These eleven local brands can help you make a serious statement with some urban streetwear.
Make a statement with these statement tees.
FUNK DU CAIRE // @funkducaire
This ethically-made, ultra-hip t-shirt brand features witty designs that play off of our capricious relationship with Cairo. Shop on funkducaire.com
PARALLEL // @paral.lel
Embracing all things hazy and underground, this brand's designs are street chic at its rawest. Shop through parallelclothingcompany.com
SAPIEN // @sapienthebrand
SAPIEN features urban art and tie-dye designs on their t-shirts and hoodies. Shop on sapienthebrand.com
LGND // @lgnd.eg
This brand puts their spin on legendary figures across history by featuring classical artworks on their designs. Shop through their DMs.
ABYSSCLOTHING // @abyssclothing.__
These t-shirts feature national iconography and pillars of Egyptian history, like Om Kalthoum and Omar Elsherif. Cop their products through their DMs.
BLANK // @brandname_blank
BLANK uses clever graphic designs to urbanize folkloric Egyptian art and concepts. Our favourite is the Bedouin & Boujee III t-shirt. Shop these designs at theblankwebsite.world
WALHESH // @walhesh.eg
Drawing from the well of mythology with the likes of Anubis and Apollo, Walhesh modernises their designs to legendary effect. Shop through their DMs.
GODS OF THE CITY// @godsofthecity_
This local up-and-comer plays off the underground electro scene. Shop at godsofthecity.com
UNTY is not afraid to add some quirky colour into their design mix. Cop your own at www.unty.co/untyshop
Dedicated to Cairenes, this local label lets you rep your neighbourhood. Be it Giza, Zamalek, or Maadi, these shirts' scannable codes will lead you to a webpage that gives you the rundown on the district's history. Get yours at madanicairo.com
Fashioned for the club, this RTW line only recently came out with a t-shirt line. They've translated their ultra chic aesthetic into more casual pieces. Shop through quwa88.com