An ideal itinerary – as selected by our editors every week
Our picks of the week
1 Check out cool shoes at urban event SOLE DXB See events.
2 Find cool handmade gifts at Arte Market See events.
3 Donate to Unicef when you spend at H&M See new stores & collections.
4 Buy unique jewellery at Robert Wan Pearl Bar See new stores & collections.
5 Win cash on Tuesdays when you shop at the mall See in-mall entertainment.
Arte Market Head to Times Square Center on Friday November 14 to browse handmade products from local artisans, including funky baby clothes, art and candles. Free. Noon-7pm. Until November 14. Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.arte.ae (no number).
Shop N’ Style Soirees Get expert advice from Dubai-based styling service StyleMeDivine and shop Monroe & Me’s collection at the same time, all within the comfort of your own home. A stylist will guide you through the collections and work out which styles best suit you and how to pair them to get the most out of your purchases. Dhs500 (minimum of five people for two hours). All locations (04 455 8475).
Sole DXB This weekend, the urban street culture festival takes place at new development Design District from Friday November 14. Brands including Puma will showcase the latest AW14 collection and collaborations with influential streetwear labels from around the globe including House of Hackney, Sophia Chang, and McQ. Iconic Ray-Ban and local hair hub Chill Salon are also teaming up to give away quirky haircuts and colouring to the most daring individuals in Dubai. Dhs50 general admission. Until November 15. D3 Design District, near The Dubai Mall, www.soledxb.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
New stores & collections
H&M All For Children collection 2014 The activewear-inspired kids collection features a padded down gilet that comes with a reflective feather print, a glow-in-the-dark terry sweatshirt with bat wings, and a jacquard-knit poncho decorated like a folkloric owl. A generous 25 percent of the sale price from the collection will be donated to Unicef to help educate children in need. Available at H&M, The Dubai Mall (04 330 8327).
Robert Wan Pearl Bar opens at Bloomingdale’s The Emperor of Pearls’ latest concept offers a personalised jewellery experience, where customers can create unique pieces involving one of the designer’s magnificent Tahitian pearls. Bloomingdale’s, The Dubai Mall (04 350 5333).
Tuesday draws Shop at one of the below malls each week until New Year’s Eve 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).