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Your guide to homeware shopping in the UAE

The shops that need to be on your radar for all things furniture, homeware and accessories

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If you’re new to the UAE or just looking for some new places to shop all things homeware, we’ve rounded up the best locally based interior stores for you to browse. Whether you want to shop in-store or online, these outlets have a variety of products to suit all budgets and styles. Happy shopping!

Crate & Barrel 

American homeware staple, Crate & Barrel brings trends to life with high-quality furniture. Marrying traditional practicality with contemporary design, it’s your go-to for staple items and unique accessories. Bringing out seasonal collections, the brand produces well-made style-driven pieces.

Homes for Less

A branch off from Brands for Less, here you’ll find branded homeware items for – you guessed it – less. Ideal for picking up kitchenware or cute accessories that you didn’t know you needed until now.

Pottery Barn 

This Manhattan-created homeware shop is one for serious interior design mavens. Its high quality, yet highly fashion-conscious pieces turn a house into a home. While it’s certainly an investment to shop here, you know the items will last.

Marina Home 

This upmarket shop has long been a favourite in the region for its high quality and creative innovation. Fusing urban and exotic design, the shop has a unique style DNA. As such, you can find distinctive items here that will turn your house into a home. 

Zara Home

Much like its high street clothing counterpart, Zara Home offers the in-vogue homeware items of the moment. Particularly influenced by natural and mid-century styles, the items and furniture here bring design authority to any home.

Home Box 

A one-stop shop for low-price furnishings that complement everyday living. Offering full room bundles, you can pick up everything you need in one go at a wallet-friendly price.

IKEA 

The global homeware icon is where you go to do up your home on the cheap. The Swedish brand offers its simple yet stylish products at two branches: Dubai Festival City and Festival Plaza Mall, Jebel Ali. Perfect for furnishing apartments, you’ll find lots of options for small space living.

H&M Home 

The newest kid on the block, H&M Home is bringing something different to the UAE homeware market. Along with in-vogue pieces, Its dedicated stores, offer a range of home accessories along with an in-house florist, tailoring, and a ‘repair and remake’ service to improve the longevity of your purchases.

Bloomingdales Home

The famous department store’s homeware floor plays host to a range of designer accessories and high-end labels. Pick up finishing touches here that add a splash of luxe to a room.

KARE

A go-to in the region for quirky design and modern furniture, German brand KARE has a youthful style. Each of the colourful pieces has been designed with a passion for creating stylish interiors, so you can find a wide range of statement furnishings here.

Pan Emirates 

Catering to a range of different tastes, you’ll find various styles of furniture here at cost-effective prices. Fun and trend-driven, the kids’ furniture items are particularly good here and well-priced – meaning you won’t feel bad when your child outgrows them.

Homecentre

A wallet and trend friendly homeware shop that stocks furniture and accessories. It’s particularly good if you’re looking for affordable soft furnishings and dinnerware.

Williams Sonoma

A brand with a cult following for good reason, Williams Sonoma is high-end dinnerware, kitchen appliances, and crockery shipped in from the USA, stocked in their The Dubai Mall store. A sibling company to Pottery Barn, its high-quality products are aspirational and top of the list for cooking lovers all over the world. You’ll need a decent budget if you want to kit out your kitchen here.

Maison du Monde

Youthful and fun, this French chain is the place to go for small items of furniture and accessories that are in vogue. With an expansive tween/teen collection, this is the place to shop for stylish bedrooms.

West Elm

Ideal for furnishing an apartment, West Elm have a solid range of furniture and accessories at mid-range prices.

Indigo Living

Having been in the Middle East for the last 11 years, Indigo Living has amassed a good following for its mid-range furniture. Their pieces are trend-driven but are made with good quality materials so you know that they will last.

Lakeland

With a couple of stores in the UAE, you’ll find everything baking and cookware related here.

Dragonmart

If you’re looking for unique pieces at low prices, this Chinese import-filled mall has everything from beds to faux flowers. You’ll want to make a day out of shopping here though, as browsing the myriad of stalls takes a while, plus you’ll want to haggle to get the best deal. But if you can’t face the bustle of the ‘mart’, you can try browsing their website.

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