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Saudi Men’s Traditional Dress

Saudi men have the option of wearing the traditional dress in public or they can choose to wear Western style clothing like jeans and t-shirts.  The traditional crisp long white tunic is called a Thobe. It’s pretty much like a … Continue reading

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Jeddah Souk Rainbow of Scarves

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Saudi Man’s Headdress Styles

The Saudi man’s headdress can be worn in many different styles – up, down, flipped back, draped over the head, wrapped around turban style, one sided, two sided  – well, you get the picture.  The red and white patterned cotton … Continue reading

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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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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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Scarf Shop Displays

Many shops here in Jeddah sell only one single product – like scarves.  I never was a scarf person, but I sure love the displays here, and now I own more scarves than I ever imagined I would. from Blogger … Continue reading

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