4 Attend a course at Chelsea College of Arts Dubai See events.
5 Get freebies when you buy jewellery at Liali See offers and deals.
Arte Market Head to Times Square Centre on Friday May 2 to browse hand-made products such as funky baby clothes, art and photography. Free. Noon-9pm. Until May 2. Dubai Festival City Mall, www.arte.ae (no number).
Chelsea College of Arts Dubai short course
The upcoming three-day ‘Make Your House A Home’ course explores the various materials available to create a distinctive interior in your home. Discover everything from the pros and cons of marble and wooden floors to extravagant silk carpets, recycled plastic panels, cork wallpapers and buffalo leather tiles. Dhs3,800. Until May 22. Vida Hotel, Downtown Dubai (055 115 6674).
Head to Wafi on Saturday May 3 to pick up a range of unique buys. Next to Café Court, there are more than 50 market stalls selling crafted goods. Free. 10am-8pm. Until May 3. Wafi Mall, Oud Metha, www.wafi.com (04 324 4555).
New stores & collections
Scotch & Soda spring/summer 2014 collection More hip than the hobo beard, the Dutch label’s latest range is bursting with vibrant colours, patterns and tropical-inspired prints for gents who take their fashion in jest. Scotch & Soda, various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 325 3327).
Etnies pop-up store at Dubai Festival City Mall With no flagship store to speak of in the city just yet, this ongoing new pop-up showcases the Middle East’s biggest collection of footwear and clothing from the renowned skateboarding and BMX brand. Ongoing. Dubai Festival City Mall (056 794 2773).
Offers and deals
ACE Hardware Get offers and huge discounts on outdoor, garden, pet paint, homeware and automotive products until mid-May. Until May 17. ACE Hardware, various locations including Dubai Festival City Mall (800 275 223).
Buy gold or diamond jewellery from this retailer and you’ll receive a gift with purchase. Those who spend Dhs1,500 receive a single-string necklace in white pearls. While those who spend more than Dhs4,000, Dhs8,000 and Dhs12,000 on gold or diamond jewellery receive pendants from the Regalo collection. Until May 10. Liali, various locations including Mirdif City Centre (04 284 3934).
Ladies’ day at Mirdif City Centre Shop here on Mondays between 10am and 2pm to get exclusive offers, discounts and freebies. Ongoing. Mirdif City Centre, Mirdif (800 6422).
Tuesdays at Mall of the Emirates
Shop at this mall any day of the week and you’ll go into the running to win Dhs5,000 until December. The cash prize is drawn at 7pm every Tuesday. Until December 31. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 9000).