Allure The most prominent Pakistani designers are brought together under one roof on Saturday October 6: the event enables shoppers to check out season’s latest creations straight from the catwalks of Karachi. The comprehensive womenswear selection comprises bridalwear, saris, ensembles, tunics, dresses, and kaftans. Free. 10am-10pm, October 6. Mövenpick Jumeirah Beach, JBR (050 744 6116).
Dubai Flea Market On Saturday October 6, head to this second-hand market to sort through people’s unwanted stuff in the hope of finding some antique-style wares and knick-knacks. Dhs3 (park entry). 8am-3pm. Safa Park, Gate 5, Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah (055 452 6030).
Gitex Shopper This massive consumer electronics event is open to the public until Saturday October 6, offering shoppers the chance to get their hands on the latest gadgets. Tickets are available at Enoc and Eppco outlets, at the venue or online. Dhs30; free for kids under five. Open Wed 11am-10pm, Thu-Sat 11am-11pm. Until October 6. Dubai World Trade Centre, www.timeouttickets.com
The Market of Everything The third instalment of the market starts on Thursday October 4, bringing together members of the community looking to buy, sell, trade, rent, lend or donate anything from furniture to books, music to art and food to pets. There will also be activities throughout the week, including live art, food stations, film screenings and even a ping-pong tournament. Visit the website for the full schedule. Free. Noon-10pm. Until October 13. Traffic, 179 Umm Suqeim Road, www.viatraffic.org (04 347 0209).
World of Fashion Enjoy two weeks of fashion, beauty and art events at Mall of the Emirates from Wednesday October 3, as the region’s best designers come together with Harper’s Bazaar Arabia to showcase the talent in the region. A live catwalk will feature non-stop runway shows and beauty demos. For a schedule of events, see www.facebook.com/malloftheemirates. Free. Until October 16. Mall of the Emirates (04 409 9000).
New stores & collections
Anna Dello Russo for H&M The style queen’s much-coveted accessories line for the hit Swedish chain store lands in Dubai on Thursday October 4. The pieces include clutches, rings, shoes, bracelets and winged alligator shades, and are available at the Dubai Mall, MOE and Deira City Centre branches. From Dhs109. H&M, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 330 8327).
Sales and offers
Discounts on Apple products at iStyle University students and faculty members get a five percent discount on selected Apple products, plus a Dhs300 gift voucher. Until November 5. iStyle, various locations including Mercato Mall (04 344 4149).
Jacky’s Electronics promotion at Ibn Battuta Mall Every time you spend Dhs250 at the electronics store, located in the Andalusia Court, you’ll get a free Grand Cinemas movie ticket. Ongoing. Jacky’s Electronics, Ibn Battuta Mall (04 368 5080).
Bargains at Jane Norman, Juicy Couture and Mexx Head down to Juicy Couture, Mexx and Jane Norman stores before Saturday October 6 to get discounts of up to 50 per cent. Until October 6. Juicy Couture, locations including The Dubai Mall (04 325 3810); Jane Norman, locations including Deira City Centre (04 294 3122); Mexx, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 1990).
The Billionaire Gallery An exhibition featuring rare and authentic collectables with prices starting from Dhs13,500. Ongoing. Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 8888).
Win a trip to Hollywood when you visit Reel Cinemas Moviegoers at Reel Cinemas at The Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina Mall can enter a raffle every time they buy a movie ticket, giving them a chance to win a round trip for two to Hollywood including accommodation for three nights in a five-star hotel. Until October 14. Reel Cinemas, The Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina Mall (04 449 1903).