Wearing trousers, jeans, tracksuits and ties

Reference: http://www.alfawzan.af.org.sa/node/14837

Question: What is the ruling of wearing trousers, jeans, tracksuits and [neck] ties? And is wearing them considered resembling [the disbelievers]?

Response: I do not know these things…jeans; what are jeans? [As a general rule, regarding] clothing which is specific to the disbelievers, then do not wear them. As for clothing which [is not specific – and which] both Muslims and non-Muslims wear, then doing so is not considered as resembling [the disbelievers].

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.