Theresa Corbin, who converted to Islam at age 21, chooses to wear the hijab, or head scarf. Other Muslim women around the world wear various garments as part of their faith. Click through the gallery to learn more about them, and read Corbin's story to discover why they are worn.
The hijab, pictured here, is one of the most common items worn by Muslim women. The scarf typically covers the hair, neck and chest but not the face.
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Photos:Why do Muslims wear that?
Niqab – The niqab is a veil that covers the face but has an opening for the eyes.