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 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).
Dubai Summer Surprises
Enjoy discounts and win prizes at retail outlets across the city until Sunday July 14.
Deira City Centre, Mall of the Emirates and Mirdif City Centre are extending their opening hours to 10am to midnight on weekdays and 10am to 1am on weekends. The Jungle Circus, featuring Africa’s finest acrobats, is entertaining shoppers with three shows daily.
For more info visit the Facebook pages of each mall.
New stores & collections
Juicy Couture summer collection 2013
Flirty, fun and fresh, the colourful new collection from the brand who who brought us velour tracksuits is full of summer options for all occasions. We’re fans of the summer dresses with geometric patterns, metallic vests, floral blazers and candy pop shoes.
From Dhs599 to Dhs1,099. Juicy Couture, various locations including Mall of the Emirates (04 341 1259).
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 within the mall are giving female shoppers up to 60 percent off fashion, beauty treatments, dining and entertainment.
Ongoing. Mirdif City Centre (800 6422).
DSS deals and events
The youth label is offering 30 to 70 percent off selected stock across all of its stores during Dubai Summer Surprises. Head here to pick up dresses, work blazers and on-trend accessories.
Dhs65 to Dhs1,600. Until June 6. Bebe, various locations including Mall of the Emirates (04 395 1659).
Get up to 75 percent off a range of quirky handbags, jewellery and other accessories at this Village Mall boutique.
Until June 30. The Village Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 342 1961).
Dubai Outlet Mall
The bargain hotspot is holding a number of promotions and activities throughout Dubai Summer Surprises.
Spend Dhs200 in any store and enter a lucky draw to win one of eight BMWs and Dhs1 million worth of prizes, cash and gift vouchers. Prizes include desert safaris, dhow cruises, luxury limo and yacht packages and Wild Wadi tickets. Every Friday, children’s entertainment including balloon-twisting, magicians and face-painting will take place in McDonald’s.
Until July 7. Dubai Outlet Mall (04 423 4666).
High-end designer labels
Don’t miss out on discounts at the following luxe labels during DSS: Herve Leger (04 330 8205) is offering 30 to 60 percent off items at The Dubai Mall; get 40 to 55 percent off at Nina Ricci (04 330 8789) at The Dubai Mall; See by Chloe’s Mirdif City Centre (04 284 0409) and Mall of the Emirates (04 395 1880) stores are offering 30 to 70 percent off on all spring/summer items, while Weill in Galeries Lafayette (04 339 9933) is offering 30 to 40 percent off.
Until July 7.
Juicy Couture and Jane Norman
Both the LA label and the cheap British brand are offering 25 to 50 percent off selected items.
Until July 5. Juicy Couture, various locations including Mall of the Emirates (04 341 1259). Jane Norman, various locations including Mirdif City Centre (04 284 3002).
The local bank launches a special promotional offer aimed at its debit and credit card holders, using their cards to make purchases during DSS. Those who spend a total of Dhs3,000 on retail purchases (through as many transactions as they wish) will receive two tickets to watch any movie any time at any Grand Cinema. Valid at over 650 restaurants and retail outlets.
Until July 9. www.mashreqbank.com/uae/en/DSS.
Everytime you spend Dhs500 or more on fashion, accessories and other items in S*uce boutiques throughout summer, you’ll get a LED ‘stay cool’ fan. A must-have hot-weather accessory.
Ongoing. S*uce, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 339 9696).
Toys R Us
The fun hub is holding a part sale on all its baby and kids products during DSS. Get 25 to 50 percent off toys, games, educational items, strollers, safety gates and infant toys.
Until July 6. Various locations including Dubai Festival City Mall (04 206 6552).
Valleydez Wafi boutique
Get 25 to 75 percent off brands including Alice Palmer, Arrogant Cat, House of Harlow, Tahir Sultan, Tallulah and Winter Kate.
Until July 7. Valleydez, Wafi (04 324 2883).
Zadig & Voltaire
The edgy French label made popular by Texan model Erin Wasson is offering 40 percent off selected items during DSS. Head here for cool jeans, jackets and tough accessories.
Until July 7. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall (04 339 9933).