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We bring you a sample of the newest products being snapped up by the executive shopper.

 One to watch

This new model from Patek Philippe’s 2012 Complications collection is an ideal timepiece for the on-the-go executive. Available in white gold it contains a sapphire-crytsal case back and 24-hour day and night indications for a total of 24 time zones. Bracelets are available in both white gold and leather. Designed with mechanical self-winding technology, the watch is also water resistant to 30 metres.

Timeless elegance
The limited-edition Great Wheel Skeleton clock made by Dent could make for an elegant addition to any executive’s office or home. The first clock designed in this collection was presented to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. The piece is inspired by 18th century French design with its simple and uncluttered features. The Great Wheel itself has 288 teeth, which are a clycloidal tooth form, and makes just one revolution a day. All collections made by Dent are hand made in England.




Iconic design

The Grigori White Gold cufflinks by Faberge, are named after Grigori Potemkin, the brilliant and charming favourite of Catherin the Great. Each cufflink is composed of white gold, sculpted in an egg shape and carved with a fluent pattern, rimmed in white diamonds set at the center with a blue sapphire. This piece is set in 18 carat white gold and features round diamonds and sapphires.


Down to business

The Pineider Country Ostrich Briefcase (2 Gussets Limited Edition) is a handmade luxury ostrich leather double gusse briefcase crafted in full quill ostrich. It is a ultra-luxury version of the Country 2 Gusset Leather Briefcase.The briefcase can be personalised as desired with name, initials, monogram or logo.


VIP status

The Bentley Continental Flying Spur has been named as one of the most luxurious cars on the market todya. It has a six litre trin turbo W12 engine that can deliver a mass of power to the car,as well as a sleek exterior and lavish interior appear. The Continental series has long been known from its values of prestige and power. This model is one of the most popular chauffeur cars in Dubai, and has a limousine feel on the inside with exquisite mirror-matched wood veneers that encircle the car’s cabin through to magnificent leather hides and signature brightware.


Outdoor photo fun

Panasonic introduce a new addition of LUMIX DMC-FT4 to its rugged design FT series specially geared for active outdoor use. This camera is waterproofed to 12m with shockproof to two metres, freeze proof to -10 degrees Celsius and completely dust-proof.

The DMC-FT4 is equipped with built-in GPS system with over a million place name information, compass, altimeter and barometer for users who enjoy active outdoor adventures. It is also designed with extensive landmark information that covers 82 countries or regions. The photos and videos with the location names are automatically sorted in the virtual folder alphabetically in the camera allowing quick reach.

Also, iA (Intelligent Auto) mode lets users take exceptional photos and videos. In iA mode, the camera’s multi-capable functions happen automatically, so that users can shoot without the bother of adjusting settings.


Power tools

In the desert, on safari, up a mountain or simply on the move, the Solargorilla, made by Powertraveller, is a portable solar charger gives your powergorilla juice anywhere under the sun.  solargorilla is also a viable charging option for laptops under 40 watts and it can even charge your mobile phone, iPod, handheld games consoles and many more devices from the 5V USB output.

The SolarMonkey Adventurer is a new offering from Powertraveller that is designed specifically for the outdoors. When adventurers finally stop after a day’s exploring, the Solarmonkey Adventurer can carry on charging itself and other devices efficiently in low-light conditions thanks to the maximum powerpoint tracker (MPPT) technology within it and, when the sun finally sets, the internal battery can also keep your devices powered through the night.






Rushika Bhatia Editor

Rushika Bhatia is one of the region’s leading commentators on business and current affairs issues. She is the Editor of SME Advisor magazine - the flagship title of CPI Business. She is passionate about infographics – with special emphasis on data, research and statistics. Rushika has a Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University, USA and is also CIMA qualified.

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