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    Default Fragrances or Fragrance Houses Exclusive to Dubai / U.A.E.

    I have a friend who will be in Dubai for a few days and he is willing to do some fragrance shopping on my behalf.
    What fragrances or fragrance houses would you recommend that can't be acquired outside Dubai / U.A.E (assuming there are no budgetary constraints, there are but let's pretend there aren't)?

    Thank you!
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    Not 100% sure but you might be able to get some of the amouage attars in the UAE. could be thats only in Oman though.

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    They have markets / soukhs where they sell pure perfume oils as well as French perfume oils which may be more interesting to him than buying an end-product. Just ask the locals. Perfumes are in the Arab culture and they are completely addicted to it!

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    I live in dubai. There is a thriving perfume scene, from high end malls, department stores, discount stores to french perfumd oils, attars, natural oils, wood chips for burning....
    I would def recomend the following
    Pure oud oil from hami in deira
    Niche testers at unbeatable prices at fakhrudin
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    Quote Originally Posted by satyen View Post
    I live in dubai. There is a thriving perfume scene, from high end malls, department stores, discount stores to french perfumd oils, attars, natural oils, wood chips for burning....
    I would def recomend the following
    Pure oud oil from hami in deira
    Niche testers at unbeatable prices at fakhrudin
    A custom made scenf from yusufbhai


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    1. Fakhruddin - all fake perfumes from China

    2. Yusufbhai - wouldn't know how to create a fragrance if his life depends on it. He buys ready-made copy fragrances...

    3. Hami - Oud imitation oils, not real oud

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    Quote Originally Posted by grassed View Post
    1. Fakhruddin - all fake perfumes from China

    2. Yusufbhai - wouldn't know how to create a fragrance if his life depends on it. He buys ready-made copy fragrances...

    3. Hami - Oud imitation oils, not real oud
    Im not affiliated with any of them but i have to disagree. Specially about fakhrudin.

    But you obv know dxb well. Whats ur thoughts on these establishments...
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    Quote Originally Posted by grassed;[URL="tel:5149070"
    5149070[/URL]]1. Fakhruddin - all fake perfumes from China

    2. Yusufbhai - wouldn't know how to create a fragrance if his life depends on it. He buys ready-made copy fragrances...

    3. Hami - Oud imitation oils, not real oud
    Are fakes widely available in UAE? I’d have thought it would be much more risky for established businesses to get into those shenanigans in UAE as well, unless someone believes state is blessing the fakes market?

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    No recs (because femme) but on shopping through a “daigou” it might be worthwhile to order ahead and have friend pick it up. Especially if you can insert some large financial big tech like PayPal or utilize American Express protective apparatus.

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