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Hot labels, launches and happenings from our resident fashionista

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Our picks of the week

1 Find unique buys and foodat Wafi Bazaar
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2 Buy from the new collection at Stradivarius
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3 Get cool offers and bargains at Ikea
See offers and deals.

4 Get discounts and bundle offers ACE Hardware
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5 Save money and your eyes at EyeZone
See offers and deals.


Chelsea College of Arts Dubai short course
The upcoming three-day ‘Make Your House A Home’ course explores the various materials available to create a distinctive interior in your home. Discover everything from the pros and cons of marble and wooden floors to extravagant silk carpets, recycled plastic panels, cork wallpapers and buffalo leather tiles.
Dhs3,800. Until May 22. Vida Hotel, Downtown Dubai (055 115 6674).

Wafi Bazaar
Head to Wafi on Saturday May 17 to pick up a range of unique buys at this bazaar. Located next to Café Court, there are more than 50 market stalls selling crafted goods.
Free. 10am-8pm. Until May 17. Wafi Mall, Oud Metha, (04 324 4555).

New stores & collections

Stradivarius spring/summer 2014 collection
Incorporating casual chic, rock and roll, denim and botanic themes. The latest range from the Spanish high street brand includes floral T-shirts and dresses, polo T-Shirts, tennis-style V-neck jumpers, skirts, cropped denim jackets and rockabilly accessories as well as bandanas, headbands and more.
Stradivarius, various locations including Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 3999).

Etnies pop-up store
With no flagship store to speak of in the city just yet, this ongoing new pop-up showcases the Middle East’s biggest collection of footwear and clothing from the renowned skateboarding and BMX brand.
Ongoing. Dubai Festival City Mall (056 794 2773).

Offers and deals

ACE Hardware
Get offers and huge discounts on outdoor, garden, pet care, paint, homeware and automotive products.
Until May 17. ACE Hardware, various locations including Dubai Festival City Mall (800 275 223).

Head to the identikit giant’s part sale to get discounts on over 3,500 products, across bedroom, kitchen, kids’ rooms and more.
Until June 14. Ikea, stores in Dubai Festival City Mall (04 203 7555).

Looking after your eyes is essential for health and keeping a cool exterior and an appearance of casual chic is pretty important too. Manage both and save too, with half-price eyewear.
Until May 15. EyeZone, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 325 3182).

In-mall entertainment

Ladies’ day at Mirdif City Centre
Shop here on Mondays between 10am and 2pm to get exclusive, discounts and freebies.
Ongoing. Mirdif City Centre, Mirdif (800 6422).

Tuesdays at Mall of the Emirates
Shop at this Al Barsha mall any day of the week and you’ll go into the running to win Dhs5,000 until December. The cash prize is drawn at 7pm every Tuesday until December.
Until December 31. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 9000).

Sunrise sessions are back at At The Top

Celebrate Opera Gallery Dubai’s tenth anniversary with Urban Poetry

DIFC’s gallery to bring a stand-out street art exhibition

Music favourite set for November launch in DXB

Ahlan rolls out lounge and meet and greet discounts


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