Girard-Perregaux celebrates it 230th anniversary this year – a big birthday to honor. The brand brought great anniversary timepieces to shine in the Dubai sun this November.
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Under the sunny Dubai sky and the arch of the DIFC Gate Building independent watch brands showcased their special pieces in a great atmosphere. The Brands’ Exhibition hall was bright with smiles and loud from the chit-chat while a number of astonishing models wandered from wrist to wrist. Below are a few exceptional creations by independents.
Audemars Piguet took part in the 5th edition of the Dubai Watch Week from 24 to 28 November 2021 at the Gate in the Dubai International Financial Centre with a booth and exhibition space, dedicated mainly to the Royal Oak Offshore.
At the Dubai Watch Week 2021 we had the chance to see the Bovet Battista Tourbillon, the next milestone of the brand’s collaboration with Pininfarina. The co-designed model is inspired by Pininfarina’s Battista GT Hyper Car.
In the very long months of the pandemic – as any other sector – the luxury industry and the watch brands have been coping with virtual presentations and online product launches. Of course everyone is keen to return to the live events, real personal discussions and not-on-the-Zoom connections. The Dubai Watch Week welcomed a great number of visitors in the sunny and warm Dubai November.
Greubel Forsey recently revealed their latest project the ‘Renaissance d’une Montre’ which will be instituted in 2023 and which is destined to provide some of their timepieces with a second life. Beside the introduction of this project the manufacture brought a new timepiece to the Dubai Watch Week – the Balancier S2
Art Basel has a long-standing tradition of working together with well known partners and brands. Some of them are even dedicating significant resources to commission artists or art projects and either launching and communicating it at the fair or including the artist in the exhibition program. Now – as Art Basel 2021 is back with an IRL edition in Basel – we’ve discover a few.
We visited the most musical suite of the Beau Rivage Hotel during the Geneva Watch Days 2021. Reuge filled the historic space with melodies played by stylish mechanical automations.
We previewed the MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual Palladium at the Geneva Watch Days 2021 – discover it with us.
At the 2021 Geneva Watch Days, Breitling stole the show with an extraordinary presentation of their new car-inspired Top Time Classic Cars Capsule Collection. Screeching tires in a smoky hangar lead up the three new chronographs inspired by the racing classics of the ‘60s.