The Swiss capital is beating to the tick of the watching-making movements with Watch & Wonders already in full swing, as watch connoisseurs marvel at sensational timepieces from the finest watchmakers like Rolex, Tudor, Patek Philippe, IWC Schaffhausen, Panerai, Cartier and Vacheron Constantin.

For those who are not able to attend the global annual fair, fret not – here, Emirates Man lists down the watch influencers worth following on Instagram as they deliver their hot takes and highlights on their social media accounts.


As the name suggests, Dubai Watch Club is a social club dedicated to watch collectors in the UAE. Established in 2014, the club connects the members through regular social events and hosts regular excursions to the watch HQ such as Omega and Cartier. On Instagram, with 66.4k followers, it serves as a platform to showcase some of the most impressive watch collections.


Over the course of 11 years, Anish Bhatt has carved a name for himself in the horology realm. Hailed as the luxury watch king on Instagram, Bhatt is one of the OGs and and provides his 1.7m followers with a mix of news, latest watch releases, reviews and a glimpse into his lavish lifestyle that has made him an aspiration to a younger watch-loving global audience. His second love are fast supercars, so you can expect a few images of Bugattis and Porsches as well on your feed.


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Mr. Cagau came up with the name from the periodic table of elements (C for Carbon, AG for Silver and AU for Gold). One of the leading and highly-trusted custom watch specialists and luxury watch retailers in Dubai, Mr. Cagau boasts an incredible selection of the most sought-after timepieces from the likes of Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Richard Mille, Cartier and Patek Philippe.


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Hassan Akhras is a 36-year old strategist, investor and the man behind @arabwatchguide. One of the UAE’s most recognized influencers, he has amassed a combined following of 150k along with – a private watch members club that Akhras founded to connect collectors and connoisseurs in the UAE. The luxury lifestyle content creator’s collection comprises of enviable trove of iconic novelties and limited editions and shares his passion for timepieces on his Instagram, blog and Youtube channel.


Watch collector Jasem Al Zeraei, more known as Patekaholic, is a high-profile advocate for… you guessed it – Patek Philippe. One of the OG watch influencers, his content and passion for all things Patek has played a significant role in the horology world and even landed him a seat as a jury member of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve in 2019.


The @watchfalcon who goes by simply G.M., uploads timepieces from his impressive collection of Rolex, Richard Mille and Audemars Piguet watches (to name a few), and is often paired with his other passions such as sports cars, cigars, and other fine luxuries.


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Fadhel Dashti is founder of Q8 Horology, the official retailer of Franck Muller in Kuwait. His love for bold and desirable watches shines through on his Instagram account with a 182k following.


Abdulraza Alatta’s Instagram account is dedicated to sharing Arabic watch content to his 301k followers. Aside from giving out reviews of the latest watch releases, Alattar also throws in personal predictions and price analysis to engage his loyal following.


Saud Alyaquot, otherwise known as @compwiths, is a watch blogger and content creator since 2017. Alyaquot is mostly known for coining jargons on watch complications in Arabic that are being used widely today by Arabic watch aficionados.

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