Al Thawb Al Watani Tailoring The name of the store translates to ‘national dress’. This store is especially good to visit for customised dishdashas in a range of cottons for summer. Arabic sandals and agarwood incense are a must to complete the look. From Dhs180. Various locations including Mercato Mall (04 344 5977).
Jabal Arafat Tailors A popular spot for bespoke dishdashas, frequent trips to this in-demand tailors could burn quite a hole in your pocket, but the quality keeps customers returning. Dhs200-Dhs500, Al Wasl Square (04 226 2684).
Al Madani Trading Offers both tailored and ready-made kanduras. From Dhs300 bespoke and Dhs200 ready-made. Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4111).