Farmers' market, new stores and a massive collection of fine hats
Time Out Abu Dhabi staff
Our picks of the week
1 Find your hat at the BurJuman Exhibition See events.
2 Entertain the family at Dubai Marina Mall See in-mall entertainment.
3 Win a new wardrobe at Mall of the Emirates See offers and deals.
4 Attend an anniversary launch at Comptoir 102 See events.
5 Check out the new collection at Mango Man See new stores and collections.
BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition Get ready for the Dubai World Cup, which takes place Saturday March 28, by visiting the 14th BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition to buy your hats and fascinators from a collection of more than 500 made by the world’s most coveted milliners. Free to attend. March 19-27, 10am-10pm. Level 1, BurJuman, Trade Centre Road, Bur Dubai (04 352 0222).
Nada Debs tenth Anniversary at Comptoir 102 Lebanese furniture designer Nada Debs is celebrating her tenth anniversary by unveiling exclusive and iconic pieces at Comptoir 102 on Wednesday March 18. There will be a live performance by artist Huang Feng Rong. Free to attend. March 18, 6pm-9pm. Comptoir 102, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 385 4555).
The Farmers’ Market on the Terrace This market takes place every Friday at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Shop affordable, fresh, local and organic produce direct from the farmers. Free. Fri 9am-1pm. Ballroom Gardens, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (no number).
The Market at The Beach The beachside market in JBR has been extended to three days every week. You can now shop for handmade gifts, clothing, health foods and souvenirs every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Free to attend. Thu-Sat 10am-8pm. Until April 18. The Beach, JBR, www.thebeach.ae (800 637 227).
New stores & collections
Mango Man The Mango Man spring/summer 2015 collection is in stores now, with French ex-footballer Zinedine Zidane as the face of the brand. Expect a collection of strong basics, versatile formalwear and affordable, on-trend accessories. Available now. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9848).
Nabeel ‘The Spirit of Dubai’ This aptly named Arabian perfume house has launched a collection that captures the familiar scents of our city. Try Bahar (with marine notes), Rimal (with warm notes of saffron), Abraj (with bergamot and amber), Meydan (with romantic notes of geranium) or Oud (with jasmine and pure Indian agarwood). Available now. www.nabeel.com (no number).
Judith Hobby Clothing Dubai-based fashion brand Judith Hobby Clothing has launched its spring/summer collection, with feminine silhouettes accentuated by modern, comfortable fabrics and bold colours. The brand makes comfortable, but trend-driven clothes in one size only, fitting women between UK sizes 8 and 14. Available now. www.judithhobbyclothing.com (no number).
Offers & deals
Flaunt at Mall of the Emirates Spend Dhs699 shopping the spring/summer collections at Mall of the Emirates until Monday April 6 and you’ll stand to win a chic new wardrobe makeover worth Dhs25,000 every week. Until April 6. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.malloftheemirates.com (04 409 9000).
Dubai Marina Street Festival The mall’s Street Festival is back on Thursday March 19 until Saturday 28 on the Promenade. Expect street artists, shows and musical performances that will keep the whole family entertained. Free to attend. March 19-28. Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai Marina www.dubaimarinamall.com (04 436 1020).