9 shopping events in Dubai this week

Paris Gallery promotion, Bay Avenue Market Day, Prime Dubai Designer Market and more

Our picks of the week

1 Kit out your kitchen at Taste of Dubai
See events.

2 Shop pre-loved, luxury fashion at Prime Dubai
See events.

3 Update your work wardrobe at Hawes & Curtis
See new stores and collections.

4 Enjoy a family day out at The Market Day
See events.

5 Add to your hat collection at ADEEN
See new stores and collections.


Prime Dubai Designer Market
Head to Beach Park Plaza Centre on Jumeirah Beach Road on Saturday March 14 to buy pre-loved, authentic, luxury fashion. The event will bring together vintage-lovers, fashion designers and trendsetters, as well as Dubai’s newest on-trend fashion and jewellery designers.
Free to attend. March 14, 3pm-8pm. Beach Park Plaza Centre, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.prime-dubai.com.

Taste of Dubai
More than 60 brands will be showcasing their wares at this year’s event, which takes place Thursday March 12 to Saturday 14 in Dubai Media City. Buy kitchen kit from the various outlets then get some inspiration for how to use it at a choice of cookery demonstrations.
Dhs75 (general admission), Dhs240 (VIP admission). March 12, 4pm-midnight; March 13, noon-midnight; March 14, noon-11pm. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, www.tasteofdubaifestival.com.

The Market Day
Take the family to this one-day event on Friday March 13, which will feature stalls with fashion, craft, art, accessories and food. There will also be a magic show and kids’ activities to keep little ones entertained.
Free. March 13, 10am-8pm. Bay Avenue, Business Bay (056 101 7059).

L’Edit Spring/Summer Pop-Up Party
Held at The Boulevard at Jumeirah Emirates Towers, L’Edit by Faiza Rangoonwala runs on Sunday March 15 and Monday 16. The event will feature the new collection by Elan and Sana Safinaz, as well as Gehna jewellery’s Polki collection.
Free to enter. March 15, 11am-8pm; March 16, 11am-2pm. Boulevard, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 481 3787).

New stores & collections

Head to Harvey Nichols to check out the new collection of acrylic-adorned caps by ADEEN. Designed by New Yorker Rembrandt Duran, the collection aims to bring fun and energy back into the world of fashion and style. Celebrity fans include Anne Hathaway, Missy Elliott, and will.i.am. Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 09 8888).

A new, locally designed range of handbags has just launched in Dubai. Belquis offers a selection of beautiful designed, Italian-made clutch bags, doctor-style bags and totes, with a limited number of each produced. The debut collection features clean geometric silhouettes, fine Italian leather, rich textures, refined hardware details and understated branding.

Treat yourself to a set of nightwear at TKD Lingerie, as the Danielle line from UK brand Cyberjammies has just arrived in store. Take your pick from the collection of cool, lightweight chemises, pants, shorts and wraps.
TKD Lingerie, Town Centre Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.tkdlingerie.com (050 552 0134).

Hawes & Curtis
The British brand has opened its first store in the UAE at Wafi. With a choice of shirts, ties, suits and accessories, you can expect fine quality, stylish designs and exceptional value.
First floor, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 5100).

Offers & deals

Paris Gallery Promotion
Spend Dhs500 in branches of Paris Gallery across UAE before Saturday March 21 for your chance to win a diamond pendant in 18k gold in the store’s Mother’s Day Promotion.
Until March 21. Paris Gallery, various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 330 8289).

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