Launched in May 2009, Studio 8 is an international multi-brand boutique with two prime retail locations - Dubai Mall and Jumeirah Beach Road. Hand-picked collections of designers from the Middle East and Asia makes Studio 8 a unique shopping destination for those looking for style and sophistication. This multi-designer boutique is the brain-child of entrepreneur and fashion promoter Sarah Belhasa Rashid, who wanted to bring hot trends direct from catwalks to the racks of Studio 8. From international celebrities to local fashionistas, Studio 8 is the place to go to when it comes to contemporary fashion.
If you are looking for the latest jalabiya and abaya trends, Studio 8’s wide range of Arab designers offer an unrivalled collection all under one roof. Some of the high profile Arab designers include Khulood Bin Arab, Das Collection, Julea Domani, Sumaya Abdul Razak, Amira Haroon among others.
Amongst the many esteemed international designers you can expect to see at Studio 8 include internationally acclaimed designer to the stars Manish Malhotra, who is exclusively available at Studio 8. From hosting monthly trunk shows to exclusive exhibitions by talented local designers to showcasing renowned international designers including Suneet Verma, Nikasha, Deepika Anand, Rahul and Anoushka, Shaila Khan, Zeeshan Bariwala, Rizwan Baig and many others, over the seven years Studio 8 has been the perfect luxury platform for introducing the fashion talent from around the world.
From the latest trends to affordable styles, Studio 8 caters to a wide range of occasions and budgets; "I have brought together a diverse group of designers at every price range so that there is something for everyone," said Sarah Belhasa Rashid explaining the philosophy behind the concept of this multi-brand boutique.
If you are looking for one-off fashion, accessories and exclusive jewellery range from an eclectic range of designers, Studio 8 is must-visit – catering to UAE residents and visitors alike.
It is therefore no surprise that Studio 8 was the first choice for international celebrity Paris Hilton when she was in the UAE filming her exciting project My New BFF Dubai. When it comes to awards and accolades Studio 8 has been at the forefront, winning the award for ‘Boutique Of The Year’ at Masala Awards.