Just like the Moroccan culture, the traditional Moroccan clothes are various because of the many ethnicities that coexisted for centuries on these blessed land. The Moroccan women tended to take care of this side of their lives; they were always at their best look. The most of family clothes and costumes were made by the women of the house, the mother, the sister, the wife, and the daughter.
Generally, for the Moroccan family, tailoring, sewing, and making embroidery work were crucial parts of the female education and the raising of each young girl in the family.
Traditional Moroccan clothes are a reflection of Moroccan culture and identity; they‘re made not only to make an attractive appearance, but also to be comfortable, functional, loose, and flowing garments.
One of the most famous Moroccan clothes, we mention Caftan.
The Moroccan Caftan
The caftan has become an international ambassador of Moroccan fashion and Moroccan clothes. Once you hear caftan, magical Morocco occurs to your mind immediately.
The caftans industry was ruled by the Moroccan women, who were providing each other with the necessary materials to make the caftans, each one of them was
specialized in a specific element, some of them are producing the colorful Knots, and others were into cutting and tailoring the fabric, and there are others were making embroideries with silk and jewels and all of these women working together to deliver what they have prepared at home for finishing touches on the fascinating caftan.
Usually Moroccan clothes tailoring requires a lot of sewing work and materials such as silk thread; and beautiful fabrics; produced to create the rich textiles; plus, Semi-precious stones; colorful threads; and belt-making; gold and silver threads stitching and knitting knots; as well as, embroidered colorful accessories and needlework.
These magnificent dresses were used and worn thousands of years ago and still until now Moroccan women and men wear them with pride
The Moroccan Djellaba
Another kind of Moroccan clothes is the djellaba; the word djellaba is used to indicate a one-piece dress that can be worn on both casual and formal occasions. The djellaba is a traditional dress worn by both men and women.
The word djellaba is used to indicate a one-piece dress that can be worn on both casual and formal occasions. The djellaba is a traditional dress worn by both men and women.
Tailored with long or short sleeves, hidden side pockets, and a pointed hood, that protects the subject from the hot sun and the rainy days. women djellabas are made of different types of fabric, garnished with embroidery and accessories, and sometimes they come with matching paints as well. Unlike the men djellabas are made in a simple cut of fabric without garnishing.
Naturally, woolen djellaba is made for cooler months, while light-weight cotton djellabas are for hot summers. However, the designs and colors of the djellaba vary depending on the settings, from day-to-day activities to special occasions.
Another traditional clothes, for both sexes; is Moroccan Gandoura, which is similar to a djellaba, only has large couture without a hood, a dress tunic with shorter sleeves, mort ornaments, and colors. Gandoura is more commonly worn in the hot summer days, as fashionable and casual everyday wear.
On the whole, Moroccan clothes are known for their wide chic assortment of traditional dresses, including shoes. Each one of the above garments has its representative print of a luxurious fashion statement with high-quality and beautiful kaftans.