Treat a loved one to something extra special this season
Time Out Dubai staff
Forrey & Galland The luxury chocolatier has launched a range of new products, gift boxes and hampers especially for Ramadan, containing chocolate-covered dates and date Florentines – a traditional recipe with an Arabic twist. The decorated boxes and treasure chest hampers not only offer a perfect mix of special sweets, but can also be used as jewellery boxes afterwards. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, www.forreygalland.com (04 339 8850).
More from Forrey & Galland For that something extra special this year, luxury brand Forrey & Galland has released a hamper containing their all-new Gold Emotion sparkling apple juice, which is mixed with 24 carat food-grade gold flakes. This luxurious gift box is sure to be a welcome addition to all celebrations as part of the Holy Month of Ramadan. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, www.forreygalland.com (04 339 8850).
Calvin Klein designer jewellery range Surprise your loved one with a range of jewellery by Calvin Klein. The unique curved items in the ck emphatic collection are available in polished or matte stainless steel, or in a two-tone version that combines polished stainless steel with black colouring, yellow gold or pink gold. The ck undulate collection includes sleek, rounded shapes and pieces in wavy, sensual forms. Elegant and minimal, each piece is available in polished stainless steel, or stainless steel with yellow gold or pink gold. Hour Choice, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 339 8418).
Pistache Get your hands on special Ramadan gift sets, special seasonal hampers, Arabic sweets, cookies and pastries, all available at the Park Hyatt Dubai’s chic pastry boutique, Pistache. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira, www.dubai.park.hyatt.com (04 317 2222).
Designs by Ranya jewellery collection Give some sparkle this season in the shape of a necklace, earrings or pearl bracelet designed exclusively by Ranya Arora. The collection offers a variety of hand-made, silver and gold plated accessories that can be customised to include names and other personal phrases written in Arabic script. Designs by Ranya, www.designsbyranya.com, firstname.lastname@example.org (050 640 3869).
Watches Snap up a designer time piece or an extra special limited edition set for a close family or friend. From Boss and Ferrari to Kenneth Cole, there’s something for all tastes. Available at Hour Choice, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 339 8418); Rivoli, The Dubai Mall (04 339 8496).
Amber music, a perfume for her by Narciso Rodriguez The new Narciso Rodriguez for her amber music perfume offers the ultimate in luxury. Its floral, woody accords are enhanced with the richness of amber and oud accords, with musk undertones for ultimate femininity. The perfume also contains black patchouli with oriental facets such as vanilla, amber and copper accord, for softness, sensuality, elegance and mystery. The perfume also includes a hint of incense – a symbol of purity and happiness. Available from August at leading retailers across Dubai.
Elie Saab, La Parfum The latest in the series of perfumes by Elie Saab, this eau de toilette is composed of intertwined accords of orange blossom and rose honey. The sumptuous fragrance of Egyptian jasmine also adds a sense of richness and sensuality. It makes a great gift for anyone wanting look, feel and smell their very best for the celebrations taking place at this time of year. Available at retailers across Dubai.