8 shopping events in Dubai

Arte market, Wafi Bazaar, Sony Boutique and more places to shop

Our picks of the week

1 Shop high-resolution audio at The Sony Boutique
See new stores & collections.

2 Watch Italian cookery demos at Mercato Mall
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3 Check out a new collection at adidas StellaSport
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4 Upload foodie photos at Mall of the Emirates
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5 Treat yourself to a new scent at Moschino
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ARTE Market
Browse for gifts at this popular art and crafts market. Located at Times Square Center on Friday February 27, the market will be filled to the brim with exclusive, locally handmade goods.
Free. February 27, 12pm-7pm. Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.arte.ae.

Wafi Bazaar
Browse more than 50 stalls selling crafted goods at the this market, which takes place every Saturday at the mall. You’ll find ceramics, vintage jewellery, crystals, candles, homewares, fashion accessories and much more.
Free. Saturdays 10am-7pm. Until June 13. Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 4555).

New stores & collections

The Sony Boutique
Sony has opened a flagship boutique at The Dubai Mall, with five distinct zones for gaming, mobility, digital imaging, home entertainment and high-resolution audio. The Sony Boutique is the first outlet in the UAE to feature high-resolution audio products, with customers able to purchase premium headphones, portable music players, voice recorders and wireless speakers.
Level 2, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 8503).

Calvin Klein Curator Collection at Interiors
Furniture company Interiors has launched the Calvin Klein Curator Collection. Designed by Amy Mellen, creative director of Calvin Klein Home, the line includes sofas and chairs, dining and side tables, beds, dressers, mirrors and book cases. Expect smoked glass, powder-coated metal accents and natural oak and walnut finishes.
Interiors, Umm Hurair Road, near Al Maktoum Bridge, www.interiorsfurniture.com (04 337 0116).

Moschino Toy Eau De Toilette
Fans of the designer’s fragrances are in for a treat as the first release under Jeremy Scott’s creative direction has just arrived on shelves – and the quirky bottle is housed within a fluffy teddy bear. Moschino Toy is a warm, woody fragrance with creamy spices and a hint of vanilla as well as flower petals. It will certainly stand out from the other bottles on your dressing table.
Dhs400. Paris Gallery, various stores locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 330 8289).

adidas StellaSport
This brand-new adidas sports range is aimed at a younger audience, under the creative direction of Stella McCartney. The range combines sport and style with bold branding, explosive colours and fresh prints. The collection includes apparel, footwear and accessories that are designed to be worn both in the gym and on the city’s streets.
adidas Performance, various stores including The Dubai Marina Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.adidas.com/StellaSport (04 399 7345).

In-mall entertainment

Mall of the Emirates Instagram Foodies Competition
Take a picture of your favourite foods, dishes or beverages and upload to Instagram using the hashtag #MOEFoodies before Saturday February 28 and you stand the chance to win a unique dining experience at Mall of the Emirates. Get creative with your pictures for the best chance to win. Daily. Until February 28. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 9000).

Italian Cooking Demos at Mercato Mall
Italian cooks Isabella and Cinzia will be demonstrating how to make authentic dishes at Mercato Mall from Thursday February 26 until Saturday 28. Children and adults can take part in the demonstration.
Free. February 26-28, 4pm-6pm. Ground Floor, Mercato Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 344 4161).

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