As in any Muslim country, in Morocco there are some specific rules about how a woman should dress. Muslim women often are guided by the Koran and the desire of their husbands to determine the degree of shame with which they must dress up to go out. But, like any self-respecting religious book, the Koran is subject to many interpretations as readers as there are so also in dress, there are large differences and contradictions. In any event, tourists are not subject to these rules. Los / as people of Marrakech are immensely respectful of the customs of foreigners so are not likely to be offended because a woman seen with tank tops or short skirts.
Moreover, from a certain point of view is even happy that day. In general most women after marriage are beginning to use the hijab (veil that covers hair, ears and neck) and also see some burkas. The younger the hijab often combined with cutting jeans and t-shirts West but also very common to find women with Chile (hooded robes) or caftans (similar to the hijab but without a hat). In the shops of the Medina there are a variety of these items that can be purchased very different prices depending on the quality of clothing and fabric. It is also very common to go from the tailor-made. There is a guild of buenisomos / as seamstresses and tailors in Marrakech in addition to traditional clothing are capable of suits, dinner jackets or pants impeccably cut at very reasonable prices. In the evenings, in local fashion, clothing is almost 100% West. The hijabs are little in fancy restaurants and nightclubs nothing.
Women of Marrakech sin in these environments a slight excess in the distribution of cleavage, high heels and a miniskirt. Garments are very new to their culture and are still in the process of making them so many times is too obvious that they are not accustomed to carrying. The evolution of male dress change has been very different. Younger men have replaced the hijab for comfortable jeans and shirts. Aman flashy sunglasses and caps. In recent years a new generation of designers / as is bursting with great force in the country. The mix of traditional elements with new fabrics and cuts makes the creations of these artists a real temptation for those who love good clothes. For example, in Marrakech you can visit the Melehi Kenza boutique located in a small alley, a rare find in the neighborhood of Gueliz and surrounded by many art galleries and exhibition halls. We also recommend a visit in the middle of a tiny Medina store called Kasbet located at 216 Rue Riad Zitound Jdid, where Cassie and Rebecca, two Australian women authors of the designs, he very kindly attend. a Marrakech Come and enjoy your fashion, its design and style. Ocre City also offers fascinating culture and traditions, monuments and countless attractions, a great life nightlife, delicious cuisine and countless shopping opportunities. In addition, a high quality and very cheap, especially the typical, charming and very affordable. They can also stay in a nice, closer to the field, where the landscapes are spectacular and the people welcome you with open arms. David Gonzalez-Company (Degree in Philosophy, University of Valencia (Spain), MA (Hons) Degree in Mental Philosophy, University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom), MA Degree in Comparative Literature, University of Washington (USA)) is a writer, journalist , educator and translator and has lived in several countries in Europe, North America and Africa.