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S.O.S. Mrs B. – Ramadan Kareem


This week the Holy Month of Ramadan will start.
For Muslims this means 30 days of fast. But also 30 days of Iftars and Suhoors, events, meetings with friends and family.
Ramadan can be a great experience also for non Mulsims. It’s a period of joy, parties and celebration.
Of course there are few rules to keep well in mind during these weeks such as to avoid to drink and to eat in front of Muslims during the day (fasting is not easy, we don’t want to make their experience worst drinking a fresh juyce or eating a double Big Mc in front of them!). Women (and men!) should dress a bit more modestly than normal.
Iftars and Suhoors can be really moments of celebration! Women are beautifully dressed up for this occasions.”Ladies only” events are more than usual and you can get the chance to be invite to one of these.
What to wear?
Arabic women normally dress up with jalabyas and caftans. There are beautiful jalabyas, very colorful and hand embroidered. Pieces of art I would say. But also a bit expensive. For expats like me, we know that once we will be back in our home countries we won’t have many chances to dress up ourselves with these beautiful dresses, so maybe we can’t avoid to invest to much money on these particular jalabyas.
But said that there are jalabayas for every budgets, Mrs B.’s suggestion is to opt for a caftan. It’s very easy to re-adjust a caftan for other occasions less “arabic”. Caftan can be glamour enough for a summer party or very useful at the beach.
So here two options for two budgets. Choose yours, dress up yourself and have fun!
Ramadan Kareem!
S.O.S. Mrs B. - Ramadan
 
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<p>Chiara is a quirky and funny Italian girl currently living in Doha. She is a dreamer, a blogger, a shopaholic, Paris and cats lover.</p> <p>She spends her days with her husband and their three cats, creating outfits with Mrs B. and writing about what she loves!</p>

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12 Comments

Tori Chu
Reply June 14, 2015

I love to welcoming Ramadhan ^^
both the caftans are so pretty ^^
anw followed u, mind to follow back? thanks ^^

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Nataly Matolinets
Reply June 14, 2015

Lovely looks!

tr3ndygirl fashion blog
Reply June 14, 2015

stupendi questi maxi dress
buona domenica
un bacione
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Kathleen Harper
Reply June 14, 2015

Both are beautiful and I Love how the more inexpensive one looks just as fabulous!
<3
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Noey Lolita
Reply June 14, 2015

Love so much your ideas, really chic and glamourous

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Chahrazad
Reply June 14, 2015

I have to say, I really don't mind if people eat in front of me. I actually loveeeee to watch cooking programs in the Ramadan. It feeds my soul lol!

x
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Arden Rubens (TOPCOAT)
Reply June 15, 2015

Keeping it chic during ramadan! Love your chosen looks. xx

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Kizzy Von Doll
Reply June 15, 2015

This sounds like a wonderful time, love these looks you've chosen xx

LoveT.
Reply June 15, 2015

Love the light blue and white Dress <3

kisses :)

Tina Bradley
Reply June 15, 2015

Wishing you a wonderful Ramadan! I love the stylings you've featured here--very elegant! T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

Yasmin
Reply June 15, 2015

Both of those looks are fabulous! Love the dress on the right and that pink clutch on the left. Ramadan is a great time for togetherness. It's great that you respect and share traditions of other cultures! Thanks for a great post!

xx Yasmin
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