The abaya cloak colloquially and more commonly arabic. Arab young girl dressed in black abaya aerial view of a woman in abaya walking in the desert.
Following is a list of the traditional clothing worn by men and women in the uae.
Abaya uae traditional dress. It is important to note that the abaya is not really a dress. Underneath women wear their clothes and in fact often choose western inspired styles like jeans. Plural عبايات ʿabāyāt عباءات ʿabāʾāt sometimes also called an aba is a simple loose over garment essentially a robe like dress worn by some women in parts of the muslim world including north east africa somalia morocco and.
For those who favour a contemporary look we have exquisite abayas with ruffle and sleeve detail. عباية ʿabāyah especially in literary arabic. Women s clothing abayas uae.
Elegant beautifully made and stylish our abaya collection includes designs for both daytime and evening wear. The united arab emirates is a part of the arab khaleeji tradition. This long cloak covers the body from the neck to the feet and has sleeves extending to the wrists.
The uae national dress for women and girls comprises the abaya and shayla. For more information on how to dress in the uae as an expat please refer to the article on behavior to adopt in the uae. The clothes are designed to adapt to the local hot weather and the religious beliefs of the region.
The traditional dress of a uae woman is the abaya. She explains how the silhouette of the abaya has evolved in the uae. Traditional emirati clothing for women abaya.
Abaya source abaya is the traditional light fitted long and full sleeved robe worn by emirati. Traditional abayas are black and not the best choice of colour given the intense temperature and sunlight. 24 many traditional songs and dances handed down from generation to generation have survived to the present time.
Given below are significant components of the conventional dress of uae for women. Aerial view from a drone flying next to a woman in abaya united arab emirates traditional dress walking on muslim woman in abaya by the seaside. Arabic student wearing abaya holding book arab young girl dressed in black abaya with books in her hands girl student.
The abaya is a long elegant cloak worn by women in the uae and is their national dress. The traditional bedouin abaya was a square shaped black wool overgarment adorned with a wide gold trim at the. Namshi offers a variety of hand picked styles to suit any occasion.
Yowla is a type of music and dance performed mainly in communities of bantu people from the african great lakes region. The traditional attire is therefore best adapted for the local conditions except for the black abaya which must capture a certain amount of heat due to its color. Women s traditional dress of uae unlike the traditional emirati attire for men women s traditional dresses are darker in colour black being the most prominent.
Traditionally black in colour it covers the whole body except the. Instead it can be more accurately compared to a thin flowing cloak that covers the body. Women in the uae wear the abaya.