In the past few years, online shopping soared in our region so much that some very smart individuals took note of this trend and decided to set up dedicated sites where you can shop endlessly from the comfort of your own couch, practically any time of the day! Here are 4 portals that caught QMIN’s attention.
Based in Dubai, Sauce is an award winning multi-brand fashion and lifestyle concept that offers a variety of popular brands and diffusion styles courtesy of up and coming designers as well as limited edition collaborations that also include home accessories. Brands include Alexander Wang, House of Holland, Carven. Payment options are diverse: Sauce accepts MasterCard and Visa as well as PayPal for orders of 2,000 AED and below. If you’re not really into credit cards, then another great option is to pay Cash on Delivery. Shipping is complimentary for the UAE, however, charges apply for other countries in the GCC as well as international territories. Returns and refunds are offered within 7 days of delivery.
Namshi is yet another success story for an online shopping destination in Dubai. The store offers mid range designer duds that are sourced locally and internationally. Star brands include Virgos Lounge, Nike, Aanchal Chanda, and Michael Kors. Namshi’s payments options are offered through Visa and MasterCard. Shipping is complimentary and returns and refunds are offered within 14 days of delivery
BOUTIQUE 1 (www.boutique1.com)
Boutique 1 is mainly for all you luxury brand lovers. If you want to have countless picks from the world’s top designers as well as regional leading luxury names, then schedule a lengthy afternoon with boutique1.com. You can easily navigate the site that is stocked with clothes, accessories, shoes, and bags. Boutique 1 ships within the UAE for free and supplementary costs are added for shipments across the GCC and international destinations. Deliveries are done within 7 days of purchase and returns are permitted within 7 days of delivery. If you’re curious, you can also check out Boutique 1’s shops located in JBR, Mall of the Emirates, and Downtown Beirut.
Lebelik was founded as a portal to showcase up and coming Lebanese designers to the world, through an online environment. The site is home to over 60 Lebanese talented designers who are carefully selected, with the end consumer’s needs always in mind. Credit cards, as well as cash on delivery within Lebanon, are accepted as modes of payment; charges apply when shipping outside Lebanon. Returns and exchanges are done within 7 days of delivery.