Eid collections, cut-price bracelets, and Ramadan in malls
New stores & collections
Eid collection from Manish Arora Head to ValleyDez to check out the new Eid collection from Manish Arora. The designer has garnered clients such as Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Kate Moss and Katy Perry. Expect summery hues. Ongoing. ValleyDez, Sunset Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 1290).
Guess’ new Ramadan collection Peruse seasonal collections for women and kids. The womenswear line features soft silhouettes, flowing fabrics and pastel hues of mint green and peach. Ongoing. Guess, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9185).
Jimmy Choo’s new midi styles Embrace the ’70s-inspired midi heel from Jimmy Choo, now available in the Pre-Fall 2015 collection in a variety of styles and bold colours. Ongoing. Jimmy Choo, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 8925).
Maison Margiela at StyleBop.com Check out edgy menswear in the new Maison Margiela Pre Fall 2015 collection, available now from the online shopping portal. Ongoing. www.stylebop.com.
Offers & deals
Sahara Centre’s summer promotions Right on the Dubai-Sharjah border, this mall is offering big prizes until the end of August. Spend Dhs200 or more at any outlet and enter a raffle draw for the chance to win a Mercedes-Benz G500, a package holiday for two to Switzerland and Dhs200,000 worth of shopping vouchers from Rivoli. Until August 30. Sahara Centre, Sharjah, www.saharacentre.com (06 531 6611).
Summer discounts at Stadium Sportswear and lifestyle store Stadium is offering huge discounts until the end of July. Get up to 50 percent off major brands including Reebok, Umbro, Speedo, Puma and Nike, and kit yourself out for the gym this season. Until July 23. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 434 0641).
Trollbeads offer Spend Dhs750 or more on jewellery by Trollbeads during Ramadan, and you’ll be able to give a starter bracelet worth Dhs290 to one of your friends. Until Eid. Trollbeads, Dubai Festival City (no number).
Make a difference with MAF malls Visitors are encouraged to donate funds, clothes, books, food and mobile phones at Majid Al Futtaim malls to be distributed to those in need around the region by the Red Crescent Society. Meanwhile, visitors to Ski Dubai can donate their Dhs20 locker deposit, while Vox Cinemas will be donating Dhs1 from every ticket sold. Until the end of Eid. Mall of the Emirates, Deira City Centre and Mirdif City Centre, www.majifalfuttaim.com.
Ramadan at Dubai Marina Mall View Middle Eastern art in the Central Atrium, break the fast with Arabic coffee and juices at the Arabian Majlis, visit Beit Al Khair and Noor Dubai Foundation’s stands on the lower ground floor and enjoy iftar buffets from Dhs65 in the mall’s restaurants. Until Eid. Dubai Marina Mall, www.dubaimarinamall.com (04 436 1020).
Ramadan at The Dubai Mall Watch Afghan master weavers design carpets in The Souk Atrium, support Dubai Cares’ campaign to teach kids how to read at The Waterfall Atrium, view art installations by Emirati artist Mattar Bin Lahej and, after iftar, visitors will be welcomed with dates and Arabic coffee. Opening hours are also extended, with the mall open from 10am to 2am, and restaurants as late as 3am for suhoor. Until Eid. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.thedubaimall.com (800 382 246 6255).