BaselWorld would roll around and I would email and call, desperately trying to get even a "cattle call" meeting, and I got...
Now on a side note, in an earlier life, I sold a BOATLOAD of Breitling watches when I worked behind the counter at Tourneau. And unlike my colleague, a smarmy worm who I still refer to as "Deep South" (as in the moment you asked about a watch, the price dropped by 30%), I sold A LOT of Breitlings, ALL AT FULL PRICE.
So to the folks manning the PR/Communications office at Breitling, it would have been nice to even get the most basic of email replies, but I suspect you were too "busy".
But sometimes, a watch grabs your attention despite your full awareness that the brand that made it really could care less about you as a customer, or a member of the Fourth and Fifth Estate. So with that said, despite their indifference, Breitling made something that has hit me with a visceral sucker punch -
|Courtesy of Breitling|
So despite their indifference, and my ambivalence, well done to Breitling, you've made something that really speaks to me.
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