HOLIDAY GIFTING AT CITIES
Get into the holiday spirit with wonderful gift options from Cities! Shop Cities' Holiday Gift Guide for a No Stress, No Mess Christmas experience! And don’t miss out on the chance to shop our stores in Dubai at the Galleria Mall and Nakheel Mall, Cities’ Select at Gigi in Galleria Mall Al Barsha, and our shop-in-shop at Galeries Lafayette in the Dubai Mall. Or, if you are located in Abu Dhabi, visit us at Galleria Al Maryah Island.
Home & Office Gifts
From elegant serving-ware crafted in mirror-polished stainless steel to candleholders and vases, Danish design icon Georg Jensen provides creations that seamlessly combine function and beauty. Bernadotte vases, jugs, and bowls make the perfect elegant hostess gift, while Nendo vases and candleholders are a wonderful fit for fans of contemporary, minimal style. For nature lovers, the Bloom collection of candleholders and vases evoke flowers in bloom, while the Manhattan and Sky collection are great choices for social situations and sophisticated touches to modern interiors.
For sculpture and ceramics, be sure to check out Bosa. New arrivals include the Sisters vases, available in a range of styles and finishes, each looking beautiful and unique. Eye-catching Strypy vases from Jaime Hayon are both striking and functional, sure to accentuate exotic bouquets. For whimsical tastes, Cities’ suggests sculptural décor items including the Dab penguin and Mr. Ciao, while no space will be complete without the illustrious Hopebird sculpture, specially designed to bring a sense of positivity and optimism to any space it inhabits.
And of course, every office benefits from replicas and models from Authentic Models. From fast cars and planes to boats and balloons, each creation from this Dutch powerhouse is filled with intricate and correct details that capture moments of adventure and exploration in iconic machines of the past.
You can never go wrong with a good book. Share a gift of beauty and knowledge with an immaculately illustrated edition from Assouline. Specializing in coffee table books that are packed with images and information, try the Travel Series for gift recipients who enjoy a good adventure, or turn to classic themes covering design, events, treasures, and more. The Assouline collection is extensive and inviting, and sure to provide an excellent choice.
Don’t forget the lighting! If you’re sure of someone’s style, a more personal and unusual gift option is lighting. Provide a golden glow with rechargeable table lamps from Humble. Designed to offer a sustainable option to candles, Humble lamps are available in a range of styles, provide a great charge and can be moved wherever is convenient, so you can take your lighting with you. Or for more dramatic options, check out bulb options from Nud Collection. These Swedish designers spend half the year in darkness, so they know the importance of good lighting! Nud Collection provides LED bulbs in statement-making shapes, inspired by the world around us, and they also have on offer a marble pendant to properly put your bulb on display.
If you’re shopping for a loved one, don’t forget about the power of a personal gift. From watches to wallets and jewelry, Cities offers a wide selection of items that create a personal connection for the wearer. Bangle Up bracelets and bangles share graphic patterns and bold colors bathed in gold to provide a wonderful contrast and finish that are sure to keep all eyes on her wrists. Explore new items from the Les Insouciantes collection influenced by the decadence of the 70s, or for classic styles, try the delicate touch of the Lumi collection, inspired by stained glass.
Keep your loved ones organized with laptop sleeves and tech organizers, including the W.F.A. collection from Native Union which shares lightweight storage solutions and the Orbitkey Nest which provides a modular organization system to keep track of daily essentials.
New parents will love the chance to keep track of every meaningful moment with specially designed baby books from Specialday, while trendy and style-conscious gift recipients will rejoice to find a new pair of Jimmy Fairly sunglasses under the tree. For the gadget obsessed, the gravity-defying Novium pen is sure to be a hit.
For Meaningful Moments
Everyone has that special someone on their list; the one for whom you want to give the perfect present, filled with meaning and beauty that fits them like no other. Cities has curated a special section at our online store for these Meaningful Moments, including one-of-a-kind creations from Crizu, known for creating unique sculptures from obsolete books. If your loved one is a collector of luxury watches, then there can be no better gift than a beautiful watch winder from Billstone. Choose the size and style based on the needs of their collection and give them a gift that provides both security and style for their most prized collection.
Lovers of exotic scents will truly appreciate new interior fragrances from Culti and scented candles from Baobab. Try the Stile or Decor collection of aroma diffusers and discover Culti’s Christmas scent, Gioia, which is dedicated to the magic and heartfelt happiness that arise from reconnecting with those we love. Or get inspired by fragrant candles from Baobab, each limited-edition collection is inspired by a place or moment in history sharing an aroma that transports you to faraway places. Cities’ recommends the My First Baobab collection which shares a diffuser and candle in a lovely gift box, providing the perfect starting point for newcomers to the brand.
Bring joy to loved ones with playful and whimsical creations from Cities. Handcrafted backgammon and chess sets from Greek game designers, Manopoulos, are sure to liven up family game night, while animal and nature-inspired glass creations from Ichendorf will bring a playful touch to the tabletop during dinner. Or try themed dining sets sharing eclectic style from POLSPOTTEN. Each creation from these Dutch design masters is focused on bringing play to space, and they hit the mark with favorite dishware items including the Seeds and Hippy dish sets. Tassen tea and coffee cups can put a smile on your face with your morning cup of coffee. Each cup features a different expression so you can share your mood through your cup choice.
If you’re interested in adding fun to function, you can’t go wrong with Tissue Up Girl tissue boxes from Spextrum; their tissue box design makes the tissue an integral part of the design creating a true synthesis of form and function packaged in a colorful and eye-catching creation.
And of course, Cities’ newest additions from Goodwill are the ultimate in Christmas gifts. Sharing Christmas-themed décor, handcrafted to capture the spirit of the season, elves and Santa dolls are sure to put gift recipients in a joyful mood. See them on display in the UAE at Cities’ stores in Dubai at the Galleria Mall and the Nakheel Mall.
For small but meaningful gifts, don’t miss out on Cities’ collection of Stocking Stuffers. Culti interior sprays and perfumes give the gift of enticing and captivating scents, while Secrid wallets are crafted from the finest European leathers and available in several sizes to effectively carry daily essentials.
Make sure she has a little bauble to enjoy with rings and earrings from Bangle Up. Cities’ also suggests our leather AirPod cases and new additions from the gorgeous collaboration between Maison Kitsuné and Native Union which features fun colors and exciting details.
Star Wars fans rejoice! Now you can gift the power of the force with Star Wars-inspired key organizers from Orbitkey. Choose from the light side or the dark, and gift your favorite character-inspired creation including Mandalorian™, Darth Vader™, and Boba Fett™ key organizer options. For tech-obsessed gift recipients, don’t miss out on phone cases, cables, and chargers from Native Union. From MagSafe accessories to phone straps and card sleeves, each item from Native Union combines durability, function, and elegance for a line of well-designed tech gadgets that are sure to meet your needs while adding function and style to the everyday.
Of course, no list of gift suggestions is complete without recommendations for last-minute gifts. For those who wait to do their shopping late, Cities has you covered with great ideas to take care of those final names on your gifting list.
For home gifts, be sure to check out our line of placemats and napkins from Kage, crafted from linen in beautiful complementary shades that are sure to blend nicely with any table display. We also recommend a thoughtful gift from Culti. Give the gift of a fragrant Culti candle, or try their line of personal care including hand and body soaps and creams that are known for their silky texture and nourishing effect.
Mesmerizing globes from Mova are powered by ambient light, meaning you won’t be bothered keeping track of cords and batteries. Each globe captures a unique view of our earth, from historic maps to current views, clouds and more, while providing flawless and continuous rotation.
You can’t go wrong with the magic of a snow globe. New arrivals from Musicboxworld allow you to gift the spirit of Christmas. Choose your favorite wintery scene and musical accompaniment from these wonderful holiday delights and Christmas décor that are sure to be welcomed under the tree.
Whatever gift you have in mind and whoever you are shopping for, Cities is sure to be of assistance. We hope you enjoy our top suggestions here and to see our full collection be sure to visit our Christmas gift guide and more Festive Finds from Cities in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi at our stores.