Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 11 months ago

If the green shawl is understood in certain cultures or societies as a special dress of Sayyeds, it might be then misleading if non Sayyed wears it in that society. Same like black turban (Amamah) which is understood to be a special dress for Sayyed scholars only.