Wearing expensive sunglasses

Reference: Majallah ad-Da’wah – Question 9, 23 Shawwaal 1428

Question: Some of the youth wear expensive sunglasses [some of] which may [even] be encrusted with diamonds or [small] nuggets of silver, so what is the ruling regarding that?

Response: It is permissible to wear sunglasses out of necessity, however, it is disliked to over-indulge and buy expensive sunglasses which are excessive in their make-up.

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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