List of Shopping Places in Dubai
The city of Dubai is an interblend of traditional Islamic ethos and ultra modern lifestyle. On the global tourism map, Dubai is one of the most preferred destinations – a place to rejoice and relax!
While visiting Dubai for the first time, you’d be forgiven for thinking the city’s official sport is shopping. There are around 96 malls across the city, there’s no better place to find your perfect dress, exquisitely tailored suit or a unique designer wear.
But the shopping hubs has got much more than just shopping, with cultural attractions, indoor theme parks, and much more. There’s more to Dubai than its gaudy line-up of glamorous hotels and the outnumbering of skyscrapers that shape the city outlook. Explore the place and you’ll uncover more than the sky touching tall buildings. When it comes to shopping Dubai is known for the Dubai Shopping Festival and Dubai Summer Sale as they cover the whole range of apparels and clothing. Here is the list of top shopping hubs where you can hop to shop for all the shopaholics.
Explore the place and you’ll uncover more than the sky touching tall buildings. When it comes to shopping, Dubai is known for the Dubai Shopping Festival and Dubai Summer Sale as they cover the whole range of apparels and clothing. Here is the list of top shopping hubs where you can hop to shop for all the shopaholics.
The Dubai Mall -Under one massive roof, you’ll find almost all your favorite brands including high-street such as Topshop and Zara, and stores such as Bloomingdale’s and Galeries Lafayette. A gigantic portion of the mall is dedicated to high-end designers like Chanel, Elie Saab and Lanvin, with the Shoe Stores occupied by brands such as Fendi, Dior and Christian Louboutin.
Wafi Mall– It is instantly recognizable with the Ancient Egyptian architecture; the iconic Wafi Mall continues the theme on the inside as well. Visitors totally engross themselves in a shopping experience with Arabic fashion boutiques offering the latest in kandoras, abayas and burqas.
Ibn Battuta Mall -The mall is a six major source design inspired from Andalusia, Persia, Egypt, Tunisia, China and India. The decor in the mall is eccentric and includes a gigantic golden elephant, elaborate tiling, lush outdoor tea gardens and a high ceiling painted to resemble blue skies. Ibn Battuta Mall is a reserve of fashion, lifestyle and sporting shops with regular promotions and celebrations.
Mall of the Emirates– Offers a incomparable experience with 475 premium stores of lifestyle, fashion, sports, home décor, electronics, multiplex cinema and magic planet kid’s play zone..
Bag to Bargain
Dubai Outlet Mall -Sales run throughout the year, with plenty to be found from designer labels such as Burberry, Marc Jacobs and Diane von Furstenberg as well as perfumes. Visit on a Monday and enjoy further discounts of up to 50 percent at selected stores.
The Outlet Village– Think Coach, Carolina Herrera, DKNY, Galeries Lafayette, Roberto Cavalli, Hugo Boss and much more in pocket friendly price. This discount shopping centre opened in September 2016. At this Italian-themed indoor shopping spot you get 50% off on luxury handbags.
Gaderobe-With a huge lineage of clothing and apparels on Beach Road in Jumeirah where you can flip through fashion, shoes and bags from designers such as Alexander McQueen, Celine and Chanel, ranging in price from AED500 to AED40,000. Nobody can resist from buying something that is just a fraction of the original price.
Al Karama – Famous for its discount shopping, here Handbags, watches, clothing, shoes and souvenirs are sold in small shops. Here you can show off your haggling skills, as the first price quoted is not the price to settle on. Get your bags full with gifts for all your family members.
Designer Heart for Fashionista
COS– It’s awe-inspiring for basics, always contemporary, and minimalist in aesthetic; it is very much in-style store and one of the high street stores.
LE66 Concept Store– A super hip concept store from Paris recently opened in City Walk. It houses some brands like coveted Camilla Elphick ankle boots that have never been here before.
Bouguessa– If you are a dedicated designer wear lover you must visit this store, this is my favorite Dubai-based label by far.
IF Boutique– Off-radar concept store in Dubai, IF has a really great assemblage of brands that aren’t so available in Dubai like Rick Owens, Uma Wang and Yohji Yamamoto to name a few, which is why it is one of my favorites.
Valleydez-Among the designs offered is creations by blooming and international designers, directly from the catwalks of New York, Paris, London, and Milan. The store’s spellbound atmosphere and impeccable designs will have you visiting again and again.
Bambah– If you are the one who is still in love with the Vintage designer, this place is perfect. You get a plethora of accessories, designer pieces and whimsical dresses in this vintage store.
The pivot attractions of Dubai are not only its charming desert safaris, state of the art monuments and scenic beaches; they include the perpetual shopping options — from high-end shopping, Street Shopping to specialized designer brands. So to all the shopaholics before you grab your air tickets, glance through the list of best shopping places in Dubai so that you can have a MERRY SHOPPING TIME!!
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