The best bargains and coolest events at this annual celebration of shopping
Dubai Shopping Festival The month-long shopping extravaganza (DSF), featuring hard-to-beat bargains in malls, stores and boutiques across the city. As well as sales, there will be more than Dhs99 million worth of prizes including luxury cars, gold and cash. For more information on events and promotions visit www.mydsf.ae.
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’ and those interested can visit www.shopatsauce.com/designadress for the competition guidelines. Deadline is March 31. All dresses must be submitted to S*uce in the Hood, Citywalk Mall (04 344 1410).
Wafi Bazaar Head to Wafi to pick up unique buys at this bazaar on Saturday January 18. Located next to Café Court, there will be over 50 market stalls selling a host of crafted goods. 10am-8pm. Wafi Mall www.wafi.com (04 324 4555).
DSF offers and deals
Aeropostale The US casual wear chain is offering 25 to 60 percent off all its stock during the Dubai Shopping Festival. Until February 2. Various locations including Mirdif City Centre (055 213 6502). The Market of Everything This all-day market brings together stallholders selling vintage and second-hand clothing, hand-made arts and crafts, books and much more. To apply for a stall email firstname.lastname@example.org. Entry to park Dhs3. 10am-6pm, Saturday January 18. The Archive, Gate 5, Safa Park.
Deira City Centre and Mirdif City Centre Spend Dhs300 at any store in either of these malls to win a trip to any destination in the world of your choice. Until February 2. Deira City Centre (04 295 1010); Mirdif City Centre (800 6422).
Dubai Outlet Mall The International Kite Fiesta (10am-5pm January 17) and annual Star Hunt (January 31) coincide with DSF, during which bargain hunters can get discounts of 30 to 90 percent off. Plus, spend Dhs250 in any of the stores to enter a draw to win a Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014. Until February 2. Dubai Outlet Mall (04 423 4666).
Mall of the Emirates Shoppers who spend cash in new zones (Stylista, Travelista and Decorista) are in with the chance to win cool prizes. Splash Dhs650 in Stylista and you could drive away in a 2014 Bentley GT V8; spend Dhs450 in theTravelista zone to win a first-class, five-star trip to Rio de Janeiro; or spend Dhs450 in Decorista to win a home makeover worth Dhs100,000. Until February 2. Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5252).
Scotch & Soda The Dutch brand is having a sale of up to 50 percent off on selected items and old season stock. Until February 2. Scotch & Soda, The Dubai Mall (04 325 3327).
Shoe Mart Enjoy 25 to 60 percent discount during DSF. Until February 2. The Dubai Mall (04 330 8988).
Valleydez Get 25 to 75 percent off selected items from label brands including Emma Cook and Romance Was Born. Until February 2. Wafi Mall (04 324 2883), Sunset Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 380 9024).
West LA Boutique Enjoy up to 50 percent off hipster brands Jeffrey Campbell, Shakuhachi, Cameo, Clover Canyon and men’s labels Cheap Monday and more. From January 15-February 15. West LA Boutique, Sunset Mall, Jumeirah (04 394 4248).