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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6 Sensational Pocket Watches of 2016

 |  November 21st, 2016

Recently for Haute Living magazine, I wrote about several top pocket watches, which made me take a closer look at the trend in today’s watch world when it comes to these gentlemanly timepieces. Here we bring you  six pretty impressive pocket watches that range in price from several thousand to several hundred thousand —  proving that there is something out there for everyone. From Tissot, the new Swiss made hand-wound  Bridgeport Lepine Mechanical watch features deep blue steel hands and  for stunning appeal. It is crafted in either 316L stainless steel with rose gold or gray PVD coating. The 45mm watch features a mineral crystal and is sold with chain.It retails for an incredible $675. From Bovet 1822,  the Bovet Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso VII timepiece is…

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Retail Jewelers: Get a Blog, Get the Millennials (Survey Results)

 |  November 18th, 2016

Recently, we discussed how the changing landscape in the watch industry may actually pave a new course for watch brands. You  can read about that here.  Interestingly enough, that article sparked a host of emails and conversations about the state of retail, as well.  Indeed, an unprecedented number of retail watch stores have, over the past couple of years, been closing their doors. Much of this is due to lack of traffic, lack of sales and a  lack of understanding how to  reach today’s millennial customers. One key solution is for retailers to reach out on line: get a blog, get the customers. Why You Should Blog About Watches: The retailer has a great website, and even a blog about watches.…

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3 Terrific Rainbow Colored Watches from 2016

 |  November 17th, 2016

Move over black, the watch world has been graced with a painter’s palette of colors. Today’s top brands understand the love of gemstones and combine them in superb renditions  that will have you over the rainbow. These gemstone delights are often finished with color-coordinated straps or with dazzling gemstone-adorned bracelets for an  explosion of luxury.   Among the brands that excel in this lavish work are Bulgari, Chopard and Graff, each of which has unveiled a stunning new high-jeweled rendition this year.

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Eight Eerie Skull Watches for Halloween (slide show)

 |  October 31st, 2016

Halloween is around the corner and, as such, we wanted to offer a look at eight eerie (and not so eerie) skull watches that will have others looking at your wrist more than your costume. These watches range from the affordable to the super expensive and each has something different to offer. Additionally, this year, we bring some women’s skull watches to the forefront. So come on, don’t be frightened, click through these uncanny year-round wonders for the wrist.

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