So how does a property in the one of the global capitals of ‘bling’ approach setting itself apart from the madding crowd?
It’s summer so who wants to dress boring? Luckily bright prints and strong colours are in plenty of supply so add a dash of vibrancy to your wardrobe.
More than 6,000 retailers are participating in this year’s Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) shopping festival, as they grapple with the annual lull in tourism and traditional ‘expat exodus’, writes Ben Flanagan.
Nothing strikes more terror into the heart of many men than the phrase ‘smart casual’. Benchmark is here to help.
While the UAE marches ever closer to the world’s first 100 star hotel, a growing number of savvy consumers are compromising uber-luxury for value for money.
Ever wondered just how big shopping has become in the UAE? Here it is in numbers.
Dubai’s retail scene may be slanted more towards boutiques than bargains – but there are cheap buys if you know where to look. So says stylist, personal shopper and entrepreneur Kelly Lundberg, who gave Benchmark her five tips for shopping on a budget in Dubai
Four minutes of the Sultanate’s finest eye candy, from its beaches and oceans to it hidden wadis and spectacular mountain views.
With Dubai aiming to pull in 20 million tourists a year by 2020, and Abu Dhabi set to open grand projects like the Louvre and Guggenheim, it seems there will be no shortage of visitors and residents wanting to shop ‘til they drop, then shop some more.
The $6.2bn project, being developed by Dubai Holding, is set to span 8 million sq. ft. and be part of a 48 million sq. ft “temperature-controlled city” that will also include an indoor theme park – the world’s largest, naturally.