Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 11 December 2019

Debenhams, Kinokuniya and Lululemon among 66 stores coming to Galleria mall extension in Abu Dhabi

The Galleria, Al Maryah Island is an extension of the current mall and will open on September 4

Lululemon will open its first branch in Abu Dhabi at the Galleria mall's extension. Courtesy of Lululemon
Lululemon will open its first branch in Abu Dhabi at the Galleria mall's extension. Courtesy of Lululemon

Abu Dhabi's latest shopping arena — what was to be Al Maryah Central — is now called The Galleria, Al Maryah Island. The new mall, which is being pegged as an extension of the existing (and practically empty) The Galleria, will open its doors on September 4.

While The Galleria is known for its high-end restaurants and big name brands, the extension will be made up mostly of high-street and mid-range labels, presumably to increase the footfall. What this means, however, is that you no longer have to trek all the way to Yas Mall to shop at stores such as Debenhams, Massimo Dutti, Zara Home and more.

Luxury brands Chanel, Piaget and Valentino will also be part of the space, which will also house the Xtreme Zone trampoline and adventure park, Vox Cinemas and a Waitrose.

Here are the 60 other stores that have announced they will be part of Galleria 2.0 so far:

All Saints, the British menswear and womenswear clothing brand.

American Eagle, for all your denim needs.

Annabelle, known for its stylish nightwear and loungewear for women and children

Boggi, the suave Italian menswear label

Boots, for all your cosmetic and medical needs

Bershka, Pull & Bear, River Island and Stradivarius, four clothing labels known for their bold and vibrant designs

Centrepoint and Max Fashion, for all things cheap and cheerful

COS, the functional fashion brand that's ideal for officewear

Claire’s, for any accessory needs your child might develop

Charlotte Tilbury, for make-up and skincare seekers

Damas, for jewellery and watches

Decathlon, for sport gear and footwear

Desigual, for when you want to add an uber-colourful outfit to your wardrobe

Debenhams, the best-loved British department store that stocks brands such as Dorothy Perkins, Miss Selfridge and Coast

Etude House, the South Korean beauty brand for colourful cosmetics

Jumbo, the electronics brand that houses home entertainment, smart gadgets and accessories, and other home appliances

Justice, which does clothes for young girls and tweens between the ages of 7 and 14

Jo Malone, the perfume brand that made waves for its floral scents

Kinokuniya, the book store opens its first outpost in the capital

Kiehl’s, for all-natural skincare and haircare products

Kiko, for subsidised make-up

Lovisa, for sterling silver and costume jewellery

Lululemon, for stylish athleisure apparel

Mango, the Spanish high-street brand opens its fifth branch in the capital

Maisons Du Monde, the French furniture and home decor company

Monki, the Scandi-chic brand, which opens its first branch in Yas Mall in June

Monsoon Kids, for stylish childrenswear collections

Mothercare, which stocks products for expectant mums and kids up to eight years

Missguided, the popular and affordable UK fashion store opened its first Dubai boutique earlier this year

Makeup Forever, known for its long-lasting cosmetics

Massimo Dutti, the Spanish clothing company known for its smart-casual attire

Nars, the French cosmetics and skincare company

Next, for clothes that you don't need to break the bank for

NYX, more professional make-up to browse and buy

Okaidi, for stylish childrenswear for kids between 2 and 14 years

Petit Bateau, a French brand offering clothing and underwear for children

Penhaligon's, the British perfume house that once created scents for Queen Victoria

Pottery Barn, the upscale American furnishing store

Steve Madden, for stylish everyday-wear shoes

Stitch in Time, for all your tailoring, embroidering and alteration needs

Sunglass Hut, for the latest eyewear

Samsung, for smartphones, accessories and more

Tara Jarmon, a dressy womenswear brand from Paris

The Body Shop, for all things shea butter

The Mattress Store, a multi-brand space that carries options from Englander, Auping, Technogel and Ergomotion

The Toy Store, a ubiquitous find in most UAE malls

United Furniture, an option for affordable interiors

Victoria’s Secret, for luxurious lingerie and nifty nightwear

Vilebrequin, which specialises in designer swimwear from France

Virgin Megastore, the erstwhile record shop for all your music and electronics needs

Vision Express and Yateem Optician, for all your eyewear and care needs

Women’s Secret, a one-stop shop for underwear, sleepwear and swimwear

West Elm, for furniture, home accessories and kitchen items

Zara Home, for stylish mid-range decor accessories

& Other Stories, the womenswear label known for its stylish clothing, bags, shoes and accessories

Updated: May 29, 2019 01:00 PM

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