Where to get traditional outfits for Eid 2022
Eid al-Fitr 2022 is all set to be a much more cheerful and optimistic celebration with things being more relaxed than in the last two years. Everyone wants to really look their best this time around and Eid outfit shopping is going on with full fervor. Qatar is so multi-cultural, dress shopping for any celebration means a whole array of different choices in the market.
While most people prefer modest yet modern Western wear dresses that are readily available at major brand outlets in several malls, there are many who also like decking up in traditional outfits. Whether it is traditional jalabiyas and abayas for women or the thobe and ghutra for men, there are many shops that cater to this requirement. Here’s where you can shop for traditional Indian and Arab clothing for Eid 2022 in Qatar:
It is no surprise that the charming by-lanes of Souq Waqif hold many treasures and it is definitely the go-to place for traditional outfits. Not only are there many shops that sell ethnic Arabic outfits for women and men, but there are several vendors that retail such dresses for children of all ages too. Everyone heads straight to Souq Waqif for all Qatar National Day as well as Garangao outfits, so a traditional outfit for Eid al-Fitr is definitely on the cards here. You can even shop for prayer dresses, hijabs, prayer mats, and caps from here. Check out this list for things to shop from Souq Waqif.
Souq al Faleh
It is pretty well-known in Qatar that Souq Faleh is the place to head to for all your abaya needs. Not only are they affordable but the several shops in the complex are also well-known for their swift tailoring and custom stitching services. You can shop for abayas as low as QAR 60 and this can go upwards depending on the model you like. Even better is the fact that when you shop for more than one abaya, you get to haggle and get 3-4 abayas at a bargain price.
You can also choose to get an abaya custom-made according to the size, fabric, style, and embellishments, and the vendors are more than happy to do it within a reasonably short time frame. There are many shops that also offer ready-made jalabiyas and other traditional wear outfits too.
Souq Al Asiery
Souq Al Asiri (Asiery) near FANAR Mosque lies in the same vicinity as Souq Waqif and Souq al Faleh. Souq Asiery (Asiri) is home to many shops that offer readymade clothes, perfumes, handbags, fabrics, and electronics. Take your time and browse through its many shops and you might just find the ideal traditional outfit here. There are shops that retail readymade jalabiyas and beautiful kaftan dress for women. Many shops also offer fabrics in different styles, prints and colors, so you can buy them and get tailormade outfits from scratch.
Today’s Fashion is a popular choice for many shoppers who wish to stock up on Asian ethnic clothing. There are a wide range of shopping options for women as well as for men. Indian wear and Pakistani wear from different designers and labels. You can buy from ready-to-wear stitched collections or even opt for unstitched dress materials. Their Instagram handle frequently shares the arrival of latest Eid collections. They even offer tailoring services for their customers.
Contact: +974 4411 6672
The RK closet
RK closet is a multi-brand Pakistani store that sells many options for women’s, men’s, and kids' clothing from designer brands. They offer a wide array of options in stitched, unstitched, ready-to-wear outfits in several styles and fabrics. The embroidered and heavy party-wear collections from RK’s closet are the most popular ones. You can also check out their jewelry collections and match them with your desi outfits. They also offer in-house tailoring services for customers.
Contact: +974 5579 5094
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