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Editor’s Notes: Judith Leiber, the late queen of bedazzled clutches who
In partnership with Authentic Brands Group, which bought the Judith Leiber brand in 2013, Timex just dropped a duo of Swarovski-encrusted watches that veer into the thousands of dollars — an uncharacteristically high price point for the timepiece purveyor.
In recent years, Leiber’s handbags have experienced a resurgence of sorts. Under the direction of Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger, the brand has come to embody Instagram-friendly excess, a cheeky, over-the-top luxury that’s well aware of its extravagance.
Veering away from Leiber’s fruit and animal-shaped clutches of yesteryear, the brand now offers blinged-out bags in the shape of
Timex was wise to capitalize not only on Leiber’s resurgence in popularity but also
Timex seems to be courting this new generation of monied consumers with its Judith Leiber watches, which are limited to 200 editions each and retail for significantly more than most Timex models (the best-selling T80 starts at $59). More flashy watches will begin rolling out in Spring 2022, when Judith Leiber x Timex watches will begin arriving at Judith Leiber boutiques and stockists.