Whilst few abaya brands today can really be described as 'creative' or 'different', I was interested to read this article about an Emirati designer who has come up with the concept of a 'pantaloon abaya'. I'd definitely be interested to see what these look like!
By Aimee Greaves
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
An Emirati designer is changing the face of Arabic fashion by creating abayas based on trousers rather than the traditional dress.
Lamya Abedin, the owner of Queen of Spades, started designing two-and-a-half years ago and has seen the popularity of her "pantaloon abayas" rocket in the past few months as Galeries Lafayette began stocking her designs in its The Dubai Mall store. She has also designed abayas based on kimonos and saris, but it is the pantaloons that have pulled in the punters.
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