On the eve of the inaugural World Luxury Expo, Dubai, the finishing touches are being made to the luxury goods exhibition at the invitation-only event held at “the world’s most luxurious hotel”, Burj Al Arab, scheduled for 15-17 January 2013.
On the closing day of World Luxury Expo, the iconic global brand, Aston Martin, will launch its global 100th anniversary celebration in Dubai. As the maker of exceptional high performance cars since 1913, the year 2013 marks a significant milestone for Aston Martin as the brand celebrates their centenary as a leading international luxury automotive brand.
World Luxury Expo will showcase the world's leading luxury brands across a selection of carefully selected categories including fine art, high-end jewellery & fashion, hand-crafted time pieces, designer furniture and exquisite table settings, automobiles, fine dining, private aviation, and luxury travel.
The chairman of Agha Group, Mr Rateb Agha, will be showcasing a collection of pieces that have been privately curated over many years from all over the world. A rare glimpse into this collection reveals a sword that dates back to the 16th century; the blade is hand-made from original Jawhar and is covered in pure 22K gold. In addition to this, a one-off Fabergé Imperial Egg will be shown that is part of a museum-quality Fabergé collection that captures the very essence of the magnificent and historic Fabergé tradition.
Another very special piece in this collection is an original Holy Quran, hand-written with gold water with the pages made out of pure gazelle leather, originating from Damascus,
In the Grand Pavilion, located on the Burj Al Arab Marina Garden, invited guests can also look forward to seeing the latest ladieswear collections from acclaimed designers, Alexander McQueen and Alaia, as well as luxury footwear from Charlotte Olympia. An exclusive range of fur pieces will be presented by J Mendel and exotic skin handbags and leather goods will be shown by Asprey and Nancy Gonzalez. There will also be a pre-view of special collections and