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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Only Watch 2017 Part 2: Meet the Rest of the 49 Unique Watches Being Auctioned (Slide Show)

 |  July 13th, 2017

Earlier this week, we brought you news about OnlyWatch 2017, and showed half of the 49 (thus far) unique watches that are going up for auction in November for the seventh annual OnlyWatch event.   OnlyWatch is a charity auction with all proceeds going toward finding a cure for  t Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  As mentioned yesterday, these are all unique watches being donated by the brands for this event only. To heighten the attention, a  world tour of these watches begins in September…

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A Close Up Look at Only Watch 2017 Watches, Part 1 (Slide show)

 |  July 11th, 2017

This November, the seventh annual OnlyWatch auction will take place in Geneva on the 11th of the month. The event is one that pulls the finest watch brands in the world together for charity, as each participating brand (or company) donates a single one-off watch that goes up for charity auction. OnlyWatch is organized by Monaco Association against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and the auction is led by Christie’s auction house. This year for the first time, in addition to individual…

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GPHG 2016 Winners Gallery (and Why I Feel this is a Not-so-All-Inclusive Event)

 |  November 11th, 2016

Last night — as watch lovers know — the annual Grand Prix de Horlogerie de Geneve — GPHG — awards were held. The awards (which this year were given to 14 category watch winners and one Special Jury Prize) are often acclaimed by many in the industry as the watch world’s Red Carpet or Academy awards. Sorry, world, I beg to differ. At the risk of upsetting the organizers of the GPHG — a 15-year-long event thus far — and at…

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Are Men Ready for a Nearly $35,000 Chanel Monsieur Watch?

 |  October 20th, 2016

Earlier this year, in Baselworld 2016, i was whisked away into a back room of the Chanel exhibition space to see a  video about a top secret project: the Monsieur de Chanel men’s watch — that would appear on the market later in the year. The watch is here and it has a lot to offer, but the question is, are men ready for a Chanel watch that retails for $34,500? I think the answer is “yes” — for the…

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