Imagine a building with a cool, elegant exterior and a vibrantly upbeat interior set against the backdrop of the Abu Dhabi skyline and the Arabian waterfront. Imagine it contained all your favorite premium fashion designers from around the world all at this one majestic destination. And all this based in the heart of Abu Dhabi.

No longer would you have to drive to Dubai and force your way through the standard mall crowd. Instead you could spend the day shopping at Alexander McQueen, Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo and Paul Smith and loose yourself in one of the largest Louis Vuitton stores in the world. Afterwards you would take a break by enjoying fine food from across the globe, all coming together to cater to your every culinary whim after an afternoon of shopping in this high-fashion paradise.

The Galleria, located on Al Maryah Island, is a premier shopping destination which offers your favorite fashion picks in a tranquil setting that makes every shopping experience a memorable occasion. Here we aim to please and are ready to help even before you set foot inside.

On our website we will be giving weekly insights into the latest fashion trends, inside information from the design houses and the latest developments and events at The Galleria. And so you no longer have to worry about how to keep your coiffed hair frizz-free in summer, how to recreate the perfect neon pout, or how to mirror that red carpet look from the Oscars; The Galleria has invited the region’s leading fashion bloggers to collaborate in bringing you tips and trends for the styles of the season on a regular basis.

Teresa Karpinska, a renowned stylist and owner of brings a wealth of fashion experience for the ladies. Christian Kasha, owner of will be keeping the gentlemen up to date with Matthew Priest, editor of Edgar Middle East who has unique insight into the male lifestyle developments around the region; and together we will guarantee you get the latest fashion news while it’s still fresh.

Between these experts and our in-house team we will keep you up to date with what the rest of the fashion sphere is up to. For regular updates and insights join us on Facebook and Twitter where we will provide you with daily morsels or highlights of information to keep you ahead of the fashion trends and help you become a fountain of fashion insight.

Ladies and gentlemen… Welcome to the new high fashion capital of the region.

Welcome to the centre of fashion, food and style … Welcome to The Galleria.