Marena y sol
Move over silly Santa hats. The UAE’s best beach weather isn’t far away, and now neither is celeb kaftan favourite Marena y Sol, who have just added a range at BurJuman.
How to emerge from under a famous parent’s shadow — or in this case, two? Meet Romeo Beckham, star of Burberry’s new spring campaign. The second son of Victoria and David does his best Gene Kelly in this shot, alongside Burberry stalwart Cara Delavigne, with Burberry honcho Christopher Bailey saying he stole the show. But where’s first-born Brooklyn?
Smiles ‘n’ stuff
The students of the Al Noor Training Centre For Children with Special Needs have been making and selling crafts for years, and now they have a permanent point of sale, at Bloomingdale’s Dubai. The range, called Smiles ‘n’ Stuff, includes everything from ties to napkin rings and is on sale in both the home store and the clothing store.
Esmod Incubator store
Head down to Wafi mall for a fashion store with a difference. The Esmod incubator is stocked with clothing and accessories collections by the students of Esmod, a French fashion school in the UAE. Items range from Dh1,500-Dh4,000.