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Innovation and Craftsmanship Take Center Stage at Dubai Watch Week 2023
article DUBAI WATCH WEEK | DET
by Savoir Flair 2-minute read November 22, 2023

Marking its sixth edition, Dubai Watch Week brought together the best of the watchmaking world.

The sixth edition of Dubai Watch Week, a key event in the watch industry, brought together a global mix of curators, collectors, and creators to showcase their craftsmanship and passion. This year, over 60 brands exhibited their latest designs, with Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons playing a pivotal role in promoting the watchmaking culture in the region. According to Director General Hind Seddiqi, the event aimed to serve as an educational and networking platform, enhancing the connection between brands and consumers. The showcase offered a variety of pieces suitable for both newcomers and experienced collectors. Supported by the Department of Economy & Tourism (DET), the event aligns with Dubai's mission to establish itself as a global luxury destination.

Several renowned brands presented their latest innovations and designs. Breitling introduced the Chronomat GMT40 and Avenger Chronograph B01, highlighting both style and technical prowess. Bvlgari showcased its Peacock watch line, combining artistic design with watchmaking skills. Chanel presented its high-end horology models, including the J12 Diamond Tourbillon. Chopard displayed its gem-set Alpine Eagle models, while Dior featured the Grand Soir Automate Etoile de Monsieur Dior. Hublot unveiled its Classic Fusion Black Magic Dubai Watch Week, a piece exemplifying creativity and watchmaking expertise. Doxa also made an appearance, showcasing their unique blend of art and horology.

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The event also included unique collaborations and tributes to the local culture. Under Jean Arnault, Louis Vuitton displayed its horological brilliance, and Reservoir collaborated with Emirati artist Abdulla Lutfi on a special edition watch. TAG Heuer honored Dubai's architectural heritage with its Carrera Heuer Tourbillon H02T Dubai Skyline Limited Edition. Van Cleef & Arpels, rather than introducing new items, encouraged visitors to explore its history and craftsmanship. Overall, Dubai Watch Week highlighted the fusion of tradition and innovation in watchmaking, celebrating the artistic and cultural significance of timepieces.

See the highlights and memorable snippets of the exhibition in this exclusive video.

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