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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

The St. Regis Dubai, The Pam - Palm Tower

New St. Regis hotel opens on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah

There are 264 guest rooms and 26 suites spread across 18 floors of The Palm Tower

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

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

Sibylle Arnold-Shish, The Cobbler

Dubai-based The Cobbler specialises in repairing luxury bags and shoes

Sibylle Arnold-Shish, founder of The Cobbler, provides an overview of the business – including its bespoke shoe division

Montblanc’s international executive vice president of sales, Julien Renard

How Montblanc is countering the economic fallout of the pandemic

Can the Chinese market serve as a template for how luxury brands respond and rebound from the abyss of the pandemic? Montblanc’s international executive vice president of sales, Julien Renard, shares his insights

Porsche taycan

Watch: Karim Al-Azhari tests the Launch Control on the Porsche Taycan in Dubai

The all-electric car can accelerate from 0-100kph in 3.2 seconds

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

Martin Schulz Mercedes-Benz Middle East

Mercedes-Benz Middle East appoints Martin Schulz as new president and CEO

Schulz replaces Thomas Klein who held that position since July 2019 and led Mercedes-Benz across 13 markets within the Middle East and Levant region

Dubai International Boat Show Dubai Marina

Dubai International Boat show postponed to March 2022

It will now be held from March 8-12, 2022

Jaguar Land Rover electric

Jaguar to become all-electric carmaker by 2025

Jaguar Land Rover, owned by India’s Tata Motors, will invest about GBP2.5bn a year into electrification and related technologies

Mercedes-Ben E-commerce UAE

Mercedes-Benz launches the Middle East’s first e-commerce platform in the UAE

Customers can order test-drive cars to be sent to their location and also complete the entire purchase process online

Mercedes-Benz EQC

The Mercedes-Benz EQC brings innovation to the forefront

The EQC is Mercedes-Benz’s first full-electric production car – and there are many more to come

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

Henrik Lindberg

How Henrik Lindberg built an eyewear empire

Danish family-owned Lindberg, led by Henrik Lindberg, is often referred to as the “Apple of the eyewear business”. Here’s why

12hr sale

Majid Al Futtaim malls to hold 12-hour sales for Dubai Shopping Festival

The 12-hour super sale will be held on December 26

Frangivento Asfanè DieciDieci

Italian luxury hypercar brand unveils masterpiece in Abu Dhabi

The vehicle is the brainchild of luxury car connoisseurs Paolo Mancini, Giorgio Pirolo, and Carlo Pirolo

Botticelli and Rembrandt at Sotheby's Dubai

Sotheby’s puts paintings valued at $100m on public exhibition in Dubai

Two works, one each by Sandro Botticelli and Rembrandt van Rijn, are on exhibition ahead of their auction in New York next month

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

Fenyr SuperSport

Supercar to be grand prize of this year’s Dubai Shopping Festival

Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment has partnered with W Motors

Noon and Emaar

Dubai’s noon.com offers luxury apartment during Yellow Friday sale

The raffle starts on November 26, and will conclude at midnight the following day

bentley

Bentley to become electric-only carmaker by 2030

Every model line will offer a hybrid version by 2023, with the company’s first fully-electric model slated to be introduced in 2025

Tesla Electric Vehicle

The rise of electric mobility in the Middle East – time to make the switch?

The International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook 2020 report found that sales of electric vehicles topped 2.1 million globally in 2019

Tiffany LVMH

LVMH revives biggest luxury deal by settling Tiffany dispute

Under the new accord, LVMH will pay $131.50 a share, down from the original price of $135, to acquire Tiffany

Jose Neves Farfetch

Exclusive: Farfetch founder José Neves on the exponential growth of luxury fashion e-commerce

José Neves talks about the rationale behind smart acquisitions, building white-label digital infrastructure for companies, and why the Middle East region is vital to its business

Review: Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Mercedes-Benz has launched the seventh generation of its flagship S-Class, demonstrating its worldview of a car that merges the concepts of uber luxury and next-generation technology

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

Maserati Ghibli Hybrid

Italian carmaker Maserati to focus on hybrid and full electric vehicles

Maserati’s Ghibli Hybrid is the carmaker’s first-ever hybrid – and there are more to come