Owning a luxury watch is supposed to be one of life’s great pleasures. A right of passage even, for the discerning man.
But for politicians and public officials, luxury watches have become a career pitfall.
In today’s camera-phone ready, social media obsessed world, eagle-eyed viewers are hijacking well-considered photos opportunities, to point out expensive wrist wear as proof, so they say, of shady business and corruption.
Swipe through the slides to see five times luxury watches caused a political outcry.