Life on the Boulevard
This open-air Downtown Dubai street fair will run along Emaar Boulevard until the weather heats up, offering stalls selling clothing, accessories, jewellery, perfume, souvenirs and plenty more.
Open Fri-Sat 2pm-10pm. Until April 30. Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (800 38224 6255).
The Market of Everything Al Quoz gallery
Traffic is hosting a market offering second-hand furniture, books, music, art, food, clothes, toys, cars, instruments and much more. The market aims to promote social sustainability. Those who want to sell or trade at the market can also do so by contacting the gallery.
For a full schedule and more information, visit the Traffic Facebook page. Until April 21. Traffic, 179 Umm Suqeim Road (04 347 0209).
New stores & collections
Fit2Bmom activewear now available at She Moves
Dubai-based online store She Moves has just launched a new sportswear range for active mums-to-be. Fit2Bmom flatters the figure and allows for growing baby bumps and hips. The collection features a high-neck tank with supportive bra, wide V-neck tops that grow and shrink with a baby bump, as well three-way trousers that can work for the gym, lunching and dining out.
From Dhs235. Available at www.shemovesonline.com.
Splash DNM now in store High-street store
Splash has just launched a new line of denim for men and women and, to celebrate, it snapped a cool ‘Get Dirty’ fashion campaign featuring local models in gritty Dubai locations. You’ll find everything from bleach-affected distressed options, denim in pastel hues and drop-crotch styles for him with gathered hems and braces.
From Dhs40. Available at Splash, various locations including Deira City Centre (04 295 0553).
Sales & offers
Shop and win at Deira City Centre
Every time you spend Dhs200 at this Old Dubai mall, you’ll receive a stamp on your receipt from participating retailers. Once you have a total of five stamps, you’ll receive a scratch card to reveal your prize. Completed cards can also be entered into a raffle to win a shopping spree worth Dhs25,000.
Until April 21. Deira City Centre (04 295 4486).
Win a Home Centre room makeover
Want to sleep in your dream sanctuary? Home Centre is offering 20 lucky people across the Middle East the chance to win a room makeover worth Dhs10,000. To enter, visit the website and follow the instructions. Your friends and family will be able to vote on your entry, and the person with the most votes will progress to the second round.
Until April 21. www.homecentrestores.com.
Ladies’ morning at Mirdif City Centre
From 10am until 2pm every Monday, this mall offers a range of discounts for ladies, including deals at Jane Norman and a seven-day pass to Fitness First for two ladies, plus a health check-up.
Mon 10am-2pm. Mirdif City Centre, www.mirdifcitycentre.com (800 6422).
Art on display at Harvey Nichols
A mixed-media exhibition is currently adorning the window displays at Harvey Nichols. The creations, by Dubai-based Italian-Canadian artist Janet Bellotto, feature mannequin-like sculptures (some hanging upside down) in seascapes. She says they’re inspired by the stories of the sea, as well as Dubai’s pearl-diving history. For a behind-the-scenes look at how the display was put together, grab the new issue of Time Out Style magazine, in stores now.
Until April 30. Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 8888).
View students’ artworks at Mirdif City Centre
Featuring 20 colourful pieces of art by students from the GEMS Royal Dubai School, this exhibition showcases the talents of Dubai’s youth.
Until April 22. Oasis Restaurant area, Mirdif City Centre (800 6422).