How Crate & Barrel is harnessing community spirit in UAE this Ramadan – Emirates woman

IN PARTNERSHIP: The holy month of Ramadan is a time of giving, reflecting and connecting, and that’s exactly what Crate and Barrel is doing this year.

Support local and regional designers in the Middle East as part of the mobilization of community spirit this Ramadan, Case and barrel collaborated with a number of local talent to create bespoke pieces this holy month.

Not only does the collection harness the power of local talent, but a percentage of the revenue generated from all pieces sold on Crate and Barrel during Ramdan will also be donated to support those who are vulnerable members of the community. With this, the interior brand has partnered with Carrefour and the Emirates Red Crescent this year, aiming to feed more than 25,000 people by purchasing and distributing pre-packaged Ramadan boxes with essential food items. across the UAE.

This month, Crate and Barrel also launched a range of collections for Ramadan, all celebrating elements of the region, including Bedouin traditions, desert colors and the scents of the region.

First of all, the timeless pieces – ranging from 30 Dhs to 300 Dhs – from the Sarb collection pay homage to the most beloved birds of the Arabian Peninsula.

Meanwhile, pieces from the exclusive Sadu Collection are inspired by the patterns and shapes of traditional Al Sadu weaving made by Bedouin tribes.

Sadu crate and barrel

the Ozlem tuna collection pays homage to the geography and nature of the region, encompassing the reflection that the desert environment can create for people. In the pieces in this collection, which range from Dhs150 to Dhs360, blacks and golds are used to represent nights and mornings in the desert, which are completely different from each other.

Ozlem Tuna Khamseen Porcelain Mug - Black

As for the Tala collection, which ranges from 100 Dhs to 1000 Dhs, the pieces are reminiscent of a midnight garden, reflecting the shapes and shadows of palm trees after dark.

Tala crate and barrel

With a love for sharing coffee in the region, the Mellow collection pays homage to this notion and also comes in exclusive colors at Crate & Barrel. Meanwhile, the Luxury Deco Collection also ties in with this with a range of luxury glass tea and coffee cups and trays.

The experimental fashion brand IAM MAI creates modern collections through minimal silhouettes.

Finally, Crate and Barrel has also partnered with Lava candles, a local brand founded by Sheikha Amna Abdulaziz Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, to create a series of candles that perfectly exude the reflective vibe of Ramadan. Scents include jasmine, spicy vanilla and crunchy apple.

Crate and barrel candles

Crate and Barrel will also work with local brand Loom Pop to create a series of bespoke pieces.

Hand painted by local artists from the United Arab Emirates, the very limited edition pieces in the collection feature Arabic calligraphy, moons and stars.

To learn more about the Ramadan collections, visit Stores include the Mall Of The Emirates, City Center Mirdif, Dubai Mall, and City Center Al Zahia, with opening hours from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

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