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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Patrick Dempsey, TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador, Talks Time and Racing

 |  August 11th, 2015

Recently, on our “Perfect Timing” column on Forbes.com, Roberta Naas wrote about her encounter during the Indy 500 with actor-turned-racer Patrick Dempsey. Here, we bring you an excerpt from that story, which you can read in its entirety here. Dempsey, a brand ambassador for TAG Heuer, was on site with the brand at the Indy 500, and took the time to give us an exclusive interview.  Dempsey, known for his role as Dr. Derek Shepherd in Grey’s Anatomy, was right in his element at the Indy 500. While Formula 1 races are not his thing (yet), he has co-owned his own race team (Dempsey/Proton Racing) for nearly a decade and, more recently, opted to turn more full time to racing — becoming a…

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