Interview: Photographer Steve McCurry Talks About the Challenges of Capturing Vacheron Constantin Overseas Locations

 |  September 23rd, 2016

Recently, we announced the second set of six locations that famed photographer Steve McCurry shot for the Vacheron Constantin Overseas adventure. You can see some of those amazing images here. We also had the chance to talk with McCurry about the challenges he faced when selecting and shooting the locations.  Q: What was the biggest challenge you had in this project? SMC: “The entire project was a challenge, because it was all about human ingenuity and human architecture. As we went through the possible locations, I looked for how people were trying to solve problems with design – such as how to get water from the deep wells of India, or how to heard sheep across vast lands. So the…

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How Hublot, the New York Giants, Victor Cruz and the Classic Fusion Aerofusion Limited New York Edition Watch Made Manhattan History Last Night (slide show)

 |  September 21st, 2016

Ok football fans and watch lovers — this one is definitely for you. In its ongoing effort to make its “Hublot loves Football” theme truly meaningful around the world, the brand turns to the good old-fashioned century-plus game of American football while on American soil. In the second announcement of its American Football campaign (because, let’s face it, soccer just isn’t top priority here in the USA), Hublot and the New York Giants have announced a partnership that ushers in the luxury watch brand as the Official Luxury Watch for the New York Giants and as the Official Timekeeper of the New York Giants. Additionally, Giants football fans will be treated to the Hublot Countdown to Kick-off hour and the Hublot Coach’s…

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Cartier Re-Opens Fifth Avenue Mansion with Interior by Thierry Despont, Unveils Incredible Pearl Necklace

 |  September 19th, 2016

About two and a half years ago, Cartier closed its now nearly 100-year-old Fifth Avenue mansion so that the brand could totally revamp the space.While the brand opened another location not too far away from its original so it could continue to remain open, Cartier set about re-creating the space to be in tune with today’s times and desires. Last week, at a gala affair, the Maison opened its mansion doors once again — revealing a lavish interior created by New York interior designer Thierry Despont. The mansion was first acquired by Pierre Cartier in 1917 via a spectacular trade with New York financier Morton F. Plant. Plant agreed to exchange the home for a then- $1 million double strand necklace of superb natural pearls that…

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Watch Review: Bremont Boeing 100 Limited Edition Watch on the Wrist

 |  September 16th, 2016

Recently, we borrowed the Bremont Boeing 100 Limited Edition watch to wear and review. The thing about this watch is – to be honest – I am not really sure that I want a watch that celebrates Boeing’s 100th anniversary. I mean, I fly a lot on business and so I appreciate everything Boeing has done to advance jet speed, safety and travel; but this doesn’t mean I would run right out and buy an almost $8,000 watch in its honor. That said, I also recognized that many watch lovers have that keen affinity for the aviation field, with many being pilots who may have a more burning desire for a Boeing celebration than me. And, of course, it is…

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Inside the Manufacture: A Close-UP Look at Bulgari Watchmaking

 |  September 14th, 2016

Earlier this year, we had the unique opportunity to go where few have ever gone before: inside the Bulgari Manufacture.  I wrote about that experience in IW Magazine, and now, we bring some of that insight to our faithful readers at ATimelyPerspective. This Italian-born Bulgari (founded in Rome in 1884) has been bringing exceptional watches to the forefront in recent years, with  some world-record setting timepieces joining the high-jeweled and haute horology ranks.  Much of that growth and development is the result of strong leadership — after all the brand is under the vigilant eye of veteran watch industry executive Jean-Christophe Babin, whose keen knowledge of the industry, eye for product and lust for cutting-edge technology has brought the brand to all new…

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