Dubai Watch Week’s “Moves New York” Horology Forum

The event's inspiring director general, Hind Seddiqi, outlines the future of the non-commercial platform

In a clever multi-room build-out along Washington Street in NYC’s Meatpacking District, Dubai Watch Week hosted the “Moves New York” Horology Forum this 24-25 September. A gathering of diverse, thoughtful minds in watchmaking and the watch industry at large, the pop-up event aimed to share information, increase access and encourage dialogue. Open to the public, it was friendly and inclusive (words not often associated with horology), …

Women’s Timepiece Highlights from LVMH’s Watch Week

Hublot, Bulgari and Zenith present the future of wristwatches in Dubai

Three of the four luxury watch brands in the LVMH portfolio debuted several exquisite 2020 releases in Dubai last week. Well in advance of the traditional Swiss horological shows (most notably Baselworld), the inaugural event, entitled LVMH Watch Week, granted global retailers and members of the press an opportunity to spend substantive time with watches of exceptional merit, both technically and aesthetically. It was a …

Previewing Expo 2020 Dubai

We get an early tour of the UAE's new, designed-for-Expo district

The first World’s Fair took place in 1851 under the title Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, at London’s Crystal Palace. Telescopes, the world’s biggest diamond, daguerreotypes, and pay toilets were some of main attractions. The event has been the reason for many impressive feats, perhaps the most famous being the Eiffel Tower, which was constructed for the 1889 fair in …