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Perfume store in Abu Dhabi


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A haven to discover refined and niche perfumes

We just discovered Villa 515, a new concept store in Abu Dhabi located at the Galleria Mall close to Bateel Café. Their motto? As a visitor of Villa 515, your experience is guaranteed to be anything but ordinary.

The boutique design is totally unconventional and unique and that’s why we liked it at first sight. Totally white, like in a laboratory, the back wall and display stands are made with dismantled vintage wooden chairs lacquered in white and assembled in a artistic way.

The boutique carries almost only perfumes – there is also is Ellis Faas makeup range there – with twenty or so very unique, creative and niche perfume brands. We selected a few we have discovered so far but there are many more to discover at the boutique.



First discovering while browsing stalls at the new department store Robinson in Dubai, we saw the Emirati niche perfume brand TOLA created in 2010 by Dhaher Bin Dhaher on the shelves.
‘Tola’ is a traditional anciant Indian unit of mass unit of weight of India equal to 180 grains troy. This unit of measure is today used for gold and other rare and precious items.
Each perfume bottle comes with these handmade white ceramic smelling cups.

Teint de Neige or “The Color of Snow”

If you smell this perfume by Lorenzo Villoresi once, you will remember it forever as it has an unmistakable fragrance of face powder, the perfume of talc. The soft and enveloping Eau de Toilette is yet intense and persistent.
A usually hard to find perfume in the city!


With a fashion and interior designer background, the founder started his brand Zenology while opening his boutique hotel in Amsterdam. Since then, this label is known as an eco-friendly line of bath and room scents.

Etat Libre D’Orange

This French label is immediately recognizable with their very graphic bottles and the three colored (blue-red-white) Rosette.
This avant-garde label has its aficionado who enjoy their surprising olfactive compositions.

VILLA 515 | The Galleria Mall, Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

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