Audemars Piguet Hosts Grand Slam Pre-US Open Tennis Championship Event in NYC with Serena Williams, Stan Wawrinka

 |  September 1st, 2015

Last week, I had the grand experience of joining Audemars Piguet on the Highline of The Standard hotel in New York, where the brand hosted a mixed doubles virtual tennis tournament and cocktail party with tennis champions and Audemars Piguet brand ambassadors Serena Williams and Stan Wawrinka. I  had the great opportunity to meet both of these players privately for exclusive interviews with them,  portions of which will run here on ATimelyPerspective and on our Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com throughout the two-week US Open Tennis Championships taking place now. The interview with Williams was especially exciting, given that she is on the brink of a potential historic Grand Slam moment as she returns to New York to play for a fourth…

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Omega, James Bond, 007 and Daniel Craig: Meet the Omega Seamaster 300 “Spectre” Limited Edition

 |  August 31st, 2015

OMEGA and James Bond go hand in hand, or more accurately, hand on wrist. The 24th James Bond movie, SPECTRE is set to release this fall with actor Daniel Craig playing Mr. Bond for his fourth time. In commemoration of this new film, Daniel Craig and OMEGA have teamed up to introduced the new Seamaster 300 “SPECTRE” Limited Edition. The timepiece is a special addition to the brand’s existing Seamaster 300 collection which was launched in 1957. It features the same OMEGA Master Co-Axial calibre 8400 inside a 41mm stainless steel casing. However, surrounding the sleek black dial is a bi-directional, rotating diving bezel, with a 12 hour scale made from black, polished ceramic. It is combined with OMEGA’s signature…

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The New Rolex Day Dates You Don’t Want to Miss Thanks to the Rolex Caliber 3255

 |  August 28th, 2015

By Gordon Henderson When one hears the word “Rolex,” a host of things come to mind. Among them: iconic design, lasting durability, state-of-the-art manufacturing and innovative thinking – in addition, of course, to cool things like Paul Newman, automotive sports, diving and more. Now, we have even more to be excited about- as we witness the first generation of timepieces emerging from the brand and housing the all-new Caliber 3255 (just unveiled at BaselWorld 2015). According to Rolex standards, a watch movement’s values lie in precision, power reserve, reliability, resistance to shock and magnetism, and ease and convenience of adjustments. With those pillars in mind, the new caliber delivers on all fronts and holds a massive 14 patents. The bidirectional…

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Off The Cuff : Linde Werdelin’s SpidoLite Titanium Is Masculine Yet Majestic

 |  August 24th, 2015

There’s something especially unique about how Linde Werdelin blends analog time-keeping with such technical details that always keeps you coming back for more. Recently ATimelyPerspective had the opportunity to get an up close vantage point with the brand’s highly esteemed SpidoLite Titanium. Within the two weeks of wearing it there was never a dull moment, a fortnight was just a tease. Earlier this summer we covered Linde Werdelin’s SpidoSpeed Titanium and touched on how its rugged toughness and detailed craftsmanship epitomizes the brand’s essence. It was no surprise that the SpidoLite Titanium further demonstrates the genuine quality and usefulness that the brand strives for. The appropriately sized 44mm casing is made out of the same Titanium Grade 5 material which…

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Wrapping Up Monterey Classic Car Week with a Look at the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona

 |  August 18th, 2015

Over the past four days we’ve brought you some in-depth coverage of the Annual  Monterey Classic Car Week. After such a monumental period in car racing, with Rolex involved in four events, we want to take a look at the brand’s timepieces that draw inspiration from the automotive world. Presenting a portion of this week’s events fully represents Rolex’s motor-driven passion and involvement. The brand has had its hand in motorsports for decades with events such as endurance racing, Formula 1 and 24 Hours of Le Mans. Ever since 1910, when founder Hans Wilsdorf created a wristwatch that was reliable, precise, and durable enough to withstand even the most active lifestyles, Rolex has been evolving much to the same degree as motor…

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