The Weekend Edit: Par-Tea Boxes, Shoes and McQueen Tutorials

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From underwater yoga to McQueen’s latest creative challenge, here are five things to do this weekend 


An embroidered SS13 McQueen bee

This weekend, take part in #McQueenCreators’ latest challenge and create an embroidered bee inspired by Alexander McQueen’s spring/summer 2013 ready-to-wear collection. The fashion house encourages you to use materials you can source around the home and share your final pieces on Instagram, tagging @AlexanderMcQueen. Need some further inspiration? Watch a a member of the McQueen team showcase how the bees were created and tune into the YouTube tutorial at 9pm tonight (UAE time); watch here.

Level Shoes exclusive Jimmy Choo mules

Luxury footwear retailer, Level Shoes, are set to launch a three-day sale — which is exclusively online. Starting at 10pm on April 30 the sale will run until midnight on May 3 and will showcase discounts across brands; including Jacquemus, Alexander McQueen and Maison Margiela. The perfect opportunity for a spot of Eid shopping;

Tania’s Teahouse dessert box

Treat yourself or a loved one with a special delivery from Tania’s Teahouse. During lockdown, the Jumeirah Beach Road café launched curated boxes full of tea, treats and adorable homeware. Box options now include Ramadan and Eid offerings — boasting honey, dates, tea and home accessories — Par-Tea boxes to brighten up self-isolated birthdays or food boxes with quarantine cookies and seriously good sliders. A delightful pick-me-up delivered to your door; order here.

Yoga at The Lost Chambers

On Friday, Atlantis, The Palm will host an underwater yoga class that will be streamed live from The Lost Chambers. Surrounded by thousands of enchanting sea creatures yogi instructor Svetlana will conduct a  soothing and calming session like no other. Designed to combat stress and anxiety during these testing times, the unique underwater experience is not to be missed; May 1 at 4pm via @atlantisthepalm

Bvlgari Resort Dubai Iftar

A fusion of classic Italian cuisine and traditional Arabic delicacies, the Bvlgari Resort Dubai iftar includes a lavish spread of 25 dishes to share — or eat for the rest of the week. From slow cooked lamb shoulder to eggplant parmigiana and tiramisu to finish, the deluxe food hamper delivers five-star dining to your door. Priced at Dhs275 per person, to be ordered 24 hours in advance; +971 4 777 5433