Hot labels, launches and happenings from our resident fashionista
Our picks of the week
1 Find second-hand bargains at Dubai Flea Market See events.
2 Buy new threads at Alexander McQueen See new stores & collections.
3 Watch a catwalk show at Harper’s Bazaar World of Fashion at MOE See events.
4 Shop for pink to donate at Sivvi.com See offers and deals.
5 Shop to win on Tuesdays at MOE See in-mall entertainment.
Dubai Flea Market The market for second-hand bargains continues outdoors at Zabeel Park on Saturday November 1, with more parking, refreshments and entertainment. Dhs5 entry. Visitor entrance is at Gates 1, 2 and 3. Sat 8am-3pm. Until October 11. Zabeel Park (055 452 6030).
Harper’s Bazaar World of Fashion at Mall of the Emirates The fashion and beauty fair features runway shows, Diane Von Furstenberg’s travelling Journey of a Dress exhibition (October 24 to 30), beauty and fashion workshops and a special appearance by Arab superstar Najwa Karam. Free. Until October 30. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.malloftheemirates.com.
Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience 2014 The epic three-day fashion event in collaboration with Vogue Italia kicks off this Thursday. Highlights include an exhibition of gowns from Alexander McQueen, limited-edition products and catwalk shows. Until November 1. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, www.thedubaimall.com.
New stores & collections
Alexander McQueen Womenswear Cruise 2015 collection Colour reigns supreme in the label’s latest offering at the hands of its creative director Sarah Burton. The brand’s signature edge is presented in bright leather carved in feminine silhouettes and true McQueen style. Some pieces break all the rules, including this pink and red combination. Alexander McQueen, available from November at The Dubai Mall (04 339 8760).
Offers and deals
Sivvi Throughout October, this local online boutique is offering customers the chance to support breast cancer research and awareness. For each pink product sold, the store will donate ten percent of the proceeds to local charity Breast Cancer Arabia. Until October 31. Sivvi, www.sivvi.com.
Kim Xu exhibition at Harvey Nichols The Chinese artist’s work features a piece commissioned for the region. Until October 31. Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 8888).
Tuesday draws Shop at one of these malls and you could win Dhs5,000 every Tuesday. Until December 31. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 9000), Mirdif City Centre (800 6422).