This week's stylish to-do list

Unmissable fashion events, Global Village launch and more

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Shopping deal of the week

The Time Out team are regular users of discount shopping app Nearbuy. If you’ve never seen it you should check it out today. The app offers discounts on retail in Dubai’s main malls, providing voucher codes for use at stores such as Rivoli, La Senza and Carrefour. This weekend there are exclusive offers at Sephora, where the app’s users are entitled to a free golden bracelet with selected purchases and also a Dhs50 discount on selected lingerie from Victoria’s Secret. Download the app today to get these discounts and many more like them. Get it now for Apple, Android and Blackberry


ARTE Market
On Friday October 4, Dubai Festival City Mall is hosting this monthly market featuring the hand-made wares of more than 1,800 eclectic artisans from 30 countries.
Free. Noon-7pm. ARTE Market, Times Square Center (04 341 8020).

Dubai Flea Market
On Saturday October 5, this popular second-hand market returns to its outdoor location. Head down there to bag bargains and browse pre-loved finds.
8am-3pm. Dhs3. Gate 4, Safa Park (055 452 6030).

Harper’s Bazaar World of Fashion 2013
From Thursday October 3 this annual two-week fashion event takes place at MOE, featuring catwalk shows, fashion exhibitions, hair and beauty masterclasses, VIP events, and competitions, as well as special appearances from Nancy Ajram, Gianvito Rossi, and Bassam Fattouh.
Free. Until October 14. Mall of the Emirates (

Numaish Festive Fair
Pick up designer apparel, art and home décor at this one-day shopping event on Friday October 4, showcasing 60 established and emerging designers from India, Pakistan and the UAE.
Free. 10am-9pm. Until October 4. Diamond Ballroom, The Address Hotel, The Dubai Mall (052 927 5422).

New stores & collections

Reiss autumn/winter 2013 collection
Lady folk will adore the sharp suits textured fabrics and versatility of the latest range. Gents, on the other hand, can cover themselves in three-piece suits, leather jackets and bursts of fur.
From Dhs125 to Dhs3,650. Reiss, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 434 0720).

Offers and deals

Global Village
The shopping and entertainment destination is now selling VIP packs for the season, which includes savings. Choose from four different packages at Dhs900, Dhs1,500, Dhs4,000 and Dhs10,000.
Purchase from Global Village (04 362 4114) or Virgin Megastore, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 325 3330).

In-mall entertainment

Get free cinema tickets at Ibn Battuta Mall
Pick up two free passes for Grand Cinemas when you spend Dhs250 at Jacky’s Electronics.
Ongoing. Jacky’s Electronics, Ibn Battuta Mall (04 362 1900).

Tuesday rewards at Mall of the Emirates, Deira City Centre and Mirdif City Centre
Spend Dhs150 at any of these malls and you’ll go in a draw to win prizes with a total value of Dhs5,000 on Tuesdays each week. Six winners will be announced every Tuesday and will be notified via SMS. Prizes must be claimed by 10pm on the same Tuesday.
Until December 31. Visit

Blue and white walkways have been installed in more places

Prepare for a 5km and 13km course at Dubai’s Jebel Ali Racecourse next month

HiU messenger is available for download for Etisalat customers

Get deals at restaurants including Zheng He’s and Palace Downtown

You’ll also get discounts at spas, bars and restaurants

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