Our picks of the week
1Browse ethnic designs at Numaish Festive Fair
2 Pick up handmade items at Arte market
3 Organise a shopping party with Shop N’ Style Soirees
4 Get deals on designers at Hermoine Boutique
See offers and deals.
5Check out new accessories at Vince Camuto
See new stores & collections.
Head to Times Square Centre on Friday September 26 to browse hand-made products from local artisans, including funky baby clothes, art and candles.
Free. Noon-7pm. Until September 12. Times Square Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.arte.ae (no number).
London College of Fashion Short Courses Dubai
The biggest instalment from the London import so far, this series of short courses features 16 courses on different topics, including Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing and Social & Digital Media for Fashion along with new editions, including Fashion Merchandising and Planning, Luxury Fashion Brand Management Consultancy and new levels of the Starting Your Own Fashion Label series.
October 8 to October 22. Vida Hotel, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, www.arts.ac.uk/fashion/courses/short-courses/dubai (050 915 0759).
Numaish Festive Fair
This two-day shopping event coincides with Hindi festival Diwali, and features fashion and accessories from South Asian designers.
September 26 to September 27. 11am-9pm. Ballroom, Level 4, Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 4858).
Shop N’ Style Soirees
Get expert advice from Dubai-based styling service Style Me Divine and shop Monroe & Me’s collection at the same time, all within the comfort of your own home. A stylist will guide you through the collections and work out which styles best suit you and how to pair them to get the most out of your purchases.
Dhs500 and a minimum of five people for two hours. All locations (04 455 8475).
New stores & collections
Vince Camuto autumn/winter 2014 collection
Pick up sumptuous leather boots, clutches, shoulder bags, wallets, flats and pumps, each inspired by three different trends: boss lady, equestrian and 3D texture.
Available at Vince Camuto, various locations including Dubai Festival City Mall (04 232 9225).
Offers and deals
Enjoy up to 30 percent off designer labels.
Until October 15. Hermione Boutique, Magrudy Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1 (04 344 0320).
Ladies’ day at Mirdif City Centre
The fairer gender get discounts at various outlets between 10am-2pm on Mondays.
Ongoing. Mirdif City Centre (800 6422).