Look out for the colourful, recycled shipping containers of BoxPark, Dubai's answer to the outdoor shopping experience.
You'll find one-of-a-kind shops, eclectic kids play areas and vibrant eating houses, including the notable Emirati restaurant Logma, at this shopping area running along Al Wasl Road in Jumeirah. It's a great place to combine your dining and retail indulgences, especially at night when the lights bring the place alive. Here are our top five brands to shop at BoxPark.
Buy a pair of environmentally friendly TOMS and you'll not only be fashionable but also charitable.
For every pair you buy, whether it’s beige coloured espadrilles or boots in bold colours, a pair of new shoes is given to a child in need. There’s something for everyone at this socially conscious store.
Tel: +971 56 404 1653
Address: BoxPark, Dubai
If you’re on the lookout for the perfect quirky gift, The Zoo is the perfect place to visit. The store specialises in awesome oddities from around the globe – with clothing, homeware, accessories and decor among the items on display. Be mesmerised by the colourful trinkets dotted around the shop, with everything from a clutch bag in a watermelon design to Super Mario Bros figurines.
Tel: +971 52 698 2281
Jumpsuits never looked this fashionable! This Norwegian brand has taken the feeling of being carefree to a whole new level. Don these comfortable outfits and you’ll feel on top of the world as you go about your day. You'll just have to pick the length, colour and fit. Ladies, you can pick pink for days you need a pick-me-up, otherwise get dressed in style in soft and loose black melange. And, men have options too!
Tel: +971 4 343 6369
Atelier Des Artistes
This brand brings elegance and urban chic together with a touch of French opulence. World class French craftsmanship is on display, as can be seen from bold artworks on kaftans in silk or intricately embroidered evening gowns.
Complement your gown purchases with the stunning nacre necklaces or soft scarves dotted with gemstones.
Tel: +971 58 850 8012
Swatch is a household name synonymous with wearing your personality on your wrist. You can’t go wrong with this Swiss brand, which creates amazing skins that you can choose from to match how you’re feeling on any given day. Choose your timepiece – with designs that range from bold to sleek and golden to artsy.
Tel: +971 4 349 8588