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Style up at Dubai's designer stores

Thu, August 5, 2021

Indulge in high-value retail therapy at the city's top spots for stunning outfits.

Indulge in high-value retail therapy at the city's top spots for stunning outfits.



Since its launch here in 2010, this New York institution has become a Dubai phenomenon. A glamorous haven for the city’s fashion elite, Bloomingdale’s in The Dubai Mall offers more than 13,500sqm of pure sartorial temptation. The upmarket department store has a treasure trove of designer labels across three storeys. Head to the ground floor for handbags, shoes and accessories, including the trademark Brown Bag collection. Go upstairs for eveningwear, casual and denim, or seek out the latest men’s trends on the top floor. Explore the store with your own personal shopper, and embark on an intensive shopping spree – after which you can enjoy a sweet indulgence at Magnolia Bakery.


Harvey Nichols

Visitors to Harvey Nichols in Mall of the Emirates will be impressed by the wealth of fashion, beauty, jewellery and accessory options contained within the three-floor shopping haven. The British luxury department store offers personal shopping services for both men and women, offering advice on the latest trends as well as product sizing and fit. If you’re seeking out a special designer dress, Harvey Nichols also has an abundance of world-renowned labels – including sleek numbers from the likes of Diane Von Furstenberg, Alexander McQueen, Dolce & Gabbana and Victoria Beckham.


Galeries Lafayette

Galeries Lafayette Dubai

This classic French department store in The Dubai Mall just upped its style quotient with an in-store ‘glamour’ area. The space on the first floor features a collection of high-end dresses from international fashion houses including Elisabetta Franchi, Missoni, Red Valentino and Carolina Herrera. Visitors are welcomed into the area’s VIP lounge, where they can sample cuisine from Le Gourmet eatery and select their desired outfit with the help of personal shoppers. Meanwhile, men can discover trendy clothing brands including Fred Perry and Hero Seven. There are stylish outfits for children too, from labels such as Givenchy and Chloe.


Le BHV Marais

Boasting a Parisian ambience in line with its heritage, Le BHV Marais is an alluring leisure destination to check out. Popular brands for women include Missoni and Reiss, while men can browse labels such as Lacoste and Diesel. Shopping here comes with supreme ease, thanks to dedicated spaces for all including shoes, accessories and children’s clothing. Innovation is paramount at the department store in City Walk, which welcomes seasonal pop-up shops with limited-edition creations, and hosts its own food festival and beauty weekends. Tailoring and home delivery services are also available in-store.


Boutique 1

Boutique 1 Dubai

Housed on the third floor of the Mall of the EmiratesBoutique 1 offers shopaholics a sanctuary for curated brand names you won’t find everywhere. Originally the UAE’s first high-fashion multi-brand concept, here visitors can enjoy a relaxed shopping experience through fashion-forward collections. Walk into a shoe lover’s paradise featuring an eclectic selection of footwear by Boutique 1's key designers like Victoria Beckham and Isabel Marant or handmade Greek sandals by Elina Linardaki.

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