ARTE Market Head to Dubai Festival City Mall on Friday February 7 to browse hand-made products, such as funky baby clothes, art and photography. Free. Noon-7pm. Until February 7. Dubai Festival City Mall, www.arte.ae.
Dubai Flea Market Running over two days this weekend, these outdoor markets are a must-visit for pre-loved finds. 2pm-7pm. February 7, Promenade Courtyard, near Spinneys. February 8, 1pm-5pm. Tunisia car park, P3/rooftop, Ibn Battuta Mall (055 452 6030).
I AM Fashion Combining art, music and style, this weekly event features a slew of runway shows by top local designers and provides a networking opportunity for those in the industry. 6pm-2am. February 11. Boutiq Ultra Lounge, The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (052 680 1855).
Lipsy in-store event On Wednesday February 12, the UK chain known for copy-cat celebrity fashion is holding an all-day event, where shoppers can get 20 percent off and enjoy complimentary treats thrown in. Until February 12. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 325 3552).
London College of Fashion Short Courses Dubai The fashion institution returns to Dubai until February 15 with a massive line-up of courses. Industry experts are hosting 13 courses, including Visual Merchandising 2, fashion buying and starting your own label. Until February 15. Courses are held at Vida Hotel, Downtown Dubai. For more information, visit www.arts.ac.uk (050 915 0759).
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. Deadline is March 31. All dresses must be submitted to S*uce in the Hood, Citywalk, Al Safa Street (04 344 1410).
New stores & collections
H&M Go Gold collection 2014 The Swedish high-street chain has teamed up with the Swedish Winter Olympic team for Sochi 2014 (the games start this week), to launch a capsule collection inspired by the country’s Olympic get-up. Not to everyone’s taste, the Go Gold collection includes sporty bomber jackets, reptile-print sneakers, a roller-top backpack, sleeveless running vests and sculpted long-sleeve tops. H&M, various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 330 8327).
Hermione Boutique opens in Jumeirah An airy 200 square-metre store, this brand new boutique in Magrudy Mall stocks brands from Paris and New York, including Bui, Jay Ahr, Torn by Ronny Kobo and Sly010. Dhs400 to Dhs10,400. Hermione Boutique, Magrudy Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1 (04 344 0320 ).
Offers and deals
The Dubai Mall Spend Dhs300 here during Chinese New Year and you could win Dhs100,000 in National Bonds. Until February 15. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 362 7500).
Tabbah jewellery exhibition Check out the high-end jewellery and timepieces of this family-owned Lebanese brand. Tabbah Jewellery, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 8977).