Where to find the most stylish homeware in Dubai
Whether you are looking for retro cushions, colourful and contemporary tableware or eclectic one-of-a-kind homewares products, you are sure to find it in Dubai. As a global city, you can expect to find the dedicated stores and inspired décor sourced from around the world.
The Design Shop by S*uce
The creation of revered Dubai fashion personality Zayan Ghandour, this design and homeware store is an extension of the S*uce (pronounced ‘sauce’) fashion boutique’s quirky, edgy aesthetic. Expect a limited, carefully-curated selection of weird and wonderful home accessories ranging from designer candles and retro-print cushions to tableware and random objects d’art that add instant street cred to your interior space.
With a focus on the eclectic and luxurious, the Swedish brand’s curated products are ethically sourced from around the world. Seasonal, trend-based collections are themed, such as Rustic Living or Bohemian Glam, so an entire range of products – from plates, glasses and linens, to corner tables and lamps – has cool cohesion. Expect a sense of drama in metallic or luxe fabrics, and even The One’s own line of lounge music CDs. Larger outlets are also home to small cafes offering fantastic food.
Crate & Barrel
This American chain has quickly become the go-to destination for fabulous tableware, with a focus on vibrant colour schemes and contemporary designs. Whether you’re after tablemats or tea towels, crockery or cutlery, salad bowls or silverware, their fresh, modern style makes it the choice of food stylists. The store also offers high-end furniture in contemporary, minimalist designs. Design experts are also on hand to help you with any decision you need to make.
A passion project of two Dubai-based French women, Comptoir 102 is a haven of beautiful – and effortlessly cool – fashion and homewares. The concept store offers one-off pieces sourced by the design-loving owner duo from their travels around the world. There are crockery sets, vases and candelabras, art and trinkets, as well as dramatic pieces of furniture. The on-site café offers healthy food, and the store is also home to regular pop-up community events. It’s no surprise that this spot is popular among Dubai’s arty types.
Part of an American chain founded by two brothers in the 1930s, Ethan Allen offers high-quality furniture and accessories for every room, including Ikat rugs, baskets, bottles and jars, clocks, mirrors, pillows and throws. It offers a broad range of styles, with thousands of custom options. You can also get advice from an Ethan Allen designer, from small decisions like finding the right artwork to total room makeovers. They can also help you identify and express your style, choose fabrics and give tips on adding colour and budget planning.
Plan your next holiday around the Dubai Home Festival, a citywide celebration of homeware with plenty of deals, masterclasses and exciting events in store.