They exist in different colors and in various forms. Also, their manufacture follows a very particular process. Discover in this article all there is to know about the moroccan babouches or typical moroccan slippers.
In Morocco the woman’s babouche is called Charbil and the man’s babouche is called Belgha
The most traditional babouche, the pointed babouche is made of leather or Sabra (vegetable silk).
Originally worn by the Arabs, the pointed slippers are now a “must have” everywhere on the planet to be elegant and feel good in your shoes!
The babouches are shoes anchored in the Arab-Muslim tradition. The very etymology of the word is of Persian origin. It means “Papusch”, with the “Pa” meaning “Foot” and the “Pusch” meaning “To carry or cover”. Clearly, to wear babouches is to cover one’s feet. In the Arabic language, men’s slippers are called “Balga” while those of women are nicknamed “Charbil”. There are of course babouches for children. See here to learn more about the history of the babouche.