Once known as Dubai’s industrial area, Al Quoz has transformed into a hub for the creative arts. Rosemin Manji and Marc Jacobs muse Rhea Jacobs catch up over a cup of coffee at one of the city’s trendiest cafes, Tom & Serg, before heading over to Al Serkal Avenue to explore all the independent boutiques, art galleries and concept stores.
Just five minutes down the road is Mall of the Emirates, one of Dubai’s most eventful malls thanks to the array of retail outlets and dining options, Ski Dubai’s indoor snow park and slopes and the ever popular, state-of-the-art Vox cinema.
- Every Saturday from 12-9pm, Barsha Pond Park plays host to Dubai’s much-loved Ripe Market, where you can buy local produce, shop hand-crafted pieces from the city’s artisans and channel your inner yogi with plenty of fitness and yoga classes.
- Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we’ve got you covered. Kuwaiti celeb Yaqoub Boshahri will be at Mall of the Emirates on 14 January to reveal Samra’s 'Turath' fine jewellery collection for men.
- Bazaar fave Etoile “La boutique” is hosting an exclusive styling event on 21 January from 6-8pm to celebrate the DSF.
- Renowned make-up artist Hanan Al Najadah will be in Kiko delivering a masterclass on all things beauty on 22 January.
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