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A glittering showcase of luxury

PUBLISHED : Monday, 29 November, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 29 November, 2004, 12:00am


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If you've never stepped into the Maybach showroom in Repulse Bay because you thought you'd never be able to afford one of the cars, then it may interest you to know that the luxury car dealer recently featured items that, with some clever budgeting, may one day be within reach.

On Thursday night, Harry Winston Jewellers celebrated the launch of its timepieces and the Maybach showroom was lined with showcases of diamond watches and jewellery. A car will set you back about US$300,000, but you can get away with handing over $300,000 for a Harry Winston diamond women's watch.

An exclusive gala dinner was held on site for Hong Kong's A-list. Celebrity sightings included Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino, model Kylie Bax and Teresa Cheung Siu-wai.

One would think that the tall, blonde Hollywood actresses would be enough of a distraction, but CitySeen overheard many people inquiring about the fate of the many goldfish that were used as decor. Not to worry, the fish all got back home safely.