Watches & Jewellery

Breitling’s new retail store in The Dubai Mall is a salute to industrial design

Breitling’s new retail store in The Dubai Mall is a salute to industrial design

12 Dec 2018

Premier watch brand Breitling, opened a retail store in The Dubai Mall which is every bit contemporary and designs are an ode to the industrial architecture. The new boutique features the brand’s ‘Premier Collection’ which is unveiled for the first time in the Middle East. Aed Adwan, managing director, Breitling Middle East, India, and Africa said: “Following the opening of our regional head offices in Dubai earlier this year, Breitling’s new industrial-chic boutique concept is set to offer... Read More

Enchanting Moments with Carl F. Bucherer Timepieces

Enchanting Moments with Carl F. Bucherer Timepieces

05 Dec 2018

The holidays are here, bringing with them endless hours of enchantment. It is a time to enjoy magical moments with your loved ones, a time for coming together in celebration in a festive atmosphere. Watches from Carl F. Bucherer make the most wonderful time of the year even more precious. Timepieces designed with sophistication and technical savoir-faire add that special sparkle to any moment.

Manero: For Magical Moments

The Manero Tourbillon DoublePeripheral is a stylish and... Read More

Roman Night Fever: Bvlgari unveils wild pop, its latest high jewellery collection

Roman Night Fever: Bvlgari unveils wild pop, its latest high jewellery collection

05 Dec 2018

Dubai, 4thof December 2018 – The scene was set for an exquisite night. Hosted at the Bulgari Hotel Resort, the debut of the new High Jewellery Collection Wild Pop was a dazzling, larger-than-life occasion, bridging the grandeur of Rome with the magnificence of Bvlgari jewels.

Guests included actresses Nadine Nassib Njeim, Dorra Zarrouk, Aseel Omran, Aimee Sayah & Tara Emad among others.

Drawing on the empowerment, free spiritedness and experimentation of the electric 80s,... Read More

Parmigiani Fleurier presents the new Kalpa Collection

Parmigiani Fleurier presents the new Kalpa Collection

28 Nov 2018

The origins of the Kalpa, revealed by Michel Parmigiani

Why was this watch shape chosen, and how was it conceived? It’s really very simple. I set out with the ambition to create a watch that was comfortable and ergonomic for all wrists, given how much their anatomy varies, as well as that of the wearers. I wanted to create a piece whose dimensions were as universal as possible. I was also keen that the watch should be felt comfortably when the opposite hand was placed on the wrist. He... Read More

A Sparkling Winter with Alhambra Breeze from Van Cleef & Arpels

A Sparkling Winter with Alhambra Breeze from Van Cleef & Arpels

19 Nov 2018

Being an emblem of the Maison, the Alhambra® collection has constantly renewed itself over time with new creations marked by a timeless elegance. It has taken on a broad palette of natural materials and adopted a variety of symbols, colors, stones and different-sized motifs.

As a winter breeze fluttering past you and brushing against your skin, Alhambra Breeze’s selection features creations ornamented with diamonds and others highlighting the history of the Maison and its savoir-faire... Read More

Van Cleef & Arpels: Poetic Astronomy

Van Cleef & Arpels: Poetic Astronomy

01 Oct 2018

Contemplating the vault of heaven, Van Cleef & Arpels dreamed of living in time with the cosmos: capturing the dance of the planets, tracing the constellations and reaping the stars, to live among them day after day. That dream has inspired precious watchmaking creations, in keeping with the Maison’s distinctive Poetry of Time®. Whether illuminating the twelve constellations of the Zodiac or reproducing the movement of the heavenly orbs, their virtuoso mechanisms bring all the magic of... Read More

‘There’s a rock on this beach!’ and other awful tourist complaints

‘There’s a rock on this beach!’ and other awful tourist complaints

26 Sep 2018

An idyllic Cornish beach has been criticised for the placement of a rock out at sea. From Ben Nevis being ‘too high’ and the Louvre being ‘not very interesting’, finicky visitor reviews are now commonplace

Lusty Glaze beach in Newquay, Cornwall, might have been 2917’s beach of the year, but it has a long way to go before it is beyond criticism. Representatives of the privately owned cove posted on its Facebook page this week to flag up a review from one visitor, who complained about... Read More

New 'elite' Dubai club lets you drive your supercar inside (Video)

New 'elite' Dubai club lets you drive your supercar inside (Video)

24 Sep 2018

A new "super-elite" Dubai nightclub that requires fingerprint recognition for entry will now let you park your supercar inside for a measly Dh10,000.

Secret Room, a hip-hop and R&B club at Dubai’s Five Palm Jumeirah hotel, opened last Friday and members can bring guests if they can afford the Dh5,000 minimum spend for a table of four.

Although it may seem counter-intuitive to bring a car with you to a party, Dubai is known for its love of gimmicks and expensive vehicles.... Read More

FHH launches Watch Live in Dubai

FHH launches Watch Live in Dubai

04 Sep 2018

Dubai, UAE - Watch Live, the first ever "instant learning" app for watches and watchmaking, was presented in Dubai, to representatives of the partner-brands and the local media. 8 brands lead the way, alongside the FHH. Developed by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie and a participatory platform for watch brands, Watch Live is set to become the all-round, must-have app that will support sales staff on the floor in their day-to-day contact with customers.

The United States, Europe,... Read More

Franck Muller Releases New Vanguard watches for men and women

Franck Muller Releases New Vanguard watches for men and women

17 Jul 2018

The men’s piece is the Vanguard World Timer GMT. A raised sunray brushed world map is on the center of the dial. It references the major cities for each of the 24 time zones through a 24-hour disc that includes a day/night indicator. It displays the hours, minutes and seconds along with a separate GMT hand with red arrow that points to the time in a second time zone. A three-position crown and separate push button operate the functions of the watch. The tourneau shaped 18k rose gold and... Read More

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