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Gilt, HP launch Michael Bastian-designed luxury smartwatch
Gilt, HP launch Michael Bastian-designed luxury smartwatch

Menswear designer Michael Bastian took a stylish step into the wearable technology arena with Friday’s launch of the MB Chronowing, a handsome looking wristwatch-shaped device with Hewlett-Packard technology under the hood that will retail exclusively through Gilt. Bastian was in town Thursday night for a celebratory prelaunch dinner at the SoHo House in West Hollywood, where he was joined by members of the Hewlett-Packard and Gilt teams and he told us the starting point for the look of the watch was the dashboard of a luxury car. “Car dashboards are something men are very familiar with,” he told us, “they can be analog or digital or a mix of the two. Once I had...

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