- Dubai has shopping festivals and events all year round.
- If you’re a luxury shopaholic who doesn’t have the big bucks to spend, you can shop at pre-loved stores.
- You can sell your luxury fashion items to pre-loved stores like The Closet and Omg Fancy That.
This article will introduce you to the hottest online and offline shopping destinations, for the best luxury brands, whether new or pre-used.
But first, let’s talk events, shopping festivals, and big sales
Dubai is a heaven for shopping addicts, especially those with an expensive taste. While the two major shopping festivals Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) and Dubai Summer Surprises happen in winter and in summer for a short period of time, you can certainly grab sweet bargains all year round.
An event that is worthy of marking your calendar for, is the Concept Big Brands, known as CBBC, with its year-end sale organized by Dubai World Trade Center every year. This year, CBBC claims to sell high-end luxury brands including highly exclusive brands at a 90% discount.
New luxury brands sold at discount
At The Deal, you will find brands like Céline, Dsquared, Alice + Olivia, Lacoste, Marc Jacobs, Ralph Lauren, DVF & much more at affordable prices. The shop has 3 branches in Dubai and Sharjah. Visit it and be dared to walk out empty handed!
Location Dubai: Outlet Mall, Village Outlet.
Location Sharjah: King Faisal Street.
Opening hours: 9 A.M. to 10 P.M.
Call: +971 (4) 426 4981
Brands for less
With 33 branches in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah it’s hard not to spot one driving around The Emirates. Brands For Less offers luxury brands like Michael Kors, DVF, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Vince Camuto and others.
Location: Check their UAE website for the different branches
Opening hours: 10 A.M. to 11 P.M.
Dubai Outlet Mall
Your go-to place for discounted high-end designers and high-street retailer’s fashion. There’s a high chance you’ll find at Dubai Outlet Mall whatever has gone out of season. From a Burberry outlet and a Calvin Klein outlet to Cole Hann and Roberto Cavalli. There’s even an outlet for The Deal!
Location: Dubai Al-Ain Road (Route 66).
Opening hours: SAT – WED 10 A.M. to 10 P.M., THU & FRI 10 A.M. to 12 A.M.
Call: +971 (4) 423 4666
The Outlet Village’s bespoke Architectural design is inspired by the medieval Italian hill town of San Gimignano and UNESCO World Heritage site located in Tuscany.
At The Outlet Village you can shop over 125 luxury retail brands such as Dunhill, Armani, Lanvin, Coach, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Roberto Cavalli, Carolina Herrera, Ermenegildo Zegna, Hugo Boss and many more.
Location: Dubai Parks & Resort, Sheikh Zayed Road, Jebel Ali.
Opening hours: SUN – WED: 10 A.M. to 10 P.M., THU – SAT 10 A.M. to 12 A.M.
Call: +971 (4) 317 3999
Bagatelle Boutique – Mercato Mall
Promised to be 100% authentic; Bagatelle lets you shop second-hand luxury brands such as Christian Louboutin, Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Fendi and many others. It is paradise for shoes, bags, accessories, watches and fine jewelry.
Location: Mercato Shopping Mall, Dubai.
Opening hours: 10 A.M. to 10 P.M.
Call: +971 (4) 343 0991
Garderobe offers a wider variety of items than Bagatelle Boutique. Authentic pre-used clothes, bags, shoes, and accessories are available at a discounted price for luxury brands shoppers who love Louis Vuitton, Dior, Céline, Chanel, Hermès, Fendi and many others.
Location: Villa 596 Jumeirah Road, Umm Suqeim 1.
Opening hours: 10 A.M. to 8 P.M.
Call: +971 (4) 394 2753
The Closet sells fashion jewelry, accessories, bags and shoes for up to 60% less.
You can also sell essential pre-loved items if you decide to freshen up your wardrobe.
Location: Jumeirah Centre and Sunset Mall.
Opening hours: 10 A.M. to 10 P.M.
Call: +971 (4) 321 4515
Omg fancy That
Prepare to be amazed by the designer names on Omg Fancy That’s website; it lists Alexander McQueen, Miu Miu, Carolina Herrera, Chloé, Valentino, Tory Burch, Jimmy Choo and many more.
They also buy from you the items you have fallen out of love with or simply don’t need anymore.
Omg Fancy That offers second-hand designer bags, shoes, accessories and jewelry.
Location: Uptown Mirdiff
Opening hours: NA
Call: +971 056 275 7795