Palestinian Embroidered Abayas
What goes around, comes around, especially when it comes to timeless fashion. That’s why the ancient art of embroidery is the latest trend—featured in Ukrainian designer Vita Kin’s new line, worn on fashionistas everywhere, and covered in publications such as the Huffington Post. Of course, your online abaya store Artizara has been offering embroidered modest clothing for years. In fact, our latest collection of maxi dresses showcases hand embroidery by Palestinian women from a women’s cooperative in Jenin.
When the occasion calls for something special, reach for this Adina long maxi dress in Monaco blue. The polished yet relaxed piece features a band neckline, chest pockets, full roll-tab cuff sleeves with bronze tone buttons, and convenient side inseam pockets. Wear it loose or cinch the waist with the fabric belt for a flattering fit. The soft, easy care poly crepe with a hint of stretch keeps you in comfort while the fully opaque fabric keeps you modest.
Transition effortlessly from relaxed to dressy casual settings in this Imara long maxi dress in Marsala red. The flexible abaya has a soft shirt collar, single chest pocket with embroidery, full roll-tab cuff sleeves and partial functional button with faux suede accent and bronze tone buttons. Ever-flexible, you can wear it loose and flowing or cinch the waist with the suede fabric belt. The fully-opaque, easy care dress also includes inseam side pockets for added convenience.
Achieve elegance with an edgy flare in this black Halia with faux raw silk bodice and hand embroidery. In addition to the modest notch neckline and full straight sleeves, the maxi dress will help you make a maximum impression with its floor sweeping chiffon panels over an opaque flowing skirt.
Step into the room and turn heads with this elegant Saeera maxi dress in periwinkle. The adorable abaya features an iridescent two tone chiffon overlay and a bodice bedecked with hand embroidery, a modest V-neckline, full straight sleeves in faux raw silk, and a rear invisible zipper.
The hand embroidery featured in these modest maxi dresseshas been a tradition in Palestine for centuries. When you purchase and wear these abayas, you help support the women who hand-embroidered them and preserve this beautiful ancient craft!