Ensure a fragrant celebration with our pick of perfumes
Whether you’re a fan of layering different scents to create a bespoke fragrance or opting for a signature designer blend, Dubai’s boutiques have it all.
Jo Malone London
Among the early pioneers of blending diverse scents to personalise your unique combination, Jo Malone London is now the ultimate go-to for gifting. From the exotic Oud and Bergamot Cologne Intense to the Arabian-inspired Dark Amber & Ginger Lily, pick from perfumes, home candles and a host of bath and body products suited to men and women alike.
Best of all, if you buy one of the select 100ml colognes in-store or online from now until Eid, you'll get a complimentary mother-of-pearl charm by Turquoise Mountain. It’ll all be finished with a flourish thanks to to the limited-edition gift wrapping too.
Shop now: jomalone-me.com
Arabian Oud and Oud Elite
Earning their rank as regional favourites, traditional notes triumph at these scent specialist stores. Best of all, during the Eid celebrations from 23 to 30 May, Arabian Oud and Oud Elite are offering customers 50% off their fine fragrances. Snap up authentic Arabian aromas for yourself and a loved one and spray a little local heritage into your festivities.
Shop now: arabianoud.com
Have all your gifting needs covered with V Perfumes. Not only do they carry a huge variety of fragrances, but if you shop with them from 11 to 30 May, you can enjoy a buy-one-get-one-free offer from a selection of over 20 brands. Prices range from AED25-999, so there really is something for every budget at this one-stop scent shop.
Shop now: vperfumes.ae
Al Nahdi Pharmacy
Make sure you stop by Al Nahdi Pharmacy to stock up on sweet-smelling products among a multitude of other essentials. You can take advantage of a host of offers from 23 to 30 May, including 60% off select products to buy-one-get-one-free deals, making shopping for Eid a very rewarding experience.
Shop now: https://www.nahdionline.com/en/
Both women’s and unisex scents have been perfected by perfume enthusiast Amna Al Habtoor, who launched Arcadia as a tribute to her Emirati heritage. Packaged in a sleek, modern take of a traditional apothecary bottle, the theme around each distinctive scent is nostalgia. Underlying notes of oud, musk and amber immediately evoke smells associated with this region, making it a distinct and memorable souvenir.
Shop now: arcadiabyamna.com
If you’re a canny saver, you’ll buy these spectacular scents, and all your other Eid presents, online using a RAK Bank credit card and you could get up to AED1500 back as a gift card! Spend from AED1000 to get in on this promotion, which is valid until 31 May. Primary Cardholders need to OPT-IN for this promotion by sending SMS ‘ECOM’ to 7010 from their registered mobile number within the promo period.
Shop now: www.rakbank.ae
Neal’s Yard Remedies
Green chemistry meets organic, all-natural age-old apothecary tips and tricks at this London favourite that has a host of scents, skincare and body products. The aromatherapy diffusers make perfect presents while pure botanical essential oils like warm cardamom and zesty grapefruit or soothing lavender will ensure a fragrant Eid. You won’t be able to stop at just one purchase so it’s lucky that the perfume specialists are offering exclusive bundle offers till 30 May.