For the drama of the stage a rhinestone adorned black colored full Abaya (a "cloak" sometimes also called an aba, is a simple, loose over-garment, essentially a robe-like dress, worn by some women in parts of the Muslim world including in North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Traditional abayat are black and may be either a large square of fabric draped from the shoulders or head or a long caftan. The abaya covers the whole body except the head, feet, and hands. It can be worn with the niqāb, a face veil covering all but the eyes. Some women also wear long black gloves, so their hands are covered as well. Was worn as a costume for the Opera Qadar in 2014. This style of abaya has become popular with young women in these regions and has trumped the colorful traditional khanga coverings.