Friday evening saw us headed to the CR2 Mall at Nariman Point in Mumbai for the opening of the new Raymond Weil watch boutique. Olivier Bernheim (President and CEO of Raymond Weil) was pleased to welcome his celebrity guests who were all achievers in their own right and on their own steam!
Author Shobhaa De, designer James Ferreira, artist Bose Krishnamanchari and Vicky Donor director Shoojit Sircar admired the time-pieces on display and were pleasantly surprised to receive one each as a gift from the luxury watch brand.
Shobhaa De, the only glamorous lady in the house accessorised herself with some lovely bits and baubles, sourced from her travels all over the world. My favourite is the aquamarine cuff with sea-creatures on it.
We asked the celebrities why they feel it is important to wear a watch, given that every mobile phone has a clock – and this is what they had to say:
Photos: Ranjit Rodricks for MissMalini