CHAPTER: PROHIBITION OF USING CLOTHES DYED IN SAFERON FOR MEN
Anas b. Malik reported that Allaah's Prophet (may peace he upon him) forbade dyeing (one's cloth or hair) in saffron. Hammad said that it pertains to men only.
Anas reported that Allaah's Messenger (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) forbade that a person should (wear) clothes dyed in saffron.
Jabir reported that when Abu Qubafa (father of Abu Bakr) came in the yeu of Victory or on the Day of Victory (to the Prophet to pledge his allegiance to him) his head and his beard were white like hyssop. He (the Prophet) commaded or the women were commanded by him that they should change this with something (that the colour of his hair should be changed).
Jabir b. 'Abdullah reported that Abu Qubafa was led (to the andience of the Prophet) on the day of the Conquest of Mecca and his head and beard were white like hyssop, whereupon Allaah's Messenger (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) said: Change it with something but avoid black.
Abu Horaira reported Allaah's Messenger (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) as saying: The Jews and the Christians do not dye (their hair), so oppose them.