Shopping in the new town Gueliz

Michèle Baconnier boutique in Marrakesh

Designer Michèle Baconnier is known for her re-designs of that quintessential Moroccan slipper, the babouche. Her store in the new town of Marrakech, Gueliz, also sells women’s and children’s clothing, jewelry, household accessories, such as gorgeous blankets and throws. A passionate traveller and a creative designer, she combines both passions to produce an abundance of

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Scènes de Lin, boutique in Marrakech

Scènes de Lin is a well-established chic boutique in the new town of Guèliz in Marrakech – definitely worth making the effort to find. It’s on the Rue de la Liberté now re-named to Rue El Houria. It is located east off the main shopping street, Rue Mohamed V, where Carré Eden, the new apartment/shopping

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Great design in Marrakech

Atelier Nihal – boutique in Marrakech   Atelier Nihal is a perfect example of the blend of European design combined with Moroccan skills. It has been around for 11 years. The designer, Marion Verdier, designs and produces traditional and bespoke hand-woven fabrics on traditional hand looms. The difference between her work and what is made

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33 Rue Majorelle – near Majorelle Gardens in Marrakech

If Colette is Europe’s best concept store, 33 Rue Majorelle, owned by Monique Bresson and Yehia Abdelnour, is arguably the African equivalent. Located down the street from the Jardin Majorelle botanical park and museum in Guéliz, the two-story shop—part boutique, part art gallery, part café—takes Maghrebi style standards and makes them mightily mod. Hence the

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Héritage Berbère Parfumerie Marrakesh

Travellers often wax lyrical about the myriad of wonderful and fragrant smells that drift across Marrakech at different times of the year. The gardens, rich with jasmine and orange blossom that bloom in the sun send forth their scents while oil burners in riads and shops warm the heady scents of bergamot and rose. It

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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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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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Great shoe store in Gueliz, Marrakech – Atika

      Today we focus on the Atika shoe store in the new town of Guèliz (34 Rue de La Liberté) in Marrakesh. Leather and suede shoes for men, women and children — for a fraction of European prices, come and find exact copies of Tod’s driving shoes — large selection of colours and

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Super-chic Store in Marrakech MOOR

Super chic store in the new town of Marrakech, Guèliz. Inspired by the medina of Marrakech and its craftspeople, Yann designer and style director, revisits traditional Moroccan embroidery creating clothing and interior design accessors in a pure spirit using couture techniques – the result: fabulous tunics, cushions and other items made a very high standard.

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