By now, we assume you own at least two or three thobes. A well-cut thobe is a necessary feature in a wardrobe. That is, of course, if you opt for the right one and know how to style it.
The thobe comes in many styles: short sleeved (mostly seen in Tunisia and Morocco), embroidered (mostly seen in Saudi Arabia), and the mother of all thobes: the white, satin basic — one which is mostly seen in the Gulf. The trick, it seems, is to invest in a high-quality fabric with a beautiful fall — this is the soul of the thobe. But that’s not all.
Top off the look with the right sunglasses, an impeccable watch, and the right pair of sandals. From brown, leather Bottega Veneta slides to black, leather traditional mules, the ones that we picked out for you will upgrade your thobe shoe game.
Cord Lace Sandals
Bring a sartorial edge to your vacation collection with these DanWard sandals. Multiple straps add interest to the simple soles. Team with a white T-shirt and shorts at the beach.
Intrecciato Leather Slides
First introduced in 1975, Bottega Veneta’s intrecciato leather-weaving technique requires an impressive level of hand-craftsmanship. These sporty slides are detailed with supple straps and set on comfortable contoured footbeds with gripped rubber soles. Wear yours in the city with slim trousers.
Saw-Edge Sole Leather Sandals
Look to Dolce & Gabbana for supremely crafted vacation styles, like these black leather sandals. They’re made in Italy with two wide arch straps that are set with a gunmental logo plaque, and finished with a raised saw-edged rubber sole for day-long comfort. Fits true to size.
In supple black leather with a buckled strap, these minimalist sandals from Marni are the perfect contrast to smart denim, slim suiting or lightweight linen pants. The contrast rust sole is crafted from rubber for a fresh, modern finish.
Arizona Eva Ultra Light Sandals Plain black with adjustable buckle closers, there’s a neat and simple. The shaped insole and EVA rubber sole make then light, comfortable and durable.
Established in 2012, designers Louis Leeman and Erica Pelosini has a reputation for fine Italian craftsmanship, showcased with these woven sandals. They’re detailed with crossover straps and a black sole.
Elio Polished-Leather Slides
In a square-toe silhouette, with cushioned leather heels for comfort and layered rubber soles for impact absorption.
Black Quilted Achille Sandals
Buffed leather sandals in black with quilted detailing and adjustable pin-buckle strap and a tonal rubber sole, they offer a bit more than the average sandal.
Jetset Leather Slides
Designed with the modern traveller in mind. A backless silhouette cut from ultra-soft, naturally creased lamb leather evokes a luxurious sense of ease – ideal for slipping on after hardy city exploration.
3D Medusa Slide Sandals
They come with Greek motif trim and a shaped insole for added comfort and the Versace logo on the instep – all in one color.
Alex leather sandals
Chestnut-brown Alex sandals handmade in Italy from the finest leather with the two front straps set onto a light-peach leather sole.
Tamashee created a capsule collection exclusively for the Middle East and these Indigo sandals are the pick of the collection.
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