I don’t get it. What makes a watch worth $17,000? Does it tell time better than a $23 Timex?
And how does someone who used to advocate for aiding refugees, and who continually discusses living “cruelty free” by diet and clothing choices reconcile shilling a watch that costs more than most people on the planet make in a lifetime?
And how ridiculous is the ad campaign to show off the pared down lifestyle- living in a hut, meditating at sunset- with the product being a watch that costs more than many people’s yearly rent?
I just don’t get it. I don’t LIKE it and I don’t GET it. And it makes me sad.
Sorry, y’all. I got the price wrong. It isn’t $17,000USD.
It’s $27,300 AUD (Australian)
Which makes it $19,616.96 USD.
Benedict’s so ‘umble dontchaknow. I get that he’s just BAing but the target demographic for those watches isn’t exactly into comic book movies. This posho ad campaign alienates the very people who are…