Must see shopping in Morocco

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    Max & Jan

    Brace yourself for the future of Marrakesh: Belgian-Swiss design duo Jan Pauwels and Maximilian Scharl have taken over multiple premises to create this…

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    Mustapha Blaoui

    Treasure hunters rejoice: this is a one-stop shop for all things artisanal. Moroccan lanterns drip from the ceilings of this grand emporium that features…

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    Boutique Majid

    You can get lost for hours in this exotic antique shop, but the real gem is Majid himself. Straight out of central casting (including his red fez), Majid…

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    Las Chicas

    Just outside the kasbah, this is an eclectic mishmash of a shop, stocking art pieces, homewares, cosmetics and some exquisite designer clothes. It also…

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    L’Art du Bain Savonnerie Artisanale

    Art du Bain's biodegradable, pure olive oil soaps carry the scent of Marrakesh in them: honey, orange blossom, jasmine, eucalyptus – there's even a…

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    Anamil

    If you're looking for a unique Moroccan woollen rug or high-quality local souvenirs, Abdess Anamil can help. His small shop is crammed with beautiful…

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    Souq Cherifia

    Short-circuit souq fatigue and head straight for this converted funduq (inn once used by caravans) where younger local designers congregate on the 1st…

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    Sidi Ghanem

    Modern Moroccan design fanatics head 4km out of the central city to the industrial district of Sidi Ghanem to scour local designer factory outlets and…

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    Sissi Morocco

    This memorable Marrakesh brand has taken old sepia photos of Amazigh tribal women and incorporated them into hand-embroidered and printed bolster cushions…

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    Naturom

    Naturom's neatly packaged and keenly priced argan, verbena and orange-blossom beauty products are all 100% certified organic, using pure essences and…

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    Galerie Jama

    If you don't know your Beni Ourain from your boucharouite (rag rug made from recycled cloth), this is the place to come. The extremely knowledgeable…

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    33 Rue Majorelle

    More than 60 designers, mostly from Morocco, are represented in this two-floor emporium, and co-owner Yehia Abdelnour dedicates much of his time to…

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    Al Nour

    This smart cooperative run by local women with disabilities is where you can find fabulous neutral household linens, embroidered garments and top-quality…

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    Elizir Gallery

    Vintage lovers could happily while away a few hours here. Friendly owner Abdellatif has amassed a treasure trove of fabulous finds – perhaps a Vernor…

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    Poterie Serghini

    Safi's famed ceramics are showcased in this huge shop and gallery near Bab Chaaba. English-speaking owner Mehdi Serghini is in the seventh generation of a…

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    Histoire des Filles

    Essaouira’s first concept store – curated by Parisian Christelle Pailly – stocks a superstylish mix of Moroccan and Moroccan-based designers for women,…

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    La Poterie Chez La Famille Kabor

    Down the hill, 1km from Chez Talout, three generations of the same family handcraft earthen bread ovens and elegant urns, along with easier-to-transport…

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    Souq Al Had

    A massive, rambling jumble of over 6,000 stalls with all the atmosphere you'd want from the largest souq in the region. On offer are spices, pottery,…

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    Souq Arabe

    The main souq, also known as the grand souq, has wonderful antique leather goods, textiles and jewellery shops hidden in the quiet streets. It's slightly…

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    Find Laetitia Trouillet's stylish handcrafted bags at her smart boutique in Gueliz. She works with Moroccan artisans to produce these elegant accessories…