On Friday June 7, Dubai Festival City Mall is hosting this monthly market featuring the hand-made wares of more than 1,800 eclectic artisans from 30 countries.
Free entry. Noon-9pm. ARTE Market, Dubai Festival City Mall, near Ikea (04 341 8020).
A to the R to the T (Am so Ridiculously Talented) competition
This S*uce initiative aims to support children’s artistic creativity. Kids aged four to 15 are invited to draw their families and submit the artwork to email@example.com. Entries will be featured in a series of gift hampers to be sold at at Sikka Art Fair and Art Dubai.
Ongoing. S*uce Gifts at Al Wasl Square, and DXB store at Art Dubai, Design Days and Sikka Art Fair, www.shopatsauce.com/art (no number).
New stores & collections
Guess and Tiesto collection 2013
The denim-based brand and DJ Tiësto join forces once again to produce a new range of edgy apparel and accessories for men and women, including wet-look jeans and skull motif Ts.
From Dhs165. Guess, The Dubai Mall (04 339 9185).
Lipsy summer collection 2013
The affordable British high street label isn’t to everyone’s taste, but you’ll find some separates ideal for summer holidays. The collection includes peplum tops, lace camisoles,.bandage dresses and summer shorts. Dhs149 to Dhs449.. Lipsy, various locations including Mall of the Emirates (04 341 0499).
Offers and deals
Discounts at Valleydez Wafi boutique
From Friday June 7 get 25 to 75 percent off brands including Alice Palmer, Arrogant Cat and House of Harlow.
Valleydez, Wafi (04 324 2883).
Ikea part sale
The identikit master is offering sales on 8,500 products ranging across most categories including living room, bedroom, dining, textiles, home organisation, lighting and decoration.
Until June 15. Ikea, Dubai Festival City (800 4532).
Part sales at Kurt Geiger and Shoe Mart
The luxe British high-street brand and the affordable footwear label spar off in a part sale on shoes and accessories.
Until June 15 (Shoe Mart) Until June 22 (Kurt Geiger). Kurt Geiger, various locations including Mall of the Emirates (04 341 3883). Shoe Mart, various locations including Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 515 4363).
Ladies’ day at Mirdif City Centre
Every Monday, women are invited to head down to this quieter mall in Mirdif to take advantage of freebies and promotions from 10am until 2pm. More than 80 retailers and food outlets within the mall are giving female shoppers up to 60 percent off items.
Ongoing. Mirdif City Centre (800 6422).
Oasis Centre’s Women’s Day Out
Every Wednesday this low-key Sheikh Zayed Road mall is offering exclusive deals and discounts of up to 25 percent for women.
Every Wednesday. Until June 5. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 515 4000).