Posts Tagged ‘shopping’

Shopping for the Full-Body Veil

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Shopping for the Full-Body Veil

Do all women love shopping? Do all the female species (who, according to John Gray, have landed upon the earth from planet Venus) love to gaze at the shiny displays outside the shops? No, certainly not. But shopping for many is a way of life. Possibly the most important three words for some are “let’s go shopping.” I have, often times, come across men grinding their teeth as they wait for their wives outside a cosmetic shop, tired and irritable. The wife, of course, is having the time of her life trying out lipsticks and perfumes as she is showered with compliments from an all-too-eager sales lady. All that and more has often made me surprised by the fact that I don’t enjoy shopping at all.

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Shopping for Jannah

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Shopping for Jannah

I was never really a big shopper, but it was something I did from time to time. Before my abaya days, I had to go to the mall at least once every two or three months. Clothes wear out, you need new styles, and there was always this sense that I just “had to” buy something new. After I began wearing abayas, I thought my shopping would go down. According to my mom, it hasn’t changed.

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