11 shopping experiences to try

All the latest new stores, collections and events around 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

Brooks Brothers at Festival City Mall
American fashion brand Brooks Brothers is now open in Festival Square at Dubai Festival City. Find both menswear and womenswear in the new 224 sqm store.
Festival City Mall, Festival City (04 288 1810).

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, Downtown Dubai, www.chillibeans.com (055 804 1423).

Jimmy Choo’s new midi styles
Embrace the ’70s-inspired midi heel from Jimmy Choo, now available in the Pre Fall 2015 collection in a variety of styles and bold colours. Ongoing.
Jimmy Choo, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 8925).

Ramadan Collection at ValleyDez
Check out new attire designed specially to suit upcoming iftars and suhoors. The modest eveningwear collection features soft, shimmering fabrics and vibrant colours.
Ongoing. Galleria Mall, Al Wasl Road (04 321 2898).

Ramadan homewares and Eid gifts at Home Centre
Pick up new dinner sets for iftar or peruse a whole range of soft furnishings and ornaments for the perfect Eid present from the store’s special collection.
Ongoing. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 4441).

So Soulier goes online
Luxury Dubai shoe label So Soulier has gone digital, with a new website now accepting orders from across the UAE and the rest of the world. The brainchild of Scottish designer Catherine Granger, the brand is well known for its edgy tartan soles and bespoke engraving.
Ongoing. www.sosoulier.com.

Surf Shop Arabia online
Check out the new online store from the UAE’s Surf Shop Arabia, and get your mitts on a range of boards and accessories.
Ongoing. www.surfshoparabia.com.

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).

Summer discounts at Stadium
Sportswear and lifestyle store Stadium is offering huge discounts until the end of July. Get up to 50 percent off major brands including Reebok, Umbro, Speedo, Puma and Nike, and kit yourself out for the gym this season.
Until July 23. The Dubai Mall (04 434 0641).

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).

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