Lifting the Skirt


When out in public, proper Saudi men and women dress modestly, wearing loose floor length clothing that doesn’t reveal their legs or body forms. But when it rains and there are big puddles, what to do? As this man demonstrates, just lift up the skirt to your knees and proceed with caution.

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About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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10 Responses to Lifting the Skirt

  1. Ayah says:

    Men should only cover from their belly buttons till their knees, therefor, there isn’t anything wronge about this picture.

    They don’t wear Thobes (white dresses) so they can cover, they wear it because its our traditional uniform, like India, Japan… etc

    I’m only 15 years old and I know that, you should be creative and think from diffrent angles, don’t be negative about every thing.

  2. Mohammed says:

    This is the lamest thing I’ve seen all day.

  3. Chiara says:

    Brave man, and practical. Fortunately he is sufficiently covered for Islamic purposes.

  4. Dina says:

    Susie, I can’t believe you took this picture!!
    All that rain and flooding is hard to believe as well.

    Please, what does ghuttra mean?

  5. Geogypsy says:

    Nice legs. Oops, probably shouldn’t notice that.
    Looks like your flood waters are receeding.

  6. Hey, Grandpa is being a little indiscreet! I’m tellin’

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