Fashion Designer Arwa Al Banawi’s Go-To Spots in Saudi Arabia

Related Article
Celebrities & Influencers
#WCW: In Conversation with HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majid AlSaud
Read Article
Photo: Courtesy of Arwa Al Banawi

Navigating a foreign city is always tough, unless you’ve spared a few days ogling good ‘ol Google, mapping out your destinations on Google Maps, and reading through reviews – but who has the time really? If you find yourself on a quick weekend trip to Jeddah and wondering where to shop and dine, we’ve spared you the hassle of all that research as all you need to know is right here, courtesy of Saudi fashion designer Arwa Al Banawi. After all, what better way to discover a city than tips from an in-the-know local?

Al Balad

“This is an old souk in Jeddah, and one of my favorite historical spots. Here, you’ll find everything from home bakhour to sobha beads and madas (traditional Saudi slippers).”

3181 Suq Al Alawi, Al-Balad

Tabateek

 “A lovely one-stop concept shop founded by Saudi sisters Maha and Noha Bukhari, who do all the buying themselves. Tabateek has accessories from atriums all over the world, vintage rugs, and abayas from local designers.”

Bougainvillea Center
(+966) 12 206 4555
www.tabateekconceptstore.com

Tabakeet, Saudi Arabia, Concept Store, Concept Shop
Photo: Courtesy of @Tabateek

Homegrown Market

“A rustic pop-up market of homegrown apparel, food, and home accessories brands.”

Prince Saud Al Faisal, Al Rawdah
(+966) 53 823 5768

Pink Camel

“A pastry boutique owned by Mayada Badr, sister of Alanoud Badr. She has introduced her version of a high-end French bakery to the Saudi market.”

Abdula Maqsoud Khoja Street, Al Rawdah
(+966) 12 698 2175
www.pink-camel.com

pink camel pastry shop jeddah gift items
Photo: Courtesy of @PinkCamelKSA

Medd Café & Roastery

“This cool coffee shop, which brews homegrown coffee, is loved by locals and often used as a work hub.”

Beach Tower Northern Corniche
(+966) 12 613 2122

Coffee Shop, Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, Medd Coffee
Photo: Courtesy of @MeddCoffee
Be in the know.
Every day, receive Savoir Flair's top articles straight to your computer or smartphone. It's never been easier to stay up-to-date on the latest fashion, beauty, and lifestyle stories.
Click to get the latest news on your device
You can stop notifications at any time.
Unsubscribe from our notifications
Click to unsubscribe from notifications on this device.
Be in the know.
Every day, receive Savoir Flair's top articles straight to your computer or smartphone. It's never been easier to stay up-to-date on the latest fashion, beauty, and lifestyle stories.
Connect using Facebook Messenger