At Dubai Watch Week, organiser Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons and US-based specialist WatchBox announced a joint venture to develop the certified pre-owned watch market in the region.
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Fiona Krüger rose to prominence with her Skull watches. She followed this with the Chaos collection, whose proprietary movement was developed with Agenhor. The designer reminded an audience at Dubai Watch Week that art and philosophy have their place in time measurement.
Patrick Pruniaux, CEO of Ulysse Nardin and Girard-Perregaux, believes watch brands, irrespective of size, fall into two categories: the exciting ones and the others. We found out more at Dubai Watch Week.
Guest of honour at Dubai Watch Week, the non-executive president of LVMH's Watch division made a passionate appeal in support of Swiss watchmaking, an industry that "doesn't exist". Prior to this, Hublot had unveiled a special edition for the Emirates.
Mechanisms are front and centre throughout Dubai Watch Week. In a collector's world, the movement is king. Not at H. Moser & Cie. where dials have been elevated to the rank of science. A signature that marks the brand's "difference", confirmed by the two limited editions unveiled in Dubai.
The Alpine Eagle takes centre-stage for Chopard at Dubai Watch Week. In stores since a little over a month, the new collection is a soaring success, according to the brand's co-president, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele.
Bvlgari CEO Jean-Christophe Babin made a field visit to Jordan, where the brand has joined forces with Save The Children to develop educational projects for Syrian refugee children.
FHH reinforces its position in the Middle East: Watch Live launches in Dubai and new delegate for the region
After the international launch in Hong Kong on June 27, the roadshow makes its first stop in Dubai, on July 11. Next stops: New York on September 27 and Shanghai on October 11, 2018.