9 shopping experiences to try

All the latest discounts, collections and shopping 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.

Loewe’s Fall-Winter 2015 collection
Head to this Spanish luxury leather house to pick up bags, wallets, purses and decorative pins. In the market for a yellow, elephant-shaped handbag? Look no further.
Ongoing. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 325 3754).

Summer dresses at Moda Operandi
Check out page after page of summer party dresses, straight off the runway, including an Oscar De La Renta pink and red silk cocktail dress.
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, Downtown Dubai, www.dubaisummerpass.com.

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).

Free gift at Boots
Spend Dhs250 or more at Boots and get a gift from the No7 line worth Dhs200, absolutely free.
Until August 24. Boots, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 419 0301).

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 Marina Mall’s DSS activities
Throughout Dubai Summer Surprises, stores in this mall will be offering up to 70 percent discounts. Meanwhile, from Thursday August 27 to Wednesday September 2, catch SpongeBob Squarepants shows, where Patchy the Pirate will be telling stories about SpongeBob and his friend Patrick.
Until September 2. Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai Marina (04 436 1020).

Sunrise sessions are back at At The Top

Celebrate Opera Gallery Dubai’s tenth anniversary with Urban Poetry

DIFC’s gallery to bring a stand-out street art exhibition

Music favourite set for November launch in DXB

Ahlan rolls out lounge and meet and greet discounts


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