Hot events this week: Free make up workshops, a ladies shopping trip and more
Shine Your Light workshop On Saturday October 26 Illumin8 Make Up Studio is hosting a complimentary one-day workshop for woman in the UAE fighting all types of cancer. The day of pampering will focus on skincare, make-up, hair loss, styling, and finding your inner light. Experts will also share tips of the trade to help boost self-confidence. Complimentary for women suffering from cancer. 10am-5pm. Until October 26. Booking is essential as spaces are subject to availability. ILLUMIN8 Make Up Studio, Fortune Executive Tower, Cluster T, JLT (050 872 8374).
Souk Day at Sofa Studio On Saturday October 26, this Al Quoz concept store is showcasing products from contemporary Afghan label Beshtar, including funky burqa T-shirts and dresses, home accessories including cushion covers, traditional bowls, jackets and even headdresses. 9am-5pm. Sofa Studio, The Courtyard, Al Quoz (050 784 1878).
Ladies Day Out From Friday October 25 to Sunday October 27, women are invited to attend wellbeing talks, partake in some retail therapy, dine on the terrace, get their hair and make-up done and attend a DJ master class, among other things. Dhs100 per day for tickets bought in advance, Dhs120 per day for tickets bought on the door (Dhs180 and Dhs210 for VIP). Meydan Racecourse, www.ladiesdayoutdubai.com.
New stores & collections
Gerard Darel autumn/winter 2013 ready-to-wear collection Sensible and chic, the latest line from the French label is all about flowing structures, oversized pieces and softened winter shades, such as petrol blue, Bordeaux, khaki and grey. Overcoats are oversized with large pockets, while shirt dresses and tie-neck blouses make a comeback. Dhs199 to Dhs18,900. Gerard Darel, The Dubai Mall (04 339 9780).
Offers and deals
Win a year’s worth of shoes from Topshop Spend Dhs100 or more at any Topshop store in the Middle East, save the receipt and log onto www.Facebook.com/TopshopME and follow the link to enter details along with transaction ID found on the receipt. Increase your chances of winning by entering for every transaction you make. The winner will receive a free pair of shoes every month for a year! Until November 6. Topshop, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 339 9802 ).
Rewards at Mall of the Emirates, Deira City Centre and Mirdif City Centre Spend Dhs150 at these malls and you’ll go in a draw to win prizes with a total value of Dhs5,000 on Tuesdays each week. Six winners will be announced every Tuesday. Prizes must be claimed by 10pm on the same Tuesday. Until December 31. Visit www.malloftheemirates.com.