Capital Club Dubai does Bond


This was my second time attending one of the Dubai private members club’s birthday bashes.

This time, to celebrate their 8th year, they threw a James Bond-themed shindig at their DIFC venue.


So I pulled out a dress I rarely have occasion to wear, a champagne coloured silky number I bought four years ago at a boutique in LA.

As was expected from attending in 2015, it was a pretty lavish affair with a red carpet rolled out at the entrance inside Gate Village and a makeshift tunnel reminiscent of of the one you see in the 007 intro.

In theme with the number of years they were celebrating, there was a glittery 008 display to greet guests.

Food-wise there was everything you could possibly need; a seafood station, dessert room, sushi bar, and Turkish Village serving up grilled lobster and meats outside on the terrace.

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To keep us well watered, Grey Goose, Moet, and Patron were among sponsors. In between listing to a DJ and live singer with piano accompaniment, we watch a Martini glass dancer and snake charmer do their thing.

To round off the night we went around the corner to the JW Marriott Marquis to dance to a friend’s DJ set at Square. Yes we looked slightly out of place…


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