Luxury and influence have long been intertwined. Within social media, few individuals succeed in reshaping self-identity and behaviour of online consumers. With ‘Tastemakers’, we aim to uncover these new authorities, whether they are creators or ‘coolhunters’. Today we welcome personal style blogger, Lily O'Halloran.
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Patek Philippe celebrated the opening of its Art of Watches exhibition in New York City last Thursday, launching several commemorative editions to mark the occasion. Patek Philippe president Thierry Stern was on hand to talk about the exhibition and the art of watchmaking.
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