From Yemen to Saudi Arabia to Salalah

In Salalah, in the south of Oman, Thursday is marriage day. For that special day, brides rent or buy dresses, beautiful dresses from ‘Lailaty’ in As Salamstreet.

The dresses are designed by Saleh (21years). First he draws the dresses on paper. The drawings are send to Saudi Arabia. In Saudi Arabia the textiles are chosen and the stitching of the dresses is done.

For their studies and for work, Saleh and his brother Mohammed went from Yemen to Saudi Arabia. Seven years later Mohammed is still in Saudi Arabia working in a bridal shop. In 2011 Saleh moved to Salalah in the south of Oman. In his romantic, elegant and glamorous designs, he incorporates lace, satin, perls, flowers, tule…. In ‘Lailaty’ the brides are the stars.

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