Five best places in Dubai to get sneakers
Boasting a strong selection of brands both in-store and online, amongst few is one of the leading sneaker stockists here in Dubai. If you’re looking for the latest pair of Nike’s, there’s a good chance they will be able to assist, and staff are particularly helpful if you pay a visit to their Palm Strip store, which is located on Jumeirah Beach Road. The store is well worth a visit. Quiet, relaxed and well stocked, you will find all the biggest brands available here and, if you’re especially lucky, there’s even a chance you could end up walking away with a special find.
Where: Palm Strip on Jumeirah Beach Road
Contact: +971 4 386 9221
Established in the US, the first – and only – Concepts store in the UAE is located in City Walk.Expect to find all of the biggest sellers and biggest brands, along with a few slightly less well known, but no less attractive, shoes. f you want something a bit different, the Diadora V7000 Celeste, at AED710, are worth investing in. Cream and lime green may not sound like a natural combination, but trust us, it works. You could be setting the sneaker trend this summer.
Where: Al Safa Street, City Walk 2
Contact: +971 4 385 6966
If it’s a unique pair of sneakers you’re looking for, you’d be well advised to check out Level Shoes. As well as housing all the regular names, you will also find brands such as Y-3, Axel Arigato and Maison Margiela stocked here. Financially, you will probably need to dig a bit deeper than usual but, let’s be honest, it will be worth it when you’re standing out from the crowd and passers by are eyeing you up and down..
Where: Dubai Mall
Contact: +971 800 538 3573
The Good Life Space
Based in Dubai since 2017, The Good Life Space has developed a well-earned reputation for its ability to ensure customers are well stocked when it comes to the latest, and often hard to come by, releases. All of the major brands can be found here and its Instagram page, which provides news of exactly when the latest models are due to be released, is particularly useful. The Good Life Space is a major player in the Dubai sneaker scene and it continues to go from strength to strength. They know their stuff.
Where: Alserkal Avenue
Contact: +971 4 346 0004
A strictly online stockist, head to upclassics if you want adidas or Nike, with countless models of both, as well as Converse and ASICS, available. Whether it’s Huarache, Air Force 1 or Gazelle’s you’re looking for, there’s a pretty good chance upclassics will be able to help you out.
And, of course, the upside (pardon the pun) to the store being online only is that you can secure your gleaming new sneakers without stepping foot outside.
Contact: +971 4 770 6830