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.
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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
Ulysse Nardin has celebrated the 175th anniversary of its foundation this year. On 15 November 2021, the company opened its new showroom and museum in Le Locle. We had a private tour with Massimo Bonfigli, Historian of the brand.
This November, Frederique Constant came out with new models in its precious Manufacture line for women looking for a refined design and great value combo. The attractive novelties join the Slimline Moonphase Manufacture sub-collection in three colour versions.
Phillips Geneva Watch Auction: XIV will be held on 5 and 7 November in Geneva. There will be two sales events on the two days with very interesting haute horlogerie rarities.
This October Zenith puts extra emphasis on women with two meaningful releases – the Chronomaster Original in a new version and the DEFY Midnight Pink Ribbon edition. Discover them with us.
We previewed the MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual Palladium at the Geneva Watch Days 2021 – discover it with us.