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Design in Mouassine & Bab Doukkala

Souk Cherifa

Short-circuit souq fatigue and head straight for this converted fondouq where younger local designers congregate on the upper floor. Pick up funky cushion covers at Sisi Morocco, colourful kaftans and clutches made …
Fashion & Accessories in Ville Nouvelle

33 Rue Majorelle

Over 60 designers, mostly from Morocco, are represented here and co-owner Yehia Abdelnour dedicates much of his time to sourcing local maâlems (master craftsmen) who make the majority of what’s on view. Recent finds…
Arts & Crafts in Mouassine & Bab Doukkala

Cooperative Artisanale des Femmes de Marrakesh

A showcase for Marrakesh’s women mâalems (master artisans), the cooperative is eye-opening and a total bargain. Original, handcrafted designs include handbags made from water bottle caps wrapped in wool, hand-knitte…
Fashion & Accessories in Mouassine & Bab Doukkala

Norya Ayron

Located in Le Jardin, Norya Ayron's bijoux boutique counts Maggie Gyllenhaal and Sharon Stone among its fans thanks to her contemporary take on traditional kaftans and abeyyas in often fabulously loud silk prints. V…
Arts & Crafts in Djemaa El-Fna & Around

Fondouq el Ouarzazi

This slightly decrepit fondouq (rooming house) is a dream come true for shoppers who enjoy poking about in pursuit of the perfect find as much as the actual buying. Several cubby-hole shops have claimed space on the…
Arts & Crafts in Riads Zitoun & Kasbah

Creations Pneumatiques

To buy crafts directly from Marrakesh’s recycling artisans, head over to Riad Zitoun el-Kedim and check out lanterns, bowls and belts cleverly fashioned from tin cans and tyres. There are several to choose from, but…
Arts & Crafts in Djemaa El-Fna & Around

Al Nour

A smart cooperative that's run by local women with disabilities and where you can find household linens minutely embroidered along the edges. You can also get fabulous hand-stitched Marrakesh-mod tunics, dresses and…
Arts & Crafts in Djemaa El-Fna & Around

Kif-Kif

A hip boutique near Bab Ksour that engages the city’s most inventive artisans to come up with clever gifts: handbags woven from recycled T-shirts, rings with interchangeable felt baubles, and adorable children’s nig…
Carpets in Central Souqs

Fondouq Namas

Several carpet dealers have their shops here with piles and piles of beautiful Berber kilims and hanbels (pileless woven carpets) in a range of prices. There are plenty of Berber blankets and other tribal trappings …
Cosmetics in Riads Zitoun & Kasbah

Naturom

There are lots of things to like about Naturom, not least its 100% organic certification and the use of pure essences and essential oils (argan, avocado, wheat germ), which ensure that all of the beauty products are…