I know that this blog is nothing more than just notorious blog hosted by Blogger and owned by a cili padi girl called Alisa Nurhanis. Who the heck is Alisa Nurhanis? Well, she might just be a hot young lady living next your door or a nyonya who had nothing else to do except expressing herself at the online world; counting her last days. Whatever your thought is, I will never disclose who I am or what I am. Of course, the name Alisa Nurhanis depicted here is just my pen name; a name I chose to claim any writings in this very blog.
It is hard to understand why people are just so nosy to know about others. Despite the actual ways of knowing people by greeting people (which was taught by my parents), people chose to gossip around and create baseless stories about me. I just don’t get it. Oh, could this be the newest way of greeting others? I hate Twitter; it is the latest way of badmouthing others. Oh yes, I hate Facebook too (fortunately I just can’t open it at my PC since it took darn so long to load the page).
Excuse my ranting here and I know for fact that you all are coming here to look for tudung collection. Sorry guys, this pretty blog is not just about that. From time to time I will post few articles about current issues that are related to, of course, tudung. I don’t want to restrict this blog with just offers and tudung promotion. Instead, I want to express my feelings and my own tenet to the whole world about tudung; why do we have to wear it, why some countries are having issues with tudung, and so on. In other words, I want to tell the whole world that we are not here to be told what to wear and what to do. We have our own minds and others just have to respect that. Period.
There are many ways to wear tudung. One of the most popular ways to do that is by convoluting the lower ends of the tudung around the neck to overlap the base part and ending it with some creative knots. This trend of wearing tudung is popular amid teenage girls as it looks really cool and furthermore it adds some variation to the tudung itself. Trust me, once you get yourself familiar with these method of wearing tudung, you will find yourself trying new ways everyday of doing it as it is really fun.
Some have managed to make it even more interesting by adding a shawl to cover up the lower part of the tudung. The shawl is put on around the neck too and let loose on both shoulders. You can always try out different shawls and different colors to give the tudung looks more appealing and more variant. Believe me my friends, you will look 10 times prettier with a head scarf than bare head and face (unless you have a beautiful hair to show off, I recommend anyone to try wearing tudung).
It is hard to understand anything that I have said earlier as I am pretty sure that if you haven’t seen someone wearing tudung, you won’t have the right images in your eyes to properly visualize what I said haha. Unfortunately, I don’t have any good pictures at this moment to show you as examples. However, I do have some but warn you though; these tudung pictures and “tudung gambar” is just for your own reference. Nothing more than that.
Some people said that wearing tudung is compulsory for Muslim women. Some said the other way round. And some said that tudung is only part of applying the modest lifestyle. I prefer the latter explanation and concept.
Think about it, some people (especially Malay men) prefer to confront with women that are not wearing tudung by saying bad things. Most of the time, those words are warnings and intimidations; scaring the women with some stories. Some men even took it to the next level by bombarding the women with bad words. My opinion; just ignore them. Really, just ignore whatever they said. More often than not, they have less knowledge about the religion than you. Why is that? Well, if they do know about what to adhere to and what not, they should never say things to you in the first place.
Islam is not a scary religion. Not at all and it is not even a religion that is forcing people to do things. If it was, none of the Quraish people would embraced the holy religion when our dearly loved prophet first introduced it to them. Do you know that Quraish people were so arrogant and their life is all about pride? Persuading is a no-no to them.
Unfortunately, men these days failed to practice the same manners shown by our prophet.
Ok, I rather not am going into this too deep. Let’s go back to our little nonsense discussion lol.
In Malaysia, tudung is as popular as wearing just shawl or sunglasses. Sunglasses? Yes, I bet that if you go out there at shopping malls, you will see more people wearing tudung than wearing sunglasses. Of course, they are in shopping malls, why would you wear sunglasses indoor? Well, at least that is true enough since if you check out other hang out places in town, you’ll more than likely to see women with tudung. Some are just wearing plain tudung, some would be wearing tudung ekin, and some would be wearing tudung bawal. A few of them though would be wearing tudung dubai and tudung visor.
If you happen to be in town, you can certainly confirm this scenario. Bring a notebook with you and creatively create your own tudung statistics. What I am trying to say here is tudung is no longer uncommon in Malaysia. Tudung is a fashion here. Wear it properly and nicely and you will be among those that are popular like Ekin or Diana Danielle. The only advice I can give you is don’t try to overdo it. Check out the latest tudung trend and you should find one that really suits you. It is okay to look like part of the crowds than look like a clown. Don’t be a laughing stock to others. Be yourself by choosing colors that suits you. Match the tudung with your garments in terms of the color and the code as well.
I have seen few girls wearing tudung with pair of jeans. I think I have no problems with that as long as they are showing the interest to wear tudung. Sometimes I think they look with that kind of attires.
That pretty much sum up our discussion for today. We’ll continue next time with more offers and articles about fashion tudung collection. If you happen to see me out there, you might be able to recognize me hehe but please do not be shilly-shally to say hi to me ok?
See you folks!
Updated on May 2009 : If you are interested to read articles about tudung in Malay language, you may also visit this article at Koleksi fesyen tudung online.
Updated on April 2013: Shopping for tudung is fun but why not take some time to listen to some music too? Feed your soul with good music and short stories like at Rembau Most Wanted.