The skilled tailor Abu Nour, showcases his craftmanship through his handmade dishdashas. Nestled in a quaint corner of the city, this tailor’s workshop is a sanctuary of craftsmanship and culture. With a reputation spanning generations, the tailor has perfected the art of creating the iconic dishdasha, the traditional ankle-length garment worn by men in many Middle Eastern countries.
Stepping into the tailor’s domain feels like stepping back in time. The air is filled with the scent of rich fabrics and the rhythmic sound of sewing machines. Here, luxurious fabrics are meticulously stitched and transformed into elegant masterpieces. The tailor’s nimble fingers work with precision, paying homage to the heritage and legacy embodied by the dishdasha.
Men from around Iraq seek the Abu Nour’s expertise, knowing that their dishdashas will be custom-made with utmost care and attention to detail. From selecting the finest fabrics, which come from Japan, China or Indonesia, to embellishing the garment with intricate embroidery, the tailor’s craftsmanship brings life to the traditional attire.
In a world of fast fashion and mass production, Abu Nour’s stands as a beacon of tradition, preserving the artistry and cultural significance of traditional clothing in Baghdad.