Dubai Shopping Festival
The month-long shopping extravaganza (DSF), features hard-to-beat bargains in malls, stores and boutiques across the city. As well as sales, there will be more than Dhs99 million worth of prizes including luxury cars, gold and cash.
For more information on events and promotions visit www.mydsf.ae.
Dubai Flea Market
On Saturday February 1, visit this flourishing outdoor market to browse pre-loved finds. Get down there early to bag the best bargains. Dhs3 entry.
Sat 8am-3pm. Safa Park, Gate 4, pay at Gate 5 (055 452 6030).
London College of Fashion Short Courses Dubai
The fashion institution returns to Dubai between February 2 and February 15 with a massive line-up of courses. Industry experts are hosting 13 courses, including Visual Merchandising 2, fashion buying and starting your own label.
Courses are held at Vida Hotel, Downtown Dubai. Until February 15. For more information visit www.arts.ac.uk (050 915 0759).
Market Outside the Box
An outdoor market featuring sustainable fashion, accessories and other items. Stallholders including edgy online local boutique Bullets and Butterflies sell their crafts out of 20ft shipping containers, accompanied by live entertainment, music and workshops.
Until February 2. Sun-Wed 4pm-10pm. Thu 4pm-midnight. Fri-Sat 11am-midnight. Burj Park, Downtown Dubai.
New stores & collections
Zayan the Label spring/summer
2014 collection Dubai-based designer and S*uce creative director Zayan Ghandour’s fifth collection features dainty fabrics, dreamy silouhettes, fitted tops and peplem hems in proud new pastels.
From Dhs600 to Dhs4,000. Available at S*uce, various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9696).
DSF offers and deals
Deira City Centre and Mirdif City Centre
Spend Dhs300 at any store in either of these malls to win a trip to any destination in the world of your choice.
Until February 2. Deira City Centre (04 295 1010), Mirdif City Centre (800 6422).
Customers who spend Dhs500 or more on King Koil mattresses or accessories get half-price redemption vouchers which can be used to buy products from the Comfort solutions series which includes mattress toppers, mattress protectors, duvets and linen sets.
Until February 2. King Koil, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 346 9778).
Mall of the Emirates
Shoppers who spend in the mall’s new zones (Stylista, Travelista and Decorista) could win cool prizes. Splash Dhs650 in Stylista and you could win a 2014 Bentley GT V8. Spend Dhs450 in the Travelista zone to win a five-star trip to Rio de Janeiro, or spend Dhs450 in Decorista to win a Dhs100,000 home makeover.
Until February 2. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5252).
Get discounts of 25 to 50 percent on international furnishings brands including La-Z-Boy, Bassett, Bauhaus and kids’ brand Coala.
Until February 2. Marlin Furniture, Port Rashid Road, Karama (04 334 6664).
The Dubai Mall
Spend Dhs300 on fashion, dining or entertainment in the mall during DSF and you’ll go into a raffle to win a Lamborghini LP 560.
Until February 2. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (800 382 246 255).