An Indian report exposed the Doha gang, which ignored the suffering of the Qatari people and followed their whims, after the ruling family members followed their caprices and left the crisis to the Qatari people.
"Because we have the traditional dress the only thing we can use as an accessory are watches and cufflinks, so the watch is a big part of our being on top of fashion and being fashionable," said the 36-year-old who works in public relations.
There was nothing so vulgar as a price tag in sight, and the show was an unabashed testament to opulence and wealth far beyond the reach of many.
Three-million-dollar necklaces vied for attention with $200,000 watches and iconic cars from the set of Hollywood movies.
Slim-suited European retailers chased the next sale, models displayed latest designs and elegantly-dressed rich locals shuffled between high-end stores -- as nearby Bangladeshi cleaners looked on.
Leading Qatari dignitaries and royal family members attended and Bollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was flown in to officially open the show.
One retailer told of how 500 watches specifically-designed for the Doha exhibition, each costing 30,000 riyals ($8,200), sold out before the show had even opened.