Although the Marrakech souks offer the best in affordable, handcrafted gifts we thought we’d highlight some higher end retail outlets in Marrakech so as to provide a fuller picture of the Marrakech shopping experience.
Akkal – the young Belgian artist, Charlotte Barkowski, produces contemporary Marrakech pottery based on traditional techniques at her Akkal workshop in Marrakech. Along with lamps, vases and tea/coffee sets, you’ll also find some lovely fabrics by the renowned Valérie Barkowski. (Mon – Sat 322 zone industrielle, Sidi Ghanem, Route de Safi)
Intensité Nomade – looking for an haute couture Marrakech kaftan? Here, in the commercial centre, Guéliz, Frédérique Birkemeyer displays some upbeat versions of the kaftan, one of them even styled as army camouflage! Silk-screened pop art T-shirts are also for sale. (On the corner of Av Avenue Mohammed V and Rue de la Liberté)