Hublot started the year 2020 with a new milestone for the brand in the UAE. The Swiss luxury watchmaker officially reopened its flagship boutique in The Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest and most visited shopping destinations.
Ricardo Guadalupe (CEO of Hublot), David Tedeschi (Regional Director for Latin America & Caribbean and Middle East & Africa), Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi (Chief Commercial Officer, Seddiqi Holding) and members of the Seddiqi family welcomed friends, Hublotistas, clients, collectors and media at the 105m2 boutique ribbon cutting ceremony under the “HublotLovesDubai” theme.
“Our Dubai Mall boutique demonstrates the success of Hublot, not only in the Middle East but worldwide, as it has been the best performing boutique in our network, growing from strength to strength since its launch in 2015. Its new identity and its iconic location embody the fusion of traditional watchmaking and contemporary luxury. The success of this boutique attests to the great support and loyalty of Hublotistas and watch collectors in the UAE. We are happy to introduce it once again, with a fresh look that reflects Hublot’s First, Different and Unique ethos.” – Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO, Hublot
On January 13, the official reopening celebration took place, starting with activities and speeches at the pop-up stand where partners, guests and press gathered, then moving to face the boutique. After the ribbon cutting ceremony, Ricardo Guadalupe, David Tedeschi, Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi and senior members of Seddiqi Holding cut the ribbon and welcomed everyone in the lavish boutique, which blends materials and styles in a modern and innovative spirit. Contemporary furnishing, brightly lit surroundings and Pop-Art paintings inspired by the iconic Big Bang collection complemented the Big Bang, Classic Fusion, Spirit of Big Bang, MP and limited-edition timepieces showcased in the boutique.
“We are proud to welcome local customers and tourists at the Hublot boutique at The Dubai Mall which has achieved great success, along with the boutique at Mall of the Emirates, ensuring demand on Hublot watches is constantly met with the highest level of service to our clients. We trust they will feel right at home when they visit and discover the various collections.” – Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi, Chief Commercial Officer, Seddiqi Holding
The celebrations started on January 5 with a pop-up exhibition in the mall’s Grand Atrium, highlighting several Hublot themes including its core DNA the “Art of Fusion”; “HublotLovesFootball”; “HublotLovesArt”; golf; and showcasing many Dubai special edition pieces previously launched in partnership with Hublot’s UAE partners Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons. The pop-up stand is open to visitors until January 15.
Opening hours: Sun. – Wed. from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM / Thu – Sat. from 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM