Cairo is one of the best shopping destinations. You can find whatever you need from clothing to books, to home goods and of course food. Online stores have taken a spot in Cairo’s ever-expanding market, and some local brands are starting have become international; Kojak, Temraza, Azza Fahmy, and Okhtein, to name a few.
While the city is filled with many well-known designer names, it also boasts some pretty impressive up-and-coming brands. Every now and then you will find an article about local clothing stores, and that’s because the industry is booming with ideas, quality, and creativity; of course, we’re always on the lookout for these juicy brands.
Zakhrafa is what today is all about. With their high quality and iconic pieces, they can grab anyone’s attention. Zakhrafa mainly means “emboss” which speaks to the brand’s identity and persona, transforming boho inspired designs into everyday classic wearable pieces. Their pants are mostly made from silk, helping consumers turn any outfit into a luxurious and unique statement piece.
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Started in 2015, they had some ups and downs on the road, until they began to settle in the market. The folks behind Zakhrafa find inspiration in Spanish mosaics and Paisley prints. Every collection is different, and they incorporate that free feminine spirit into each and every piece.
Going back to quality, their pants are silk mixed with chiffon, and in their winter collection is mainly all about velvet. As for their new summer collection, it boasts many different new fabrics. Zakhrafa has just launched tops, dresses, and shorts to their brand as well.
Zakhrafa is starting to expand in the market by considering shipping worldwide and developing an app. Currently, you can find their items at Sheyaka.co. You can also check their Instagram page at zakhrafa_official.