You know what’s the best thing about Zara? It’s affordable. You know what the worst part is? Half the Egyptian population owns your closet. Now here’s the thing, you can still rock up the latest fashion trends in some of Cairo’s glamorous, low-key shops! Find all the funky fashion trends that were out of your reach.
We’ve compiled a hot list for your next treasure hunt. Ladies, prepare yourselves and your bank accounts for some serious shopping!
Bringing high fashion to street wear, Villa Baboushka is one of the ultimate shopping destinations for those who are into high-street style. Among all the great brands, you will find an array of British, American and Lebanese labels. Make sure to scout for the most exclusive designers!
Location: 31 Ismail Mohamed Street, Zamalek.
Blurring the line between art and fashion, Maison 69, a lifestyle store, combines different style collaborations all the while giving you a gallery-like experience. “Maison” the French word meaning “house”, is the key concept behind the store. The main showroom consists of different ‘areas’ of a typical home- the ‘dining room’, the ‘kitchen’, the ‘bathroom’…etc. Each section has displays of clothes depending on their genre.
Location: 15 Ismail Mohamed Street, Zamalek.
Not your typical ready to wear clothes, PLUM PLU turns comfortable attire into fashionable and contemporary feminine wear. The clothes are rich due to their fine finishing and detailed embroidery. Its unique styling will surely make you stand out.
Tip: find them on www.plumplu.com
RAX Concept Store
Located at one of the ultimate luxury shopping, dining and business hubs in Cairo, RAX concept store sells everything from clothes to home accessories.
Location: Galleria 40, 6th of October.
Ghazl Banat Boutique
This store caters for every woman’s taste, from colourful casual styles to unique artistic designs. Ghazl Banat has several rooms that display paintings as well as selected collections of American, British, Australian and Brazilian women clothing. Some of the fashion labels include Frankie B. Rich & Skinny Jeans and Twenty8Twelve.
Location: Degla Shopping Center, 2nd floor. 11 Hassan Sabry Street, Zamalek.
Timeless, free spirited, boho luxe and sophisticated best describe this clothing store. Perfectly tailored for the gypsies and the dreamers.
Tip: Find them on instagram account @chichiwagon
Dubbed as one of the leading fashion stores in Egypt, AgroDolce is a fashion store that provides the latest international and local collections from high-end to affordable brands.
Location: 21 Ahmed Heshmat Street, Zamalek.
This department store will surely blow your mind given all the optimal haute couture fashion items as well as the edgy furniture pieces and home accessories. Just like Maison 69, ABn’G World offers the ultimate shopping experience. This concept store is a major platform for art, décor and culture. ABn’G’s designers include Deanna Shaaban, Krak Baby, VTNG sunglasses and Opio.
Location: 2 Taha Hussein Street, Zamalek.
Oro Fashion Store
If you’re the woman who loves the effortless look then this is the place to go! Oro fashion store offers a great selection of casual-chic pieces that you can mix and match for comfort and style.
Location: 20 Horreya Street, Heliopolis.
Well known for its essential and basic wear, Boutique 17 offers a wide range of ready to wear clothes. From fancy tops to bohemian rompers and chic dresses, Boutique 17 makes sure to give their customers a pleasant shopping experience by presenting a variety of clothes to choose from.
Location: 17 Ahmed Heshmat Street, Zamalek.