ARTE Souk at Times Square Centre
On Friday September 14, Times Square Centre hosts a market featuring handmade wares created by more than 1,800 artisans from 30 countries.
Noon-7pm, September 14. Times Square Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 341 8020).
Book a stall at Marina Market
The market’s founders are currently taking applications for seven-month leases at Marina Walk and a new location at the rear of Marina Mall. For the Marina Walk location they’re looking for vendors selling fashion, home decor, sunglasses, jewellery and accessories, while more unusual items can be sold at the Marina Mall location.
Dhs266 per day (Marina Walk); Dhs333 per day (Marina Mall) over seven months. www.marinamarket.ae (055 553 2065).
On Saturday September 15, head down to the JW Marriott in Deira to check out this fashion bazaar, featuring fashion, food, cosmetics, jewellery and more. Lebanese designer Akl Fakih will host a catwalk show and will be on hand to offer tips to guests. Plus, two shoppers will win a dress from his latest collection.
Dhs20 entry fee. 2pm-midnight, September 15. JW Marriott Dubai, Deira (056 635 7404).
Fashion weekend at Traffic
From Thursday September 13 to Saturday September 15, Traffic Gallery hosts a fashion weekend to support young and independent fashion designers, both home-grown and international. The studio offers designers a space to exhibit and sell their garments and provide insight into their creative process.
Thu 10am-10pm; Fri-Sat noon-9pm. Until September 15. Traffic, 179 Umm Suqeim Road, Al Quoz (04 347 0209).
New stores & collections
Fred Perry autumn/winter men’s Authentic Workwear collection
Inspired by classic British factory and workshop wear of the ’30s and ’40s, the latest men’s range from street fashion brand Fred Perry is industrial chic meets edgy mod rocker. Flannel jackets are paired with marl tops and capri-style ankle-skimming slacks in muted colours.
Dhs99 to Dhs2,425. Fred Perry, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 339 9358).
Sales and offers
Discounts on Apple products at iStyle
University students and faculty members receive a five percent discount on MacBook Air, MacBook Pro/Retina, iMac and Mac Pro when they shop at iStyle. Those who make a purchase will also receive a Dhs300 gift voucher to spend in store on the day.
Until November 5. iStyle, various locations including Mercato Mall (04 344 4149).
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, located in the Andalusia Court, you’ll get a free Grand Cinemas movie ticket.
Ongoing. Jacky’s Electronics, Ibn Battuta Mall (04 368 5080).
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 free facials at Paris Gallery and a 15 percent discount on everything at Topshop. See the website for a full list of deals.
Mon 10am-2pm. Mirdif City Centre, www.mirdifcitycentre.com (800 6422).
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 Balance Café and Carrefour.
Ongoing. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 515 4000).
Tableaux Tables exhibition at Galeries Lafayette
From Saturday September 15, a French table art exhibition will run in the ground floor of Galeries Lafayette. The products of 23 French designers and manufacturers will be on display: the exhibition features ten tables sampling different settings, from an intimate supper to a high-energy breakfast.
Until September 30. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall (04 339 9933).