(From South China Morning Post)
Byline: Reports by Tsang Shuk-wa
The annual international luxury watch fair Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva was a nice change of pace after the hustle and bustle of BaselWorld 2004.
Not that SIHH was any less breathtaking. If anything, the smaller-scale fair - with just 16 watch brands - was as glamorous, if not more so.
It was launched in 1990 by the Richemont Group, owner of a handful of important brands, as an alternative to the Basel event. It provides an elaborate showcase for dealers and a chance to woo members of the media with first-class transfers, fine gourmet dining, …