4 Buy threads at new store Gaudi at The Dubai Mall See new stores & collections.
5 Pick up crafts and jewellery at RIPE market See events.
Arte Market Head to Dubai Festival City Mall on Friday March 7 to browse hand-made products such as funky baby clothes, art and photography. Free. Noon-9pm. Until March 7. Dubai Festival City Mall, www.arte.ae (no number).
Dubai Flea Market Browse pre-loved items and scoop up cool bargains at this well-shaded rooftop market on Saturday March 8. 1pm-5pm. Until March 1. Tunisia P3 car park rooftop, Ibn Battuta Mall (055 452 6030).
Prime Dubai Fashion market Held on the second Saturday of every month, this market offers a platform for young designers to gain more brand awareness, network and showcase their latest designs and trends. Free. 3pm-9pm. Sat March 8. Sunset Mall, Jumeirah 3 (no number).
Ripe food and craft market Rise for this Saturday morning market, where you can find organic local produce, sweets, treats and pastries, olives, soaps, plus hand-made crochet toys, jewellery, art and home decor. 9am-1pm. Every Saturday. The Courtyard, Al Quoz, www.ripeme.com.
S*uce Design a Dress 2014 competition Want to stock your collection at S*uce? The winner of this year’s Design a Dress competition will be able to do just that. This year’s theme is ‘pink’. Interested? Visit www.shopatsauce.com/designadress. Deadline is March 31. All dresses must be submitted to S*uce in the Hood, Citywalk, Al Safa Street (04 344 1410).
Silver jewellery-making classes Attend this jewellery-making workshop and create your very own one-off piece. Dhs460 per person for a four-hour course including silver. Classes can be joined any time. DS Silversmith, The Courtyard, Al Quoz, www.dssilversmith.com (050 784 0509).
New stores & collections
Gaudi spring/summer 2014 collection The young Italian brand has just opened its first store in The Dubai Mall, selling its range of contemporary high-street designs at affordable prices. Themes for spring/summer 2014 include florals, flowing silhouettes, resort-inspired prints, bold colour palettes and pop-art motifs. From Dhs150 to Dhs1,250. Gaudi, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (955 2271).
Aerial show at Mirdif City Centre Head to the food court from March 9 to check out this daily acrobatic act. Ten aerial artists will sway and swirl while diners look on. 4.30pm (March 9-10), 8.30pm (March 12-15). Food court, Mirdif City Centre.
Tabbah jewellery exhibition Check out the high-end jewellery and timepieces of this family-owned Lebanese brand, which has been a game player for over 150 years. Until March 6. Tabbah Jewellery, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 8977).