Life in a Balloon

Regardless of the time of year, day of the week or hour, we’re always up for a party here at Saffron Souk. You know the Saffron Souk crew likes things a little different and have a perchant for originality so where do we get party ready? Life in a Balloon...
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Mud Kitchens UAE

Mud Kitchens UAE

Happy days. The mercury is finally falling and we’re heading outside. It’s without doubt the best time of year here in the UAE and there is no better feeling than letting our pent up kids run free with some quality garden time.We’re big fans of good...
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Melanie Gissing Design

Melanie Gissing Design

Autumn has arrived and as a new season makes the perfect excuse to add a few essentials to your wardrobe, we’re making a bee line to Melanie Gissing Design (MGD). Melanie Gissing Design is a Dubai institution and if you’re a lover of fashion, we’re...
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Third Cultchr

Third Cultchr

One of the special things about Saffron Souk is that it brings together a wonderful and eclectic collection of small, local independent brands and Third Cultchr is a brand that epitomizes all that Saffron Souk stands for. Like so many Dubaians, Ranya is a...
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2birds

2birds

As well as being two of the most likable ladies in town, Sue and Caroline are the talent behing 2birds, a Dubai based fashion brand. This pair have a great attitude, a fabulous sense of style and are truly passionate about what they do. 2bird’s collection is...
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The Attic

The Attic

Are you a lover of the unique? It’s true to say, there’s no shortage of homewares stores in UAE, but if you yearn for something a little out of the ordinary to furnish your pad, something that the big brands just don’t offer, the search is not always...
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The Joinery Shop

The Joinery Shop

The Joinery Shop Dubai is one of the most visited and best selling brands at saffronsouk.com and it comes as no surprise to us. This Dubai small creative business encapulates what we look for here at Saffron Souk – a great product, well designed and beautifully...
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Spotlight on Pinklay

Spotlight on Pinklay

October is all about feeling good for us at Saffron Souk and Pinklay is one of those quirky small brands that epitomizes goodness. From the brand ethos, product design and production, right through to the quality and price point of the finished collection,...
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Spotlight on Ella Bella…

Spotlight on Ella Bella…

In fear of giving you a fright, there’s only 100 days until Christmas and if your end of year gift shopping list is anything like ours here at Saffron Souk, it’s time to get a head start on it now! For your shopping pleasure (and convenience) Saffron...
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Spotlight on Dassie

Spotlight on Dassie

Dassie may have only have opened their shop front at saffronsouk.com last month, but they have already positioned themselves as a firm Saffron Souk favourite. Unique artisan pieces, elegant and stylish design, lovely quality, purse friendly price tags and a local...
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Love LOKALOKA & win…

Love LOKALOKA & win…

We all know the local tote bag collection LOKALOKA (meaning crazy in Filipino). Saffron Souk has been watching this brand without a label grow, and with a recent surge in online sales, we decided it was time we all got to find out a little more about Monique, the...
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Make Personalised Gifts with Maarib Art Jewellery

Make Personalised Gifts with Maarib Art Jewellery

Good things take time and if you’re a giver of unique and personalised gifts you’ll know that it pays to plan ahead. Summer souvenirs for friends and family back home, a personised set of cufflinks for your best man, a special anniversary keepsake –...
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Meet Stefano…

Meet Stefano…

Deseneros is an urban brand of hand-made designed jewels, with an edgy, contemporary style, founded in Dubai by Stefano Bolliger. We chatted to Stefano about Deseneros and what inspires him, so read on to discover about this great local brand. 2. The Deseneros set up...
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Meet Lenka…

Meet Lenka…

We think you might be hard pushed to find a girl (big or small) throughout the Gulf who isn’t partial to a bit of fluffy tulle. Thank goodness for Lenka, the lovely lady behind Abu Dhabi based brand Tutubug who is spreading a little fairy dust all over the...
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Meet Julie…

Meet Julie…

Now here’s a lady who means business! Julie and her partner Christina set up Shawleez after a chance meeting in Dubai and moved quickly to get things up and running. Their business is focused on a stylish, practical and cunningly clever accessory, the...
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Make…a natural choice with camel milk soap

Make…a natural choice with camel milk soap

As incongruous as it may seem, the ingredients of soap are not always so clean. We’re all pretty particular about the type of makeup we use and the moisturiser we put on religiously each day, so why is it that we can be a bit blase about the soap we use on our...
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