Today in New York, amidst an unexpected but fitting flurry of snow, Glashütte Original debuted a brand new limited edition series of chronographs, the Iconic Sixties Square. The watch comes in five flavors, each with a squared-off cushion case and a bright dial. These are very much in line with what the Sixties collection has been doing for years, but all while offering something a little bit different and new. Here’s a first look at the new limited editions, complete with hands-on photos and pricing.
A 9.54-carat rare blue diamond ring once belonging to the late Shirley Temple, one of Hollywood’s most famous child actors, failed to sell at a New York auction on Tuesday, where it had been estimated to fetch between $25 million and $35 million.
JOHN GALLIANO will restart his fashion career as creative director of Maison Martin Margiela. The move confirms rumours that began last week that Galliano was headed to the Paris-based house.
Margiela is ready for a new charismatic creative soul,” Renzo Rosso, president of OTB, which controls Margiela, said today.
People in the watch business often say that the “industry is very small.” That isn’t because the multi-billion dollar a year watch sales market is insignificant, but rather that a few key stakeholders more or less control the business.
To be a successful watch company in modern times, a company often needs help. Help with what you ask? That is a good question. Brands today are faced with a multitude of complex challenges ranging from getting the right parts from suppliers, to product distribution across many countries, and expensive advertising initiatives.
EUROVISION winner Conchita Wurst has closed Jean Paul Gaultier’s haute couture show at Paris fashion week, resplendent in a black and red vampire-themed gown. Continue reading