Chopard Co-President and Artistic Director Caroline Scheufele is the creator of the iconic Happy Sport watch. For the launch of the new Happy Diamonds film, ...
Chad Oppenheim

Design of the times

Celebrity property designer Chad Oppenheim has only one mission in mind – to make buildings which will last for centuries and leave a legacy Chad ...
Rad Hourani

The label that crosses borders

GC meets unisex couturier Rad Hourani Rad Hourani’s unisex clothing line began as an experiment. Unhappy with what was available on the market, he decided ...
Adam Brown

Bond gets briefed

A poolside holiday led Adam Brown to a fashion venture good enough for the world’s most famous secret agent Adam Brown was on holiday in ...
Jo Malone

Comeback queen

British millionaire Jo Malone has overcome serious odds to build a fragrance empire  Jo Malone had barely set foot in Shanghai in 2015 when things ...

The global nomad

New brand Montroi caters to globetrotters seeking more than just accessories For Enrique Hormigo, nomadism is not just a lifestyle, it’s a philosophy. His brand, ...

The entrepreneur securing the UAE's food security

Emirati Mahmoud Adi is building the region’s first fully climate-controlled greenhouse near Al Ain. Mahmoud Adi is one of the smartest Emiratis in the UAE ...
Geoffrey Kent, Abercrombie & Kent

A roaring trade

Geoffrey Kent of Abercrombie & Kent relives his journeys with everyone from Bill Gates to British royalty. He is the go-to-man if you are in ...

The Bedouin billionaire

Born in the desert in Syria and destined to be a shepherd, here’s how Mohed Altrad overcame a tragic beginning to become a superstar businessman. ...

A touch of glass

Italian entrepreneurs Alessandro Forte and Stefano Ottone fell into designing glasses and now have a serious celebrity clientele. While many entrepreneurs are hailed for their ...

The beauty business

Austrian entrepreneur Susanne Kaufmann’s organic spa products are stocked by some of the world’s biggest hotels. Deep in the Bregenz forest, where farmers and villagers can ...

Victor Hsu makes shoes for the badass older gentleman

Luxury shoe brand, FACTO, makes kicks that have got the attention of P. Diddy and Usher too. In Japanese “choiwaru oyahji” loosely translates into “slightly ...

Public house

Irish pub chain McGettigan's has grown from its UAE base to spread across more than a dozen locations on three continents. Founder Dennis McGettigan has ...

Business with a conscience

Dilmah founder Merrill J Fernando challenges multi-national tea companies who are exploiting the Middle East market. Strike up a conversation about tea, preferably over a ...

Wheeler dealer: Ebraheem Al Samadi

Self-made millionaire before his 18th birthday, Arab-American entrepreneur Ebraheem Al Samadi is now CEO of the Al Samadi Group, a Dubai-based retail empire worth more ...

Have you dined at Dubai’s Burger & Lobster restaurant?

It may have started out as a joke but Russian restaurateur George Bukhov has carved out a new business model by opening a chain of ...