Time Out Dubai inspires you with a Christmas gift guide of watches for him and her, including wearable tech, smart watches and where to buy them in Dubai
Apple Watch With plenty of faces and straps to choose from, you’ll be sporting some refined arm candy as well as cutting-edge tech. Whether you want to check the weather, reply to an email or even measure your golf swing, this baby can do it all. Dhs2,199. Apple Store, Mall of the Emirates (800 04 441 819).
Fitbit Charge The perennial piece of wrist-worthy tech. For those of you living in yesteryear, Fitbit tracks your activity and sleep. Calories burned, minutes active, steps taken, snoozes had – that sort of thing. If you’re looking to give your life a healthy overhaul then this is a must. Dhs599. Available at various locations including Virgin Megastore, www.virginmegastore.me.
Pebble This futuristic device is totally customisable with downloadable watchfaces and plenty of useful apps, and also connects to both iPhone and Android smartphones. Access GPS or control your music and even get access to over 25,000 golf courses worldwide – there’s much to get done with the Pebble. Dhs399. Various locations including Virgin Megastore, www.virginmegastore.me.
Samsung Gear S2 The latest from Samsung, which launched last week in Dubai along with the brand’s exclusive pop-up shop, is more versatile and user-friendly than any of its predecessors. It comes in two options – the Classic and Sport. Dhs1,199 Samsung Galaxy Studio, Waterfall Atrium, The Dubai Mall.
Vintage for men This new line from Armani Exchange, The Dubai Mall, features classic American gold stylings with rugged brown leather bands. From Dhs910.
The Signature Collection This Roberto Cavalli line available at Paris Gallery sports both sapphire crystals and semi-precious stones. From Dhs3,440.
Concord Saratoga Lady This timepiece features a mother-of-pearl dial and petal designs set using diamonds. Find it in Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons. From Dhs15,300.
Limited edition Selleria This is hand-crafted in haute couture materials by Fendi artisans and is inspired by a 1971 Karl Lagerfeld sketch. From Dhs38,000.
Movado Sapphire These two new men’s models feature edge-to-edge sapphire crystal. Get one from Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons. From Dhs4,085.