Yas Mall, the largest mall in Abu Dhabi, is hosting an awe-inspiring home fashion extravaganza, this October, in association with Emirates Home. Featuring international trend-setting interior design celebrities Colin & Justin, along with special complimentary influencer workshops on everything from wardrobe organizing to accessorizing tips.

Visitors to Yas Mall during October 3-7 can join all the action in Town Square to watch as Colin & Justin, create magical room make-overs in just 30 minutes. Sharing the latest tips and tricks from these global celebrity icons on how to transform interior spaces from ordinary to extraordinary, all on a budget.

And what’s more, with a spend of AED 500 or more during the month of October at any home furnishing retailer, mall visitors can win a home make-over worth 20,000 AED with special advice from a team of home interior experts. Lucky winners can also have a chance to win a business class trip home or, away from home, courtesy of Etihad Airways*.

For five whole days, Yas Mall will be transformed into a bespoke Interior Design venue as Colin & Justin will give interactive workshops, using products and furniture from Yas Mall’s retailers, including The One, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PB Teen, West Elm, Home Centre, Debenhams, Muji and ACE Hardware. A home mock-up set up at Town Square will showcase different retailers every day and will offer visitors the chance to learn how to decorate their homes, using the latest accessories to update their interiors with a pop of style and personal expression.

Throughout the Fashion Hits Home event Yas Mall will be joined by Colin & Justin the international interior designers, style commentators, and all-round lifestyle gurus. Colin & Justin, rose to fame on British television, with programmes like Colin and Justin’s Cabin Pressure, Game of Homes, Colin and Justin’s Home Heist, showing viewers how they can redecorate on a budget but with maximum impact.

Giving the Fashion Hits Home event a Middle Eastern feel, Colin & Justin will be joined by influencers such as Hala Abdulla, Mthayel Ali and Mariam Yehya and Naomi D’Souze for workshops showing guests how they can merge personality, style and fashion flare into the interiors of your home. The workshops will be set up at Town Square so that visitors can attend for free while all the products used in the demonstrations will be available to purchase immediately within Yas Mall.

Rose to prominence in the UK with BBC2 hit show ‘Million Property Experiment’, Colin and Justin are hosts of the famous British show 'The Million Pound Property Experiment, as well as guest judges on the Canadian daytime talk show CityLine, as well as guest celebrity judges on the exterior design episode ‘Games of Homes’. In Australia, Colin and Justin guest starred as judges on an episode of 'The Block', series judges on 'Reno Rumble' for Channel 9, and guest hosts of The Living Room on Channel 10.

Shatha Al Romaithy, Marketing Manager of Yas Mall, commented ‘We are delighted to welcome Colin & Justin to the Middle East for the first time and to our Fashion Hits Home event at Yas Mall. From 3-7 October, Yas Mall visitors will have a chance to learn how a few simple tips on interior design can help transform their living space with each season and inject their home a touch of personal style. This event allows us to showcase the strong range of amazing home related brands here at Yas Mall and on Yas Island, starting with the largest The One store in the world, the largest IKEA in the Middle East, the only West Elm in Abu Dhabi, and the biggest Debenhams outside of the UK, meaning we can give our visitors an unparalleled choice of brands that will help them restyle their home.’


Yas Island Home Interior Brands

Yas Island features an array of home interior brands including the biggest IKEA in the Middle East, Ace Hardware, Zara Home, West Elm, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teens, Debenhams, THE ONE, Muji and Home Centre


About Yas Mall

Yas Mall offers an exciting range of leading international and regional retail and F&B brands, a 20 screen state-of-the-art cinema operated by VOX Cinemas and a family entertainment zone by Fun Works. With the opening of Yas Mall, Aldar has become the largest owner and manager of retail space in Abu Dhabi.

Yas Island is situated roughly 15 minutes from the Abu Dhabi International Airport and downtown Abu Dhabi and 45 minutes from Dubai, making it an attractive and accessible destination for both residents and tourists. A selection of seven hotels can be found on the island including the luxurious Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, as well as a range of top attractions comprising: Yas Marina Circuit; Ferrari World Abu Dhabi; Yas Water World; Yas Links Golf Course; 7 leading hotels; and Yas Retail Park which includes IKEA and Ace Hardware.


About Aldar Properties

Aldar Properties PJSC is the leading real estate developer in Abu Dhabi with USD10 billion in assets, a 75 million sq. m land bank, and through its iconic developments, it is one of the most well known in the United Arab Emirates, and wider Middle East region.
From its beginnings in 2005 through to today, Aldar continues to shape and enhance the urban fabric of the UAE’s Capital City in addition to other key areas of the Emirate.

Aldar develops exciting and innovative projects, such as the internationally recognized HQ building situated in the Al Raha Beach development, the Gate Towers in Shams Abu Dhabi on Al Reem Island, in addition to Yas Island’s F1 circuit.
Aldar’s shares are traded on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (Stock quote: ALDAR:UH), and is a profitable, cash generative business that provides recurring revenues, and benefits from a diverse and supportive shareholder base. Aldar operates according to high standards of corporate governance and is committed to operating a long term and sustainable business in order to provide ongoing value for its shareholders.
Aldar seeks to create quality, comfortable, desirable destinations that enrich the lives of Abu Dhabi residents as well as tourists within the Emirate. Aldar is playing a leading role in the development and provision of world class retail - Yas Mall, international standard education through Aldar Academies, iconic entertainment venues such as the Yas Marina Circuit, and community amenities across its entire portfolio.
Aldar is driven by a vision to be the most trusted and recognized real estate lifestyle developer in Abu Dhabi and beyond.


Source: Bell Pottinger