Picking Materials for Dishdashas

Now this is an art form which I have not even come close to perfecting. The summer dishdasha is a very simple and easy matter to choose, I pick the Japanese nonwrinkle type and it works great for months of nonstop use. But the winter dishadahsa is a complex matter with multiple materials and different uses. So that usually takes me a lot of time to pick and choose and get second opinions, honestly I’m the lazy one and my brother does most of the work. One other factor that has taken longer this year is that we even haven’t had a winter this year, its back and forth, but in my case I switched to winter mode and I won’t go back to summer until it gets really hot. There were a few cold days in the morning on the way to work so I decided then to make the switch.

There are some days where its a little bit warm but when it gets a bit chilly I am very happy that I am in winter gear. I honestly do love wearing a winter dishdasha even though its a hassle to choose what to wear in comparison to summer dishdashas, with summer dishdashas you just open your closet and pull one out, no choice in the matter, a very simple process. But in winter you have to choose, black, grey, brown or any other combination and then there are the shirts. Its a tedious process and time consuming, but I honestly love winter dishdashas, they can look good and feel regal while keeping you warm.


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Vital – The Most Comfortable Slippers I Have Ever Worn

I don’t really go shopping for clothing too often even less for shoes, I buy something and use it for years before I get something new. I have had an issue with my sandals for the past year and after asking what is the most comfortable sandals for daily use with the dishdasha I was recommend Vital. I have had these sandals for about four years now and they were supposed to be changed at least a year back but I decided to go this week to see what I can find something new.

I found the store just opposite Office Depot in Avenues, and there were more sandals then I knew what to do with them. I knew what I didn’t want, I hate the shiny leather type, and I was looking for something that I can wear everyday and go to official functions with. I tried one grey and one brown one, and they were so amazingly comfortable, I wasn’t expecting it to be. The leather was so and the sole was perfect, it was so good I ended up buying three pairs, one brown, one medium grey and one black. I will be abusing these sandals for a while, and they were 59 KD each for a total of 177 KD, it was a bit on the expensive side but I know I will be using them for years. The leather was really soft, it was so comfortable I asked the salesman to throw the sandals I was wearing and wore one of the ones I just bought right away and walked out with a bag with two pairs, while wearing the third pair and going to buy a small original yogurt from Pinkberry.


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Ghetrity

Now this is a service that has come in handy on Friday, I’m the type of man that only buys cloths when necessary and that point is usually when they no longer resemble clothing. I have been using the same chemaaq for a while now and I got a few new ones because my brother bought them for me, but in my case I don’t have a clue where to get new ones. So I was in a predicament since I have worn my chemaqs to death and I don’t wear qitras because they are too light for me.

My friend recommend ghetrity so I called them up and gave them my address Thursday evening, and then at Friday 2 pm they came to the house with a sample of every white chemaaq they had and I was surprised of the variety, I’m even lucky I knew the size and I don’t even know how they base those measurements.

There was Givenchy and Dunhill chemaaqs, that was surprising since I thought Givenchy had a fashion line and perfume, and Dunhill had a men’s fashion line and cigarettes. Seems that chemaaqs are big business and these fashion companies are involved, then he opened a box which matched the ones I was wearing exactly. I asked how much that one was, turned out to be 9 KD and so I asked for six pieces, the guy went and came back 30 minutes later with 6 pieces, I paid and he left. Now that couldn’t have been more convenient, I didn’t even have to leave my basement. What more could you ask for, decent prices, great quality and selection, and quick service and all at the comfort of your home.

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