In our March selection you will find creative ways to spend time as a mum. Gastronomic treats and upping your social responsibility are the best picks.
Marks & Spencer has a selection of cards dedicated to the person that is always caring for you. This Mother’s Day can be a good opportunity to write down your feelings and send them to your mother, wherever she is. Express your love with a simple gesture.
Crocs opened its first store in Bahrain City Centre. The brand known for its light and comfortable shoes has a range of styles to please adults and kids. With warmer days coming back, a new pair of beachwear shoes would be a starting point to enjoy the season.
Soap for Bricks
March 8 is Women’s International Day; to celebrate L’Occitane will feature a campaign around one of their soaps. When purchasing this product, 100 per cent of the profits from the sale will go to the L’Occitane Foundation, to help build literacy centres for the women in Burkina Faso. Join the cause!
Style Mode On
‘Choo 24:7 Stylemakers’ is Jimmy Choo’s microsite to showcase style all around the world. Dubai is represented by Tala Samman and the Cruise 2013 collection. Bahrain is also listed; you can join the Stylemakers and post your image wearing your adorable ‘Choos’.
Manama is the Capital of Arab Tourism 2013 and in celebration, a market at Bab Al Bahrain will take place for five consecutive weekends starting on February 28. The market is an outdoor festival with local designers and creative participants selling products, and engaging in a series of interactive events and workshops.
What do you do with your out of fashion clothes? H&M is launching a global initiative to collect worn out or defective garments in their shops. In return, costumers will get a 10 per cent off voucher on their next purchase. Numbers show that 95 per cent of these garments could be reworn, reused or recycled. In Bahrain, look for the disposal counter within the Seef Mall store.
If you have some belongings in good usable condition and want to donate them, go to Second Chance Charity shop, above Tibra’s pet supply store along the Budaiya Highway. All the money collected goes directly to the animals at the Second Chance Animal Rescue Center. Volunteers are welcome!
Fun for Kids
Bahrain City Centre has organised a Kids Ville Colouring Activity Station where children can develop their inner creativity when colouring pages, while mum shops! The activity centre is hosted daily and is free of charge, with workshops taking place from 6-9pm.