While the troubles of Baselworld have some predicting the death of trade shows, SIHH 2019 was well attended, with the organisers saying, quite credibly, that the fair had 15% more visitors as compared to 2018. The mix of the attendees seems to have changed, however, with more members of the media taking photos of themselves than of the watches.
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While the Fall/Winter 2019 menswear shows have officially ended with the Paris collections closing out the season, there are some shows we're still talking about.
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Here comes 2019, Year of the Pig, the 12th, and last of the 12-year cycle of animals in the Chinese zodiac. Chinese Lunar New Year, a culturally significant holiday equal in importance, family, and optimism to Christmas in the West, is also a crucial opportunity for luxury brands to bump up retail sales. So several fashion, beauty, jewelry and watch brands are offering themed products for the holiday that kicks off Feb. 5.
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They are confident, carefree and spend over $7,000 a year on luxury goods -- even before they turn 21.
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LVMH and Rihanna have been in secret talks to launch a luxury house under her name, according to multiple sources.
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