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Interview with Stache, Saudi Arabia

July 21, 2014

We interviewed Bader Barqawi, Owner of Stache in Saudi Arabia:What inspired you to start your company?Lack of cool concept stores in saudi arabia focusing on the western/arab pop culture lifestyle.Describe your average customer.Our average customer is a local who either lived/resided, went to college, continuously travels to the US/UK who is trendy, middle to high end social class, updated with fashion and music industry searching for cool clothing/accessories to shop in saudi arabia.You said your clothing lines are "inspired by the casual yet hip styles of the American pop culture." Can you talk about the blending of Western and Arabic cultures in the fashion world?Arab pop culture has been a big thing recently but still in its baby steps. There...

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