12 Terrific ‘Year Of The Dog’ Watches: Man’s Best Friend (Slideshow)

 |  February 16th, 2018

Today marks the start of the Chinese New Year, the “Year of the Dog.”  We are especially happy about this 11th sign on the Chinese  Zodiac because, let’s face it, we are celebrating man’s best friend. This year 10 luxury watch brands created timepieces to honor the Year of the Dog. Some of those brands create pieces annually for the Chinese Zodiac, while others just couldn’t resist personifying the most loyal and trustworthy animal on the dial of a watch.…

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NSFW: Dare I Say ‘Hands On’ With The New Ulysse Nardin Classic Voyeur Erotic Watch? Hot Horlogerie

 |  January 30th, 2018

Ok first and foremost,  yes,  we did go “hands on” with the Ulysse Nardin Classic Voyeur Erotic watch — a timepiece that not only gives all-new meaning to the concept of voyeurism, but also displays a sexual gesture that has not yet been shown in erotic watches, to the best of our knowledge.   Erotic watches …. often considered a taboo subject — were a definite part of certain 18th and 19th century cultures, most often with automatons behind a…

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An Insider’s Complete Review of SIHH 2018: Come Inside With Us And See What A Typical Day Is Like And Witness The Best Exhibition Spaces And More

 |  January 29th, 2018

Every year, we anxiously await the trek to Geneva for the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) – the first luxury watch exhibit of the year. This year marked the 28th exhibition – and my 27th year in attendance (I missed one year when my darling daughter was born). As always, it was a thrill to meet up with old friends, make new friends and feel the beating pulse that guides the watch world through yet another year. Here,…

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Hands On: Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon Blue Grand Feu With An Amazing Retail Price

 |  January 17th, 2018

We all know that blue is the hottest dial color on the market these days, and somehow Ulysse Nardin always gets its blues right, especially in the case of this new  Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon Blue Grand Feu — just unveiled at SIHH 2018, and making its way to stores this summer. We went hands on with this timepiece and it didn’t disappoint — in any way, including its retail price. Part of the brand’s Marine collection, the newest timepiece if…

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Winning Watches of the GPHG 2017

 |  November 9th, 2017

For readers who follow ATimelyPerspective, you know that we have been covering all the categories and nominated watches that were being judged in the 2017 GPHG Awards. Last night we attended the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve Awards Ceremony in Geneva, and today we bring you a look at the winning watches from the 72 competing timepieces.  2017 PRIZE LIST: “Petite Aiguille” Watch Prize: Tudor, Black Bay Chrono Sports Watch Prize: Ulysse Nardin, Marine Regatta Men’s Watch Prize: Bvlgari, Octo Finissimo…

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Top Six Sports Watches of 2017: Our Picks for GPHG 2017

 |  September 22nd, 2017

It’s not too far off: November 8th is when the 17th meeting of the Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Genève, GPHG, will take place. For those unaware, the GPHG is the organization and annual watchmaking award ceremony where different watches are recognized for various feats of horological wizardry. Think Academy Awards but for watches. Six watches across twelve categories have been preselected to compete for top honors.  Here we bring you a look at the six top Sports watches. Before…

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Top Five Watch Brands On the Wrists of Tennis Stars at the US Open Tennis Championship

 |  September 8th, 2017

Well, we are just a little over halfway through the 14 days of the US Open Tennis Championship and we have seen some ups and downs. We’ve also seen some nice watches both on the court and off. Here we take a quick look at five top watch brands with tennis brand ambassadors on the court, or with some other key involvement in the US Open. Richard Mille flaunts just about $1.5 million during the US Open on the wrists…

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