I notice that female & male clothing seems to be in the window display. Does this imply that both are served, or is this done separately?
Hi Bill - Good question. This shop offers clothing for both sexes, as many do. I have only seen men working in this shop so far. There are also shops that cater only to men or only to women. Just in the past few years, shops that cater only to women have been affected by a new implemented law that outlaws men selling in these shops. Prior to this, women in KSA were forced to have to purchase their intimate apparel and products from salesmen. In a gender segregated society, it was really an absurd thought - but it was reality. Now women are allowed to work in many jobs that were previously only filled by men. It's huge progress in my book.
The clothing on the mannequin to the left seems a bit different from what I would expect in Saudi Arabia.
I'm glad there seems to be some progress at least, given the constraints that exist there. Thanks for your interesting comments.
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