be compromised.
This kind of clothing should be ok for a wife to wear in presence of her husband as their closeness is different than the closeness that a daughter or mother has with her father or son.
During hot weather, cool clothes have proven to be of use and help.
InshaAllah that this helps.

Kind regards,

Naajiya Jaffery