Monthly Archives: January 2012

shopping for underwear became a whole lot more comfy today …

Remember my post about the challenges of shopping for undergarments in Saudi Arabia? Well today, the Ministry of Labor carried out the Royal Decree to require that shops carrying “women’s necessities” (i.e. lingerie) employ women. I wasn’t sure I’d ever be able to witness such a sight as illustrated in these photographs from the main Riyadh newspaper:


ImageThe shopping experience in Saudi is now one step towards making it more comfortable for everyone – note even the availability of a Fitting Room right inside the shop!Image