Interview: It’s Clear. Stephen Forsey Talks about Full Transparency and the Double Tourbillon 30-Degrees Technique Sapphire

 |  June 23rd, 2016

By Michael Thompson Last week, we brought you the news of the new Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon 30-Degree Technique Sapphire here.  Now we bring you an exclusive interview with Stephen Forsey about exactly how that watch — in its totally transparent format — came to fruition. From the very start, Greubel Forsey designed its Double Tourbillon 30-Degree Technique to amaze the wearer with an almost unimpeded view of its awe-inspiring double tourbillon in action. Its open architecture invited the viewer inside to enjoy watching as gears mesh on a multi-level platform of polished precious metal, frosted finishes and contrasting colors. You may also recall that the time displayed on this early Greubel Forsey design is known for its extreme accuracy. This…

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A Moment in Time: Daniel Riedo, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre, Shares 2016 Trends and Plans

 |  January 26th, 2016

Just last week, with the SIHH in full swing, a lot of great timepieces were seen and a host of  wonderful interviews conducted. We will bring you much of the news from the exhibition and around the city in the coming weeks — keeping in mind that much of what we are bringing  to you here  — in terms of product — will not make its way to the US retail market until summer and early fall. We have already noted that this will be a big year for Jaeger-LeCoultre, which celebrates the 85th anniversary of the famed Reverso. Just before the exhibition, we brought you a slideshow of some of the new pieces based on historic models here. Now,…

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Behind the Scenes: A Moment in Time with an Audemars Piguet Master Watchmaker

 |  October 8th, 2015

It is no secret that independent watch brand Audemars Piguet is at the top of the haute horology lineage. This brand focuses clearly on innovative design, technological developments and superb finishing. The artisans the brand employs in its workshops in the Jura Mountains reflect the brand’s dedication to excellence. Such is the case with Joelle, master watchmaker who started her career with the brand 18 years ago as an apprentice. Today, she is one of just a handful of master artisans capable of building Grande Complications. According to Audemars Piguet, Joelle has always been good with her hands – so much so that at one point in time she considered becoming a surgeon – but somewhere along the lines the…

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Star Wars by Devon — Luxury Star Wars Watches that Unleash a Galactic Force (Scott Devon Talks Star Wars– VIDEO)

 |  September 4th, 2015

  If you haven’t noticed, today is Force Friday — when all the toys and other merchandise surrounding the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie goes on sale.  The movie is slated to hit theaters in December. Also slated to hit retail stores — but a few months sooner — the new luxury co-branded Star Wars by Devon watch.  You can read a lot more about the watch by clicking on our Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com here. But suffice it to say the new Star Wars by Devon  luxury watch definitely shines with the brightest in the galaxy — and deftly embodies the Darth Vader villain like we have never seen before. The synergies between the companies were…

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Petra Kvitova Shares Views on Time, Tennis and Ritmo Mundo During the US Open Tennis Championships

 |  September 4th, 2015

With the US Open in full swing, we here at ATimelyPerspective have been bringing you some close-up looks at tennis stars and watch brands, and the synergies between them. We have also been conducting a series of interviews and “Five Fast Questions” with tennis stars about the game, the role of time and the watches on their wrists. Today, we talk with Petra Kvitova, tennis star and Ritmo Mundo brand ambassador. It was back in April that we first announced the partnership between this star and brand — and you can read those details here.  You can also read a series of interviews throughout taking place during the US Open both here and on our column on Forbes.com. Meanwhile, on…

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