In big cities, such as Cairo, you will see people wearing jeans and sneakers as well as more traditional dress. Clothing in Egypt is generally conservative because followers of Islam obey rules that require shoulders and kness of all people to be covered. Traditional dress for men is a galabayya, which is a long, cotton robe.
In traditional style, women wear a black dress over their house clothes when going out in public. They also wear a veil that covers their head and face.