Kasbah Bab Ourika in the Atlas mountains: where tranquility is at home

Traveling to Marrakech so many times made me always dream about the Atlas mountains, a series of mountain ranges stretching trough the Maghreb and being home to numerous Berber tribes. A couple of weeks ago my dream came true and I had the chance to visit the Ourika valley. And literately one of this world’s paradises … Continue reading

Impressions from Marrakech – the city of pure magic

Time flies. It’s as if it was last week that I returned from my last trip to Marrakech, but no.. It has been already more than three months that I was wandering, well, rather rushing, together with Maryam from yamyam event production, from one place to the other: from one producer to the other, from … Continue reading

A globetrotter shows her home

“If she is not travelling through exotic countries, designer Silvia Gattin curls up in her Viennese apartment. Here she revealed her interior design tips and her favourite Marrakech – hotspots.” Austria’s biggest fashion and lifestyle magazine WOMAN came to visit me recently to publish a beautiful home story. See here all pictures and grab the … Continue reading

Ryad Dyor – where Moroccan authenticity is at home

Last month my most recent trip to Marrakech began with some kind of shock. When we arrived at the airport I left the airplane in total happiness seeing the sun and anticipating the city’s wonders and the warm weather so that I instinctively left my winter jacket with my keys to my apartment (and on the … Continue reading

Brand new in on silviagattin.com: EMBROIDERED MOROCCAN JACKETS & COATS

We are very happy and proud to present you our brand new collection of EMBROIDERED MOROCCAN JACKETS & COATS. The result of outstanding handcraft work, Silvia’s new collection of velvet and linen coats and jackets is traditionally tailored in Marrakech, Morocco, by highly talented coutouriers. Featuring only high quality material, a Mandarin collar and ornamental … Continue reading

Visiting Moroccan non-profit association Al Kawtar for disabled women

Every time I am in Marrakech I pay a visit to Al Kawtar, a place where you can feel love, dedication, respect and above all the power of collaboration. Al Kawtar was founded in 2006 and is organised as a non-profit association, where disabled women are offered full day care, including meals, technical, medical and … Continue reading

Marrakech’s white gem: Hotel Riad Ana Yela

A couple of weeks ago business brought me back to my magical Marrakech and this time a dream came true. Last time I was in that location I thought that when I will get married I want to spend my honeymoon there.. Years later I am not married yet but in the meantime I got to … Continue reading

October rises – with NEW KILIM CLUTCH MARYAM bags

AUTUMN’S HERITAGE: we used again beautiful vintage kilim fabrics to create timeless accessories for the month ahead! We proudly present our new KILIM CLUTCH MARYAM bags which were again handmade in magical Marrakech by talented artisans with century-old weaving knowledge and now feature one strap for optional use as shoulder bag! Find your one-of-a-kind eye-catcher here! … Continue reading

Maryam is back: lots of new KILIM CLUTCHES available again

Celebrating the rare and unexpected Silvia loves to marry old world traditions with new world design. Inspired by her consistent love for Morocco and its authentic colorful kilim rugs and moreover by the soul behind the work this brand new collection of handmade clutches named after Silvia’s friend Maryam was born. Each bag is unique, … Continue reading

When two minds are alike: welcome Abury and the new cooperation

During my very first trip to magical Marrakech I had the chance to visit the beautiful Riad Ana Yela where I got to know Andrea Kolb. Together with her husband she opened up this breathtaking, small, 300-year-old city palace hotel in the heart of the Medina, the historic city of Marrakech. Besides she is also the … Continue reading

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