10 shopping & fashion events in Dubai this week

Cool shopping events and where to get the latest fashion in Dubai


Ripe’s Indoor market
Ripe has moved into Times Square Center on Sheikh Zayed Road every Saturday from 9am-2pm. Head over for the usual mix of foodie, fashion and crafty finds.
Free to attend. Sat 9am-2pm. Until mid-October. Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.ripeme.com (04 380 7602).

New stores & collections

A Question Of at West L.A. Boutique
The Scandinavian brand is back at the popular Sunset Mall boutique. The new range features casual tees, shorts and snapbacks, ideal for lazy days at the beach.
T-shirts from Dhs230. Ongoing. West L.A. Boutique, Sunset Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 4248).

Cat Hammill beach jewellery at Sand Dollar
Check out beach accessories including bracelets and necklaces from the free-spirited designer.
Dhs80-243. Available at www.sanddollardubai.com.

Chilli Beans at The Dubai Mall
This new accessories store is now open in the city’s largest shopping mall. The popular Brazilian brand sells watches, sunglasses and more. Ongoing. Metro Link, The Dubai Mall, www.chillibeans.com (055 804 1423).

Festival Square re-opens
Dubai Festival City Mall’s Festival Square has now opened again, with 25 new brands to shop, including Omega, Mac, Reiss, DKNY, Jo Malone, Trollbeads, Kiehl’s, Banana Republic and Lacoste.
Ongoing. Dubai Festival City (800 332).

Pink store at Dubai Festival City
Victoria’s Secret has opened its first standalone Pink store in the UAE at Dubai Festival City. The sub-brand store sells lingerie, comfortable activewear and more.
Ongoing. Dubai Festival City (04 419 0787).

Ritu Kumar Summer 2015 collection
Check out the brand’s new season pieces as well as the Label range at the BurJuman boutique.
Ongoing. Level 1, BurJuman, Bur Dubai (04 352 8233).

Zayan the Label’s Ramadan Capsule Collection
Peruse this kaftan collection featuring 20 different designs. Check out French knot fabrics on a tulle base in black and nude, lilac and coral lace, plus pearl and Swarovski crystal embellishments.
From Dhs920-3,080. Ongoing. The Galleria Mall, Al Wasl Road (04 344 0104).

Offers & deals

Free consultations at Flormar
The Italian cosmetics brand has opened its new store in The Dubai Mall. As well as selling a line ranging from face products to nail polish, shoppers get free skin-type consultations before purchasing.
Ongoing. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 325 3085).

In-mall entertainment

Mercato Mall Instagram Competition
Enter to win a Dhs500 voucher every week. Follow @MercatoMall and upload a photo taken on the first floor with the hashtag #LoveMercatoMall. Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Road (04 344 4161).

Blue and white walkways have been installed in more places

Prepare for a 5km and 13km course at Dubai’s Jebel Ali Racecourse next month

HiU messenger is available for download for Etisalat customers

Get deals at restaurants including Zheng He’s and Palace Downtown

You’ll also get discounts at spas, bars and restaurants

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