Collections and discounts at stores from March 21-27
Life on the Boulevard Come and enjoy the sunshine at this open-air Downtown Dubai street fair, which will run along Emaar Boulevard until the summer months, and will feature modern kiosks selling fashion, accessories and other bits and pieces. Until April 30. Open daily 2pm-10pm. Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (800 38224 6255).
New stores & collections
Lipsy now open at The Dubai Mall The Brit high street brand and celeb fave has just opened its third largest store at The Dubai Mall. If you’re after the latest trends at affordable prices, then you’ll feel like a kid in a candy store. The spring/summer collection features bodycon dresses, faux leather and lace. Lipsy, The Dubai Mall (tel number TBC).
Kirsty Ward spring/summer 2012 now available at Valleydez The Sunset Mall boutique has just introduced break-out UK designer Kirsty Ward to their racks. Her sport luxe-inspired spring/summer 2012 collection is peppered with neon, structural cut-outs and statement jewellery. From Dhs500 to Dhs14,000. Valleydez, various locations including Sunset Mall (04 380 9024).
Sales & offers
Discounts at 2XL Furniture Make your way to this furniture and decor store to receive offers of 25 to 75 per cent off its entire stock. Until mid-April. 2XL Furniture, Uptown Mirdif Mall (04 288 8071).
Score a gift with purchase at party label Bebe Planning on doing some serious clubbing? Spend Dhs1,500 on Bebe’s signature party-ready collection and you will win limited edition gifts, such as Bebe bags, compact sets and gold keyrings. Until March 31. Bebe, various locations including Dubai Marina Mall (04 434 0614).
Design your own T7 Puma jacket Want to put a modern spin on an old-school jacket? Puma will give six individuals a chance to attend the Puma Creative Factory T7 Workshop (alongside film-makers, musicians and fashion designers) to design their own unique T7 jacket (first launched in 1968) to take home. Winners will also gain VIP entrance to sneaker summit SOLE DXB. To enter, visit apps.facebook.com/builtforone/home and create your own virtual jacket using colour combos and stamps. Entries close April 8. For more info go to www.puma.com/creativefactory.
BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition The countdown is on until the Dubai World Cup on Saturday March 31, which means you have one more week to find a killer headpiece. This BurJuman exhibition will launch on Thursday March 22 to showcase the elaborate hats, fascinators and headpieces of the world’s most coveted miliners including Marilena Romeo, Walter Wright Ltd, Christiane Edmondson and Jacqueline Kolbe. If the hat fits… Until March 31. 10am-10pm. BurJuman, South Village (04 353 0222).
Ladies’ morning at Mirdif City Centre From 10am until 2pm every Monday, this mall offers a range of discounts for ladies, including a seven-day pass to Fitness First for two ladies, plus a health check-up. Every Monday, 10am-2pm. Mirdif City Centre, www.mirdifcitycentre.com (800 6422). See art on display at Hermès in The Dubai Mall Scope out the work of German-born, Paris-raised graffiti artist Darco (the first man to ever be convicted of damage to public property in France) on display at the Hermès store in The Dubai Mall. Until March 31. Hermès, The Dubai Mall (04 330 8385).
Spring specials at Mirdif City Centre Until Saturday March 31, shoppers spending more than Dhs300 at this Mirdif mall will go into the draw to win Dhs100,000. While you’re there, stop into the Mirdif Home Show running from Thursday March 22 to Saturday March 31 to get some home styling tips and inspiration from the experts. Until March 31. Mirdif City Centre (800 6422).