Since Haute Time has gone global, we´re bringing you a snapshot from our worldwide markets. Here, our local Dubai-based editor Rebecca Anne Proctor recaps the United Arab Emirates´ hottest watch news. To see more from our UAE team, visit www.hautetime.ae.
Roger Dubuis Hosts McLaren Event at Dubai Emirates Towers Boutique
Roger Dubuis, pioneer of contemporary skeleton calibers since 1995 and supercar maestro McLaren, recently joined hands in Dubai to celebrate exclusivity, precision and beauty during a private cocktail at Roger Dubuis’ Jumeirah Emirates Towers boutique. During the event, McLaren unveiled their bespoke MSOS 650S outside the Roger Dubuis’ Dubai flagship boutique at The Boulevard, Emirates Towers, while Roger Dubuis presented the world premiere of the Excalibur Quatuor in full titanium black DLC.
Richard Mille Reopens its Dubai Mall Boutique
On Feb. 9, renowned watchmaker Richard Mille officially reopened its flagship boutique in The Dubai Mall following a major refurbishment. The boutique, situated in the world’s largest shopping mall, is designed to resemble a salon where Richard Mille can welcome his friends. The new concept creates a graceful space, dedicated to luxury yet familiar and welcoming.
Ulysse Nardin’s Largest Boutique in the World Opens in The Dubai Mall
On Jan. 29, Swiss luxury watch manufacture Ulysse Nardin and its exclusive retail partner in the UAE, BinHendi Enterprises, officially opened the doors to the brand’s largest boutique in the world at The Dubai Mall under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Presents its High Jewelry Collection in Kuwait
On Feb. 4, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Morad Yousuf Behbehani Group inaugurated the first High Jewellery Timepiece exhibition at Salhia Mall, Kuwait City. This seminal exhibition brought together exceptional timepieces marking 182 years of the Manufacture. For Jaeger-LeCoultre, this was an impressive exhibition of invention, savoir-faire and heritage. Jaeger-LeCoultre will especially focus its presence in Kuwait on its High Jewellery novelties to reflect the expertise of the Grande Maison. These include the Rendez-Vous Art with rubies and sapphires, the Rendez-Vous Celestial, the Reverso Cordonnet Duetto, the Rendez-Vous Perpetual Calendar, the Rendez-Vous Tourbillon Wild and the Reverso Duetto Classique.
Al Manara International Jewelry Launches Largest Ever Boutique
Al Manara International Jewelry’s largest boutique has opened its doors in the recently inaugurated Yas Mall on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island. As the leading luxury timepiece and jewelry retailer in the capital, the company’s newest boutique aims to provide customers with diversity of product choice complemented by great service.