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Moroccan Traditional Clothes – Morocco

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Moroccans are still very attached to their culture concerning food and also to Moroccan Traditional Clothes especially in celebrations like Eid Al Fitr, Eid Al-Adha, and on Fridays when they go for a Friday prayer in mosques. 

NB: Friday is a sacred day of the week for Muslims reserved for a prayer called Salat Al Jomoaa (Friday Prayer).

In this article, we will see many different traditional handmade Moroccan clothes. All clothes shown below, exist in different colors and styles…

Moroccan Traditional Clothes for Woman

DJELLABA for Woman

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Djellaba is a traditional handmade dress for both men and women. it is a long loose Moroccan dress with a hood, long sleeves and you will find it in many different styles and colors.

CAFTANS

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The Caftan (in Arabic قفطان) is among the preferred handmade dress for a Moroccan woman in happy events like the engagement party, marriage, Eid AL Fitr (End of Ramadan Celebration), Eid Al Adha,…etc. It is a lightweight dress made from light fabrics with different styles and colors.

To get your Caftan, Click below in the color you like:

TAKCHITA

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Takchita is a version of Caftans and is a preferred dress for Moroccan women at weddings. Traditionally, it is made of two pieces : 

  • Tahtiya which is a caftan;
  • Foukia ou Dfina which is a transparent and open caftan.

Moroccan families organize most of the time weddings in the summer period (June, July, and August). Women in Morocco used to prepare their new Takchitas or Caftans in trendy styles a few weeks before the wedding to be ready to shine on the celebration day.

Chachiya

Chachiya is a large straw hat women wear in the Jbala region. It is a famous traditional hat made of braided doum leaves and decorated with cords of wool.

Jbala people are Berbers living in the north Morocco mountains from the city of Targuist in Al Hoceïma Province to the west.

Handmade Woman Babouch ( Belgha )

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Moroccan Traditional Clothes for Man

Djellaba for Man

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Gandoura

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To get your Gardoura or as a gift to a Moroccan culture lover, Click below in the color you like:

Moroccan Tarbooch

Tarboosh ( in Arabic: طربوش‎ ) has a second name “The Fez” referring to the Moroccan city of Fez, the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco until 1927. This hat has a cylindrical shape, and usually in red color with a tassel attached to the top. Click here to get your Tarboosh

Moroccan Slippers ( Belgha )

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Moroccans usually wear Babouch “Belgha” to go to the mosque and in religious celebrations with Djellaba or Gandoura.

Traditional Berber Clothes

The clothes showed in this part belong to Berbers of the south part of Morocco especially in Agadir and its regions around like Tiznit, Tafraout, Taroudant,…etc. 

Berber Babouch for Woman

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Berber Babouch for Man

The origin of the Babouche for both Woman and Man is the south part of Morocco especially in Agadir and its regions like Tiznit, Tafraout, Taroudant, …etc. The majority of people in Berber village still wear these babouches.

Sahara Desert Clothes 

DARAA  ( Main Sahrawi Men dress )

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DARAA is a wide tunic, open on both sides, and has a breach in the chest with a pocket. This dress exists in two colors: Blue and white.

Touareg Blue Turban  ( Called Cheich or Tagelmoust )

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You will see men wearing this king of scarf especially in Sahara regions like Zagora, Ouarzazate, Tarfaya, Semara, Guelmim, Laayoune, Dakhla, …etc.

Men in the desert wear this scarf on their heads and around their necks to protect themselves against the sun and sand when they are walking or traveling in the desert.

Malhfa ( Sahraoui Women Dress )

Malhfa is a traditional dress for Sahraoui Women in Morocco. You can find it from the foothills of the Moroccan Atlas to the shores of Senegal.

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