Modest and Minimalist

Everything you need to know about modest wear – Affordable

What is modesty?

Modesty is simply put as having an attitude and appearance of decency when it comes to dressing, speaking, and acting in a manner that supports and encourages peace, calm, and positivism.

The attitude it’s always feminine, patient, and reserved.

Modesty is much more than just outer appearance, it is also the modesty of the soul. Most often a modest and Allah-fearing soul reflects in the way one may dress, talk, and behave.

More than ever modesty is needed, and so many women are willing to learn more about modest wear, but many don’t know where to start or are unsure of what is deemed modest.

What is modest wear?

Modesty means being able to wear appropriate clothing without being too revealing, and at the same time look casual, elegant, comfortable, and confident in your skin.

Fashion modest wear is about looking stylish, confident, and comfortable while emanating gratitude.

Choosing to dress modestly will make you look highly respectable, reserved, and chic.

Modest wear it’s a style that has become more popular recently because it’s versatile, comfortable, and elegant.

I want to highlight why modest wear is good, what is modest wear and what is not:

Modest wear it’s not embarrassing, it’s CONFIDENCE.

Modest wear does not squish your body in tight clothes, it’s COMFORTABLE

Modest wear it’s not sexy, it’s SOPHISTICATED and LUXURIOUS

What colors to use for modest wear?

For a conservative and elegant look, use neutral colors (white, black, gray, beige, blue, ivory, tan, olive). If you like colors, you can also add some accent colors, but keep it simple.

How to dress modestly and classy?

1. Tops and dresses should cover your shoulders and chest – while you cover your shoulders and chest, make sure to not leave your back uncovered. You can wear a waist belt to add a little more structure, add contrast, and give your outfit a sophisticated feel.

2. Ankle-length skirts, dresses, and pants – this length will give you flexibility and freedom of movement, along with decency.

3. Loose-fitting pants, jeans, dresses, skirts, shirts. Loose-fitting clothing is your friend (obviously don’t exaggerate, but for that stay tuned, I will give you outfit recommendations with loose-fitting clothes).

4. Layering is the best. Why? Because you can wear almost anything you want (of course not that thing dress) with a good layering understanding.

5. Simple accessories – scarf, hat, belt, simple necklace, rings, simple bracelets

What you should not wear?

Clothes that are:

To tight

To short

See-through or sheer fabric

And don’t over-accessories

Modest wear hacks

As you embark on your journey to embrace modest fashion, it’s important to keep in mind that this doesn’t mean you have to give up on style or trendiness. Here’s a helpful guide full of modest wear hacks that keep you feeling comfortable and looking chic at the same time. 

  1. Flowy mini dresses

Here’s my top secret style tip just for you! I’m absolutely smitten with the art of pairing mini dresses with pants, as opposed to traditional shirts. This fashion-forward approach not only keeps you covered and feeling confident, but it also presents a chic and stylish look.

  • 2. Layering

Embracing the art of layering your clothes opens a world of endless possibilities. It allows you the flexibility to pair and wear virtually any piece from your beloved wardrobe collection. Isn’t that exciting? 

From lightweight tank tops to button-down shirts, and from delicate skirts to wide-legged trousers, you can mix and match to create an array of fashionable and modest outfits. And remember, there’s no need to shy away from bold accessories. A statement necklace or a subtly sleek watch can accentuate your look while keeping it simple yet chic. Be open to experimenting, and who knows, you might discover a new armament in your modest fashion arsenal.

“Layering is a clever way to add depth, dimension, and personality to your outfit. It’s also a practical solution to any modest dresser’s struggle with see-through clothes.”

  • 3. Accessorize Smartly 

Accessories are fantastic tools to both uplift your look and offer additional modesty. Think about long scarves, wide-brimmed hats, or statement jewelry to shift focus from body to style. 

  • Long scarves: They can be draped around your neck or wrapped over your shoulders for a cozy, chic addition.
  • Wide-brimmed hats: These not only offer sun protection, but also add an element of class to your outfit.
  • Statement jewelry: Bold pieces draw attention away from your body and towards your unique style.

Remember, modest fashion doesn’t mean compromising your style. It’s about respecting your comfort and values while expressing your unique personality through your outfit.

Where to buy modest clothes (affordable)?


Amazon have nice clothes and affordable. See below few of my favorite.

I highly recommend checking out Amazon for affordable and modest dresses that I absolutely love to wear. And if you’re looking for some fashion inspiration, check my article on styling fall dresses. It’s a must-read!


I love the brand for activewear outfits and swimwear design. It’s a little bit on the pricey side, but I love their soft and stretch fabric.

modest workout outfits
modest swimwear, comfy swimwear outfit

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2 responses to “Everything you need to know about modest wear – Affordable”

  1. Olga Avatar

    I love modest dresses! I hope I`ll buy some new flowy dresses next summer. Thank you for the useful tips and links.

    1. Mirela Avatar

      You welcome. I’m happy that this article it’s helpful! 😊

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