Dubai Shopping Festival The 19th edition of the annual DSF will run for 32 days, and as well as sales across hundreds of stores in the city, there will also be more than Dhs99m worth of giveaways including cars, gold and cold hard cash. January 2-February 2. www.mydsf.ae.
Hollister launch Preppy American label Hollister, known elsewhere around the world for dimly lit stores that boast an oppressively loud music policy, will open its first shop here in Mall of the Emirates. A launch date is yet to be confirmed, so keep your eyes peeled here. www.hollisterco.com.
Apparel opening Into yoga and Pilates? This new activewear store specialises in clothing specifically for both types of classes. While an exact date is yet to be set, the owner has revealed the store should be open in February, located in Jumeirah Center on Jumeirah Beach Road. www.facebook.com/yappareldubai.