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Saffron Souk Pop-Up Market: The Pre-Market Preview

Jul 25, 2015 | Inspire

Saffron Souk’ first pop-up market opens on 30 July!

The market is being organised in association with Dubai Tourism as part of the 2015 Dubai Summer Surprises festival. Located in the central plaza space at Dubai Festival City Mall, the area has been themed with a magical castle and enchanted garden.


Take a look at what you can expect to find on the shopping front. Here’s the fantastic line up of Saffron Souk shop fronts (shown in alphabetical order!) who are on showcasing their products on rotation during this exciting 17 day event…

We all love the relaxed style of the wonderful 2birds Summer dresses, so don’t miss the opportunity to get your hands on their collection for little girls, some colourful turkish towels and perhaps a tassel necklace or two!

Babylu‘s collection of hand-crafted breast feeding and baby wearing necklaces are an essential and fashionable accessories for all new mums and are a useful developmental tool to boot! We love the natural materials and delicious colour choices.

Brighteyez is a new addition to the Saffron Souk market and we already are in love with their quirky children’s fashion and decor. Who can resist a glow in the dark cushion or cloud pillow!

Each painting created by Camels by Chloe is painted by hand. Talented artist, Chloe will happily customise a painting to your requirements – choose a camel family, couple or a local landmark as a backdrop to make a truly unique piece for your home or a magical gift.

If personalised gifts are your thing, you’ll love CB Designs‘ collection of customised homewares, clothing and gifts. You’ll find their baby bodysuits, kid’s t-shirts and more at the pop-up market.

If you’ve ever dreamed of swimming like a mermaid, Coral Tails is for you! Their collection of swimmable fins and swimming costumes is available in sizes for toddlers right up to the teenage mermaids out there.

Desert Roses creates the prettiest collection of handmade headband and hair accessories for babies and little girls. Although we’re sure you don’t need a special occasion as an excuse to wear one of Desert Roses’ accessories, they’ll complement a party dress perfectly and make gorgeous photo props too.

Classic toys are our favourites here at Saffron Souk and you can’t beat the wonderful wooden toys from Harmony House Toys. They are beautifully handcrafted and made to European standard. Try to choose your favourite – very tricky!

The handmade collection from Hayaa is designed and made right here in UAE. They use gorgeous coloured and patterned fabrics in their scarf and camera strap range and we love their bold graphic style in their art print designs.

Hayet Zerelli is a wonderful jewellery designer. She uses real gold and silver elements, semi-precious stones and her clever eye to create some stunning pieces, including cuff bangles, bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Her collection also includes gorgeous homeware items sources from Northern Africa, including colourful woven cotton towels and wall mirrors.

Ishmish has a wonderfully quirky collection of artisan jewellery and fashion accessories sourced from unconventional designers around the world. If you like things a little different, make a beeline Ishmish!

If you’re on the hunt for an original gift for a little person, Kiddies & Colors is for you. Their fun, home-designed graphics that are featured throughout their collection make for unique baby rompers and accessories, including bibs, hats and socks. Bundled a selection up to create a gorgeous baby shower or newborn gift set.


Little Muslimah creates a premium collection of handmade prayer dresses and accessories for little girls and their mums. Think comfortable, breathable natural fabrics in some gorgeous colours and prints.

Lokaloka Boutique‘s collection of tote bags is truly irresistible. Their designs are practical, stylish and well priced – what more can you ask for? We love the delicious choice of colours and that flash of contrasting colour inside!

If like Saffron Souk you have a weakness for gorgeous children’s decor and accessories, you’ll enjoy shopping at Marmarland. From nursery essentials to quirky designer pieces, Marmarland is the place to find it.

If clean, contemporary design is your thing, get shopping at Miniterior! This new brand brings us wonderful wall prints and accessories for children’s nurseries, bedrooms and playrooms. We love it.

Mommy Patch specialises in handmade and natural bath and body care products for the entire family. Soap on a rope, anyone? Olive oil mist, handbag-friendly solid vanilla perfume and argan oil are just a few of their products not to be missed.

Dubai-based design house, Naya Nova specialise in stylish and modest fashion. If you have a weakness for unique designs, gorgeous fabrics and colour, then you won’t want to miss shopping their collection.

If you like to accessorize your home (and yourself!) with finds that are just that little bit different? Nittywitty‘s collection includes stationery, wall clocks, shower curtains, bedding, phone and laptop covers and a fabulous range of cushions, guaranteed to liven up that sofa of yours.

Shopping at Pebble is a good thing – their playful collection of knitted and crochet toys and blankets are fairtrade made by hand in Bangladesh and a purchase helps empower the women who make them and support their communities.

You use the best quality products on your skin, so be sure your kids do too! Precious Princess has a carefully selected range of natural play make-up for your little princesses, perfect for a playdate, a party or gifting.

The luxury candles from Pure Candles Dubai are made from 100% natural soy wax and each is wonderfully scented. Mandarin, lime and basil anyone? These candles come beautifully boxed ready for gifting. And relax!

Shop for trendy and fun kids fashion at Pyxipod. Classic styling, gorgeous prints and a clever eye for detail, Pyxipod’s collection is available for all stylish 2 – 12 year olds.

Rubabikia is a unique boutique that brings us lovely furniture, homewares and accessories with shabby chic styling and a touch of glamour!

Sassakmea‘s hand-picked collection of homewares and decor is sourced from around the world. They currently have a gorgeous collection of shabby chic style wall mirrors and accessories which will be available at the pop-up market.

Discover unique and fashionable (the best combination!) clothes and accessories for babies and little boys and girls up to 7 years of age at Sweet Baby Street. Happy shopping!

Vintage, rustic or retro, The Joinery Shop Dubai is all about quirky and original home decor and gift items. Think personalised plaques and signboards to small storage and furnishings. Their family height ruler is a Saffron Souk favourite!


As the host of this exciting pop-up event, Saffron Souk will be there throughout the market showcasing our in-house range of predominantly Made in UAE products, including homewares, accessories and stationery.

Our best-selling ‘Pink Camel’ and Arabic Alphabet’ tea towels are back in stock and we’ll be launching some exciting new products too.

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