Our picks of the week
1 Get fashion and beauty advice at Harper’s Bazaar World of Fashion
2 Pick up handmade gifts at Arte Market
3 Buy books and donate to charity at Pink Book Sale
See in-mall entertainment.
4 Buy new urban threads at Adidas Originals
See new stores & collections.
5 Attend a short course at London College of Fashion
Head to Arabian Center on Saturday October 18 to browse handmade products from local artisans, including funky baby clothes, art and candles.
Free. Noon-10pm. Until October 18. Arabian Center, Mirdif www.arte.ae (no number).
Harper’s Bazaar World of Fashion at Mall of the Emirates
The annual eight-day fashion and beauty fair is back, featuring runway shows, Diane Von Furstenberg’s travelling Journey of a Dress exhibition (October 24 to 30), beauty and fashion workshops and a special appearance by Arab superstar Najwa Karam. Free. Until October 22. Mall of the Emirates, www.malloftheemirates.com.
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).
New stores & collections
Rita Ora for Adidas Originals
The latest drop from the pop star’s ongoing collaboration with Adidas Originals, entitled Spray Pack and Rose respectively, is inspired by street art. It features metallics with black top spray, as well as loose boyfriend fits and bold bloom prints.
Available at The Dubai Mall (04 434 0836).
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).
Burjuman Pink Book Sale
Do your bit for breast cancer awareness and pick up titles from genres including fiction, self-help and cooking. The proceeds are being donated to local charity.
From Dhs5. October 17. BurJuman, Bur Dubai (www.safeandsound.ae).