Looking Stylish on a Budget – Top Stores for Discount Shopping in Dubai

It’s not the brand that you are wearing, it’s the confidence. Amirite?? 🙂 Being stylish doesn’t have to be in dollar amount on a price tag. Whether you are wearing a 1 dirham blouse or 100 dirhams shirt, it’s how you carry yourself that makes you look fabulous. The good news is that inexpensive clothing can make you look great if you know what to buy and where to buy it, but be mindful of the material you choose and how it lays on your body. I’ve listed these top stores for discount shopping that you can try as well.  I suggest when you visit these stores wear comfy sandals like Fitflop. You can check the discounted prices here.

  • Souq.com

Shop online your favorite dress and accessories at Souq.com. You can find everything you need at discounted prices. Check the discounted prices here.

  • Mercado

Aside from being accessible, you will also love this store because of the prices. Ranging from 10 to 20 dirhams, you can absolutely shop ‘til you drop. Men and Women’s clothing, children’s wear, accessories, home decorations, and souvenirs. Perfect place for residents particularly tourists, they can opt to buy for souvenirs.  I shop for dresses here at times because they have small sizes. I also dote on the shoes, you can buy for as low as 10 dirhams.

Location: Bank Street, Bur Dubai Near Burjuman Metro Station

  • Brands for Less

You can find branded shoes and designer clothing at a discounted price. You can also shop for everything you need for your home. Some top brands include Bershka, Calvin Klein, Guess, Steve Madden and Ralph Lauren.

Location: Oud Metha, Dubai Mall, Deira ( For full details please check their website http://www.brandsforless.ae/)

  • Dubai Outlet Mall

Your ultimate value shopping destination. I visited this mall last 2014, it’s easier if you have a private car to visit the mall. You can snap up discounts of between 30%-90% on the majority of the products. I bought my first sneaker here and I was so chipper to recall that this mall is a doozie to me. You will be tempted to buy something because of the low prices.

Location: Dubai Al-Ain Road (Route 66)

  • Splash

I love this store because they have small sizes for petite girls like me. Awesome Men and women’s clothing, children’s wear, accessories, and shoes. You can purchase for below 50 dirhams. What makes it more staggering is that you can use your Shukran card, earn points, then use the earned points to buy items in the store.

  • Gift Village

A nice place to check for souvenir items. Gift items are also available you can opt to buy in bulk if you plan to bring some to your home country. You can also find casual and formal wear for ladies, men, kids, school supplies and home and kitchen needs.

Location: Salahuddin Road Branch (Opposite Reef Mall)

  • Al Kabayl Discount Center

One of the biggest discount shopping centers and has a higher price range than the other discount stores. You can find souvenir items, office and home appliances, household and kitchenware, and clothing. They also have branded perfumes, appliances, gadgets, and accessories but with lower prices compared to other shopping centers.

Location: Abu Baker Al Siddique Rd

  • Day to Day

The discount store that has all your needs. Clothing, shoes, bags,  home decorations, school supplies, accessories, perfumes, cosmetics, kitchenware, appliances, you can find everything in this store at discounted prices.

Location: Across Union Metro Station, Al Fahidi, Deira City Center,  Near Banyas Metro Station.


  1. “Thanks for the tips on credit repair on all of this blog. Things i would tell people should be to give up the mentality that they buy now and pay out later. As a society we all tend to do that for many issues. This includes vacations, furniture, plus items we’d like. However, you have to separate your current wants out of the needs. If you are working to raise your credit ranking score you have to make some trade-offs. For example you’ll be able to shop online to save cash or you can turn to second hand retailers instead of highly-priced department stores regarding clothing.”

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