The ‘New York’ of the Middle East, Dubai is considered to be the fashion capital of the Arab region. As a result shopping here is a magical treat for every fashion conscious being. Dubai caters to all requisites, fancies and whims, by providing larger than life malls, delightful Souqs, and selected shops – shopaholics are in for a treat!

Maintaining numerous amounts of malls, it’s no wonder that the Dubai Shopping Festival held annually attracts millions worldwide. If you’re targeting this particular event to exercise your retail rights, do consider Desert Palm Dubai one of the finest Dubai Luxury Hotels for a comfortable stay. Besides the most sought after shopping festival in the world, one could also make a trip to the Dubai mall, one of the largest malls in the world, the beautiful Dubai Festival City mall, and if you want a little bit of Italy while you shop head over to Mercato Mall!

A Dubai shopping experience can never be complete without some serious Souq exploration. Boasting over 100 stalls of jewellery, the Gold Souq is where you want to invest in some good quality bullion. A small purchase from will definitely be the most ideal souvenir!

Intrigued by history, art and food, Shazzana Hamid is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary. Disguised as Lavinia Woolf she writes of the exhilarating and enchanting. Google+