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beirut: souvenir shopping just got chic
If you want to bargain at the Beirut open market, think about it.
\"Beirut is the only city in the Middle East that does not have an open-air market,\" said Ronnie Chatta, a tour guide from bebeerut.
\"In its location, we set up a shopping center, Ferrari dealers and valet parking.
\"While there must be a lot of big brands at the show, the art and design of Beirut is very prosperous, focusing on personality and craftsmanship. Note: The U. S.
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Have fun shopping at Copperfield\'s coffee.
Thanks to the love of Alper c. u. un/Creative commons/Flickr Beiruti for their coffee, there are a lot of cool cafes offering thin soy latte.
But the traditional caffeine is a strong Turkish espresso made in a jar called \"ibrik. \"Orient 499 (
Opposite the bullet-
Scarred old Holiday Inn, an unwelcome reminder 15-
A year of civil war starting in 1975)
Here you can enjoy the flavors of Beirut at the local exquisite copper ibriks restaurant.
Modern design blends with classic Middle Eastern themes.
The current trend for young designers in Beirut is to combine classic Middle Eastern design with contemporary style and modern features.
As a result, trendy household items will not appear inappropriate in your own accommodation.
We love Nada deb\'s Perspex coasters, which feature bold colors and artist Sandra Carlyle Sayoun\'s metal rack with Arabic calligraphy.
The mix of the Muslim and Christian population of Kaftans and abayaBeirut means that you will most likely see women in tight jeans and women in headscarves.
Still a great place to pick traditional Middle Eastern costumes like Kafka and robes --like abayas.
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Vincent de Paul employs about 150 women who specialize in needlework and are known for their handwork
Embroidered linen and silk.
Backgammon setsWhile while you are unlikely to hear the harsh sound of the car horn, backgammon\'s traditional cafe in Beirut is still popular.
You can pick up the polished walnut board inlaid with Pearl mother from home
Fres, head of the East.
Exotic modern carpet
Without hard-selling woven carpets, the Oumnia in Saifi Village Fashion Arts District is a great place right near the Martyrs Square.
The latest collection by designer Nivine Mohamed Maktabi shows Arabic calligraphy in bright and modern colors.
\"It\'s like you\'re making up stories for your family ---
\"There is a story or meaning behind each piece,\" she said . \".
Tea for £ 10 is not suitable for your suitcase, but brass samovar is worth bringing home.
Traditionally used to heat water in the Middle East, usually to make tea, samovar is a striking core that beats a boring old kettle every day.
Founded more than 30 years ago and now run by designer Nadiya Ayubi El Curry, the craftsman du Liban and the east have a great choice.
Innovative handmade jewelry, one-
Remove the debris from aboveand-
The trendy starch mall is about to become the first choice for Lebanese designers.
As many as six newcomers each year serve as starch mentors, including Benin-
Born Malaika Najem studied contemporary jewellery design in Florence before returning to Lebanon.
Antique lovers should check out Nada Le Cavelier because of her delicate earrings, brooch and later-made necklaces --eighteenth-
Century Italy Micro
Inlaid in 18-carat gold.
If Silver is more suitable for your style then there is Magasin d\'Orient Absi Fres
Priced goods made by artisans in rathaya.
Rough nargilehsLocals love nargileh who spends pleasant evening smoking cigarettes (water pipe)
One of the many outdoor terraces in the city.
Gorgeous decorated stained glass pipes will be great souvenirs even if you are not going to use them.
Luxury leather items leather may be from Italy, but locally designed and hand made leather items are worth the time to buy.
Bradl éy boutique in bradbyblos, 35 kilometers north of Beirut, with gorgeous handbags, iPad sleeves, travel wallets and business card holders (from $15-450).
The cufflinks made with old Lebanese stamps are worth a long journey ($85).
Johnny Farah is closer to town with classic but cool bags, satay, wallets, belts and shoes.
Editor\'s note: This article was published in 2012.
It was reformatted, updated, and rereleased on 2017.