Louis Moinet Watches – The Truth Behind the New York Mecanograph

 |  July 11th, 2014

By Gordon Henderson New York is awesome. Its history and diversity allow it to stand out amongst metropolises all over the world. The city boasts a population of 8 million residents and 50 million visitors a year – not to mention some of the greatest restaurants known to man.  The city is at the epicenter of a multitude of industries, cultural rights and – well – Broadway. It is the birth place of Theodore Roosevelt, Chris Rock, Michael Jordan, and so many others. It is the city of inspiration. Therefore, it seems only natural that Louis Moinet execs would choose New York as one of the first two cities of inspiration to launch the new Mecanograph Cities collection. (The other…

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4 Watch Brands Inspired by FIFA World Cup in Brazil (Part 3 in Who’s Who: Watches and the FIFA World Cup)

 |  July 9th, 2014

Throughout the past month, with the World Cup in full swing, we have brought you one of the most comprehensive looks at watch brands involved in international football. Just check back to see the 20 plus posts under the FIFA 2014 search on our sight. Now, with FIFA 2014 coming to a  close in just about two weeks, it seems a good time to add to our previous comprehensive reporting of watch brands involved in soccer. Now, we bring you a look at some watches that simply are inspired by the beauty of Brazil and the concept of this year’s World Cup there. These brands have created timepieces that sport the colors of the country, or that offer other intriguing…

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Bulgari Watches and Jean-Christophe Babin Defy the Nay-Sayers and Barrel Full-Speed Ahead with Bulgari Watches that Celebrate 130 Years in Style

 |  July 7th, 2014

Back in January, before the SIHH, I was sitting at a dinner in Paris, wherein some watch collectors, watch journalists and execs were discussing which watch brands were really strong. When I brought up the fact that I believe that now that Jean-Christophe Babin (formerly fearless leader at TAG Heuer) is   at the helm of Bulgari we will see great things from the brand, I was pooh-poohed. No, the brand would not measure up. Well, I beg to differ. It has. This year marks the 130th anniversary of the Italian House of Bulgari. While the brand started in 1884 as a silversmith, it quickly became a global household name thanks to its haute joaillerie prowess and then, years later, its…

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ATimelyPerspective Half-Year Review — How to Keep Time Exciting

 |  July 7th, 2014

Earlier this year, we announced that this was going to be a big year for ATimelyPerspective. In January, we launched our redesign to a two-column, larger-photo, more-hands-on format. In March, we announced the return of our Weekend Sojourns, covering exotic luxury goods other than watches that collectors love. In April, we focused clearly on being a family-run, independent company that sets high standards because we are family oriented. Also in late April, we introduced our Collectors’ Corner — a special guest-column feature wherein different watch lovers and collectors speak out about their favorite or least favorite watches — offering diversity of voice. We brought back Affordable Watch coverage in May. In June we offered one of the most comprehensive on-line…

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For Watch Retailers Only: Introducing the Syndicated Watch Blog — Shine in Today’s On-line World

 |  July 5th, 2014

If you are not a watch retailer, you can skip reading today’s post (take a look at yesterday’s though). This one is for all the retail jewelers who sell timepieces. We know you work hard to keep your sales staff educated and to stay in touch with your customers on a regular basis. Keeping customers informed of all the news, information and educational content the watch world has to offer is difficult. Now, we have the solution: the Syndicated Watch Blog. For retail jewelers only, the syndicated watch blog makes Content king- and provides expert content about watch education, news, trend reports and products. It is an excellent tool for your social media marketing manager to use to augment his…

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