n 2020, Breguet adorns the dial of its Extra-Thin Self-Winding Tourbillon with a touch of deep blue, by using the traditional grand feu enamel technique. There are a limited number of artisans still capable of mastering this age-old process, which was dear to Abraham-Louis Breguet, as he appreciated the spotless aspect it conferred on watches. Not surprising, given that he had revolutionised watchmaking aesthetics by ridding watches of heavy and superfluous decoration. Today, Breguet keeps... Read More
An important donation to Humanitas University in support of a study coordinated by Prof. Mantovani, aiming to clarify the responses of the immune system to Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, in cooperation with virologists Elisa Vicenzi and Massimo Clementi of San Raffaele Vita-Salute University. The aim is to lay the basis for developing diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, contributing to the solution of a global problem.
Do innate immunity molecules with antibody-like functions recognise... Read More
The Porsche Design Group is opening a new Porsche Design Franchise-Store in the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai, one of the biggest and most luxurious malls in the world. The store is located in an exclusive location on Level 1 and has a floor area of 179 square meters. The complete product portfolio of the exclusive lifestyle brand will be presented, ranging from timepieces and eyewear to fashion, sportswear, accessories, bags, luggage and electronics.
“The United Arab Emirates is a... Read More
The Maison Chopard is announcing the opening of a new boutique in Courchevel 1850, entirely fitted out in a typically Alpine style, combining contemporary décor and the use of superior traditional materials.
Located in the heart of the winter sports resort, at the entrance to the Espace Diamant arcade, Chopard’s Courchevel boutique has new premises. With a total surface area of 70m2, it is joining Maison Chopard’s 160 boutiques in presenting watch and jewellery creations crafted by... Read More
From instant licences and incubators, to affordable school places and art springing up all over town, Abu Dhabi’s AED 50 billion (US$13.6 biillion) programme Ghadan 21 is accelerating Abu Dhabi’s development as a place where businesses, innovative ideas and diverse people can not only grow, but thrive.
Envisioned by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Ghadan 21 was launched to support and... Read More
The three spectacular Expo Entry Portals that will welcome millions of visitors from around the world to Expo 2020 Dubai have been revealed with just over 250 days to go until the opening.
Conceived by Expo 2020 in collaboration with top British architect Asif Khan and his studio, the portals are a futuristic adaptation of the traditional mashrabiya, an intricate design used across the region to regulate light and airflow.
Ahmed Al Khatib, Chief Development and Delivery Officer... Read More
For one spectacular evening, Bvlgari brought together the magic of Roma and Abu Dhabi for the unveiling of the new High Jewellery Jannah Collection. More than two years in the making, the Jannah Collection is the first ever collaboration between the Italian jeweller and a member of the ruling United Arab Emirates Royal Family. The result is a touching tribute from Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan to her grandfather, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and her beloved... Read More
Emaar Properties exhibited a resilient performance in FY 2019 by recording net profit of AED6.20 billion (US$1.688 billion) as compared to net profit of AED6.139 billion ($1.671 billion) in FY 2018. Emaar recorded revenue of AED 24.586 billion ($6.694 billion) for 2019.
Emaar maintained its positive performance in 2019 recording property sales in Dubai of AED14.949 billion ($4.070 billion). This performance is a result of Emaar’s ongoing investment in customer-centric innovation... Read More
Marking Christie’s 15th consecutive year of operating in the Middle East, as well as handling important watches in the region, which started with private sale exhibitions in 2005 and 2006, followed by the first auction on 31 January 2007, Christie’s is due to hold its 19th watch auction on 11 April at the new Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Dubai. This edition brings the largest selection of watches ever offered to the region with approximately 200 lots, following a tour to key markets. The... Read More
At a time of unprecedented wildfires causing immeasurable loss and devastation in Australia, Zenith is proud to have taken part in Time+Tide Watches’ ‘Watch & Act!’ World Watch Auction in aid of the Australian bushfire crisis. The auction, which ran for 10 days on the online platform invaluable.com, raised a total of 200’000 AUD, with Zenith’s sale contributing 10’600 USD to the cause.
The auction featured 24 watches from 22 brands, including a unique Zenith Pilot watch. For this... Read More