#Horology

Georges Kern Breitling

Exclusive interview: Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling

The dynamic industry veteran is guiding the Swiss watchmaker through a period of rapid growth. Here’s what he’s doing right

Maximilian Büsser MB&F

Video: Maximilian Büsser on the stunning LMX and the future of MB&F

The LMX – the tenth-anniversary edition of the Legacy Machine – was launched earlier this year

Ashfields Consultancies

A new horology-focussed luxury consultancy has opened in Dubai

Ashfields Consultancies, co-founded by Hamdan Al Hudaidi and Melika Yazdjerdi, is writing a new playbook for brands and collectors in the region

Dubai Watch Week 2021

Dubai Watch Week confirms dates for in-person event in November

The five-day event will take place at The Gate within the Dubai International Financial Centre

Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot

Interview: Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot

Ricardo Guadalupe took a Swiss watchmaker that was only known among a select few and transformed it into a larger-than-life phenomenon. Here’s how he did it

Patek Philippe’s Sky Moon Tourbillon Ref. 5002

Christie’s Dubai sets new record for most expensive watch sold at auction in the Middle East

The Patek Philippe’s Sky Moon Tourbillon Ref 5002 also became the most expensive watch sold online by Christie’s worldwide

Cartier Privé Collection Cloche de Cartier Skeleton

New luxury watches unveiled at Watches and Wonders 2021

One of the world’s most prestigious luxury watch events begins as a digital-only showcase this year

Three top picks from LVMH Watch Week 2021

The second edition of the annual LVMH Watch Week took place in January this year as a virtual event, with top brands including Hublot, Zenith and Bulgari showcasing their novelties for 2021

Bremont Argonaut Azure

Bremont unveils new Argonaut Azure timepiece

The caseback of the new chronometer features the heraldic badges of all three services of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces

Christie's Dubai

Christie’s Dubai to conduct Middle East’s most valuable watch auction this month

Nearly 200 lots estimated at between $9m-$15m are available for bidding online from March 24-April 9

Ferrari Richard Mille

Richard Mille partners with Ferrari; Girard-Perregaux with Aston Martin

RIchard Mille’s partnership with Ferrari will extend to Formula One as well as esports

Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Master Chronometer

Horology picks: Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Master Chronometer

The new Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Master Chronometer, fitted with a Co-Axial Calibre 3861, is the successor of the first watch to make it to the moon and back

MB&F Horological Machine No. 9 Sapphire Vision

Horology picks: MB&F Horological Machine No. 9 Sapphire Vision

The MB&F Horological Machine No. 9 Sapphire Vision throws open a stunning movement to full viewing pleasure

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Revealed: The watch that Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed wears

Nite is an independent British watchmaker with plans to make inroads in the UAE

Tudor Boutique Dubai Mall

Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons open region’s first mono-brand Tudor boutique in Dubai

The boutique, located on the ground floor in The Dubai Mall, was inaugurated on Monday, January 11

Rolex Submariner

Standout pieces from the Rolex 2020 collection

When the world’s largest selling luxury watch brand unveils a new collection – Covid-19 notwithstanding – it’s time to sit up and take notice

WatchBox-Boutique-in-Dubai

Watchbox expands collection of pre-owned high-end timepieces in Dubai

The online platform also has an exclusive boutique located in DIFC for which it partnered with Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons

Watches & Wonders

Watches & Wonders cancels physical event for 2021 Geneva edition

An all-digital event will feature exhibitors including Rolex, Patek Philippe, Cartier, Vacheron Constantin and Chanel

A. Lange & Söhne Turbograph Perpetual Honeygold “Homage to F.A. Lange

Five new luxury watches unveiled at Watches & Wonders in China

These were some of the finest watches which made their debut at the Watches & Wonders Shanghai event last month

Christies The Dubai Edit Watches

Bidding commences on Christie’s The Dubai Edit online watch auction

It comprises of 161 lots and is expected to fetch sales totaling $5m

dubai watch week

Talking horology: Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi, CCO at Seddiqi Holding in Dubai

Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons isn’t letting the Covid-19 crisis drastically alter the business model of one of the world’s largest luxury watch retailers

Mr Porter Watches & Wonders

Net-a-Porter, Mr Porter launch partnership to become online retailers for Watches & Wonders

The collaboration will extend to online and offline events and will see a total of 14 brands showcased on both Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter

Bremont ionbird Rolls-Royce

Bremont releases all-new ionBird timepiece to mark collaboration with Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce will attempt to break the all-electric speed record next year with a new aircraft currently under development

Breitling Endurance Pro

Horology picks: Breitling Endurance Pro

The new Breitling Endurance Pro sports watch is inspired by a piece from the Seventies, designed with decisively 21st-century mechanics and materials

Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe’s Ref. 6007A-001 Calatrava celebrates the watchmaker’s new manufacture in Geneva

The facility, built at a cost of CHF500m on the company’s former parking lot at Plan-les-Ouates, was inaugurated in June

Richard Mille

Horology picks: Richard Mille RM 11-05 Automatic Flyback Chronograph GMT

Lighter than titanium, and nearly as hard as diamonds – Richard Mille holds nothing back with its new grey Cermet material in its latest timepiece

Breitling CEO Georges Kern

How some of the world’s leading independent watchmakers are navigating the Covid-19 crisis

Three independent brands – Breitling, MB&F and Bremont – share how they are navigating the current crisis

Watches & Wonders

China to host Watches & Wonders luxury watch fair this September

The event will take place from September 9-13, 2020, at the West Bund Art Center

Breguet Marine Tourbillon Équation Marchante 5887.

Horology picks: Breguet Marine Tourbillon Équation Marchante 5887

It features complex horological feats including a tourbillon, perpetual calendar and an equation of time function

Watches & Wonders

Eight standout luxury watches from Watches & Wonders 2020

As the first-ever digital-only Watches & Wonders event took place recently, we examine a few of the standout pieces to emerge from among the world’s finest watchmakers