Cartier just announced that the Ballon Bleu is its best selling line. The CEO said it was because in difficult economic times consumers are looking for more discreet timepieces.
I completely disagree with his explanation. I think they're popular because:
1. They look great
2. Celebs are...
Know what watch is being worn in this pic?
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He has a pretty good track record...Beyonce...Audemars Piguet...New Jersey Nets...okay, so maybe not the last one.
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Women wearing men's (or oversized) watches.
The trend isn't all that new. It's been around for a while. However, InStyle magazine just did a feature on women wearing large watches.
One the positive side, you can get away with buying your wife/girlfriend a Rolex Daytona as a gift (and you can...