F.P. Journe announces the Centigraphe Souverain Anniversaire limited edition

Independent watchmaker F.P. Journe has just announced a limited edition timepiece, which will become available exclusively at each of its 10 worldwide boutiques, for their respective 10th anniversaries. The first two cities to receive the new timepiece will be Hong Kong and Tokyo.

The Centigraphe Souverain Anniversaire will appeal to patrons of Journe boutiques.

The Centigraphe Souverain Anniversaire will appeal to patrons of Journe boutiques.

Audemars Piguet boutique reopens in Mall of the Emirates

Fans and collectors of Audemars Piguet (AP) timepieces can once again turn to Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates, as the AP boutique has reopened for business. Closed several weeks prior, the flagship boutique has undergone a complete rework, and now boasts a new design concept in line with other AP locations around the world. The boutique is managed by AP’s long time UAE retail partner Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons.

As one of Dubai’s most popular malls, this boutique is a key location for Audemars Piguet and Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons.

Chopard boutique re-opens in Mall of the Emirates

Chopard has a new, dedicated presence in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates shopping mall. The boutique is located close to the central atrium, alongside brands such as Piaget, Van Cleef & Arpels and Vacheron Constantin, and is managed by Chopard’s partner, Dubai-based Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons.

Chopard’s new boutique is now open for business.

Vacheron Constantin opens new boutique in The Dubai Mall

With 260-years of uninterrupted history under its belt, Vacheron Constantin is the world’s oldest watch brand. Sure, there are brands that were founded earlier than Vacheron but none have remained in continuous operation for as long as the Geneva-based Maison.

To those passionate about fine watchmaking, Vacheron Constantin, Audemars Piguet and Patek Philippe are known as the ‘holy trinity’, and on the 16th of July 2015, Vacheron joined its counterparts in The Dubai Mall with its very own boutique.

Vacheron's Dubai Mall boutique opened its doors for the first time on July 16th.

Vacheron’s Dubai Mall boutique opened its doors for the first time on July 16th.

Visiting with A. Lange & Söhne at The Dubai Mall

Nearly a month ago, on October 24, A. Lange & Söhne celebrated the 20th birthday of the Lange 1. The Saxon watchmaker paid tribute to the watch family by introducing some extraordinary limited edition timepieces such as the Lange 1 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst (read our story about this watch by clicking here) and the Lange 1 “20th Anniversary” sets (read about these sets by clicking here).

The A. Lange & Söhne boutique at The Dubai Mall (press image)

The A. Lange & Söhne boutique at The Dubai Mall (press image)

Since they were introduced Lange has been taking these watches – along with some of their other 2014 novelties – on a world tour. On November 16th those very watches were in Dubai for a special event at the company’s flagship boutique in The Dubai Mall. Ahead of the event A. Lange & Söhne very graciously granted us early access to the watches for some wrist (and drooling) time.

Tag Heuer re-opens Dubai Mall boutique and goes back to its roots

Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer has re-opened its flagship boutique in The Dubai Mall, after a comprehensive overhaul which lasted for several weeks. The brand celebrated the re-opening with a two day event, which took place on October 30 and 31.

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TAG says its renovated boutique provides an atmosphere that is now more closely aligned with its longstanding traits of passion, creativity and reliability.…