1. Say (Bismillah i.e. In the name of Allah), when you wear or take off your clothes. An Nawawi said: It is (i.e. saying Bismillah) recommended in all actions.
2. The Prophet – Peace be upon him – used to say when he wearing his clothes, shirt, dress or turban: (O Allah, I ask You for its goodness and the goodness of what it has been made for, and I seek Your protection from the evil of it and the evil of what it has been made for) narrated by Abu Dawood, At Termithi, Ahmad, and it was authenticated by Ibn Hebban and Al-Hakem and he said that it meets the conditions of Muslim, and this was supported by Ath-Thahabi.
3. Start by the right side upon wearing clothes. The Prophet – Peace be upon him – said: (If you wear clothes start with the right side) narrated by At-Termithi, Abu Dawood, Ibn Majah, and it is authentic.
4. Upon taking off the clothes, start with the left side then the right.