Flea markets, night sales and new style ranges to check out this week
Time Out Dubai staff
Events Dubai Flea Market Visit the monthly sale in Zabeel Park to shop pre-loved and handcrafted household items, home appliances, furniture, textile, ceramics, electrical equipment, toys, games, books, clothes, antiques and more. Dhs5 per person. Sat May 2, 8am-3pm. Gate 1, 2 and 3, Zabeel Park, Al Jafiliya, www.dubai-fleamarket.com.
Ripe Market We only have until May 15 to enjoy Ripe Market on a Friday morning, as the popular event is packing up for summer. The market features a large selection of organic produce, delicious gourmet stalls, art and craft stalls and entertainment within the lush greenery of Zabeel Park. Free. Every Friday, 9am-3pm. Until May 15. Gate 1, Zabeel Park. www.ripeme.com (04 380 7602).
Street Nights at The Walk The event brings together street culture, interactive art and a buzzing night bazaar to the beachside location. Free to attend. Thu April 30-Sat May 9, 5pm-10pm. The Walk, JBR (04 390 0091).
New stores & collections
Gaudi Summer Capsule Collection The Italian brand has launched its new Summer 2015 Capsule Collection. The women’s wear collection includes T-shirts, palazzo pants, off-shoulder tops, sequined bomber jackets and flared mini-skirts. Colours range from black and off-white to cappuccino, grey, fuchsia and orange. Available now. Gaudi, various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 434 0617).
Mango at Sivvi.com Mango has given Sivvi.com the exclusive rights to be its sole e-tailer in the Middle East, meaning we can get our hands on the label online for the very first time in the region. Shop the virtual rails of ready-to-wear women’s clothes, accessories and shoes. www.sivvi.com.
The Body Shop’s Fuji Green Tea Collection Inspired by the Japanese beauty tradition of bathing in green tea, The Body Shop has launched a collection infused with real green tea leaves. Take your pick from bath and body products including Exfoliating Soap, Body Butter, Body Scrub, and Bath Infuser. Available now. The Body Shop, various locations including Dubai Marina Mall (04 399 7906).
Offers & deals
Women’s Day at Oasis Centre Ladies should head to Oasis Centre every Wednesday to take advantage of special discounts and offers at stores including Babyshop, New Look, Home Centre, Steve Madden, Beauty Bay and lots more. Wednesdays. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road. www.oasiscentremall.com (04 515 4000).
Mercato Mall Instagram Competition Enter the mall’s ongoing Instagram competition to win a Dhs500 voucher every week. To enter, follow @MercatoMall and then upload a photo taken on the first floor of the shopping centre with the hashtag #LoveMercatoMall. Ongoing. www.mercatoshoppingmall.com (04 344 4161).
Taste of Wafi The event returns for its second summer edition at Wafi every Saturday until June 13. Offering locally produced sweet delicacies, there will also be new surprises and activities for the whole family. Free to attend. Sat 10am-7pm. Until June 13. Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 4555).