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Memento Mori- A Celebration of Life

Corum presents a new generation of hand-painted, Vanitas-inspired timepieces. Dubai, UAE, April 20, 2019:  The image of a human skull is most commonly related to death and mortality. Yet when expressed in literature or other various forms of art, it need not seem as morbid as what most people perceive of it. A good example is Vanitas, a common art genre in 16th and 17th century Netherlandish art. Symbolic still-life paintings of skulls, withered flowers and decaying fruit depict the transience of life and certainty of death, but never without a touch of romanticism. The relationship between time and mortality has often been used as an inspiration behind dial imagery on watches, with skull imagery serving as a form of ‘memento mori’.  In the 2000s, Corum released ......read more

Glamorous Gilda for elegant lady

Dubai, UAE, April 20, 2019:  All the svelte and sensuous good looks that are the characteristic of Eberhard & Co.’s ultra-feminine Gilda line, come through every curve of the unique Gilda 61008.3 timepiece.   Designed for the woman of style, this Gilda, like the rest of its stablemates, can also boast of the highest standards of watchmaking design and craftsmanship. Irresistibly sinuous in look and feel, the new Gilda is inspired by the beauty of nature and its varied forms. Its curvy face encloses is enclosed in a stainless steel case, the bezel set in rubies, diamonds and zephyrs. The hour markers are set off in black against the white gleam of the dial, with the quarter hour marked in elegant Roman numerals.   The Gilda has a quartz movement, protect ......read more

UAE to spend AED 8.8 bn on personal care 2022 with 2.2% annual growth

Dubai Municipality Director General His Excellency Eng. Dawood Abdulrahman Al Hajiri opens Beautyworld Middle East 2019 Three-day event in Dubai features 1,790 exhibitors from 66 countries targeting MEA’s US$34.9 billion beauty and personal care market Dubai, UAE, April 15, 2019:  Beautyworld Middle East 2019, the region’s largest international trade fair for beauty products, hair, fragrances, and wellbeing opened in Dubai today (15th April), featuring 1,790 exhibitors from 66 countries. Running until 17th April at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the 24th edition of the annual three-day event was opened by His Excellency Eng. Dawood Abdulrahman Al Hajiri, the Director General of the Dubai Municipality.  With a new record in ex ......read more

Italian flair adds exciting touch to Automechanika Dubai 2019's powerful European presence

Leading manufacturers from Italy target growing Middle East and Africa at region’s premier automotive aftermarket trade fair    Dubai, UAE, April 07, 2019:  The powerful European presence at this year’s Automechanika Dubai exhibition will have a big boost of turbo-charged Italian flair, with a host of companies from Italy revving their engines ahead of the Middle East and Africa’s largest automotive aftermarket trade fair.     More than 1,800 exhibitors from 60-plus countries will partake in the 17th edition of Automechanika Dubai in June 2019, with more than 350 of that figure hailing from Europe.   Italy, known worldwide for its reputation as a producer of high-end sports cars, is also a major aftermarket player, expo ......read more

Big data and artificial intelligence to play a big role in Middle East's automotive aftermarket future, experts say

Dubai, UAE, April 01, 2019:  An ongoing transformation in the Middle East automotive industry will have a sizeable impact on the regional aftermarket, with big data and analytics playing a pivotal role in how industry players optimise their value chain, experts said today (27 March 2019.) Vishal Sanghavi, Project Manager for Automotive and Transportation at research and advisory firm Aranca, said megatrends such as shared mobility, electrification, connectivity and autonomous vehicles, will lead to a big shift in the redistribution of profits across the value chain, with the emergence of new technologies opening up fresh opportunities. “The global automotive industry is undergoing massive transformation and Middle East is no exception to this change,” said Mr. Sangha ......read more

Paperworld Middle East 2019 opens in Dubai with 305 exhibitors from 42 countries

‘More than Paper’ theme at three-day exhibition underlined by growing product portfolio, value-added special features  Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:   Paperworld Middle East, the region’s largest international trade fair for stationery, paper, gifts and office supplies, opened today (18 March) in Dubai, featuring 305 exhibitors from 42 countries. Running for three days at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the annual showcase was opened by H. E. Butti Saeed Al Ghandi, Second Vice-Chairman of the Dubai World Trade Centre. With a new ‘More than Paper’ theme for 2019 and beyond, the 9th edition of Paperworld Middle East opens with an expanded product offering, underlined by its co-location with Leatherworld, where 23 e ......read more

SriLankan Engineering successfully completes first C-check on A320neo aircraft

March 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Engineering, the aircraft Maintenance-Repair-Overhaul (MRO) arm of Sri Lanka’s national carrier, achieved another milestone when it successfully carried out its first C-check on an Airbus A320neo aircraft of the SriLankan Airlines fleet at its main hub at Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). Vipula Gunatilleka, Chief Executive Officer of SriLankan Airlines, said: “The highly dedicated and talented Engineering team worked tirelessly to achieve this milestone and once again has strengthen our position as  an MRO in the South Asian region. We look forward to provide MRO and engineering services to our customer airlines as well in the near future.” D.A.G. Jayasuriya, Chief Technical Officer of SriLankan Airlines ......read more

Kronometry 1999-Corum boutique in Paris

Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2019:  Corum recently unveils three unique versions of its Admiral 45, available only at the Bristol – legendary Parisian luxury hotel and new home of Corum retailers Kronometry 1999 The Admiral 45 Bronze has been sailing the watchmaking seas for just over a year, proudly displaying its patented bronze case, teak pontoon dial, and iconic pennants, arranged around the twelve-sided bezel to display the hours befittingly for lovers of water sports and ocean-going races – and appealing to everyone who enjoys an assertive, sporty chic style. Based on this creation, Corum and watch retailers Kronometry 1999 (Monaco, Paris, Courchevel) have devised a highly exclusive limited edition, destined for the most discerning connoisseurs: the Admiral AC-ONE 45 ......read more

Tonda 1950 Stone-set range

Round diamonds or an explosion of rainbow colours   Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2019:  Parmigiani Fleurier presents a new stone-set Tonda 1950 range, one which offers extraordinary brilliance. The round diamonds of the Tonda 1950 Stone-set and the precious stones of the Tonda 1950 Rainbow illuminate Parmigiani Fleurier's revamped ultra-thin women's watch.   THE SETTING OF DIAMONDS AND PRECIOUS STONES   The new Tonda 1950 for women has a large bezel, reducing the area of the dial and providing a broader surface on which to set the precious stones. No fewer than 51 round diamonds adorn the edge of the watch, totalling 1.82 carats. Thanks to their size and purity, these diamonds create a spectacular play of light. The Tonda 1950 Rainbow features 36 bagu ......read more

Major Thai paper brand eyes new markets for unique product range at Paperworld Middle East 2019

Double A sets new goals in journey towards sustainable community development Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019:  Double A, Thailand’s largest pulp and paper manufacturer internationally recognized as the leading premium quality copy paper provider in more than 130 countries and more than 30 percent of its annual output destined for the Middle East and African market, continues its journey to be among the world’s most sustainable paper producers, with the support of one million farmers families.  Since founded in 1991, Double A’s DNA has been to build a business model from the ground up that not only helps protect the environment and gives back to the community, but does so while manufacturing premium grade paper exported throughout the globe.  Producing 6 ......read more

Qualatex Mystery Box invites regional professionals to balloon creations showdown at Paperworld Middle East in Dubai

Colourful competition spotlights rising regional popularity of balloon décor for weddings, parties, and special themed events Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019:    Middle East balloon artists are invited to showcase their balloon talents at a unique competition in Dubai, creating magical designs that are proving popular at weddings, parties, and themed events across the region.  Armed only with an air pump and their own imagination, contestants of the Qualatex Mystery Box competition will be presented with individual boxes containing the same assortment of Qualatex balloons, before they’re given 20 minutes to conjure their own stunning balloon décor. One competition will be held on all three days of Paperworld Middle East 2019 trade fair, which runs from 18-20 M ......read more

Parmigiani Fleurier, new friend of the brand – cybercrime fighter, Ilya Sachkov

March 06, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Ilya Sachkov, Forbes global tech-ranking participant, best-dressed according to GQ Russia and not to mention, CEO of one of the global leaders in hi-tech security, became friend of the brand of Swiss luxury manufacture, Parmigiani Fleurier. Young and gifted, self-made businessman, started his company at early 2000s, age of 17, when people used to see cybercrimes only in The Matrix movie. Group-IB today is in TOP-5 among leaders in its sphere worldwide, protecting largest banks, consulting governments and working in cooperation with Interpol and Europol.  Cryptocurrency – is not a trendy word for Ilya, his company, Group-IB, protects those technological giants from cyber-crooks worldwide, having offices in Moscow, London, New York, Dubai. F ......read more

Happy Mother's Day with Corum Heritage Diphylleia

March 05, 2019 - Dubai, UAE The latest introduction to the Heritage Collection is named after a rare and precious plant - Diphylleia - also known as "Skeleton flower". Corum's newest jewelled timepiece features a diaphonous “bloom”, decorated by hand and embraced by a lustrous ring of mother-of-pearl. This beautiful adornment features a mechanically wound movement in a round case 34 mm in diameter, encircled with a scintillating row of 22 diamonds. Available in two versions: 18-karat rose or 18-karat white gold, in limited productions of eight and eighteen pieces, respectively. Corum's Heritage collection exemplifies audacious yet timeless creativity founded on the technical and aesthetic expertise of this distinguished watch house for over half a centur ......read more

Automechanika Jeddah opens with 80 exhibitors from 15 countries

Global brands make inroads in Saudi’s $7.6 billion spare parts and auto services market February 28, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Saudi’s foremost auto aftermarket trade fair opened today (26 February) in Jeddah, with more than 80 exhibitors from 15 countries tapping into the Kingdom’s auto services and spare parts market that’s estimated to grow six percent annually over the next five years. Mr. Mazen Batterjee, the Vice President of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry opened the show. Running until tomorrow (27th February) at the Jeddah Hilton Hotel, Automechanika Jeddah 2019 arrives in its 3rd edition as new government policies and a significant boost in car parc (vehicles in operation) fuel rising demand for related auto aftermarket supplies a services.  ......read more

Roger Dubuis becomes Official Timekeeper of Al Ain FC

February 27, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Roger Dubuis announced the kick-off of their grand partnership with Al Ain Football Club, current UAE League champions and former Asian Champions. The Swiss fine watch brand renowned for its avant-garde style and timepieces of extreme technicality and extraordinary complications, signed the agreement as Official Timekeeper of Al Ain FC at a ceremony held at the club's iconic Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain. The partnership represents the coming together of two entities; that have scaled the peaks of their respective fields and are dedicated to maintaining standards of excellence, commitment and exclusivity, all the while being driven by a determination to succeed that have kept them in the forefront on their particular fields of play. To celebr ......read more

Chrono 4 Grande Taille Limited Edition - another classy reiteration of an iconic collection

February 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Eberhard & Co continues to come up with new iterations of their innovative Chrono 4 line of outsize watches embedded with a motorsports theme, The latest edition in the line of oversized chronographs is the Chrono 4 Grande Taille in a limited edition of 500 pieces. With a black stainless steel case and black rubber strap, the Chrono 4 Grande Taille exudes a dynamic and sporting look, proudly carrying the E motif on the side.  The generously dimensioned case (43mm) hides a mechanical movement with automatic winding. Like all the other Chrono4 models by Eberhard & Co. it is characterized by an exclusive feature: its four counters are arranged in a horizontal row, which makes reading the time a logical and consequent operation. The display ......read more

Chronoswiss Shows Off Twin Limited Edition Flying Grand Regulators

February 14, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Chronoswiss has launched two new striking examples of the Flying Grand Regulator, sporting the characteristic layered dial construction and iconic guilloche work. Both these exclusive watches are prime examples of the line that has created more than mere ripples in the haute horological world. Both dressy and with a sporting flair, these models are designed to fit into most occasions with a certain panache. The stainless steel case measures 44mm x 12.4mm. The satin-finished DLC coating adds a powerful look to these timepieces. The extended screwed lugs, and the oversized onion crown are reminiscent of a pilot’s watch but fit the watch just fine.  Both models feature a handsome guilloche dial plate with the next level up being the minute inde ......read more

Delightful Duo Of Elegant Timepieces Make For A Special Valentine Day's Gift

February 11, 2019 - Dubai, UAE   This dynamic duo of iconic and elegant timepieces, the first created specifically for women by Parmigiani Fleurier, the Kalpa Piccola and Kalpa Donna, sport the signature tonneau lines and radiate elegant feminine charm and with their striking make a stunning. These exceptional watches will make an ideal Valentine's Day gift for the special woman in your life.   THE GOLDEN NUMBER FOR BALANCE AND HARMONY   When creating the design for the Kalpa Piccola and Kalpa Donna, which are identical apart from size, Michel Parmigiani used the perfect proportions of the golden number as his foundation. He then enhanced the harmony of these proportions with gentle, rounded details like the delicate curve of the case, which extends to ......read more

Kronometry 1999-Corum boutique in Paris

February 06, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Corum recently unveils three unique versions of its Admiral 45, available only at the Bristol – legendary Parisian luxury hotel and new home of Corum retailers Kronometry 1999 The Admiral 45 Bronze has been sailing the watchmaking seas for just over a year, proudly displaying its patented bronze case, teak pontoon dial, and iconic pennants, arranged around the twelve-sided bezel to display the hours befittingly for lovers of water sports and ocean-going races – and appealing to everyone who enjoys an assertive, sporty chic style. Based on this creation, Corum and watch retailers Kronometry 1999 (Monaco, Paris, Courchevel) have devised a highly exclusive limited edition, destined for the most discerning connoisseurs: the Admiral AC-ONE 45 ......read more

A Cosmic Celebration of Femininity

Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019:  Excalibur Shooting Stars Trilogy Roger Dubuis is convinced that women are every bit as keen as men to wear daring and technical calibres. It is for this reason that for a quarter of a century Roger Dubuis has been speaking to women through highly distinctive, self-confident and sophisticated codes combined with an elegant touch of eccentricity. This has resulted in a combination of shapes, curves and ultra-fashionable designs, while remaining at the very high end of luxury watchmaking. Cosmic affinities The Roger Dubuis woman is empowered and successful, while remaining sensitive to both aesthetics and technology. She sets her own goals, writes her own rulebook and naturally stands out from the crowd – which is why she is drawn to excep ......read more

Corum Golden Bridge Round 39 makes an ideal gift for Valentine's Day

Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019:  When the most famous calibre in watchmaking is adorned with High Jewellery lacework gem setting, the result sheds new light on the architecture of the baguette movement. It will soon be 40 years old. But the best is yet to come. Beyond its men's and women’s models, its manual or automatic winding, its vertical or horizontal structure, there is still no shortage of pages left to be written about the baguette movement. The Golden Bridge Round 39 is a perfect example. It is probably one of the most daring High Jewellery creations, not only for Corum but for contemporary watchmaking. The Golden Bridge Round 39’s unique architecture features an exquisite interplay of shapes with its horizontal baguette movement and a half-moon on each si ......read more

Chrono 4 Grande Taille - an extra-special timepiece

Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019:  Eberhard & Co continues to surprise with their new outsize mechanical chronograph, the Chrono 4 Grande Taille, buillding further on the innovative Chrono 4's new interpretation of reading time.   Now the outsize chronograph comes in a Limited Edition of 600 with a black stainless steel case and black rubber strap, which gives it a decidedly sporting look, emblazoned as it is with E in relief on the side - the emblem of the maison.    The generously dimensioned case (Ø 43mm) hides a mechanical movement with automatic winding. Like all the other Chrono4 models by Eberhard & Co. it is characterized by an exclusive feature: its four counters are arranged in a horizontal row, which makes reading the time a logical a ......read more

The Graham Chronofighter Vintage UK Ltd takes unity into its own hands

RULE BRITANNIA?   Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2019:  From pomp to punk, the UK has always steered away from black and white perspectives. The Graham Chronofighter Vintage UK shows this spirit in its true colours, in this case those of the union jack flag. The timely Swiss watch with a British heritage addresses Brexit with heart-felt honesty – by adding a question mark. As in any love affair, this tiny piece of punctuation speaks volumes. Should I go or should I stay? Can we still be friends? Will we ever get back together again? It sets the tone for a timepiece with stunning looks, a love of tradition and the courage to look to the future.   A red, white and blue painted dial flags up a mood of familiarity with a twist on this automatic chronograph with a day- ......read more

European paper, office supplies and stationery majors to be present in strength at Paperworld Middle East

Exhibitors line up exciting range of innovative products and solutions to target fast-growing market Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Paperworld Middle East, being the premier trade and networking event for paper, office products and stationery in the Middle East, has traditionally enjoyed a strong presence from European exhibitors. Manufacturers and suppliers from the continent, realizing the potential of the event as a stage to reach across the wider region, will be out in strength at Paperworld Middle East 2019 too, with a wide range of products that cater specifically to the regional market preferences. With Paperworld Middle East now evolving into a comprehensive umbrella event that takes in the associated industries of toys and games as well as fine leather products and corp ......read more

Eberhard & Co. Gilda makes an extraordinary Valentine's Day gift

Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  All the svelte and sensuous good looks that are the characteristic of Eberhard & Co.’s ultra-feminine Gilda line, come through every curve of the new Gilda 61008.3 timepiece.   Designed for the woman of style, this Gilda, like the rest of its stablemates, can also boast of the highest standards of watchmaking design and craftsmanship. Irresistibly sinuous in look and feel, the new Gilda is inspired by the beauty of nature and its varied forms. Its curvy face encloses is enclosed in a stainless steel case, the bezel set in rubies, diamonds and zephyrs. The hour markers are set off in black against the white gleam of the dial, with the quarter hour marked in elegant Roman numerals.   The Gilda has a quartz movement, protecte ......read more

Flying Grand Regulator now available in new colour combinations

Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  The Grand Regulator in its distinctive 44 mm case has been a permanent fixture of the Chronoswiss collection for more than 20 years. In 2017, this classic watch was given an upgrade and has boasted its innovative 3D dial design ever since under the name of Flying Grand Regulator. In addition to this timepiece with its stainless steel case and midnight blue dial, two more Flying Grand Regulator versions in bold colour combinations will be launched this spring, each of them featuring a DLC coated case.   At a hardness of 5,000 Vickers, a DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon) coating comes close to diamond and is extremely resistant to scratches or chemical influences. This process also gives the stainless steel case a dark, almost mystical look which is com ......read more

Eberhard & Co. Main Sponsor of Winter Marathon 2019

Dubai, UAE, January 08, 2019:  Eberhard & Co., a watchmaker with a passion for motoring, supports motoring enthusiasts around the world. For almost 30 years, the company has been one of the main sponsors of some of the most fascinating motoring events, in particular those dedicated to the world of vintage cars, rallies, regularity races and concours d’elegance.  Eberhard has been confirmed as Main Sponsor and Official Timekeeper for the 31st edition of the Winter Marathon, the most eagerly-awaited winter event in the world, scheduled for 24 to 27 January 2019 in Madonna di Campiglio. A long-established tie unites Eberhard & Co. with the world of speed and challenges with a retro flavour going back to 1991, when the brand dedicated a special collection of watch ......read more

Corum Heritage Eleganza- A luxury feminine piece

Dubai, UAE, January 07, 2019:  Corum unveils a new collection that is 100% dedicated to women: Eleganza. Its particularity: available both in casual chic and precious jewellery versions; as part of a strictly limited edition, these feminine models feature, for the first time in the brand’s history, an automatic regulator movement and represent the perfect gift for the woman of style. At once precious yet casual, modern yet already legendary: Corum brings opposites together for its new 100% feminine collection. The Eleganza embodies Italian-style chicness, suitable for gala events...or paired with jeans and trainers.  The idea was to create a model that was both precious and contemporary”, explains Jérôme Biard, CEO of Corum. “We have therefore adopted a trad ......read more

Tonda Metropolitaine Sélène Moon Phase Watch

Dubai, UAE, January 05, 2019:  Parmigiani Fleurier has expanded its Tonda Métropolitaine Sélène range following the resounding success of this watch, launched in 2016, with two new models in rose gold. These models display the moon phases thanks to a movement produced entirely in-house and set in a modern, refined rose gold case.    ROSE GOLD DOWN TO THE FINEST DETAILS The Tonda Métropolitaine Sélène in rose gold features two dial versions: the first, in abyss blue, is adorned with a central lotus flower – a symbol of femininity. This decoration is cut from mother of pearl and applied to the dial, from which it stands out 0.2 mm. The satin and polished finishes of the lace design create a play of light that beautifully showcases the quality of the workmanship. ......read more

8 Jours Grande Taille - a new avatar on iconic timepiece

Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Eberhard & Co's new take on the elegant and classic 8 Jours manually-wound watch that offers whole 8 days of power reserve is the memorable 8 Jours Grande Taille, a reimaging of an icon that will make for the perfect gift over the festivities.   Although preserving the same basic dial layout with seconds sub-dial at 6 o’clock and the power reserve indicator at 9 o’clock, the watch is slighly larger in heft to accommodate the power reservve and achieve an overall more modern appearance.   The watch is powered by the reworked ETA Peseux 7001 hand-wound movement, squeezes in an add-on module that adds a power reserve functionality and provide some living space for the second spring barrel that houses a spring 125 ce ......read more

Jessica Korda joined the Parmigiani Fleurier's “Friends of the Brand”

Dubai, UAE, December 26, 2018:  Parmigiani Fleurier is proud to announce the latest addition to its Friend of the Brand network, professional golfer Jessica Korda. The American athlete turned pro at only 18 and joined the LPGA Tour that year (2011). Since then, she has made a name for herself in the professional golf world, winning five tour titles thanks to her stamina, hard work and dedication. At Parmigiani Fleurier, we are proud to welcome such an inspiring athlete among our valued Friends of the Brand.  Jessica will be wearing the Kalparisma Nova Galaxy timepiece, characterized for its stunning aventurine dial and small seconds star design, inspired by Michel Parmigiani’s famed restoration work.  “We share many values with Jessica,” said Parmigia ......read more

Heritage Corum Lab 01 - Timekeeping was never so elegant!

Dubai, UAE, December 26, 2018:  Corum has created a “Lab” collection where mechanics take precedence, in a disruptive, contemporary approach. The first two barrel-shaped series, each limited to 99 pieces, were launched recently in Beijing  Different, unique, off the beaten track: Corum’s conception of watchmaking today has no equal. The brand launched a new limited series that embodies this manifesto: the Heritage Corum Lab 01. The idea: offer pieces with a racing, sculptural, technical, modern spirit and which will only be available as limited editions.  Two limited series “Heritage Corum Lab 01” watches unveiled  The first two “Heritage Corum Lab 01” models feature a barrel-shaped case made entirely of black DLC. A ra ......read more

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Huracàn Performante

Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2018:  Every day is a competition day for Roger Dubuis, filled with challenges to be taken on and ambitious goals to be reached. Like Lamborghini Squadra Corse, the Maison is firmly committed to cutting-edge performance, ferocious groundbreaking technology and super-sleek aesthetics, all fuelled by a high-impact R&D vision and focused on delivering bold customer experiences. This set of common denominators put them on a fast track to a roaring encounter where sparks were bound to fly. Feeling the thrill For individuals committed to pushing their own limits and defying all known rules, Lamborghini’s Squadra Corse motorsport department and Manufacture Roger Dubuis have opted to pool their knowledge and expertise. When visionary engineers meet wit ......read more

Tonda Metropolitaine Selene Rose Gold

A feminine complication that marries elegance and the celestial world with the majesty of rose gold   Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2018:  Parmigiani Fleurier has expanded its Tonda Métropolitaine Sélène range following the resounding success of this watch, launched in 2016, with two new models in rose gold. These models display the moon phases thanks to a movement produced entirely in-house and set in a modern, refined rose gold case.    ROSE GOLD DOWN TO THE FINEST DETAILS   The Tonda Métropolitaine Sélène in rose gold features two dial versions: the first, in abyss blue, is adorned with a central lotus flower – a symbol of femininity. This decoration is cut from mother of pearl and applied to the dial, from which it stands out 0.2 mm. The sati ......read more

Classic Gilda sets the style standard

Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2018:  All the svelte and sensuous good looks that are the characteristic of Eberhard & Co.’s ultra-feminine Gilda line, come through every curve of the new Gilda 61008.3 timepiece.   Designed for the woman of style, this Gilda, like the rest of its stablemates, can also boast of the highest standards of watchmaking design and craftsmanship. Irresistibly sinuous in look and feel, the new Gilda is inspired by the beauty of nature and its varied forms. Its curvy face encloses is enclosed in a stainless steel case, the bezel set in rubies, diamonds and zephyrs. The hour markers are set off in black against the white gleam of the dial, with the quarter hour marked in elegant Roman numerals.   The Gilda has a quartz movement, protect ......read more

Toric Chronometre Guilloche Dial

Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018:  In 2017, Parmigiani Fleurier unveiled the Toric Chronomètre, a contemporary reworking of the first watch designed by Michel Parmigiani. In November 2018, the brand revisited the aesthetics of this flagship model, introducing an eye-catching dial decorated to evoke the spiral pattern of a pine cone.    The Guilloche Dial   "The decoration is so captivating because it is based on the Golden Ratio. Within it, you see Fibonacci's spirals, reproducing a harmony that is everywhere in nature." This is how Michel Parmigiani describes the hand-guilloché dial of the new Toric Chronomètre. Its concentric pattern evokes the arrangement of the scales on a pine cone – one of the innumerable examples of the Golden Ratio s ......read more

Glamorous Tonda is perfect for the wrist of the stylish lady this Christmas season

Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018:  Parmigiani Fleurier has expanded its Tonda Métropolitaine Sélène range following the resounding success of this watch, launched in 2016, with two new models in rose gold. These models display the moon phases thanks to a movement produced entirely in-house and set in a modern, refined rose gold case.    ROSE GOLD DOWN TO THE FINEST DETAILS   The Tonda Métropolitaine Sélène in rose gold features two dial versions: the first, in abyss blue, is adorned with a central lotus flower – a symbol of femininity. This decoration is cut from mother of pearl and applied to the dial, from which it stands out 0.2 mm. The satin and polished finishes of the lace design create a play of light that beautifully showcases the quality of the w ......read more

For Christmas, Corum Covers Its Golden Bridges in Snow

The brand launches four editions of its famous Golden Bridge, decorated entirely with snow-set diamonds Dubai, UAE, December 19, 2018:  Christmas is in the air: just in time for the festive season, Corum is releasing two new versions of its Golden Bridge with a new “snow” setting. Made exclusively of diamonds, the snow setting involves arranging a random number of diamonds of all sizes in such a way that together, they cover up the entirety of the metal. It is a high-level jewellery practice for two reasons. Firstly, the meticulous choice of the placement of each diamond. Though each one is different, they must still be as close to one another as possible, interlocking to the micron so the edges are almost touching. There is thus no consistency in this task, one whic ......read more

Johnny Depp Wears a Corum Bubble Skull

Dubai, UAE, December 16, 2018:  American superstar and Hollywood icon Johnny Depp, is known for setting his own sense of style. And whether it comes to setting trends for the millions of his devoted fans or his performances in front of the camera, the Golden Globe-winning actor is known for pushing the envelope and rewriting all the rules. So when Depp was seen sporting Corum's stunning Bubble 47 Skull, at the world premiere of his movie, 'Richard says Goodbye', at the Zurich Film Festival earlier this month, it certainly turned heads and set style watchers' tongues wagging. The Bubble Skull 47 in stainless steel with black PVD coating is certainly an attention grabber.  With its characteristic 8mm domed sapphire crystal glass, and a Mexican style skull in w ......read more

Extra Fort Automatic continues to set style standards

Dubai, UAE, December 16, 2018:  Eberhard & Co's ageless classic, the Extra Fort Automatic set the standards for the modern chronograph. With its elegant lines and dynamic persence, this graceful timepiece with a sporting pedigree, grew to typify Eberhard & Co.'s ongoing relationship with the world of motorsport.   The 40mm Extra‐fort Automatic (time and date functions) has an automatic mechanical movement protected by a durable steel case,  which is waterproof to 50 metres. The case back is fixed with six screws, and features a screw‐in crown, while the dial is protected by a domed sapphire glass.   Eberhard introduced a few design tweaks in the new versions of the Extra Fort at Baselworld this year. including the vertical “ ......read more

Chrono 4 Grande Taille - an extra-special timepiece

Dubai, UAE, December 04, 2018:  Eberhard & Co continues to surprise with their new outsize mechanical chronograph, the Chrono 4 Grande Taille, buillding further on the innovative Chrono 4's new interpretation of reading time.   Now the outsize chronograph comes in a Limited Edition of 600 with a black stainless steel case and black rubber strap, which gives it a decidedly sporting look, emblazoned as it is with E in relief on the side - the emblem of the maison.    The generously dimensioned case (Ø 43mm) hides a mechanical movement with automatic winding. Like all the other Chrono4 models by Eberhard & Co. it is characterized by an exclusive feature: its four counters are arranged in a horizontal row, which makes reading the time a logic ......read more

Parmigiani Fleurier Presents The New Kalpa Collection

Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2018:  The origins of the Kalpa, revealed by Michel Parmigiani Why was this watch shape chosen, and how was it conceived? It’s really very simple. I set out with the ambition to create a watch that was comfortable and ergonomic for all wrists, given how much their anatomy varies, as well as that of the wearers. I wanted to create a piece whose dimensions were as universal as possible. I was also keen that the watch should be felt comfortably when the opposite hand was placed on the wrist. He suddenly claps his right hand onto his left wrist, which sports a Kalpa. His face breaks into a big smile. You see?  You can hardly feel the watch, yet it’s most certainly there! It blends with my wrist, from the crystal to the strap, and with each tiny ......read more

Roger Dubuis celebrates UAE National Day with exclusive Limited Edition Excalibur Spider Skeleton automatic

Dubai, UAE, November 21, 2018:  Joining with the people of the United Arab Emirates as they celebrate their 47th National Day, Roger Dubuis, the pioneer of contemporary skeleton calibres, introduces an exclusive UAE Limited Edition Excalibur Spider Skeleton, dedicated to the people and leadership of the nation. Issued in only 28 pieces, the UAE Limited Edition is decked out in the red, green, white and black colours of the UAE flag and features the in-house movement RD820SQ, a demonstration of the Manufacture’s expertise of architectural and technical mechanics, stamped with the prestigious Poinçon de Genève. The automatic movement is highlighted by the astral skeleton structure and the micro‑rotor, offering a spectacular view on the mechanism. Not only aesthetics, t ......read more

Parmigiani Fleurier, new Friends of the Brand – ice-hockey superstar, Evgeniy Malkin and TV-host, Anna Kasterova

Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2018:  NHL superstar, three-time Stanley Cup winner and two-time world champion, not to mention best Pittsburgh Penguins forward, Evgeniy Malkin, and his wife, famous TV-presenter, Anna Kasterova, joined the prestigious club of Friends of the Brand of Parmigiani Fleurier. Evgeniy and Anna were invited to visit the watch manufacture in Fleurier, where they were able to witness the process of watchmaking with high standards of finishing for watch calibers, cases and dials. For themselves they chose models from the 2018 flagship collection – Kalpa. #71 of Penguins, Geno, preferred a watch in rose gold with a blue dial, Kalpagraphe Chronometre with COSC certification. Anna chose a truly feminine classic of the brand – Kalparisma Nova in rose gold ......read more

The Geo-Graham Orrery Tourbillon presents a galaxy you can reach out and wear Geo-Graham Orrery Tourbillon

Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:  Time and space fuse in the latest complication from Graham. Inspired by George Graham’s invention of the first Orrery in 1713, this precious limited edition of eight harmoniously marries horology and universe. Sealing the union are genuine, carved elements of Mars and the Moon.   These turn the fascination of a cosmos usually out of reach, into a wonder that can be captured. Proudly representing their namesakes in each watch, these materials enable celestial bodies to get in touch with their earthly side. The heart and soul of the piece is a manual Orrery tourbillon exclusively crafted for Graham by Christophe Claret, evolved from the 2013 Graham anniversary edition. Rooted in the age of enlightenment three centuries ago, this horologic ......read more

8 Jours Grande Taille - a new avatar on iconic timepiece

Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018:  Eberhard & Co's new take on the elegant and classic 8 Jours manually-wound watch that offers whole 8 days of power reserve is the memorable 8 Jours Grande Taille, a reimaging of an icon that will make for the perfect gift over the festivities.   Although preserving the same basic dial layout with seconds sub-dial at 6 o’clock and the power reserve indicator at 9 o’clock, the watch is slighly larger in heft to accommodate the power reservve and achieve an overall more modern appearance.   The watch is powered by the reworked ETA Peseux 7001 hand-wound movement, squeezes in an add-on module that adds a power reserve functionality and provide some living space for the second spring barrel that houses a spring 125 c ......read more

GaGà Milano unveils six extra-special watches to celebrate Neymar's genius

Dubai, UAE, November 04, 2018:  Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar Jr. has an unerring sense of style and he makes a bold statement with his choices, just as he does in his own inimitable way on the soccer pitch, with his sublime ball skills and instinctive sharpshooting wizardry.  It is with that peerless taste for style and flair, that the quicksilver Paris Saint-Germain striker has joined hands with GaGà  Milano as Ambassador of the Brand. Neymar’s passion for GaGà Milano watches, began in 2016, when he walked into the GaGà Milano boutique in Tokyo and instantly fell in love with the brand's outsize sense of style. This association, which was nurtured over the years has now blossomed into full-fledged cooperation across all aspects of branding and promotions. ......read more

Kalparisma Nova Galaxy Celebrating a decade of the Kalparisma

Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018:  In 2008, Parmigiani Fleurier launched the Kalparisma family, its first mechanical collection for women. The brand is now celebrating the tenth anniversary of this phenomenal collection with the Kalparisma Nova Galaxy, a watch that is more feminine and captivating than ever. AN AVENTURINE GLASS DIAL As is the case for many superb inventions, Aventurine glass was created by accident. In the 19th century, a glass-blower in the Italian city of Murano happened to spill some copper shavings into molten glass. This gave rise to Aventurine glass, now a much sought-after material, scattered with metal inclusions and named after the Italian expression "a l’avventura", literally "by chance" – a tribute to this lucky twist of f ......read more

Graham Chronofighter Superlight Carbon Skeleton

Revolutionising Hand Baggage Weight Limits   Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2018:  Weighing in half as heavy as the hippest of smartphones, the Graham Chronofighter Superlight Carbon Skeleton is a horological high-flyer. Adding less than 100g to the wearer’s personal baggage allowance, this watch means business – and leisure too. Graham has taken its Superlight carbon technology to new levels.   The result is a timepiece that has a skeleton dial under its wing, as well as a case, buckle, bezel and iconic start and stop trigger in this innovative material. In functionality and durability terms, this chronograph is no lightweight. It’s powered by a Swiss G1790 automatic chronograph movement, integrating 48 hours of power reserve and protected by an Incab ......read more

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Skeleton Double Flying Tourbillon-"No Boxing No Life"

Adrenaline is the lifeblood of Roger Dubuis, along with a commitment to performance and blazing new watchmaking trails.    Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2018:  This unflinching willpower and proven ability to go the distance have led Roger Dubuis to acknowledge its instinctive affinities with its new Friend of the Brand: Mexican boxing star and freshly crowned middleweight world champion, Saúl Álvarez (aka ‘Canelo’). Sporting the Roger Dubuis colors for the momentous September 15th prizefight against Gennady Golovki, Canelo channeled the spirit of a Maison fired by passion and endowed with an equally fierce determination to win by pushing every known limit.    To symbolize the ultimate tension and excitement of this momentous victory and ......read more

Eberhard & Co. 8 Jours Grande Taille a modern take on a classic timepiece

Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2018:  Eberhard & Co's new take on the elegant and classic 8 Jours manually-wound watch that offers whole 8 days of power reserve is the memorable 8 Jours Grande Taille.   Although preserving the same basic dial layout with seconds sub-dial at 6 o’clock and the power reserve indicator at 9 o’clock, the watch is slighly larger in heft to accommodate the power reservve and achieve an overall more modern appearance.   The watch is powered by the reworked ETA Peseux 7001 hand-wound movement, squeezes in an add-on module that adds a power reserve functionality and provide some living space for the second spring barrel that houses a spring 125 centimeters (almost 50 inches!) in length.   The Eberhard 8 Jours Grande ......read more

Another Gilda beauty from Eberhard & Co.

Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2018:  Eberhard & Co.’s latest offering in their classic Gilda line of timepieces for stylish women, is resplendent with the svelte, sensuous charm that has now become a characteristic of the line. Stylish and feminine it may be, but every Gillda can also boast of the highest standards of watchmaking design and craftsmanship.   Irresistibly sinuous in look and feel, the new Gilda is inspired by the beauty of nature and its varied forms. Its curvy face encloses is enclosed in a stainless steel case. The hour markers are set off in black against the white gleam of the dial, with the quarter hour marked in elegant Roman numerals.   The Gilda has a quartz movement, protected by sapphire glass with a patented spherical dome and antire ......read more

Roger Dubuis opens a new boutique in Monaco

A new surge of adrenalin in Monaco Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:  In summer 2018, a new Roger Dubuis store has opened in the world-famous principality of Monaco. Over the past year, the watchmaker has been accompanied by the roar of Lamborghini engines, so it is only fitting that it should take up residence on Le Rocher – the “Rock” – an iconic luxury destination and the birthplace of the car industry. This also brings Roger Dubuis geographically close to its partner Pirelli, which every year transforms the town with its cult weekend of pure adrenalin for motorsports enthusiasts, while offering new and exciting experiences for its clientele. Disruptive material Within this 27 sqm space, Roger Dubuis emphasizes duality with an asymmetric beige silk rug ......read more

8 Jours Grande Taille a modern take on a classic timepiece

Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:  Eberhard & Co's new take on the elegant and classic 8 Jours manually-wound watch that offers whole 8 days of power reserve is the memorable 8 Jours Grande Taille.   Although preserving the same basic dial layout with seconds sub-dial at 6 o’clock and the power reserve indicator at 9 o’clock, the watch is slighly larger in heft to accommodate the power reservve and achieve an overall more modern appearance.   The watch is powered by the reworked ETA Peseux 7001 hand-wound movement, squeezes in an add-on module that adds a power reserve functionality and provide some living space for the second spring barrel that houses a spring 125 centimeters (almost 50 inches!) in length.   The Eberhard 8 Jours Grande ......read more

Golden Bridge Titane Dlc: The Clash Of The Titans

 Back in black: the Golden Bridge returns in no less than six new modern, exclusive editions, decorated entirely in black. The first two are unveiled today, revealing a powerful and modern new look for this icon which was first presented forty short years ago. Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:   Fashions change, yet the Golden Bridge remains. A unique piece that has gone against the trends since its creation in 1980, today it has been reinvented in six architectural versions with an original aesthetic design. They will be gradually revealed over the next few months, but the first two have been unveiled today.  The pervasive presence of a black DLC treatment on its case, bezel, and buckle forms the basis of the design. All of these components stand out with their depth ......read more

Eberhard & Co. Presents Scafograf 100

Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:  Following the success of the past few years with the introduction of the Scafograf 300 and Scafograf GMT, Eberhard & Co. is now expanding the collection with a more feminine version, a new model dedicated to the sporty, dynamic and sophisticated woman.   Animated by an automatic movement in a 38 mm steel case with a polished, satin finish, the new Scafograf 100 retains some of the features of the historic collection of diving models combined with more feminine elements. The ceramic 3D bezel has a faceted finish with relief effect, in a white or chocolate colour matching the two mother-of-pearl dial versions on which luminescent applied markers stand out.   The steel caseback is screw-tightened and customised with the engraving o ......read more

Happy Anniversary – Celebrating 30 years of the Regulator!

Limited anniversary edition of the Flying Regulator Open Gear   Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:  2018 is a very special year for Chronoswiss. In addition to the 35th anniversary of the brand´s founding, the 30th birthday of the flagship Regulator model is also coming up. The Regulator made its debut in 1988 as the ‘Régulateur’ and has since been identified with the brand, leaving its mark in the watch industry. Whether square or round, Chronograph or Tourbillon, automatic or manual winding – one or more models with the decentralized time display have always been in the collection – Regulator rules!   A completely independent collection, lead by Oliver Ebstein, has been developed around this iconic Regulator model and it continues to gr ......read more

Neymar Jr. Partners With GaGà Milano as Brand Ambassador

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018:  Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar Jr. has an unerring instinct to score the most impossible of goals, penetrate the canniest of defences and a sense of style that is the envy of many of his peers. It is with that peerless taste for style and flair, that the quicksilver Paris Saint-Germain striker has joined hands with GaGà  Milano as Ambassador of the Brand. The tie-up between soccer's glamour boy and the Italian fine watch and jewellery maker symbolizes a partnership that brings together an iconic sports superstar and an avant-garde watch and accessories brand, both of them renowned for setting new standards of glamorous style and technical perfection. Neymar’s passion for GaGà Milano watches, began in 2016, when he walked into the ......read more

Tazio Nuvolari – Time is legend

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018:  There are some people in the history of sport that cannot be defined merely as ‘champions’. When they exceed the limits set by their time and enter the superhuman ‘Hall of Fame’ of those who have broken all barriers by crossing the line of the inconceivable, it is then that they undergo the natural progression that turns them into legends.   Tazio Nuvolari, the champion driver who dominated the decades between 1920 and the late forties, is quite obviously such a sportsman.   When, almost 30 years ago, Eberhard & Co. decided to celebrate his enterprises by creating a collection that bears his name, the figure of Tazio had become shrouded by the mists of time and all that had happened in the world of motori ......read more

Corum Heritage Eleganza- Dedicated to the stylish woman

Dubai, UAE, October 13, 2018:  Corum is unveiling a new collection that is 100% dedicated to women: Eleganza. Its particularity: available both in casual chic and precious jewellery versions; as part of a strictly limited edition, these feminine models feature, for the first time in the brand’s history, an automatic regulator movement.  At once precious yet casual, modern yet already legendary: Corum brings opposites together for its new 100% feminine collection. The Eleganza embodies Italian-style chicness, suitable for gala events...or paired with jeans and trainers.  “The idea was to create a model that was both precious and contemporary”, explains Jérôme Biard, CEO of Corum. “We have therefore adopted a traditional round format with a bezel ......read more

Elegant and feminine new Mini Bubble set to make a big splash

Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018:  The Bubble flaunts its curves once again: In stark contrast to the XXL versions designed for thrill seekers, it's now time to meet the “Mini” version, measuring only 17 mm. It’s the first compact Bubble watch bearing the Corum signature!  Absolutely stunning, curvy and proud of it: Corum’s Bubble continues to bare its curves. Originally only available in 3 sizes: 42, 47 and 52 mm, the collection now includes the all-new 17 mm diameter.  Especially created for women, the piece adopts the design of its famous predecessors: a round stainless steel case, a domed sapphire crystal, and a bubble-shaped crown with rubber grip. Today, the 17 mm version features a bezel set whose stones match with their bracelets: topaz ......read more

Classic and Refined: SAINT HONORE introduces its new Allure Men Watch

Dubai, UAE, October 04, 2018:  Watch lovers will make it a true companion of everyday life; this new Allure gets straight to the point while offering a little something extra: refinement.   The Allure features sublime silvered dials in blue, beige, brown, rosé champagne or black shades. The dials are adorned with silvered markers and hands that ensure perfect legibility.   The understated elegance of Allure is distinctive for its extreme finesse, which expresses the essential at a glance in a 38.5 mm steel case.   All the details – particularly the horns – are designed for perfect comfort and are minutely crafted to reveal the beautiful glow of the leather strap in black or brown.    In a more assertive style, the new metal ......read more

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Quatuor -Limited Edition of 8 pieces

Black star attraction   Dubai, UAE, September 30, 2018:  Stunning paradoxes stemming from progressive complications and disruptive materials. In 2018, the brand that dares to be rare hits new heights of creative transformation with the coming of the fierce dark knight to the hyperwatch segment. Enter the all-black Excalibur Quatuor Carbon, the ultimate paradox between a ‘heavyweight’ movement and a ‘featherlight’ ultra-modern timepiece.   Convicted serial innovator   The Roger Dubuis ‘disruptive materials and progressive complications’ ethos has enabled it to acquire an international reputation as an avant-garde Maison perpetually on the look-out for pioneering technical developments and creative aesthetic options &n ......read more

Chronoswiss Limited Edition of Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton

Less is often more   Dubai, UAE, September 30, 2018:  Chronoswiss concentrates on the essentials for the new Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton: With its barely existent dial and a skeletonized movement, the stunning timepiece is thus freed from all superfluous material in an innovative manner. The result is a multidimensional Regulator watch with an elaborately constructed dial and deep insights.   The skeletonization exudes a particularly contemporary aura due to the masculine size of 44 mm and the innovative clear lines of the piece. In addition to the uncomplicated language of design, the dynamic coloring supports this effect. The funnel-shaped hour scale in is an absolute eye catcher.   Chronoswiss’ love of detail and horological finesse is als ......read more

Inaugural Beautyworld Saudi Arabia 2018 approaches full capacity ahead of October debut in Jeddah

Saudi’s US$5.7 billion beauty and personal care market proves a major draw card for global beauty and wellness brands September 26, 2018:   The inaugural edition of Beautyworld Saudi Arabia is approaching full capacity, with global suppliers of beauty products and wellbeing eagerly snapping up the exhibition’s last available slots ahead of its October 2018 debut in Jeddah.  More than 120 exhibitors from around the world will descend upon the Kingdom’s dedicated trade fair for cosmetics, skincare, haircare, salon supplies, and fragrances, as they prepare a rousing welcome for thousands of Saudi trade buyers and beauty professionals. The maiden three-day event, co-organised by Messe Frankfurt Middle East and Saudi-based ACE Group, will run from ......read more

Kiera Chaplin- The New Face Of SAINT HONORE

Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2018:  Since their collaboration on 2017 Rallye des Gazelles, ties were reinforced between SAINT HONORE and Kiera Chaplin, now the brand’s new ambassador - discover who she is. Kiera Chaplin, a multi-talented woman Grand-daughter of Charlie Chaplin and great-grand-daughter of Nobel Prize winner Eugene O’Neill, Kiera Chaplin remembers a time, while growing up, when she did not grasp the measure of her heritage’s fame. Yet she tried to find her place pretty soon, as a teenager; she got into modelling at 16 and her career kicked off when she moved to New York. She would appear in leading fashion magazines such as Vogue, Elle or Vanity Fair, and she featured in several brands’ campaigns, as well as Pirelli’s calendar. FHM voted ......read more

Corum Heritage Eleganza

Corum “Eleganza”: Ma che bella! Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2018:  Corum is unveiling a new collection that is 100% dedicated to women: Eleganza. Its particularity: available both in casual chic and precious jewellery versions; as part of a strictly limited edition, these feminine models feature, for the first time in the brand’s history, an automatic regulator movement.  At once precious yet casual, modern yet already legendary: Corum brings opposites together for its new 100% feminine collection. The Eleganza embodies Italian-style chicness, suitable for gala events...or paired with jeans and trainers.  “The idea was to create a model that was both precious and contemporary”, explains Jérôme Biard, CEO of Corum. “We have therefore ......read more

Eberhard & Co. Scafograf 100 For Elegant Lady

Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018:  Following the success of the past few years with the introduction of the Scafograf 300 and Scafograf GMT, Eberhard & Co. is now expanding the collection with a more feminine version, a new model dedicated to the sporty, dynamic and sophisticated woman.   Animated by an automatic movement in a 38 mm steel case with a polished, satin finish, the new Scafograf 100 retains some of the features of the historic collection of diving models combined with more feminine elements. The ceramic 3D bezel has a faceted finish with relief effect, in a white or chocolate colour matching the two mother-of-pearl dial versions on which luminescent applied markers stand out.   The steel caseback is screw-tightened and customised with the engraving ......read more

Executive Tourbillon Free Wheel

Time Flies!   Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2018:  Free-floating components under space-age crystal: Ulysse Nardin’s most spectacular innovation to date literally turns watchmaking upside down.   In sumptuous white or rose gold, with a brand-new movement that seems to defy gravity and a startlingly innovative box-domed sapphire that took months to research and develop, the Executive Tourbillon “Free Wheel” soars high above all expectations of what contemporary watchmaking craft and technology can achieve.   The modern-sized 44mm dial for the 18ct rose gold version is in dark stone, carved from a slab of slate. The 18ct white gold version is built on a sleek black honeycomb grid.    The most astonishing features are the dia ......read more

Raymond Weil Freelancer RW1212 Skeleton

Dubai, UAE, September 03, 2018:  After launching its first in-house movement, born from the long term collaboration with Swiss movement manufacturer Sellita in 2017, RAYMOND WEIL unveils the unique and exclusive CALIBRE RW1212 Skeleton as a sign of its desire to keep pushing boundaries.   In 2018, RAYMOND WEIL continues on its innovation pathway by developing the in-house designed movement. The new stylish skeleton Calibre RW1212 is proof of the ever-evolving achievements to these in-house movements.   RAYMOND WEIL introduces this bold and distinctive model featuring an open-worked dial, revealing most of the sophisticated movement with an intricate perlage finish. The distinctive characteristic remains the 6 o’clock front dial positioning of its visible ba ......read more

Inauguration of the Louis Moinet Digital Museum

“We’ve decided to pay Louis Moinet a very special tribute on the 250th anniversary of his birth, providing the opportunity for as many people as possible to discover his works through a properly documented, permanent display with unlimited access. Indeed, our Digital Museum is set to become one of the cornerstones of our mission: restoring Louis Moinet’s name to its rightful place in the watchmakers’ pantheon.”  Dubai, UAE, September 01, 2018:  Ateliers Louis Moinet is one of the few fully-independent firms to have such a well-preserved heritage. The firm’s collection is also one of the most extensive: several dozen period pieces, signed by Louis Moinet’s own hand, all of them fully authenticated, and most of them in full working order ......read more

Elegant and feminine new Mini Bubble set to make a big splash

Dubai, UAE, September 01, 2018:  The Bubble flaunts its curves once again: In stark contrast to the XXL versions designed for thrill seekers, it's now time to meet the “Mini” version, measuring only 17 mm. It’s the first compact Bubble watch bearing the Corum signature!  Absolutely stunning, curvy and proud of it: Corum’s Bubble continues to bare its curves. Originally only available in 3 sizes: 42, 47 and 52 mm, the collection now includes the all-new 17 mm diameter.  Especially created for women, the piece adopts the design of its famous predecessors: a round stainless steel case, a domed sapphire crystal, and a bubble-shaped crown with rubber grip. Today, the 17 mm version features a bezel set whose stones match with their bracelets: topa ......read more

Scafograf 100 – designed especially for the sophisticated woman

Dubai, UAE, August 23, 2018:  Following the success of the past few years with the introduction of the Scafograf 300 and Scafograf GMT, Eberhard & Co. is now expanding the collection with a more feminine version, a new model dedicated to the sporty, dynamic and sophisticated woman.   Animated by an automatic movement in a 38 mm steel case with a polished, satin finish, the new Scafograf 100 retains some of the features of the historic collection of diving models combined with more feminine elements. The ceramic 3D bezel has a faceted finish with relief effect, in a white or chocolate colour matching the two mother-of-pearl dial versions on which luminescent applied markers stand out.   The steel caseback is screw-tightened and customised with the engraving of ......read more

Classic and Refined: SAINT HONORE introduces its new Allure Men Watch

Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  Watch lovers will make it a true companion of everyday life; this new Allure gets straight to the point while offering a little something extra: refinement.   The Allure features sublime silvered dials in blue, beige, brown, rosé champagne or black shades. The dials are adorned with silvered markers and hands that ensure perfect legibility.   The understated elegance of Allure is distinctive for its extreme finesse, which expresses the essential at a glance in a 38.5 mm steel case.   All the details – particularly the horns – are designed for perfect comfort and are minutely crafted to reveal the beautiful glow of the leather strap in black or brown.    In a more assertive style, the new metal s ......read more

Raymond Weil Maestro Blues

Two new watches inspired by the tuneful sounds of blues music   Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  Swiss watch company, RAYMOND WEIL, proudly presents two new additions to its emblematic maestro collection, the maestro Blues, a tribute to the Brand’s source of creativity: music.   RAYMOND WEIL presents two new models, the maestro Blues, inspired by the bewitching sounds of the “blues”. Equipped with a mechanical automatic winding movement housed in a 40mm-diameter case, these timekeepers feature a captivating dark blue dial, endowed with a delicate wave-like decoration.   The refined contemporary hands offer an elegant match for the dial’s white Roman numerals. The maestro Blues with the rose gold PVD plated case features a date aper ......read more

Skydance: The Sun – shining amid the immensity of the galaxy

Celebrate Eid in 'Swiss Style' with Skydance from Louis Moinet Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2018:  As a prelude to a much-awaited announcement about ladies’ watches at Baselworld, Louis Moinet has just unveiled the very first reinterpretation of its ladies’ watch, now dubbed the “Skydance”. “Our style has matured a lot over the last ten years, as have our decorative techniques,” explains Jean-Marie Schaller, Louis Moinet’s CEO and Creative Director. “It was high time we extended our tradition of exclusive limited editions to encompass a completely different, contemporary piece.” The timepiece in question has now become a celebration of sidereal space. To achieve this, it’s been endowed with a radiant dial in Magic ......read more

Eberhard & Co. immortalizes a legend

There are some people in the history of sport that cannot be defined merely as ‘champions’. When they exceed the limits set by their time and enter the superhuman ‘Hall of Fame’ of those who have broken all barriers by crossing the line of the inconceivable, it is then that they undergo the natural progression that turns them into legends.   Tazio Nuvolari, the champion driver who dominated the decades between 1920 and the late forties, is quite obviously such a sportsman.   When, almost 30 years ago, Eberhard & Co. decided to celebrate his enterprises by creating a collection that bears his name, the figure of Tazio had become shrouded by the mists of time and all that had happened in the world of motoring since his era. It is also because ......read more

Chronoswiss Limited Edition of Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton

Less is often more   Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  Chronoswiss concentrates on the essentials for the new Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton: With its barely existent dial and a skeletonized movement, the stunning timepiece is thus freed from all superfluous material in an innovative manner. The result is a multidimensional Regulator watch with an elaborately constructed dial and deep insights.   The skeletonization exudes a particularly contemporary aura due to the masculine size of 44 mm and the innovative clear lines of the piece. In addition to the uncomplicated language of design, the dynamic coloring supports this effect. The funnel-shaped hour scale in is an absolute eye catcher.   Chronoswiss’ love of detail and horological finesse is also o ......read more

Raymond Weil unveils a new collaboration with Marshall Amplification

Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:   Luxury Swiss watchmaker, RAYMOND WEIL is proud to unveil a new music collaboration as part of its Music Icons Series. The Marshall Amplification Limited Edition timepiece part of the tango collection pays tribute to the iconic amplifier and speaker cabinet, renowned for being used by the most iconic musicians of all time. This exclusive watch pays homage to the distinctive style and appeal of Marshall, playing on generous volumes to delightful effect.   RAYMOND WEIL is delighted to unveil its newest music collaboration which pays tribute to the legendary British manufacturer - Marshall Amplification. The unique timepiece incorporates subtle design cues, influenced by Marshall’s iconic product design and intricate detailing. Measurin ......read more

Stylish Scafograf 100 makes an ideal Eid gift for the dynamic and sophisticated woman

Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2018:  With the Scafograf 300 and the Scafograf 300 receiving rave reviews from fine watch aficianados, Eberhard & Co. now present the Scafograf 100, finely crafted for the elegant, sophisticated and dynamic woman, a feminine version of the iconic Scafograf line.    Animated by an automatic movement in a 38 mm steel case with a polished, satin finish, the new Scafograf 100 retains some of the features of the historic collection of diving models combined with more feminine elements. The ceramic 3D bezel has a faceted finish with relief effect, in a white or chocolate colour matching the two mother-of-pearl dial versions on which luminescent applied markers stand out.   The steel caseback is screw-tightened and customised with the engr ......read more

Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini Squadra Corse thrill visitors with enthralling Harrods display

Dubai, UAE, July 21, 2018:    Ready to rumble. Explore, with the power of “Raging Mechanics Roger Dubuis,” were some of the themes being displayed on the windows at the world famous department store Harrods from July 2nd to 28th, as a series of immersive events and experiences combining the trademark themes from both Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini Squadra Corse were featured, as the globally renowned shopping destination showcased the power-packed partnership between Lamborghini Squadra Corse and Roger Dubuis. Harrods, with its long-standing history of collaborating with legendary luxury brands was therefore a natural location for Roger Dubuis to be showcased. Harrods is also home to Roger Dubuis’ only UK boutique, where visitors experience the craftsmansh ......read more

Innovative Chronofighter Superlight Carbon is replete with Graham's formidable motorsport heritage

Dubai, UAE, July 14, 2018:  Harnessing all the exciting potential of its revolutionary carbon construction, the new Chronofighter Superlight Carbon watches are Graham's latest masterpieces that underline the fine watchmaker's formidable heritage with the world of high performance motorsport.   The new Chronofighter Superlight Carbon watches integrate the inspiration of dynamic coloured Formula One tyres. The brand with petrol in its veins and style on the brain presents timepieces that fuse superlight carbon technology with supercharged looks.   The strong Graham affinity with motor racing is more than skin-deep. Sponsorship of the Brawn GP Formula One team from 2009 to 2011 preceded partnerships with the Swiss Porsche Cup, the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy, ......read more

Ulysse Nardin Salutes Us Navy With Limited Edition Executive Skeleton Tourbillon

Beautiful Freaks “Stars & Stripes” Limited edition was launched on US Independence Day - the 4th of July -to celebrate Ulysse Nardin’s longstanding ties with the United States Navy Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2018:  “Honor, courage, commitment”, as they say in the US Navy. Ulysse Nardin celebrated over a century of dedi-cation to nautical precision and values shared with the United States Navy by launching a special edition of its Executive Tourbillon:  the “Stars and Stripes”. Created in homage to the American flag with its 13 white and red stripes and 50 white stars on a deep blue background, each piece in this limited line of 50 pieces, - one for each state in the Union – is as unique as its wearer. The Ulysse Nardin E ......read more

Corum Presents La Grande Vie

Dubai, UAE, July 07, 2018:  The La Chaux-de-Fonds brand announces the creation of a new collection: La Grande Vie. Beautifully presented, a creative exercise in which, paradoxically, Corum rarely participates: the mastery of the classic and timeless codes of traditional watchmaking.  The new collection “La Grande Vie” by Corum is the exception that proves the rule of the brand's unbridled creativity. “We wanted to have a collection with an elegant, classic design. It complements, following our customers’ demand, our most daring pieces”, explains Jérôme Biard, CEO of Corum.  La Grande Vie adopts all the Corum codes by considering them in the light of permanent collections and timeless pieces, making them aesthetically accessible to expe ......read more

The new Rado HyperChrome Chronograph in bronze and high-tech ceramic

Ancient meets avant-garde Dubai, UAE, July 01, 2018:  In a seamless union of ancient and modern elements, the Rado HyperChrome Chronograph Automatic is now available in a beautifully contrasting bronze and high-tech ceramic construction. Limited to 999 pieces, this exclusive  timepiece  joins  two  materials  that  are  perfectly  suited  for  use  in watchmaking: Bronze, which marks the passage of time by developing a rich patina, and high-tech ceramic, which boasts lightness and superior scratch resistance. The  sporty-chic  HyperChrome  Chronograph  is  Rado's  signature  all  day,  every occasion timepiece for gents. In this new model, the 45 mm automatic chronograph retai ......read more

Eberhard & Co. immortalizes a legend

Dubai, UAE, July 01, 2018:  There are some people in the history of sport that cannot be defined merely as ‘champions’. When they exceed the limits set by their time and enter the superhuman ‘Hall of Fame’ of those who have broken all barriers by crossing the line of the inconceivable, it is then that they undergo the natural progression that turns them into legends.   Tazio Nuvolari, the champion driver who dominated the decades between 1920 and the late forties, is quite obviously such a sportsman.   When, almost 30 years ago, Eberhard & Co. decided to celebrate his enterprises by creating a collection that bears his name, the figure of Tazio had become shrouded by the mists of time and all that had happened in the world of motoring ......read more

The incredibly accurate AT8156-87A from CITIZEN

Dubai, UAE, July 01, 2018:  Accurate to the point of one second in 1,000,000 years, this radio-controlled Eco-Drive Super Titanium watch from CITIZEN is one for those whose time is important for them. This winner from CITIZEN also comes with a stylish and powerful presence.   Apart from the supremely accurate radio-controlled time function, the AT8156-87A comes chock full of features like: Perpetual Calendar, chronograph, world time and 24-hr display. The case is impressive looking in super titanium with yellow gold plating and is paired with a stainless steel strap.   This watch is powered by the H800 Eco-Drive movement and comes with a 10-month power reserve, when in power saving mode.   Specifications: AT8156-87A   Eco-Drive; Eco-Drive ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL celebrates the stellar world with the new Maestro Moon Phase

Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018:  Swiss luxury watchmaker RAYMOND WEIL is delighted to unveil the maestro Moon Phase, a classically styled timepiece featuring an elegant moon phase indicator. A complication synchronizing the rhythms of time with the poetry of the stars, developed in the pure Swiss watchmaking tradition. RAYMOND WEIL’s new maestro Moon Phase is powered by a Swiss automatic winding mechanical movement: the RW4280 and is presented in a sleek 40mm diameter steel case for a refined and classic look. Created with passion, this timepiece presents a moon-phase indicator positioned at 6 o’clock offering a stellar view via a crescent-shaped aperture. The watch presents itself with a delicate wave-like decorated blue, silver or grey dial, sleek Roman numeral hour mar ......read more

Beautiful Freaks

Ulysse Nardin, the undisputed master of automatic movements, puts the spotlight on the art of Japanese swordsmanship with its CLAS-SIC SAMOURAÏ. Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2018:  Ulysse Nardin presents its new Hourstriker CLASSIC SAMOURAÏ, a strong symbolic tribute to Japanese culture.  “Samurai” comes from the word “saburai,” which means to serve or stand by an important person. Since the 8th century, this word has referred to “warriors in the service of the nobility.” But rather than soldiers or mercenaries, the samurai were fighters who dedicated their heart and soul to both their master and to the art of sword fighting, in which they excelled.  On the dial of the CLASSIC SAMOURAÏ, Ulysse Nardin’s craftsmen have use ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL Freelancer ACDC Limited Edition

Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2018:  Luxury Swiss watchmaker, RAYMOND WEIL, is proud to unveil a new collaboration in its Music Icons series, the freelancer AC/DC Limited Edition, paying tribute to legendary Rock and Roll Hall of famers AC/DC. This exclusive watch incorporates the in-house developed Calibre RW1212 movement, allowing onlookers to view the rocking “Alternating Current/Direct Current” balance within the timepiece.    RAYMOND WEIL, unveils its latest edition to its ever-expanding collection of music influenced timepieces, featuring subtle design cues inspired by the legendary Rock band, AC/DC that have been translated into a horology masterpiece using decades of watchmaking know-how.    Measuring 42 mm in diameter, the freelancer AC/DC L ......read more

Eberhard & Co. Scafograf Black Sheep

Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2018:  After the success of the Scafograf 300, first presented in 2016 and winner of the ‘Sports Watch Prize’ at the prestigious Geneva Grand Prix d’Horlogerie, followed by last year’s GMT version, Eberhard & Co. has chosen to make the ‘Scafograf’ even more captivating and exclusive with a special limited edition, the name of which conveys all the unconventional spirit of the new model:  THE BLACK SHEEP.   Dedicated to the gentleman who loves to express his personality and remain ever-faithful to his values, with all the determination of one who knows they are different by nature and shares that pinch of irreverence which is the key to their charm. When being a ‘black sheep’ means having tons of c ......read more

Saint Honore Allure Lady-Charming colour

Throughout the world, the image of the French woman is one of a lady who remains chic, elegant and understated in every situation...   Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2018:  This naturally elegant and independent woman inspired SAINT HONORE in the creation of its new Allure line. A creation infused with femininity and modernity which expresses and enhances the inner beauty of a woman.   SAINT HONORE flies its colours from the start: white, spring green, light grey, brown or blue. These hues bring out the pure beauty of the sunray-finished dials.  The production quality and care brought to the finishes are not to be outdone. The metal bracelet, composed of tightly nested little links (in a width of 25 mm), makes it a true piece of jewellery on the wrist.   ......read more

Skydance: The Sun – shining amid the immensity of the galaxy

Dubai, UAE, June 13, 2018:  As a prelude to a much-awaited announcement about ladies’ watches at Baselworld, Louis Moinet has just unveiled the very first reinterpretation of its ladies’ watch, now dubbed the “Skydance”. “Our style has matured a lot over the last ten years, as have our decorative techniques,” explains Jean-Marie Schaller, Louis Moinet’s CEO and Creative Director. “It was high time we extended our tradition of exclusive limited editions to encompass a completely different, contemporary piece.” The timepiece in question has now become a celebration of sidereal space. To achieve this, it’s been endowed with a radiant dial in Magic Blue, the precise composition of which is a closely-guarded secret, known to ......read more

Stylish men's watch - BU4018-11H - with rose gold case and black dial is a real beauty

Dubai, UAE, June 12, 2018:  Made with the stylish man in mind is the BU4018-11H, men's Eco-Drive watch in rose gold with black dial. The rose gold-plated stainless steel casing melds well with the brown calf leather strap.   The watch is at home in both casual and formal settings and is powered by the 8725-01 movement. Water resistant up to 10 BAR, this watch comes with a day-date display, insufficient charge warning function and overcharge prevention function.   Specifications: BU4018-11H   Eco-Drive; Eco-drive Multi-Function;  New Gents Calibre: 8725-01 Movement: Eco-Drive Strap Material: Calf Leather Water Resistant: 10 Bar Case Size: 43.4mm Case Material: Stainless Steel with Rose Gold Plating Glass Material: ......read more

Hamilton Jazzmaster Maestro Auto Chrono

Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018:  Every musical score needs a maestro to achieve true perfection – the Jazzmaster Maestro Auto Chrono is ready to take on that role. The model is an instrument of pure elegance with finely marked digits and tapered hands reminiscent of a conductor’s baton in action. Now available at Rivoli and Hour Choice stores across the UAE, the Jazzmater Maestro Auto Chrono watch is priced at AED 7,270 and the leather strap bracelet is priced at AED 6,950.  ...read more

Chronoswiss' Exclusive Limited Edition Flying Regulator Marks 31st Anniversary of Kitzbuhel Alpenrallye

Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2018:  To celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Kitzbuhel Alpenrallye, the most renowned event for classic cars in the Austrian Alps, Chronoswiss has issued an exclusive limited edition of the Flying Regulator Night and Day Kitzbuhel Edition, that is limited to just 13 timepieces worldwide.   The commemorative release of the Kitzbuhel Edition continues Chronoswiss' long association with traditional and mechanical watches and their emphasis on supporting traditional events such as the Kitzbühel Alpenrallye. Just like the Alpenrallye, the history of Chronoswiss goes back 30 years, with Chronoswiss being a prime sponsor and timing partner for the event over the last three years.    Chronoswiss is one of the few brands that has trad ......read more

The Future Takes The Past Tense

Three Graham Chronofighter Vintage watches trigger a new chapter in a gripping story   Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2018:  If the Graham Chronofighter was a novel, it would be a page-turner that propels the reader from one cliffhanger to the next. The latest “reveal” comprises three versions of a timepiece with a plot inspired by 1940s aviation history. This quintessential stopwatch series was launched in 2001, alongside celebrity newborns such as Wikipedia and the iPod. The 2018 Graham triplets combine the iconic design, characterized by its signature trigger, with vintage colours. These distinguished timepieces are flying the flag for mindful masculinity.    The inspiration of yesteryear military pilots is the heart and soul of the Graham Chronofighter ......read more

Opéra watches by SAINT HONORÉ

Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2018:  The dynamic lines of this model are softened by the dial’s interlacing design and iridescent colors: a subtle touch of modernity SAINT HONORE is exploring a new facet to femininity with Opéra, a watch and constant companion.   Thanks to its interchangeable straps, Opéra watches by SAINT HONORÉ personifies seduction through its blend of watchmaking know-how, play of materials, sizes and colours and the magic of diamonds.   REFERENCE: 752011 1FAIN Stainless steel case, 33 mm, crown set with black onyx Sapphire coating glass White satin dial, with interlacing design Quartz Movement  White satin leather strap, on special deploying buckle  Water resistant to 30 m SWISS MADE REFERENCE: 752011 8FMIR ......read more

Eberhard & Co. celebrates Father's Day with unique Tazio Nuvolari timepiece

Dubai, UAE, June 2, 2018:  Watches by Eberhard & Co. have long been noted for such tangible values as the high-grade materials and sophisticated technologies they use. At the same time, they've been renowned for the emotional virtue of reflecting human greatness as expressed, for instance, in personal courage and team spirit. In this way, the brand of Eberhard & Co. has traditionally translated man's achievements into watches inherently dedicated to great people, great enterprises, and great moments in time.   It was hence a foregone conclusion that the product range of Eberhard & Co. would simply have to include a watch to celebrate the legendary Tazio Nuvolari, greatest car-racing myth of all times. So it was with good reason that, in the tradition of ......read more

Excalibur Spider Pirelli Single Flying Tourbillon Double wave

Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018:  Monaco marked the spot in May as motorsport and fine watchmaking enthusiasts alike had their fire ignited by an exciting double wave of the chequered flag. The first indicated the moment when the winner of the world-class motorsport event crossed the victory line. The second was the live digital launch of the second season of Roger Dubuis X Pirelli, embodied in the brand-new Excalibur Spider Pirelli Single Flying Tourbillon. Minutes after the race finish, this super high-spec model hit the watchmaking track with a strap matching the colour of the winning car tyres. Its adrenalin-pumping range of new design options will include a complementary Pit Stop Collector Box of interchangeable straps – each echoing the high-rev partnership between the brand that ......read more



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