Gresso chokes on USB pendants
After its beautiful phones and MP3 players, the luxury goods maker falls flat.
For every yin there's a yang. Or something like that. All we know is that, just moments after gushing over the latest Adam&Eve" collection of fashion USB drives is that it comes from , a Russian company that we've followed for the last year because of its unique high-end designs in and ., we came across a design of another kind--and it's not a good thing. What's most disappointing about this "
Sadly, its USB "jewelry" doesn't compare to those beautiful items, even though the pendants are made with many of the same exterior materials, such as gold, diamonds and the company's signature African blackwood. In fact, they're reminiscent of a USB pendant made by Hong Kong-based, the ultimate common-denominator manufacturer. Worse still, they top out at only 1GB of storage.
The Swarovski crystals in its collection--a move that we see as the .is a particularly tough gig to compete in, especially with such luxury goods peddlers as getting into the market with products costing of dollars. Even so, Gresso made things even worse by stooping to using