Worthless Luxury

Speaking to desire for impracticality, the watch market highlights uselessness

Implications - As the number of clientele for luxury goods continues to grow exponentially, the notion of opulence is being expanded to include a design ethos that highlights uselessness. With specific regard to timepieces, this movement of worthless luxury products signifies a preference for status over function; as designer goods become commonplace, the status-obsessed require continued stimulation in new and exotic ways.
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