11 shopping experiences to try

The latest discounts, collections and shopping events around Dubai


Nab bargains at the Flea Market
Head to Uptown Mirdif on the evening of Friday September 11 to pick up second-hand clothes, kitchenwares, trinkets and more.
Free. Friday September 11, 6pm-10pm. Promenade Courtyard, Uptown Mirdif, www.dubai-fleamarket.com.

Shop around the Ripe Market
Get out of the house and peruse arts and crafts, organic fruits, vegetables, eggs and honey, meet local entrepreneurs and much more. Sat 9am-2pm. Until October. Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.ripeme.com.

New stores & collections

Blanc D’Ivoire’s new store
The home interiors brand now has its first standalone store in Dubai. Visit to check out a range of fabrics, furniture pieces, cushions, bedding and more.
Ongoing. Al Wasl Road, www.blancdivoiredubai.com.

Bonaldo now available at Western Furniture
Peruse furniture from luxury Italian brand Bonaldo, which is now stocked at the high-end interiors store.
Ongoing. Various locations including Sheikh Zayed Road (04 330 6466).

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).

Massimo Dutti reopens at Dubai Festival City
The global Spanish brand has reopened at Dubai Festival City, with its latest lines for men, women and kids now available.
Ongoing. Massimo Dutti, Dubai Festival City (04 232 8584).

Winning T-shirts at Valleydez
Following a competition in which boutique Valleydez called for artists to submit T-shirt designs to become part of its collection, Salma Mahjabeen has been crowned the winner with her ‘Bint Dubai’ collection. The eight Dubai-inspired T-shirt designs are now on sale at the store.
Ongoing. Valleydez, Sunset Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 1290).

Offers & deals

Dinner and a movie with Lafayette Gourmet
Head to department store Galeries Lafeyette’s restaurant for a gourmet meal, and enjoy a set menu plus a Reel Cinemas movie ticket for just Dhs80.
Sun-Wed 5pm-10pm. Until September 16. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9933).

Four bras for less at Nayomi
At intimates store Nayomi 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).

Summer discounts at Candylicious
Head to the largest sweet shop in the city for up to 75 percent off a range of candy-themed mugs, plates, T-shirts and more.
Until September 15. Candylicious, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 330 8700).

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.
Until September 12. Hamleys, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 8889).

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