Where to Shop in Sidi Ghanem, Marrakech
Shop in Sidi Ghanem, the Marrakech Industrial Zone and Urban, Artist Enclave.
Located 5 kilometers from the Marrakech medina, Sidi Ghanem is the industrial zone where artists and designers have their workshops and showrooms. This urban enclave is a reminder of New York’s SOHO district in the 1970’s where large loft spaces and concrete buildings are abound. Known as a mecca for architects and interior design enthusiasts this up and coming neighborhood serves as the perfect shopping excursion from Marrakech.
The Sid Ghanem district is chock full of local and made-for-export goods along with charming French eateries. Tangier-based fashion designer, Salima Abdel Wahab, Lighting Designer Henry Cath, and Laurence Landon are a few notable designers to seek out. Be sure to note that most shops are closed on Saturday afternoons and Sundays.
WAHAB Tangier-based fashion designer Salima Abdel Wahab sells her high-end fashion line of unique and trendy men’s and women’s fashion at her boutique in Sidi Ghanem. Wahab uses traditional Moroccan textiles to create a trendy line of pants,vests, jackets and handbags. Our favorite is a vest made from traditional Moroccan kilims and the boho bags made form the same fabric. Pieces are unique and one-of-a-kind and the price is reflective of this. Address: No.315, Quartier Industriel Phone: +212-618-29-90-18
Custom-made artisan lighting and home decor products that combine Moroccan tradition with modernity. Since the mid nineties Henry Cath has been renowned for their spectacular lighting producing lamps, shades and other fixtures made from linen fabric, copper, brass and silver combined with majestic embroidery. This is the ideal place to custom order lighting fixtures for a home or business. Worldwide shipping is available. Address: 139 Industrial Zone, Sidi Ghanem Phone: +212- 524-33-88-33
Step inside the Keros showroom and let your senses be wowed by the wonderful room sprays and scented perfumes. With scents like bamboo, fig, patchouli and Sahari tea, all at reasonable prices, this is one of our favorite places to shop for interior perfumes for the home! Address: No. 231, Quartier Industriel Phone: +212-524-33-63-30
Specializing in natural cosmetics, Natus is one of Morocco’s leading boutique companies that sells a wide range of hair and body products. Using an argan oil base, along with natural assets of Honey, Sweet Almond Oil, Ghassoul,black soap with various extracts of Plant and Soil from the Moroccan Atlas, the products nourish and enrich the body. Address: Natus MarrakechN° 214, Quartier industriel , Sidi Ghanem Phone: +212-524-33-63-30
This may just be a one-stop shopping destination for most people heading to Sidi Ghanem. A collection of pottery including full service dinnerware including all sizes of plates, cups and saucers, tajines, tea glasses and cup, is spread out over the main floor and comes in a variety of colors. Head upstairs to admire the beautiful collection of candles and candleholders. Our favorites are the hurricane lantern covered in intricately cut leather to create magical Moroccan-style patterns when the candle is lit. The collection of bath towels and bathrobes is second to none and may just be where the towels in your hotel or riad are sourced. Address: No. 219, Quartier Industriel Phone: +212-524-33-62-01
A special Ghanem boutique where pottery in all colors and designs can be found. Entrance is through the designers workshop and allows for visitors to see how their crafts are made. The pottery is made of red clay and is fragile. Address: 322 Sidi Ghanem, Quartier Industriel Phone: +212-524-33-59-38
Though the pottery sold at Loun is produced in a studio on the Route d’Ourika, the general public is welcome to stop by the showroom in Sidi Ghanem to pick from the colourful collection of tea cups and saucers, coffee mugs and tajines used for entertaining ware. Soft purples to glazed coppers, the colors and the pieces here are both affordable and trendy as prices start range from $10.00 – $70.00. A collection of vases and decorative house wares are also available and start at $30.00 Address: No. 266, Quartier Industriel Phone: +212-524-35-69-99