Traditional women wear jellabas or djellabas, long-sleeved kaftan-like dresses.
The jellaba reaches down to the ankles. It secures with buttons or zippers in the front. There may be side-slits near the ankles for easy walking. The materials may be linen, silk or cotton. Traditional colors may be simple stripes in light cream with white or feminine colors like pinks, green purples etc. Traditional women also wear head scarves or hijab to conform with Islamic religious codes.