ARTE Souk at Times Square Center Want to snap up bargains on unique gifts? On Friday June 8, Times Square Center hosts a market featuring handmade wares created by more than 1,800 artisans from 30 countries. Noon-7pm, June 8. Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 341 8020).
New stores & collections
Clarks updates its Mall of Emirates store The British footwear chain has just unveiled its new global C7 concept to its Mall of the Emirates branch. Updates include a bright green interior and a more contemporary design to target younger consumers. Mall of the Emirates (04 340 3449).
M&Co opens at The Dubai Mall
Check out the UK retailer’s first flagship store in the region: a 506 sq m space offering an affordable range of seasonal womenswear, menswear and kidswear. From Dhs45. The Dubai Mall (04 325 3755).
Zayan launches an online store
The creative director and co-founder of Dubai boutique S*uce, Zayan Ghandour (who launched her colourful fashion line a couple of months ago), has now founded an online shopping site. It currently stocks her playful spring/summer 2012 collection, as well as fun handbags and belts starting from Dhs695. shop.zayan.com.
Sales & offers
Deals at THE One Score discounts on home accessories and furniture at THE One’s Dubai stores. You’ll get up to 35 percent off THE One Fusion and up to 75 percent off at all other outlets across the city. For some super-cool deals, head to THE One Outlet in Dubai Outlet Mall to get an extra 25 percent off already discounted items. Until July 21. THE One, various locations including Jumeirah Beach Road (04 395 5889).
Enter the Topshop Insta-Style competition to win a shopping spree Want a brand new wardrobe? Style yourself in Topshop and snap an Instagram image of your creation, then send to email@example.com, along with your Instagram nickname. The best pics will be posted to the Topshop Instagram account and the person with the most likes will win a shopping spree at the high street giant. Topshop, various locations including The Dubai Mall, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 339 9802).
Half-price vintage clothes at Bambah, plus discounts at The Zoo If you’ve always wanted to add some vintage to your wardrobe but just couldn’t afford it, here’s your chance. Jumeirah boutique Bambah is having a three-day sale starting on Thursday June 7, offering 50 percent off everything in the store. Gents, there’s something for you too: brother boutique The Zoo is also treating customers to discounts of up to 50 percent. Until June 9. Bambah and The Zoo, 142 Jumeirah Beach Road(04 349 5585).
Save on shoes at Steve Madden The US shoe giant is having a part sale at all its UAE stores, offering 25 to 60 percent off its affordable stock. Perfect for restocking your shoe collection in time for summer. Until June 22. Steve Madden, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 325 3052).
Win a Dhs1,000 voucher to spend at Galeries Lafayette Kellogg’s Dare to Wear Red competition will see five lucky shoppers win a voucher worth Dhs1,000. To enter, visit the Time Out website and vote for your favourite red dress. Until June 13. www.timeoutdubai.com.
Super Sundays at Lamcy Plaza Kick Sunday-itis with cool deals at this Oud Metha mall. Every Sunday, Lamcy Plaza offers discounts and special deals throughout the day. Customers who visit the mall on a Sunday can collect an advantage card from the information counter at the mall entrance. Every time you spend at one of the retailers, present the card to the cashier to receive your discount or deals. See the website for full details of all offers. Ongoing. Lamcy Plaza, Oud Metha, www.lamcyplaza.com (04 335 9999).
Wacky Wednesdays for women at Oasis Centre
Every Wednesday, this Sheikh Zayed Road shopping mall will offer women-only deals of up to 25 percent across its fashion, food, footwear, beauty, fitness and kids’ brands, including Candelite, Balance Café, Babyshop, Adidas, New Look, Beautybay, Koton, Steve Madden and Max. Ongoing. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 515 4000).