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This week: a new pop up shop, a huge cash prize and the Coach Barbie.

There are more than just cool designers to check out at Fashion Forward’s ( second season this year. Pop-up shop and exhibition space, The Garden, featuring accessories and lifestyle items from designers living in the Middle East will run alongside Fashion Forward from October 15 to 17 with items from Dhs300 to Dhs6,000. Lifestyle and accessories designers looking to get in on the fun can fill out the form at Those interested in attending shows and checking out The Garden should register a month before.

Dubai Outlet Mall (04 423 4666) is offering one lucky shopper the chance to become a millionaire. Bargain-hunters who spend Dhs200 in any store before September 7 will be entered into a draw to win Dhs1 million. The raffle will be drawn on September 7, make sure you hot-foot it down there to know what it feels like to roll around in money.

Lastly, NYC leather accessories and clothing brand Coach (04 339 8670) has teamed up with toy mogul Mattel to unveil the Coach Barbie. The doll is dressed in replicas of the classic Tattersall trench and red leather Coach duffle, as well as shades and heels from the latest collection. The mini-sized items feature the same design elements and materials used on real Coach bags and the Barbie is available at The Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates outlets.

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