Meri Meri These quirky and sweetly themed partyware, bakeware, stationery and cupcake kits from America are now available at Bloomingdale’s Home. Dhs40-Dhs175 for party goods. Bloomingdale’s Home, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 350 5440).
Party Universe Party Universe is a treasure trove of children’s themed birthday party products. They also stock wigs, hats, hair dye for adult fancy dress parties and can arrange balloon decoration for weddings, birthday parties, National Day festivities and Halloween. Party pack (up to eight guests) Dhs70. Building 5, Gold and Diamond Park Dubai, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.partyuniverse.ae (04 380 4848).
Glow Skies Glow Skies aims to light up local parties and events with its lanterns. The company provides an eco-friendly selection of flying lanterns, floating lanterns, candle lanterns and starlights for any occasion. They also have seasonal designs. Flying lanterns from Dhs20; candle lanterns Dhs45-Dhs75; starlights Dhs45-Dhs75; floating lanterns Dhs220. email@example.com, www.glowskies.com (04 284 8605).
Jellybean Jellybean is a one-stop shop for party bags and favours for both adults and children. They can incorporate backpacks, satchels, water bottles and watches into their services. They will also fill your bags with jellybeans, cookies or popcorn. Children’s party bags Dhs30 (small), Dhs40 (medium), Dhs50 (large); party favours Dhs15-Dhs50. Free delivery in Dubai on orders above Dhs1,000. Al Waha Villas, Dubailand, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.jellybean.ae (055 930 5533).
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Moushii With a launch slated for September, this online party shop already prides itself on being the first to offer custom themed party items in addition to standard partyware like plates and decorations. Themed party styling kits will also be on offer. email@example.com, www.moushii.com (056 149 4591).
Mr Ben’s Costume Closet This wardrobe of extravagant apparel is full of fancy dress paraphernalia, including an enormous array of one-off outfits to suit your theme, whether you want to party dressed as a pirate or a princess. Al Ghazal Mall, Satwa, www.mrbendubai.com (04 345 3577).
Party Centre From masquerade masks and candles to balloons, invitations and piñatas, this party superstore offers a dizzying array of items to make your soiree memorable. If you’re planning a themed party, Party Centre also offers themes from disco to Hollywood and fiesta. You can even get your fancy dress there too. Al Garhoud, Party Centre Building, opposite Welcare Hospital, www.mypartycentre.com (04 283 1353).
Party Zone The three branches of this party supply store offer a solid assortment of party essentials including wigs and makeup accessories for fancy dress parties. They also have an array of plates, cups and cutlery in various cartoon characters for children’s parties. Ground Floor, Jumeirah Town Centre (04 344 8464). Level 2, Entertainment Zone (Near Kidzania), The Dubai Mall (04 325 3443). Street 53 in Spinney's Market Complex, Mirdif (04 288 8567), www.partyzonellc.com.