Praise be to Allah
Into the response to question no. 3054, we quoted adequate evidence through the Quran and Sunnah, and scholarly opinion, to show that it really is obligatory for the spouse to invest on their spouse, relating to their means, and therefore he doesn’t have the best in order to make her pay money for her very own costs, even in the event this woman is rich, except along with her contract.
This paying for the wife’s upkeep includes everything relating to her clothing, winter and summer. It generally does not suggest which he has got to do this every 12 months or every period, no matter if she currently has clothes, a few of which she might not have used. Also it doesn’t mean which he ought not to accomplish that except whenever her clothes need replacing. Instead clothing her should really be done in accordance with just exactly exactly what their spouse requirements and their power to pay money for her clothing, without that having an effect on their other commitments, or, because the Quran sets it, it should be for a fair foundation:
“Upon the daddy could be the mothers’ supply and their clothes in accordance with what exactly is appropriate (on an acceptable basis).”
Ibn Katheer (may Allah have mercy whether he is well off, of moderate means, or in financial difficulty on him) said: That is, it should be in line with what is customary among women like her in her country, without any extravagance or stinting, and according to what the husband can afford. Continue reading