Jaquet droz christian lattmann

Interview: Christian Lattmann, Jaquet Droz CEO

He holds the reins of a 281-year-old watchmaking brand that knows exactly what it needs to do to secure its future

baume and mercier baumatic perpetual calendar

A closer look: The Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar

This Baume & Mercier wristwatch is one of the most technically advanced timepieces within the brand’s armoury

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In pictures: Top 10 watches from the SIHH

The eclectic selection includes a clock that resembles a jellyfish to a wristwatch that chimes the Westminster carillon

Boom time: Swiss watch exports up 6.3 per cent in 2018

Asia accounted for over half that turnover

Greubel Forsey

Reinventing time: Greubel Forsey

Stephen Forsey, one half of Swiss luxury watchmaker Greubel Forsey, speaks to Gulf Business about the radical vision of his independent brand

Breitling CEO Georges Kern

Swiss watchmaker Breitling outlines upcoming plans at London Summit

The recent Breitling Summit in London was a chance for CEO Georges Kern to outline his ambitious plan for the Swiss watchmaker


SIHH and Baselworld to sync dates starting 2020

It comes alongside reports that the Swatch Group is holding its own exhibition in March next year in Zurich, just ahead of Baselworld

Richard Mille

Manufacture visit: Richard Mille

Gulf Business visits the Swiss manufacturing facilities of one of horology’s biggest stars whose multi-million dollar watches are rebellious statements of bleeding- edge technology

hublot bitcoin

You need Bitcoins to buy this limited-edition Hublot watch

The new $25,000 Hublot Big Bang Meca-10 P2P watch is only available for purchase using cryptocurrency

Sotheby’s raises $2.6m at inaugural Dubai watch auction

The sale attracted participants from 25 different countries

Audemars Piguet unveils 2019 Royal Oak Offshore collection in Dubai

AP revealed its latest collection at the Els Club in Dubai during its 2018 Golf Invitational

bell & ross

Bell & Ross has big F1 ambitions

The BR-X1 Tourbillon Chronograph R.S.18 is where F1 and watchmaking collide


The legend of Panerai’s unsigned dial

The Panerai Luminor California 8 Days DLC (PAM 00779) is an Italian job, finished in Switzerland

Rare vintage IWC watches now on display in Dubai

The IWC Museum Jubilee Roadshow is on display at the brand’s boutique in Dubai Mall until September 30


Video: Levitating art, robot clocks on display at MB&F’s new Dubai gallery

Max Büsser takes us around MB&F’s new gallery in Dubai Mall which is filled with pieces of kinetic art

H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Flying Hours

This watch is one of the strongest contenders at the upcoming GPHG

The H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Flying Hours is disrupting the Swiss watch industry in the best possible way.

The true story of the Royal Oak Offshore

On the 25th anniversary of one of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore, we take a closer look at its origin and evolution.

Richemont appoints a new CEO

The company reported a 10 per cent rise in sales over the last five months

Omega first omega wrist chronograph

This new Dhs440,000 Omega watch is fitted with a movement made in 1913

Only 18 First Omega Wrist Chronograph timepieces will be made

richard mille sylvester stallone rm 25-01

Introducing the Dhs3.6m Richard Mille x Sylvester Stallone watch

The RM 25-01 Tourbillon Adventure Sylvester Stallone limited-edition timepiece is the ultimate survivor’s watch.

baselworld swatch group 2019

Swatch Group pulls out of Baselworld

The group will be withdrawing all 18 of its exhibiting brands beginning next year

TAG Heuer Monaco Gulf Edition

Steve McQueen’s favourite TAG makes a comeback

The square-cased TAG Heuer Monaco Gulf 2018 special edition gives the brand an edge over the competition

Chanel Monsieur de Chanel Pocket Watch

Chanel’s new pocket watch is one for the dandies

The Chanel Monsieur de Chanel Pocket Watch one-off pocket watch is as handsome as it is a technically-accomplished timepiece

Fabrizio Buonomassa Stigliani, Bulgari

Dubai is one of the ‘most prestigious markets’ for Bulgari

The design director spearheading Bulgari’s watch developments is all about the long game

Bovet Edouard Bovet Tourbillon

In focus: Bovet Edouard Bovet Tourbillon

A triple time zone watch with a patented double-side flying tourbillon. Enough said.

Bulgari Jean-Christophe Babin

Bulgari CEO Jean-Christophe Babin visits refugee camps in Jordan

Bulgari has pledged $1million this year to help at-risk pre-school children in the camps

baselworld 2018

The top 10 trends of Baselworld 2018

From old faces to new hands, we’ve seen
it all at the annual mega watchmaking exhibition

Richemont baume

Richemont launches Baume, an all-new watch brand

The buzzwords for this new brand are online-first, sustainability and customization

Rolex Boutique Dubai Mall

The world’s largest Rolex boutique opens in Dubai

Roger Federer and Rolex CEO Jean-Frederic Dufour were on hand to inaugurate the three-level store in Dubai Mall

Watchmaking giants Jaeger-LeCoultre and B&M get new CEOs

Catherine Alix-Renier will head JLC while Geoffroy Lefebvre is the boss at B&M