Abaya is an Arabic word it mean a dress which is so loose and it covers the whole body expect hand feet and face. The relation of abaya and Islam is proved from this Quranic quote;
“O, prophet tells your wives and daughter, and the believing women, to cover themselves with a loose garment. They will thus be recognized and no harm will come to them.”
In Muslim countries abaya becomes every popular. Its color is black in old days but now you can find a huge color of range and new styles, designers abaya, latest hijabs. There are many types of abaya you can find embroidery, lace, stone, print on them. Zipper abaya, drop print, medina dress abaya, hooded abaya, glided gauze abaya, batwing sleeves, hidden button abaya laser cut abaya.
Black color is common but navy blue, green, khaki, grey, maroon, blue, mustard are very in.