Our picks of the week
1 Serbian and Italian threads at Fashion Victims
2 Check out the new threads at Marks & Spencer
See new stores & collections.
3 Find a statement hat for the races at Mercato Mall
See in-mall entertainment.
4 Spend Dhs300 to win a makeover in Mirdif
See offers and deals.
5 See street theatre at Al Ghurair Centre
See in-mall entertainment.
A two-day event kicking off on Sunday March 30 that will see ten international designers from Italy, Serbia, Lebanon and the UAE send their spring/summer 2014 collections down the runway. Entertainment will be provided between shows and food and beverages will be served in the ballroom.
Dhs100 per day. March 30 5pm-11pm. March 31 5pm-11pm, followed by an after-party at The Act. JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay, tickets.virginmegastore.me.
Ripe food and craft market
Rise for this Saturday morning market, where you can find organic local produce, sweets and pastries, olives, hand-made toys and more.
Free. 9am-1pm. Every Saturday. The Courtyard, Al Quoz, www.ripeme.com.
New stores & collections
Marks & Spencer spring/summer 2014 womenswear
The sensible British department store is brightening things up for summer with a range of dresses, boxy tops, shorts, skirts and cover-ups in abstract prints and contemporary designs. The collection features neutral palettes and boho-style pieces.
Marks & Spencer, various locations including Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 395 8977).
Offers and deals
Mirdif City Centre
Spend Dhs300 at any store in this mall and you could win a style and wardrobe makeover valued at an epic Dhs100,000.
Until March 31. Mirdif City Centre, www.mirdifcitycentre.com.
BurJuman international millinery exhibition 2014
If you’ve left your hat-hunting for the Dubai World Cup to the last minute, don’t panic. You can still pick up show-stopping headpieces from international award-winning milliners including Jennifer Bell, ITAM by King’s Signature, Marilena Romeo, Liza Georgia, Christiane Edmondson, toratora and John 3v3 Hats by Eme.
10am-10pm. Until March 29. Level 1, BurJuman, Bur Dubai (04 352 0222).
Street theatre at Al Ghurair Centre
Looking for some entertainment? Check out four artists including an illusionist and fire eater, a tightrope walker, a one-man band and a Charlie Chaplin impersonator.
Daily. 5pm weekdays, 1pm weekends. Al Ghurair Centre, Deira, www.alghuraircentre.com (04 223 4223).
Valerie Corona’s World Cup hat exhibition
The Belgian milliner is showcasing her 2014 Dubai World Cup Hat collection. Get down there before March 28 to make sure you wow trackside.
12pm-9pm. Until March 29. Mercato Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 344 4161).