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TRADITIONAL MENSWEAR

The red & white checked scarves that Saudi men wear are called shemagh Traditional clothing is available in all sizes, even babies The egal is worn on top of the head to keep the shemagh in place   from Blogger … Continue reading

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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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