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  1. News from the Watch Industry
    MB&F has been part of Dubai Watch Week since its conception in 2015. Max Büsser, founder and creative mind behind the brand, also now lives in Dubai. But he states that his relationship with Dubai's largest luxury watch retailer, Seddiqui & Sons, started when he worked for Harry Winston and...
  2. News from the Watch Industry
    This will be the third year Watchuseek will be bringing you live reports from the Dubai Watch Week. We expect this year the event to be much larger and terms of brand participation, activities, and attendance. Dubai Watch Week will bring together more than 40 renowned watchmakers, industry...
  3. News from the Watch Industry
    In just a couple of months from now it will be possible to call up an autonomous drone on an app via your phone or smartwatch and fly across traffic snarled Dubai to your destination. The head of Dubai's transportation agency said that self-flying taxis would start taking people across the city...
  4. News from the Watch Industry
    The last five days have been full of panel discussions, interviews, brand presentations, watchmaking classes, coffee breaks with many journalists and watchmakers, serious collectors, fashion bloggers, and occasional cigars with glimpses of the beach. But I can unequivocally state that there is...
  5. News from the Watch Industry
    Today we had the pleasure to interview Manuel Emch, CEO of Romain Jerome (RJ). Manuel stated that he is designer and his inspiration for the watches come from history - whether it is to incorporate Titanic DNA or one of his favorite video game Mario Brothers. The average age of RJ buyer is...
  6. News from the Watch Industry
    As part of the education on watchmaking, DWW offered several master watchmaker classes today. The first class was conducted by Vianney Halter, one of the most renowned master watchmaker responsible for watches like Antiqua and Deep Space Tourbillon. Vianney demonstrated the basic, yet...
  7. News from the Watch Industry
    The second day of DWW started with an interesting panel discussion between the representatives of popular online blogs - Hodinkee, Revolution magazine, Quill & Pad, and WorldTempus. The topic of discussion was "Language of Time" which focused on how journalists and bloggers write and influence...
  8. News from the Watch Industry
    Today was the inauguration day for the second edition of Dubai Watch Week. We had an opportunity to visit four exhibitions as part of the program to celebrate the achievements of the watch industry through cultural and educational platforms. The first exhibition was in the Dubai Mall, which...
  9. News from the Watch Industry
    Dubai Watch Week returns for the second year on November 15th to 19th, and this time it is expected to showcase more than 30 brands, four exhibitions, several master watchmaking classes, and interesting panel discussions. The Watchuseek team will be on hand to bring you the latest news...
  10. News from the Watch Industry
    Last year Dubai Watch Week succeeded in reaching out to the Middle East watch aficionados, art patrons, and general public in promotion and education of Art of Watchmaking. This year, the region's only dedicated event to horology, will take place in two locations: Dubai International Financial...
  11. Public Forum
    Does anyone know somewhere reputable and affordable to get a watch repaired in Dubai? I know i could take it to a boutique in one of the malls, but I'm hoping for somewhere like the gold souk where things could maybe be a bit more affordable (but, again, still reputable). Sorry if this is in...
  12. News from the Watch Industry
    To commemorate the grand opening of Abu Dhabi SEVENFRIDAY boutique, M1/02-UAEE limited edition is released in 71 pieces only. This is a reference to the year 1971 in which the UAE gained their independence with late founder Sheikh Zayed. The watch has a number of different references that...
  13. News from the Watch Industry
    The regions most talked-about event dedicated to horology, Dubai Watch Week (DWW) - organized by Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons- has been hailed a resounding success. The five-day event welcomed more than 2,300 public attendees, including avisit by the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and...
  14. News from the Watch Industry
    Jean-Marc Wiederrecht may be less known in the watch collectors' circle, however, he is one of the most coveted watch maker in the industry. He owns a consulting company, Agenhor, based in town of Meyrin, very close to the CERN research center. Jean-Marc explains in his interview that making...
  15. News from the Watch Industry
    Watchuseek had the pleasure to spend some time with Max Büsser, CEO and creative mind behind MB&F. Max speaks very candidly about watch industry and 10th anniversary of MB&F. He reflects on the current state of affairs, ups and down of the watch market. Ultimately, he states he would rather...
  16. News from the Watch Industry
    Watchuseek had an opportunity to speak with charismatic Melika Yazdjerdi for few moments and distract her from her busy day of overseeing the operation of Dubai Watch Week (DWW). Melika explained to us the concept behind DWW where the primary focus is on the education and culture of Swiss...
  17. News from the Watch Industry
    The inaugural event of Dubai Watch Week kicked off with the opening ceremonies Saturday which included several independent watch makers, Middle East's prominent watch retailer Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons , representatives of GPHG committee, guests from the Middle East and beyond, and journalists. The...
  18. News from the Watch Industry
    Watchuseek interviewed Marco Lang on the opening day of the Dubai Watch Week. Marco Lang is the creative co-founder of the independent brand Lang & Heyne, based in Dresden. He also overlooks the operations of sister movement company Uhren Werke Dresden (UWD), as well as German independent watch...
  19. News from the Watch Industry
    Dubai Watch Week’s Art of Horology Forum has announced an exclusive discussion with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of Chopard, on 19thOctober in his role as founder of Chopard Manufacture in Fleurier. During this session, Mr. Scheufele will share the journey of developing and producing...
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