The US brand has been a roaring success since landing in the UAE and rightly so, with its bright, contemporary furnishings, fun accessories and super-useful kitchen utensils.
Best for: Funky table runners, good-quality glassware and chunky, interesting crockery. Crate & Barrel is to 30-somethings what IKEA is to 20-somethings, without the dubious reputation.
Open Sun-Wed 10am-10pm; Thu-Sat 10am-midnight. Mall of the Emirates (04 399 0125). Other location: Mirdif City Centre (04 284 3151).
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