Shopping

Top Choice Mall in Downtown Dubai

Dubai Mall

With around 1200 stores, this isn't merely the world's largest shopping mall, it’s a small city, with a giant ice rink and aquarium, a dinosaur skeleton, indoor theme parks and 150 food outlets. There’s a strong Eur…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Jumeirah

West LA Boutique

Dubai's hipster crowd circles for the latest garb, cosmetics, jewellery, shoes, bags and other trendy must-haves actually sourced by savvy buyers around the globe, not just in West Los Angeles. The selection is huge…
Top Choice Mall in Jumeirah

Mall of the Emirates

With 600 stores, MoE is (another) one of Dubai’s mega malls, with retail options ranging from high street to haute couture. The indoor ski hall Ski Dubai is the main non-shopping attraction.
Mall in Deira

Al Ghurair City

If seeing all those flowing robes has made you want your own gutra (white headcloth worn by men in the Gulf States), grab yours at this ageing mall. The place to shop for national dress, it offers stylish abeyyas (f…
Mall in Bur Dubai

Wafi Mall

At the heart of Wafi City, a hotel, retail and residential complex designed in the style of ancient Egypt, is one of Dubai's older but architecturally most stunning malls. Alas, eclipsed by bigger and more central o…
Fashion & Accessories in Jumeirah

S*uce

Plain and simple they are not, the clothes and accessories at S*uce (pronounced ‘sauce’), a pioneer in Dubai’s growing lifestyle-fashion scene. Join fashionistas picking through international designers you probably …
Market in Bur Dubai

Karama Market

A visually unappealing concrete souq, Karama’s bustling backstreet shopping area is crammed with stores selling handicrafts and souvenirs. Vendors may also likely offer to take you to 'secret rooms' in the back of t…
Mall in Deira

Deira City Centre

Though other malls are bigger and flashier, Deira City Centre remains a stalwart for its logical layout and wide selection of shops, from big-name chains like H&M and Zara to locally owned stores carrying qualit…
Fashion & Accessories in Bur Dubai

Fabindia

In business since 1950, Fabindia is one of India's biggest retail chains and sells mostly products made by Indian villagers using traditional skills and techniques. There's a huge selection of fashion, furnishings a…
Mall in Jumeirah

Souk Madinat Jumeirah

More tourist-geared boutique mall than traditional Arabian market, this handsomely designed souq is part of the Arab village–style Madinat Jumeirah resort and great for picking up souvenirs. Options include camel to…