To bring you the best boutiques in the city, we’ve trawled Dubai in search of the top stores – and believe us, it wasn’t easy. After much shop-stalking we decided that in choosing our top 10 stores, each should be an independent, up-and-coming Dubai-based boutique with no more than one outlet in the city; alternatively, stores that have more than one outlet must offer a unique option to their high-street counterparts. They should also offer a price range to suit all budgets. Stores listed are in alphabetical order – here’s who made the cut.

Antique Museum
Why we love it
: This store is overflowing with Arabic-style ornaments to decorate your home on the cheap.
Price range: Dhs1 to Dhs100,000.
Why should you go? To stock up on lanterns, knick-knacks and Moroccan-style furnishings that usually cost an arm and a leg in the rest of the world.
Al Quoz Industrial Estate, take the first right before Kanoo building and the first right again; Antique Museum is on your right
(04 347 9935)

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