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Dear Lady Bugs,

Which definition below best fits the manner of walking that is modest and naturally feminine?

Catwalk:
“long, narrow footway,” from cat + walk; in ref. to such narrowness of passage one has to cross carefully, as a cat walks. Originally of ships and theatrical back-stages. Application to fashion show runways is mid-20c. — Dictionary.com

Etiquette of Women Walking:
“. . . And let them not stamp their feet so as to reveal what they hide of their adornment.” — Quraan Surah An-Nur 24:31

During pre-Islamic times, when women walked outside wearing anklets and no one could hear them, they would stamp their feet so that the men could hear their anklets ringing.

Allah forbade the believing women to do this.

By the same token, if there is any other kind of adornment that is hidden, women are forbidden to make any movements that would reveal what is hidden.

By the same token, women are also forbidden to walk in the middle of the street, because of what this involves of wanton display. — explanation by ibn Kathir

How many other ways can you think of that women use to deliberately draw attention to themselves when out in public? The clinking of wrist bracelets and the clopping of shoes comes to my mind. Any other things?

¸.♥´Mom

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