On my last day of leave today, took my wife for a buffet breakfast and took the opportunity to strap on a new watch I've had for a few weeks but didn't have the occasion to wear. Afterwards we walk past the LV boutique in the mall next to the hotel and she tells me that there is a bag that she wants. I agree to buy it for her as I was feeling a little guilty about the Speedy and Nomos I ordered this week and didn't yet tell her about.
I tell her to choose what she wants while I browse through the shoes in the neighbouring boutiques.
Shocked by the shoe prices at Berluti, I return to LV to see if she's done. The guy serving her was looking rather bored and being a bit snooty about her choices while his colleague was gushing over a woman looking at bigger and more expensive bags. WHile I'm waiting for her to make up her mind, I o and have a look at their blingy shoes.
While I'm paying the guy notices my watch and says that it looks really classy and wants to know the brand. He tells me I have excellent taste and now he's suddenly all smiles and very chatty. he noticed me looking at the shoes and wants to help me find a pair. I tell him the LV shoes are too shiny for me and that I'm looking for a pair of balmorals made in England. Then he goes on about his favorite shoe brands and tells me I'll have to go to Dubai to find them.
I'm thinking is this because he noticed my watch or maybe he likes guys.
Besides people working in watch shops and nosy family members, my watches largely goes unnoticed.
I was wearing this: