Give your wardrobe a lift with our pick of fashion markets, events and more
ARTE Market Head to Times Square Center on Friday February 14 to browse hand-made products such as funky baby clothes, art and photography. Free. Noon-7pm. Until February 14. Times Square Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.arte.ae (no number).
Divalicious Fashion Fair Head to this one-day shopping event on Thursday February 13 showcasing spring/summer 2014 fashion and accessories from over 70 brands from South Asia and beyond. The first 200 shoppers get a free goodie bag with a Divalicious purchase. Free entry. From 10am until late. Until February 13. Godolphin Ballroom, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 458 5265).
Fashion Collective Market Check out local outfits on Saturday February 15. They include My Ex Wardrobe, The Colour Den, Le Dressing Room and Hayet Zerelli in an al fresco setting. The surrounding restaurants are putting on a special menu in conjunction with the market. Free entry. Dhs100 for two courses and two grape beverages. 4pm-8pm. Until February 15. Century Village, Al Garhoud (no number).
I AM Fashion Combining art, music and style, this weekly event on Tuesday February 18 features a slew of runway shows by top local designers and provides a networking opportunity for those in the industry. 6pm-2am. February 18. Boutiq Ultra Lounge, The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (052 680 1855).
London College of Fashion Short Courses Dubai The fashion institution returns to Dubai with a massive line-up of courses. Industry experts are hosting 13 tutorials, including visual merchandising, fashion-buying and even starting your own label. Until February 15. Courses are held at Vida Hotel, Downtown Dubai. For more info, visit www.arts.ac.uk (050 915 0759).
Silver jewellery-making classes Looking for a novel Valentine’s Day gift? Attend this jewellery-making workshop and create something from the heart, or sign your other half up so they can make their own piece. Dhs460 per person for a four-hour course including silver. Classes can be joined any time. DS Silversmith, The Courtyard, Al Quoz, www.dssilversmith.com (050 784 0509).
Wafi Bazaar Head to Wafi on Saturday February 15 to pick up a range of unique buys at this bazaar. Located next to Café Court, there will be more than 50 market stalls selling a host of crafted goods. 10am-8pm. Until February 15. Wafi Mall, www.wafi.com (04 324 4555).
New stores & collections
Pinko spring/summer 2014 Fanciful, bright and daring, the new range from the flirty Italian label features elements of on-trend art prints, pixel-like graphics, short hems in pastel shades and 1920s-style throwbacks. Dhs325 to Dhs4,500. Pinko, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9416).
Offers and deals
The Dubai Mall Spend Dhs300 at the mall 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).