Slowly rising on the fashion industry’s radar, Dubai
‘s fashionistas head to other places instead of the regular mall stores to find their latest statement pieces. Handpicked collections, local designers, and concept stores make up the majority of Dubai’s fashion scene, and we know where to find it. Here is a list of our list favorite picks, so take notes, stop at each during your next visit, or visit their online stores – happy shopping!
Founded in 2012, Comptoir 102 in one of the first award-winning concept stores to open in Dubai. Combining the love for food, fashion, and interior décor, the boutique was started as a way to bring new styles, designers, and recipes to Dubai. The handpicked styles from international designers will keep you coming back to discover the latest and exclusive collections and must-have pieces from around the world, or you can visit just to enjoy some of Dubai’s best homemade organic meals!
Comptoir 102, 102 Beach Rd Jumeirah 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, +971 4 385 4555
With nine outlets throughout Dubai, S*uce has become the city’s biggest concept store with extensive collections from some of the region’s biggest designer names offering anything from jewelry and fashion to lifestyle accessories. The brand has recently expanded and focused on different styles. S*uce Rocks is a concept store with the latest collections from labels around the region; S*uce In The Hood offers casual wear, and S*uce On-Sea specializes in beach and resort wear! Walking into one outlet will never be like the others, so make sure you visit as many as you can!
Multiple Locations in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Shop, Store, Building
Founded by designer Ayah Tabari, Mochi‘s designs derive inspiration from unique, traditional embroidery and runway fashion. Ayah’s colorful designs and styles are themed according to the inspiration, which she collects from her worldwide travels and growing knowledge of global cultures. From headbands to shoes and dresses, the fun designs will leave anyone undecided on their favorite pick!
Mochi, Office 103, Building 9, Dubai Design District, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, +971 4 443 3451
Founder Maha Abdul Rasheed opened Bambah, one of Dubai’s first high-end vintage fashion boutiques. Away from the malls, it featured inspirational vintage styles with pieces curated from around the world. Today, Bambah is a label created by Maha, with ready-to-wear feminine pieces inspired by the 1950s!
Bambah, The Boulevard, City Walk 2, Building 13, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, +971 5 522 41538
Design 971 is the go-to destination for discovering the latest collections of Dubai-based designers. What started off as a pop-up itself, the store began to see its success and created an iconic space for anyone looking for more homegrown designs and talents. Now the pop-up concept store regularly rotates the collections and labels in the store, making it a must-visit destination.
Design 971, Dubai Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates