A hotspot for one-off boutiques, this expansive Jumeirah 3 mall is home to hard-to-find brands, quirky homewares and affordable fashion.
The ‘design your abaya’ service lets you create an Arab-inspired memento, while the ready-to-wear collection includes edgy Lady Gaga-style tights, tutus and blazers from brands including Lady Fozaza.
From Dhs150. Sunset Mall (04 388 4220).
This sophisticated boutique is pricier than West LA, but its stock is more polished. Socialista sells a refined selection of pretty dresses, neon leather shorts and playsuits from labels including Opening Ceremony, High Voltage and Three Floor.
From Dhs500. Sunset Mall (04 380 6830).
Caractere Gent’s Salon
Located at the far west end of the mall, this cosy barber offers men’s cuts from Dhs60, manly mani-pedis from Dhs130, waxing and face treatments.
Sunset Mall (04 380 4188).
European-owned, this flashy store specialises in mirrors of the future: those that double as TVs. The luxury mirrors can be made bespoke with the frame of your choice, with a Fendi or Swarovski finish just two of the options on offer.
From Dhs9,750. Sunset Mall (04 380 7714).
Home to show-stopping designer shoes with a sense of humour. You’ll find sky-high pumps covered in feathers, spikes, casette tape heels and headphones covered in Swavrovski crystals from designers including Giuseppe Zanotti, Naam Ben and Cleo B.
From Dhs400. Sunset Mall (04 388 3606).
Fill your home with lounge-worthy, statement, stripey bean bags, ekat cushion covers, funky poofs, classic bed linen and home accessories from Dhs30.
Sunset Mall (04 330 6671).
The signature sandal of Spain’s Menorca are on offer at this teeny Mediterranean slice in Sunset Mall. Also known as avarca sandals, the style first originated in the island in 1945 and were worn by farmers. Today the simple leather panel flats are updated in metallics and fiery neon.
From Dhs290. Sunset Mall (04 388 3591).
Delicate tree trunks soar through the shop floor of this whimsical boutique, which is home to international labels, including quirky satchel brand Zatchel, Isabel Marant pret a porter and Mischa Barton.
Prices start at Dhs200. Sunset Mall (04 380 7177).
This fantastical boutique has a French burlesque vibe and stocks hard-to-find brands including Alice + Olivia, Sass and Bide.
From Dhs170. Sunset Mall (04 324 2883).
West LA Boutique
An epic treasure trove of all things edgy, the Dubai trailblazer specialises in garments for the city’s hipsters, and stocks international brands including Unif, and Aussie brands Cheap Monday and One Teaspoon.
From Dhs70. Sunset Mall (04 394 4248).