Affordable Watches: Ritmo Mundo Unveils Racer Quartz Chrono Line for Men and Women

 |  July 1st, 2015

Ritmo Mundo is a brand that manages to deliver affordability with class and style time and again. Having partnerships with sporting events, teams and people such as  LA Galaxy, Petra Kvitova, and Indy racing,  the brand gains inspiration from an eclectic playground. Now, the brand announces its newest auto-inspired classic chic line:  Racer Quartz Chrono and Racer Quartz. The lineup includes redesigns from the brand’s previous IndyCar styles and offers both chronograph styles and three-hands styles with cleaner looks. The entire Racer lineup features a variety of sizes, styles, and colors — all of which evoke a certain racing quality about them. The larger sized 44mm Racer Quartz Chrono houses a Swiss Ronda quartz chronograph movement and is available in stainless steel in different finishes, including steel, black PVD or rose gold…

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Up Close with Ralph Lauren RL67 Safari Chronometers … On Safari in Zambia

 |  June 25th, 2015

For the thousands of readers who follow ATimelyPerspective, you already know from our many Facebook and Instagram posts that we just returned from Zambia, Africa, where we went exploring the Kagem Emerald mines in Kitwe with Gemfields (we will bring more about that trip soon). What you may not have known is that during that trip, I wore (switching on and off between two) the newest Ralph Lauren RL67 Safari Chronometers that were unveiled earlier this year at the SIHH in Geneva by Ralph Lauren Watches and Jewelry .   This series was first unveiled as part of the Sporting Collection back in 2013, and in 2014, the Safari Tourbillon joined the mix – creating quite a stir in the watch world thanks to it black…

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Faberge Reinterpreted — by Master Watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht — Hands On! Oh, and Men, this one is for the Women

 |  June 22nd, 2015

For those who know legends in jewelry and watches, this story may come as no surprise. It is comprised of several renowned men in history and present day: First, there is Peter Carl Faberge — jeweler to the Russian Czars, creator of fantasy and wonder, inventor of the famed Faberge Eggs that open to reveal grand secrets within. His rich creations have spanned centuries, become sought-after by royalty, collectors and those in the know everywhere on Earth, and hold high places in museums around the world. The jewelry company, Faberge, continues to create stunning masterpieces in honor of Faberge — using  Earth’s greatest gemstones, diamonds and metals. Now, the company has introduced an all-new watch line to re-enter the world of…

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DeGrisogono Unveils High-Tech, Haute Horology Instrumento No. Uno Tourbillon

 |  June 19th, 2015

By Gordon Henderson Founded in 1993 by Fawaz Gruosi, de Grisogono launched as a premier high-end jewelry manufacturer. Gruosi is known for his passion and intensity surrounding the products he creates and  routinely turns out one-of-a-kind masterpieces featuring precious stones and black diamonds. Affectionately referred to as the King of Black Diamonds, Gruosi added to his renown by entering the world of haute horology in 2000. Since then, de Grisogono has expanded its work in horology to all new levels. This year, the brand unveiled the astounding and intriguing Instrumento No. Uno Tourbillon —   designed around the theme of geometry and transparency with an avante-garde case and tourbillon construction. In fact, the watch features a flying tourbillon with inclined balance staff that…

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Breguet Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Tradition Line with new Minute Repeater Tourbillon 7087

 |  June 16th, 2015

By Gordon Henderson Breguet as a brand has, since it’s founding, been at the forefront of horological innovations. The company is able to claim a number of game-changing firsts: the first self-winding movement, the first striking repeating watch operated by gong spring rather than a bell,  and the first Tourbillon (among others). As such, the brand regularly has something special to celebrate. This year it is the 10th anniversary of its Tradition line — a collection based on the brand’s rich heritage in powerful watchmaking but with a visionary twist. To celebrate, Breguet brings its expertise to the next level in the Breguet Tradition Repetition Minutes Tourbillon 7087– which is hitting stores around the world now.  In designing the 7087, Breguet sought to…

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