BASEL, Switzerland — Facing a sharp slowdown in growth following a record 2012, watch brands pulled out the stops at Baselworld.
The world’s biggest watch and jewelry fair, totally redesigned after a three-year renovation, drew a record 122,000 visitors between March 27 and April 3, up 17 percent versus 2012. An unprecedented 3,610 journalists were accredited for the event, up 9 percent from the previous year.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)