Thamanyah’s collections are inspired by the lines and layers of the male wardrobe of the Arabian Peninsula yet punctuated with details of western bespoke tailoring. The four main pillars that define everyday life in the Arab states of the Persian Gulf are encorporated into the design ethos: Identity, Religion, Military Power and Petroleum.


June 7th 2016

Thamanyah On The Move

Eugene Rabkin explores the work of Ahmed Abdelrahman, founder and designer at Thamanyah. “There is uniqueness in Abdelrahman’s approach to taking the traditional Middle Eastern dress, making it modern, and mixing it with Western sartorial codes. In his hands a white kandora turns black and gets paired with a fine wool bomber jacket. Not only such a…

January 26th 2016

Thamanyah Autumn Winter 2016 Collection

We’d like to share these look book images from Thamanyah’s Autumn Winter 2016 Collection which was presented last week in Paris. Thamanyah is exclusive to 4. Shop the collection here.

November 19th 2015

4WRD #02 With Jassim Al Sadah

The second participant in our 4WRD series, which sees friends of the store style themselves in our latest collections, is architect Jassim Al Saddah who stopped by last week to tell us bit more about himself. Name: Jassim Al Sadah. Location: Kuwait building, Kuwait City. Occupation: Architect. Interests: Design in all forms. Website: / @mirzammanifesto (instagram )…

November 5th 2015

Thamanyah Autumn Winter 2015 Collection

Representing a Bedouin approach to Western tailoring, the Thamanyah Autumn Winter 2015 collection sees Creative Director Ahmed Abdelrahman further enhance his reputation as an original and thoughtful designer. The collection references the ascetic writings of Khalil Gibran and the general tone remains quiet and contemplative with details like dolman sleeve shapes, cocoon backs and oversized…

July 1st 2015

Thamanyah Spring Summer 2016 Collection

Ahmed Abdelrahman steered his label, which combines a sound understanding of Western tailoring with elements borrowed from traditional oriental dressing, into a more athletic direction for Spring Summer 2016. this season, the Dubai-born designer reworked a bisht, the cape that tribesmen put on for special occasions, as sweatshirt-coat-hybrid. Abdelrahman also deconstructed a kandora, originally a long-sleeved…

June 24th 2015

Paris Men’s Fashion Week: Designer to Watch - Thamanyah

Paris Men’s Fashion Week starts today with a number of our favourite designers all showing SS16 collections in the French capital over the next several days. One designer we’re particularly excited about seeing is Ahmed Abdelrahman of Thamanyah. Abdelrahman has lived a life of switching between time zones and cultures, a life that eventually led him to…

March 6th 2015

Dark Layers From Thamanyah Autumn Winter 2015

Dubai-born designer Ahmed Abdelrahman has unveiled the latest collection from his Thamanyah label. Having worked under Rick Owens and Michèle Lamy, the newcomer branched out on his own in 2011, his first pieces driven by a desire to create a traditional Middle Eastern wardrobe to be worn in a contemporary context. Clearly influenced by Owens, who in turn…