DRESS IN DUBAI
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We meet Omar and accompany him to his tailor. Omar will be ordering new golden Kanduras made-to-measure for himself to be worn during the winter
We find out that it was Sheik Zayed who launched the fashion of wearing the “relaxed/cool” Ghutra which is perfectly compatible with a three-day beard.
Once you leave the luxurious shopping malls, one discovers that the workers wear uniforms with their occupation displayed in full letters. And others, like Rasheed and Mohamed, wear something else for their occupation… they are probably the only Emiratis who spend the whole year dressed in anoraks since they work at the indoors Dubai Ski slopes!
And if you think that women are absent from this episode, you could not be more wrong. The obligatory Abaya has become a sign of social identity among the Dubai women. Some even dare wearing a model made of pure gold…