The best shopping and style events in Dubai this week
The Glam Closet Trunk Show with Rohit + Rahul Give your wardrobe a summer makeover by heading to a trunk show on Saturday May 9, with Delhi-based designers Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna. Both will showcase their latest collection, offer styling tips and take bespoke orders. Free. Sat May 9, 10am-8pm. New York and London Room, 2nd Floor, The Capital Club, DIFC (050 205 5975).
Browse and buy at this popular twice-monthly arts and crafts market, filled to the brim with exclusive, locally handmade products. Located at Time Square Center on Friday May 8, the motto of the event is ‘buy handmade in the UAE’. Free to attend. Fri May 8, noon-7pm. Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.arte.ae (no number).
New stores & collections
H&M’s Conscious Exclusive Collection The brand’s new environmentally friendly collection is made entirely from sustainable fabrics including silk and organic linen and leather. The face of the brand is Olivia Wilde, who is known for her humanitarian credentials. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 419 0346).
Passionata’s Starlight collection
The Passionata Starlight collection is exclusively available in cup sizes D to H. Take your pick from bright colours, fun motifs and comfortable styles. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.passionata.com (04 434 0484).
Offers & deals
Part sale at Marks & Spencer Head to iconic British department store Marks & Spencer to shop from its part sale, with discounts of 25 to 50 percent on offer. Until May 16. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 8890).
Part sale at Lifestyle Want to revamp your home? You can do it for less at Lifestyle, with its part sale taking place at all standalone stores across the UAE. Snap up discounts between 25 and 75 percent across a wide range of products. Until May 14. Lifestyle, various locations including Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.lifestylegulf.com (04 341 0523).
The Dubai Mall Promotion Spend Dhs300 at The Dubai Mall before Monday May 11 for your chance to win Dhs50,000. Triple your chances by shopping between Sunday and Wednesday. Until May 11. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.thedubaimall.com.
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 a second summer every Saturday until June 13. Offering locally produced delicacies, there will also be surprises and activities for the whole family. Free to attend. Sat 10am-7pm. Until June 13. Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 4555).