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The Saudi Man’s Headdress

All over the Middle East, headgear is an important component of the traditional man’s uniform.  Underneath the scarf is a small white cap called keffiyah which anchors the scarf and keeps it from slipping. Men in Saudi Arabia most commonly … Continue reading

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Jeddah Women’s Fancy Dresses

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Jeddah Seasonal Outdoor Market

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Jeddah Outdoor Market

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Fashion Knock-offs at the Souk

The souks sell a lot of knock-offs from famous brands and designers at deeply discounted prices.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/fashion-knock-offs-at-souk.html

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Shopping for Veils at the Souk

While most Saudi women who wear the face veil called “niqab” usually wear black,  they do come in a variety of colors.  I once ran into a friend of mine who was wearing all pink – a pink face veil, … Continue reading

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Redhead in the Mall

Taken one day in the mall a few months ago, this photo shows a couple of Saudi women walking by with a red headed little girl. The women are wearing the type of ultra conservative all black abaya that is … Continue reading

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Traditional Men’s Clothing Shop

Traditional men’s clothing is available from baby sizes to adult.  There is nothing cuter than seeing a toddler dressed up in a Saudi man’s traditional clothing! from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/04/traditional-mens-clothing-shop.html

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Sasquatch of Arabia?

I was recently sitting in a waiting area of a local hospital here in Jeddah and the African woman seated next to me was wearing these furry thongs and the tips of her toes were hennaed in black. I had … Continue reading

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Just Hangin’ Out

I was waiting in the car for my husband when I looked over and saw this group of young men just hanging out. The man in the traditional dress seemed a little older and was dominating the conversation. All of … Continue reading

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