The alarm was raised when a woman called numerous times asking highly detailed questions about brands’ jewelry designs.
Founder Cormac Kinney has been cited in more than 1,500 patents and has raised about $500 million in capital for various companies in his 25-year career.
The “Love & Friendship” actress was the star of the lavish fete, which also drew Sunny Pawar, Sam Heughan, Billy Brown and Paz Vega.
After job cuts, slashing of inventories and other cost-saving measures last year, executives hope the worst is behind them.
Reynolds made an appearance at the Piaget stand, while Schilling was billed as a friend of IWC.
A slowdown in high-end watch sales continues to bite.
In the hours before Piaget’s unveiling of its new Polo S watch style, news of the Bastille Day atrocities in Nice were boiling on social media – but the show went on nonetheless.
This evening the watch firm will announce the launch of its Polo S watch style — a casual, streamlined design with an “entry level” price, intended to appeal to Millennial U.S. male consumers.
The Richemont-owned Swiss watch brand has named actor Ryan Reynolds as international brand ambassador.
Alain Riguidel, formerly at Piaget, will take over as president of Kering Luxury Watch division North America on May 1.
They are the last of the Place Vendôme houses to pull out of the event, after organizers assigned jewelry a less important place.