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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

Watches and Wonders 2021

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

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

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

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

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

Casio Middle East Dubai

Casio watch inspired by Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed to aid Emirates Red Crescent

Of the money earned through its sale, 30 per cent was donated to the UAE-based humanitarian organisation

Watch fairs

Rethinking luxury watch fairs

What will the traditional luxury watch fair, as we know it, look like come 2021?

Bremont Alt1c -Griffon

British watchmaker Bremont’s new timepiece is inspired by vintage military aircraft

The Bremont ALT1-C Griffon also pays tribute to a family member of the brand’s co-founders

NORQAIN

Independent Swiss watch brand NORQAIN has big plans for the Middle East

In conversation with Bienne-based watch brand NORQAIN’s founder and CEO Ben Küffer

Watches & Wonders

Watches & Wonders 2020 to take place online from April 25

On the first day of the online fair, watch exhibitors will stream 10-minute videos on the platform introducing its novelties for the year

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

UAE Ranks In Top Ten For Swiss Watch Sales

Returning consumer confidence is a driving factor for the UAE luxury sector.