Sexy Lingerie Meets Millions in Mouawad Jewels: Victoria’s Secret Runway Show

 |  December 6th, 2016

Last night the annual Victoria’s Secret runway show took place in Paris and all eyes were on the sexy models — with feathered Angel wings — strutting not only steamy looking lingerie but also $12 million in diamond and gemstone jewelry from Mouawad.The theme for this year’s Victoria’s Secret runway left, in my opinion, a little to be desired, with Swiss Alps type gear and other unusual looks. However, the stunning Mouawad jewelry on the necks, ears and wrists could have had you drooling if you weren’t staring so intensely at other spots. Every once in a while, we here at ATimelyPerspective have to make exceptions to the “watches only” rule even when it is not a weekend sojourn. We think this…

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Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance Adds 30 Percent More Accuracy to Watch

 |  December 5th, 2016

Recently, at an exclusive event in NYC, Armin Strom unveiled its latest creation, the Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance, which we recently introduced to you here. Now, we bring you even more information about this unusual watch – not the least of which is the fact that in-house tests on the resonance complication in this timepiece demonstrate that the resonance adds an additional 30 percent accuracy. To truly understand the horological innovation, we have to first understand the resonance complication and its significance to the watch community. For starters, due to its complexity, the resonance is a rarely featured complication with only a hand full of appearances in clocks and only once, prior to Armin’s release, in a wristwatch.  The idea for…

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Smart Watch Review: Meet the New Samsung Gear S3 SmartWatch

 |  December 2nd, 2016

As a consumer there is no better activity to witness than competition. It drives the market place and forces manufactures to innovate and release better and better products into the market place. In the smart watch arms race (get it) Samsung recently announce the release of their latest smart watch, the Samsung Gear S3, and yours truly got to get all handsy with latest tech gadget. When the package arrived and I was offered both colorways to sample, the Gear S3 Frontier and the Gear S3 Classic. I found myself leaning towards the Gear S3 Frontier and spent the bulk of my time wearing that watch. When I first put the piece on, my initial reaction was that the watch…

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Affordable Watches: Baume & Mercier MyClassima — Under $1,000 and in Stores Now

 |  November 30th, 2016

Looking for the perfect gift for the holidays for him or her — one that you can afford but that is also timeless and chic? Look no further than the all-new collection of affordable Baume & Mericer Classima watches called “MyClassima.” The new collection is being released just for the holidays, with all watches reatiling for less than $1,000. The first Classima watches were inspired by a design from a 1940’s museum piece found in the Baume & Mercier archives.  Over the years, the brand has continued to refresh and enliven the collection. In fact, you can read about last year’s redesign here.  Today, the brand has reinterpreted the design in a watch priced from $990 — perfect for the…

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Three Terrific Corum Bubble Watches of 2016: Bubble Game; Bubble Dani Olivieri

 |  November 29th, 2016

We have written about Corum often here before. The brand has a rich Swiss history with a number of iconic watches in its past. In fact, this is the brand renowned for its famed Coin watches, wherein a coin is actually sliced in half and the movement placed between the halves. It is also the brand famous for the Bubble watch– an oversized domed-crystal watch that was first introduced several decades ago. Recently, Corum has gone to extensive lengths tor re-intorduce the Bubble watch with concepts and dials perfect for today’s discovering watch lover. Among them: cards, games, The Joker, and even artistic renditions done in collaboration with a variety of artists. Here, we bring you a lookout three of our…

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