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Shop local fashion labels at The Dubai Mall

Thu, March 11, 2021

The Dubai Mall is considered the ultimate shopping address but if you want true Dubai memorabilia, consider these homegrown labels.

The Dubai Mall is considered the ultimate shopping address but if you want true Dubai memorabilia, consider these homegrown labels.

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Madiyah Al Sharqi

سيمفوني (Symphony)

The daughter of the Ruler of Fujairah, Sheikha Madiyah Al Sharqi's eponymous fashion brand celebrates the confident, modern woman. The label's contemporary, whimsical designs, embodied by lush fabrics and bold silhouettes, have earned the royal global renown as a couture designer in her own right. Whether it's on-trend modest wear you're after, or quirky and alluring evening wear, fashionistas of every taste and aesthetic will surely find a look that fits here. Browse the racks for her magical collection at Symphony, a luxury shop at the Fashion Avenue in The Dubai Mall. Curated by Emirati entrepreneur Salama Alabbar, the boutique has a hand-picked selection of leading designer names and trends for an exquisite shopping experience.

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Baruni

Galeries Lafayette Dubai

Desert cues are immediately evident in designer Fadwa Baruni collection of eponymous day and evening wear. Subtle colours pulled from the diverse shades of dunes inspire the palette with soft, dusty pinks, sandy beiges, musky greens and deep mauves. Her feminine outfits employ loose silhouettes and elegant frills to play with structure and movement, an ode to the influence of regional trends and engineering in her designs. You'll find the designer's best at The Dubai Mall's flagship Galeries Lafayette – you're sure to find something for every occasion. Baruni designs ready-to-wear outfits extravagant enough for a night on the town and as comfortable and effortlessly chic as a day at home. 

3

L'Afshar

Level Shoes Dubai

It comes as no surprise that Lilian Afshar's take on the modern-day purse has attracted international trendsetters like Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Celine Dion and Queen Rania of Jordan. Sleek and sophisticated, her box bags cleverly use unique materials, textures and patterns to turn all evening wear into a bold and stylish statement. Classic 1960s silhouettes revamped with crushed resin for an icy effect, genuine embossed leather juxtaposed with lucite chains and elegant, handmade marble-accented clutches, her creative and contemporary accessories are a must-have. Find a selection of her latest collection at The Dubai Mall's Level Shoes, the world's largest collection of shoes and accessories. 

4

Bougessa

سيمفوني (Symphony)

French-Algerian designer Faiza Bouguessa is a trailblazing figure in the regional fashion scene, creating elegant and timeless looks that glorify the woman at the heart of them. Her eponymous brand occupies the narrow territory between classic and contemporary, with straight-lined, minimalist creations informed by art and architecture. The brand is best known for its supreme craftsmanship and attention to detail, producing garments that are worth the investment. From dual-toned chiffon skirts for a casual outing with friends to contrasted wrap-dresses that spell high-fashion, Bouguessa's latest collection has something for every occasion. Explore it all at the Symphony boutique at The Dubai Mall.

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Labels to love at Design 971

The Dubai Mall

A guest house for emerging labels, Design 971 is The Dubai Mall's first pop-up dedicated to the region's most promising designers. The store handpicks the talents making waves in the Arab world's avant-garde fashion scene on a regular basis, promising fresh finds with every visit. A great many homegrown gems have travelled through this store's cosmopolitan wardrobe, including the experimental Taller Marmo and House of Fatam, which specialises in youthful and quirky daily glam-wear. Discover the many creative masterminds putting the region on the global fashion map in this one-stop-shop.

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