Georges Kern Breitling

Private equity-backed Breitling CEO eyes deals after turnaround

Breitling’s average selling price is now about $6,100, as the company uses more gold, precious stones and metals

CEO of Breitling on growth prospects of the Swiss watch brand

Georges Kern talks about scaling his iconic watch brand in countries like China with redesigned collections


Luxury watches at their finest: How Montblanc fits the bill

Franck Juhel, president of Montblanc Middle East, India and Africa, tells Andrew Wingrove about the company’s offerings, including its portfolio of luxury watches


MB&F disrupts the chrono world with its new LM Sequential EVO

The 20th movement from MB&F, revealed just this week, is also MB&F’s first-ever chronograph

Eleven outstanding timepieces from Watches and Wonders 2022

The Watches and Wonders 2022 mega fair was held in Geneva earlier this year during which a few of the world’s biggest brands unveiled their novelties. Here is a look at some of the finest new releases

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Rado CEO Adrian Bosshard on why the Middle East remains a key market for the Swiss watchmaker

Rado recently opened a new boutique in Dubai’s bustling Al Fahidi Street located in Meena Bazaar, its sixth store in the UAE

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Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes F1 car is on display at IWC’s new flagship boutique in Dubai

Located in Dubai Mall, it is the first IWC store in the world devoted entirely to the Big Pilot collection

Adam Scott

Adam Scott on winning a major, players with potential and his favourite luxury timepieces

Adam Scott has been playing at the highest level of golf for over two decades, though he’s far from done. At the level he is performing, a second major is a very real proposition.

Introducing the stunning $260 Omega x Swatch collection

The all-new Bioceramic MoonSwatch collection is taking the watch world by storm

Dr Jan Becker, CEO of Porsche Lifestyle Group

From real estate to horology, Porsche Design marks 50 years of pushing the boundaries

Dr Jan Becker, CEO of Porsche Lifestyle Group, is taking the powerful brand name and applying it far beyond the automotive world – across hotels, residential towers and accessories – and then pushing even further

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Omega unveils new vintage-inspired Speedmaster ’57 collection

The Speedmaster celebrates its 65th anniversary this year

British watchmaker Bremont debuts first watch in partnership with Williams Racing

Each watch will come with an original wheel nut from historic Williams Racing cars, certified by Williams Racing

Artist David Galbraith’s stunning new clock collection pays tribute to the UAE

Galbraith has brought his decades-long experience as an artist to the traditional craft of English clockmaking, with a deliberate focus on the Middle East

Carlos A. Rosillo, CEO and co-founder of Bell & Ross

Bell & Ross co-founder Carlos A. Rosillo on the strengths of independent watchmaking

Merging French design with Swiss watchmaking techniques has resulted in a brand with universal appeal

Four stellar timepieces that came up for auction at Christie’s in 2021

Christie’s Dubai watch specialist, Remy Julia, outlines his favourite models from the auction house’s sales conducted globally this year

Voices from the top: Sophie Doireau, CEO, Middle East, India and Africa, Cartier

In 2021, the company unveiled its renovated flagship boutique in Dubai Mall

Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi, chief commercial officer at Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons

Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons unveils limited-edition creations to mark UAE’s golden jubiliee

Dubai’s luxury retailer has unveiled over 35 limited-edition watch and jewellery creations designed specifically to mark the country’s 50th birthday. Several of these pieces were showcased at the recently concluded Dubai Watch Week. Here’s what went into building this impressive commemorative collection

Nicola Andreatta, CEO of Roger Dubuis

Interview: Nicola Andreatta, CEO of Roger Dubuis

Geneva-based Roger Dubuis is a bold watchmaker which will readily break away from the norm. And CEO Nicola Andreatta wouldn’t have it any other way

Hind Seddiqi, director general of Dubai Watch Week

What to expect at Dubai Watch Week 2021

The fifth edition of the Dubai Watch Week returns this month, and it’s the biggest one yet. Hind Seddiqi, director general of the event, shares a few insights

Interview: Antonio Calce, CEO of Greubel Forsey

Antonio Calce was appointed as CEO of Greubel Forsey only a few months ago – and he’s already rolled out a comprehensive strategy to future-proof the La Chaux-de-Fonds experimental watchmaker

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Watches and Wonders confirms hybrid format and participating brands of 2022 event

The event will be held over seven days from March 30 to April 5 in Geneva

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Top Swiss brands including Rolex and Audemars Piguet to participate in Dubai Watch Week

Over 45 brands will participate in the fifth edition which will be held at Dubai International Financial Centre from November 24-28

Christoph Grainger-Herr, CEO of IWC

Interview: Christoph Grainger-Herr, CEO of IWC

At the helm of one of the most high-profile Swiss watchmakers, Christoph Grainger-Herr is repeatedly proving that he isn’t short on product or business innovation ideas

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Louvre Abu Dhabi and Richard Mille announce jury members for $50,000 art prize

The jury will determine the shortlist of the exhibiting artists for the inaugural Louvre Abu Dhabi Art Here 2021 exhibition, and one overall winner from among the participants

Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition

Horology picks: Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition

A centuries-old Swiss watchmaker and a thoroughly British luxury carmaker recently joined forces, announcing the first timepiece as a result of that partnership

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

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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

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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

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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