Our picks of the week
1 Find handmade gifts at Arte Market
2 Pick up recycled bargains at Dubai Flea Market
3 Get discounts on beach gear at The Surf House
See offers and deals.
4 Pick up feel-good buys and donate to charity at S*uce
See offers and deals.
5 See Kim Xu’s exhibition at Harvey Nichols
See in-mall entertainment.
Head to Times Square Centre on Friday October 11 to browse hand-made products from local artisans, including funky baby clothes, art and candles.
Free. Noon-7pm. Until October 11. Times Square Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.arte.ae (no number).
Dubai Flea Market
The market for second-hand bargains continues outdoors in a new location at Zabeel Park, offering more parking, kids entertainment and live music.
Dhs5 entry. Visitor entrance is Gate 1, 2 or 3. Sat 8am-3pm. Until October 11. Zabeel Park (055 452 6030).
London College of Fashion Short Courses Dubai
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).
Offers and deals
S*uce Breast Cancer Awareness campaign
Sparkle For A Good Cause is back this year, with the boutique selling pretty pink evil eye crochet bracelets for a good cause. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to local charity Friends of Cancer Patients Society.
Dhs25. Until stocks last. Available at all S*uce boutiques including The Dubai Mall (04 339 9696).
The Surf House
Kicking off on Friday October 10, the two-day ‘Big Sale’ offers serious discounts (up to 40 percent) on everything that floats, including surfboards and stand-up paddles, as well as accessories and clothes from your favourite beach brands including Quiksilver, Roxy, Firewire, NSP, Hayden Shapes, Walden, Naish, Fanatic, Modern and F-one.
Until October 11. The Surf House Dubai, Villa 110, Al Soon Street, Umm Suqeim 2 (050 504 3020).
Kim Xu exhibition at Harvey Nichols
The prominent Chinese artist’s work fuses fashion and art, and his month-long exhibition at Harvey Nichols features an exclusive piece commissioned for the region.
Until October 31. Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 8888).