Shopping in Marrakech

Yahya Creation – exquisite lamps

Yahya Rouach’s client list may now include Harrods and Saudi princes, but don’t let that put you off. His lanterns and screens may be highly sought-after but given the amount of work that goes into each and every one, they are worth every dirham. The arcade outlet in Guèliz is more of a showroom than

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Kulchi – home accessories interior design store in Marrakesh

While we thoroughly recommend getting into the souk and shopping for your own carefully sourced rug, we have to admit that we are rather taken with Kulchi, an Australian-owned company who have a showroom in Marrakech (appointment only, +212 (0) 639 221 259). Owned by Cassandra Karinsky, who has lived and experienced Morocco over the

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Keep it Secret

KIS stands for Keep it Secret, but it’s hard not to spread the word once you’ve had a browse in this dinky designer den. Offering clothes, accessories, gifts and homewares, this is a boutique that alongside a few international labels, mainly stocks smaller, Moroccan brands, like Sissi Morocco and Karim Bouriad. This is the place

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Kids in Style

Everyone loves a kaftan – they are perfect for throwing on in the heat. They cover you and keep you cool, are brilliantly colourful and are always easy to wear. They also come in all sizes, even miniature ones! We have long-admired Mini Maroc, a children’s clothing company with an ethical edge that was born

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Mustapha Blaoui – Trésors des Nomades

Mustapha Blaoui Trésors des Nomades An iconic store in Marrakech – so well-known he doesn’t see the need for a sign outside.  To find it get a taxi to Dar el Bacha, recognizable by the beautiful massive wooden doors and several sentries outside. From there, with the sentries behind you, cross the road (carefully) and

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L’ Étrangère by Nina – chic boutique in Marrakech

L’ Étrangère  by Nina For unusual items, designed by the owner, Nina, come here. Nina’s unique designs have been featured in La Tribune of Marrakech – Merci les moutons – featuring her designs in high-quality felt. She also makes clothes at a very reasonable price that are highly suitable for the Marrakech climate. Worth a

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Jamade – chic boutique in Marrakech

Jamade boutique Close to the café/restaurant Un déjeuner à Marrakech, just off the rue Kennaria that becomes the rue Riad Zitoun Jdid, you will find a small square with a couple of interesting boutiques. One is Jamade – for interesting one-of-a-kind decorative objects, bags, clothing and wonderfully aromatic organic perfumes made in Morocco. They are

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Art de Vivre Exhibition Marrakech March 27 to 31 2013

This year’s exhibition takes place in Marrakech at the Palais des Congres from March 27th to 31st, 2013. Here you will find new designs in home decor, furnishings, bed linens, garden furniture, and artwork.  Natural beauty products and wellness products made in Morocco are also exhibited here and available for purchase. The exhibition is a

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Beautiful handwoven scarves from Marrakech

On a walk on my way to the Maison de la Photographie (past the Le Foundouk restaurant), I came upon this small store–one of those hidden treasures in the medina of Marrakesh.  I noticed the delicately-woven scarves hanging outside – the kind that sell for hundreds of euros in Europe. So I went inside and

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Colourful Boucherouite Rugs from Morocco

Post by Melanie Haddad of El Ramla Hamra I love neutrals, whites and blacks but sometimes you also need some colour in your life. thats why I love the Moroccan Boucherouite rugs. The rugs are made from recycled materials such as cotton, nylon and wool textiles. Each rug has a beautiful unique pattern. For our

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