Shoreditch Muse pop-up shop
This one-day fashion event, taking place at Traffic Gallery on Saturday September 1, brings together niche international labels under the one roof. Hand-picked by collaborative creative talent and industry experts from Shoreditch Muse, brands from London, NYC and Paris will be represented, while items for sale include accessories, fashion and jewellery.
10am-3pm, September 1. Traffic Gallery, 179 Umm Suqeim Road, Al Quoz (04 347 0209).
My Ex Wardrobe pop-up store
Head to this pre-loved pop-up store on Tuesday September 4 for the chance to bag second-hand gems. New online portal My Ex Wardrobe will host a fun evening where you can browse pre-loved treasures and get complimentary pampering. The first 50 women to make a purchase will receive a free goodie bag.
7pm-10pm, September 4. Rivington Grill, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, email@example.com (050 524 5721).
New stores & collections
American Eagle Outfitters autumn/winter 2012 collection
The casual-cool US label has unveiled its cosy autumn/winter line, with a focus on denim for him and her. As well as low-rise skinny jeans for ladies in a range of colours and washes, including red, purple and mustard, the brand also stocks jeggings, blouses, tops and striped sweaters. Gents are taken care of with skinny-fit jeans, cool T-shirts, hoodies, and plaid and Western-style shirts.
From Dhs25 to Dhs450. Various locations including Mall of the Emirates (04 395 0633).
Kate Spade opens at Mall of the Emirates
Several top-notch retailers have opened at Mall of the Emirates in recent months, including British fast-fashion giant Topshop. Now the mall adds New York designer Kate Spade to its retail repertoire. The brand’s range includes bags, leather goods, fashion and tech accessories, jewellery and shoes.
Kate Spade, Mall of the Emirates (04 354 9946.).
Sales and offers
Get a free gift when you spend at Bebe
The US brand, renowned for its body-con styles, is offering gifts such as Bebe bags when you spend more than Dhs700 in-store.
Until August 31. Bebe, various locations including Deira City Centre (04 295 6173).
Jacky’s Electronics promotion at Ibn Battuta Mall
It’s time to go gadget crazy at Ibn Battuta Mall: every time you spend Dhs250 at the electronics store in the Andalusia Court, you’ll get a free Grand Cinemas movie ticket.
Ongoing. Jacky’s Electronics, Ibn Battuta Mall (04 368 5080).
Wrist summer deals
Snap up a quirky new timepiece at this eclectic watch boutique, which is offering 25 to 50 percent discounts on selected items.
Open daily 10am-1am. Ongoing. Wrist, The Dubai Mall (04 330 8171).
Ladies’ morning at Mirdif City Centre
From 10am until 2pm every Monday, this mall offers a range of discounts and special offers for ladies. Deals include 15 percent off at lingerie and shapewear brand K-Lynn, free facials at Paris Gallery, 20 percent off when you spend more than Dhs400 at Debenhams, 15 percent discount on everything at Topshop, and 25 percent off at homewares giant Home Centre. See the website for a full list of deals.
Mon 10am-2pm. Mirdif City Centre, www.mirdifcitycentre.com (800 6422).
Mall walkers at Mall of the
Emirates Still too hot to exercise outdoors? Then get walking inside. This indoor walking club meets five times a week to stroll round the mall. They even have a team motivator to make sure you don’t slack off.
Free. Sun-Thu 8.30am. Ongoing. Meet at Nike store, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 9000).
Oasis Centre: wacky Wednesdays for women
Every Wednesday, this Sheikh Zayed Road mall offers women-only discounts of up to 25 percent across its brands and stores, including Carrefour, Babyshop, Max, Emax, Fitness First and Home Centre.
Ongoing. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 515 4000).