The Saudi abaya is the icon of Gulf clothing.. it is loose and retains its traditional shape


Despite the modernity that the Gulf countries are experiencing and the progress their countries are witnessing, these countries preserve their cultural heritage in clothing, especially the women who stick to their traditional clothing, which is the abaya known by the popular name "Abaya".

Despite the Gulf women holding prestigious positions, whether in professional or political work, they did not abandon the “abaya” and kept wearing it on important social occasions. This indicates the adherence of Gulf women and girls to the culture of their region and the heritage of their country.


The city of Jeddah can be considered the capital of fashion in the elegance of women's gowns and men's dresses, in which he creates everything that is strange that quickly turns into a fashion close and beloved by all segments, despite the different customs, traditions and cultures.

About the fashion for the abaya this year, Bouqri says
It is worn on the shoulder like dresses, wide with an oval cut from the bottom “the tail”, connected to the sleeve through the bracelets, which are wide and long, their length may reach 15 or 18 cm, and they are narrow and embroidered with inscriptions of threads, strings, sequins and beads, and sometimes they are added to it - as Bouqri says “Leather pieces, chamois, silk, and antique pieces like silver.”

As the abayas present the same concept as the plastic shield, while being a Saudi shield for women, they represent the protection and rebuilding of the Saudi identity, physically and mentally, always with the woman and during any encounter with potential dangers and when she is going through the journey of recovery after any damage and adversity, so it can be considered that in Every time she puts on her cloak to start a new movement for herself and her family; Saudi women are successfully activating their resilience and sustainability.