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Dubai-based Fashion Retailer to Expand in Iraq

Dubai-based Redtag, the value fashion and home lifestyle brand, has announced that it plans to open 20 more stores in the MENA region in 2016 including in Saudi Arabia, Oman, Egypt, Iraq, and Uzbekistan. Out of a total of the brand’s over 170 stores across the Middle East, 101 are currently in Saudi Arabia, with […]

To Veil or not to Veil: Iraqi Women Face Scrutiny

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. To veil or not to veil: Iraqi women face scrutiny over their choices The Najaf Nationality Directorate, south of Baghdad, refused to grant a travel permit to civil activist and Iraqi citizen Intisar Alyawi […]

Baghdad’s Booming Business in Military Clothing

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Criminals In Uniform: Baghdad’s Dodgy, Booming Business in Military Clothing Thanks to the current security crisis, there are so many Iraqis now playing a military role in Iraq that it […]

Cutting Edge Iraqi Fashion Designer

By Lemya Ayub. This is an extract from an article originally published by Nina Iraq, and is reproduced here with permission. Melad Hamed – The Cutting Edge Fashion Designer with a Heart of Gold Melad Hamed, is well-known in Iraq and across the Arab world as the cutting edge fashion designer with a heart of […]

Baghdad Showcases Homegrown Fashion Talent

By John Lee. A couple of fashion stories went largely undetected this week as Baghdad held no less than 2 fashion events showcasing homegrown designer talent. The first was held at the Palestine Hotel and was a cat walk show featuring pret a porter dresses from Iraqi designer Mona Sultan. For those unacquainted with fashion terminology (like this […]

Chinese Clothing Imports on the Rise In Iraq

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Abu Ahmad blows puffs of smoke from his cigarette into the air while standing in front of a pile of used clothes he has spread out on the ground in Bab […]