The Streets of Tunis

Writer Roua Khlifi Photographer Sophia Baraket

Men’s fashion is taking off in Tunis – Salah Barka is leading a new wave of designers putting their spin on traditional tailoring
“The textile industry is the second most important industry in Tunisia” Photographer Sophia Baraket

“The textile industry is the second most important industry in Tunisia” Photographer Sophia Baraket

While the traditional outlets for men’s clothing – small-scale shops and tailors – may struggle financially today, they remain an inspiration for high-profile Tunisian designers whose creations grace the walkway of Tunis Fashion Week. Tunisian fashion designers invoke the spirit of their ancestors in designs that are both functional and stylish.

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