Shopping gets a luxury upgrade every time you plan to go to Dubai! From traditional souks to high-end brands, you name it and this place has it.So, if you have some retail therapy in mind this time on your visit to Dubai, we have some good news for you! The Dubai Shopping Festival has jaw-dropping offers and contests that can win you a car (to say the least).From fun-filled activities for age groups to the themed outdoor markets for a relaxed day out, DSF will be your best pal for these 45 days (till 29th January 2022) So, if you’re screaming Gucci, Fendi, Prada on your way to Dubai, here are the top 5 places that can offer these brands and more at unmissable rates!1. Bloomingdale’sLaunched in Dubai in 2019, this New York favourite is home to top-notch luxury brands across 3 stories. The ground floor houses designer handbags, shoes, and accessories, the first floor has evening wear and the top floor has a men’s collection. You can also hire a personal shopper who will take you around the store and help you style these items!Where: The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai
Visit Dubai2. Harvey NicholsLocated in the Mall Of Emirates, this place is a shopping haven if you like a one-stop-shop. Not only can you get yourself a stylist but also a shopper who will help you curate looks. The store offers a variety of collections from brands like Diane Von Furstenberg, Alexander McQueen, Dolce & Gabbana and Victoria Beckham.Where: Mall of the Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai 3.
Galeries LafayetteThe French are known for two things – labels and baked goods, and this place offers both From high-end dresses from Elisabetta Franchi, Missoni, Red Valentino, and Carolina Herrera to classics from Fred Perry and Hero Seven, this place is perfect for everyone, including kids. While you’re at it, you’re welcome at the VIP lounge to sample cuisines from Le Gourmet eatery and make your experience Le perfect!Where: The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai
Visit Dubai4. Boutique 1Looking for exclusive stuff that you can carry without anyone duplicating your style? Boutique 1 is the place to be. UAE’s first high-fashion multi-brand concept where you can pick up exclusive pieces from their key designers like Victoria Beckam and Isabel Marrant. You can also get handmade Greek sandals by Elina Linardaki. Where: Mall of the Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai5.
S*uceFounded by Middle Eastern women, this is a multi-brand fashion and lifestyle concept which offers curated collections from the likes of Alice McCall, Mother of Pearl, and Tadashi Joshi, alongside regional and up-and-coming names such as OTT, Fillyboo, and Arwa Al Banawi You can also find contemporary beauty, lifestyle and home interior items on display, as well as an in-house ready-to-wear line, Zayan The Label, known for its hand-embroidered motifs, innovative cuts, and modern silhouettes.Where: Village Mall, Jumeirah Street, Dubai
Visit DubaiFabulous, right? While you’re at it, don’t forget the Expo 2020 Dubai, a 6 month-long show of culture and art from 1st October 2021 to 31st March 2022.