Festive markets, new stores and more places to splash the cash
Time Out staff
Our picks of the week
1 Head to the S*uce Rocks launch at Galleria Mall See events.
2 Watch a festive light and sound show at Wafi See in-mall entertainment.
3 Shop for gifts at Jebel Ali Village Christmas Market See events.
4 Give your garden a makeover at Fiore Rosso See new stores & collections.
5 Browse for bargains at Dubai Flea Market See events.
S*uce Rocks Store Launch Head to The Galleria Mall on Monday December 8 to party at the S*uce Rocks launch. The sixth concept store to be opened by home-grown brand S*uce focuses on fine jewellery with high-end pieces that are innovative, edgy and unique. Shoppers will be treated to music, surprise entertainment and a selection of canapés. Free. December 8, 7pm-9pm. The Galleria Mall, Al Wasl Road (04 344 0608).
Jebel Ali Village Christmas Market Get into the festive spirit by shopping at this market at Jebel Ali Village. There will be more than 100 stalls to browse for stocking fillers and a fine choice of festive food and drink to enjoy between the shopping. Free. December 6, 1pm-5pm. Nakheel Car Park, Jebel Ali Village, Jebel Ali (no number).
Dubai Flea Market Visit the monthly flea market in Zabeel Park on Saturday December 6 to shop for pre-loved and handcrafted household items, home appliances, furniture, textiles, ceramics, electrical equipment, toys, games, books, DVD’s, clothes, antiques, and a whole host of other items. Dhs5 per person. December 6, 8am-3pm. Gate 1, 2, or 3, Zabeel Park, Al Jafiliya, www.dubai-fleamarket.com (no number).
New stores & collections
Vince Camuto Jewellery Line New York-based label Vince Camuto has launched a jewellery line with its Fall/Winter 2014 collection. The pieces are influenced by tribal geometric patterns seen on the catwalk and red carpet. The warm colours and unique shapes of the pieces are perfect for the festive season. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 434 0632).
Kocca at The Dubai Mall Italian womenswear brand Kocca has opened its first Dubai store, with a collection that blends romantic femininity with strong shapes and edgy textures. Level 1, The Dubai Mall, next to Dubai Ice Rink and Galeries Lafayette (04 339 8645).
Fiore Rosso Holiday Collection High-end contemporary furniture brand Fiore Rosso has introduced its ‘My Your’ holiday collection, which is made from the innovative new material polyethylene. The furniture is fully washable and durable in all weather, withstanding cracks and staying bright and colourful. Available at www.fiore-rosso.com (04 338 5045).
Wafi Festive Light and Sound Show This seasonal show kicks off on Tuesday December 9, with four shows daily at 6.30pm, 7.30pm, 8.30pm and 9.30pm. Taking place outdoors in the Central Courtyard, the free-to-attend event is a great way to get into the festive spirit before some gift shopping. Free. Until December 31. Wafi, Oud Metha, www.wafi.com (04 324 4555).