FashionThis Year’s Lookbook to Egyptian “Environmentally Ethical” Brands to Get Your Eid Outfit From

It’s time to pamper yourself for Eid while staying environmentally & socially conscious!
Nour RaafatMay 5, 202118731676 min

From unique pieces inspired by our Egyptian heritage to the empowerment of women and men in low-income communities & to producing capsule collections to achieve slow fashion & sustainability, these Egyptian ethical brands will help you style your Eid outfit:

Saqhoute

 

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With their garments being hand-crafted and hand-embroidered, Saqhoute releases capsule collections, which are a limited edition of items of clothing that suit every season to achieve slow fashion and sustainability.

Zakeia

 

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Weekly launched capsule collections available for purchase for only seven days, Zakeia is a brand that will add colors to your wardrobe without making you feel guilty.

Jozee

 

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One Jozee piece takes up to 6 – 9 months to produce the best quality at the hands of artisans from different areas in Egypt, such as Siwa, Saint Catherine, Naqada & Akhmim.

Nevin Altmann 

 

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Their mission is to empower Egyptian women by producing hand embroidered bags and garments.

Tawasol 

Founded in 2008, Tawasol is an NGO whose products are made by women living in slum areas and informal settlements in Cairo. And 100% of the proceeds are given back to their families.

The Sahara Collection

Besides being locally produced, The Sahara Collection has started an initiative called, Save a Paw, where all the proceeds are donated to animal shelters.

BOEMO

 

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Producing handmade fashionable garments, BOEMO’s collections consist of only one piece of each item and they’re a must-have!

Up-Fuse

 

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At Up-Fuse, they recycle plastic bags into your next wearable products from bags and t-shirts!

FUFA

 

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Eid means a well-deserved break at the beach, and FUFA has made it in style & ethical!

Narya&Ahara

 

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Seeking to economically empower imprisoned female debtors, this brand was started by two female students from the University of Cairo.

ANZO

 

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Another ethical brand with a transparent image as they use 65% eco-friendly fabrics.

Scarabaeus Sacer

 

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With a touch of Arabic calligraphy, this brand produces garments with 100% organic Egyptian cotton.

Bulga

 

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Not only clothes and bags can be ethically produced, but footwear too! Bulga is a brand that creates handcrafted leather footwear by Egyptian artisans.

DAWN

 

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At DAWN, they’re committed to making the most comfortable footwear without forgetting to stay sustainable.

RAMLA

 

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From leftover fabric from a factory, Ramla brings you unique footwear with colorful combinations.

Nour Raafat

Studying mass communication by day, having tea with Murakami by night. Nour goes back and forth between Cairo and Dubai which makes her curious about the diverse cultures in the world!


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