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.


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…