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All the latest discounts, collections and events around Dubai

New stores & collections

Buy new blinds from Illumin8
Get made-to-order Roman blinds in just seven-to-ten working days from this UAE blind-making firm, with more than 300 options to choose from. There’s also a new range of roller, panel and wood blinds to peruse.
Ongoing. Locations across Dubai, www.illumin8blinds.com.

Daiso’s back-to-school range
The everything-Dhs7-unless-marked-otherwise store’s new line includes colourful pens, Frozen-themed lunchboxes, animal notebooks, glittery glue pens and much more.
From Dhs7. Ongoing. Various locations including Al Barsha Mall (04 297 6829).

Summer dresses at Moda Operandi
Check out page after page of summer party dresses, straight off the runway, including this Oscar De La Renta pink and red silk cocktail dress, pictured above. Free shipping.
Ongoing. www.modaoperandi.com.

Offers & deals

Dubai Summer Pass at The Dubai Mall
Get up to 45 percent off the cost of visiting indoor attractions including KidZania, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and Reel Cinemas. Priced at Dhs250, the pass includes one adult or child ticket to the Aquarium, one ticket to Sega Republic, two adult or child tickets to the cinema and more.
Until September 5. The Dubai Mall, www.dubaisummerpass.com.

Dubai Summer Surprises sale at Brooks Brothers
Stores in Dubai Festival City, Mirdif City Centre and Deira City Centre will be offering shoppers 50 percent off the entire SS15 collection, and up to 70 percent off selected items.
Until August 10. Brooks Brothers, various locations including Dubai Festival City (04 288 1810).

Four bras for less at Nayomi
Need some new undies? Head to intimates store Nayomi where, until stocks last, you can pick up four bras for a wildly reasonable Dhs199.
Until December 31, while stocks last. Nayomi, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 8820).

Paris Gallery’s Super Summer Surprises Sale
Selling perfumes, jewellery, cosmetics, eyewear, watches and more, Paris Gallery is running a two-month-long sale, with up to 70 percent off selected products.
Until August 31. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 330 8289).

Win your school fees with Hamleys
Spend Dhs250 or more on the ‘back to school’ collection at Hamleys and enter a draw to win an entire year’s school fees paid for by the toy shop. Surely every Dubai parent’s dream…
Until September 12. Hamleys, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 8889).

In-mall entertainment

Dubai Summer Surprises at Majid Al Futtaim malls
Check out the Looney Tunes ‘Wun Wabbit Wun’ show in Deira City Centre, daily at 5.30pm, 7.30pm and 9.30pm, or check out the Bugs Bunny Zone, with colouring, crafts and much more every day from 2pm to 10pm – both run until August 17. Meanwhile, spend Dhs300 at any store in Mall of the Emirates for the chance to enter a raffle to win a first-class trip to London, New York, Cape Town, Shanghai, Sydney or Rio de Janeiro.
Deira City Centre and Mall of the Emirates, www.majidalfuttaim.com.

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