GENEVA — While technology blogs buzz about the impending release of Sony’s SmartWatch, watch aficionados gathered here to celebrate mechanical timepieces using ancestral know-how that is worth millions to serious collectors.
The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, or SIHH, which ran Jan. 16 to 20, is a top showcase for luxury watches, a category that is expected to defy economic turbulence and continue thriving in 2012, thanks to booming demand not only from Asia but other emerging economies like Russia and Brazil.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)