Chopard Unveils L. U. C XP Urushi “Year Of The Pig” Chinese New Year Watch

 |  December 12th, 2018

This article by Roberta Naas first appeared on her Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. Every year around this time, a handful of watch brands  begin unvieling watches that celebrate the Chinese New Year. Each year, these brands created scintillating watch designs and dials based on the Chinese astrological calendar that pay tribute to the animal of the year. As of February 5, 2019, it will be the Year of the Pig, and Chopard is the first watch brand to unveil…

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Six Things Independent Watch Brand Armin Strom Does Differently

 |  December 7th, 2018

Swiss watch brand Armin Strom is celebrating a 10-year anniversary in 2019 — recalling the year that its current owners and management relaunched the brand (purchased from watchmaker Armin Strom in 2006)  and began building it into a  fully integrated Manufacture.  Today, with workshops in Biel/Bienne, this brand continues to upholds superb craftsmanship rules while taking a visionary leap forward. Armin Strom is a brand we like a lot here at ATimelyPerspective because it is innovative while at the same…

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Cars & Watches: At COTA With Rolex For 2018 Formula 1 Racing

 |  December 5th, 2018

Recently, the 2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship  season came to a dramatic finish. At the 21st and last Grand Prix event of the season,  taking place at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina  race track, Lewis Hamilton took pole position and was crowned World Champion for the fifth time. He beat his teammate Valtteri Bottas by 162-thousanths of a second and clocked in at 1.34.794. The exhilarating race reminded me of the wonderful fast-paced Formula 1 racing that I experienced last…

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Introducing the Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Scuderia Corsa USA-Only Watch, And On The Track At Monza With Ferrari, Hublot

 |  December 3rd, 2018

Hublot has been partnering with Ferrari for six year nows, working together since 2012 to create timepieces of that are both cutting edge and worthy of both brand names. Now, Hublot unveils the  newest collaboration — a very limited edition Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Scuderia Corsa watch being sold exclusively in the Untied States. The new timepiece honors the Scuderia Corsa Ferrari GT racing team and celebrates the six-year-old team’s  100th victory. The new 45mm watch is unique in its high-tech…

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Video Interview: Giles English of Bremont Talks SuperSonic with Roberta Naas

 |  November 29th, 2018

Recently at WatchTime New York, we had the chance to interview Giles English, co-founder of the privately owned British watch brand Bremont. This British brand is making incredible inroads in building up the British watchmaking field again, and is even breaking ground for an all-new watch factory in Henley. In this video, English talks about the new Supersonic watch – that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Concord– with Roberta Naas, veteran watch journalist and founder of ATimelyPerspective.com. The watch…

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Video Interview: Davide Cerrato of Montblanc Discusses the 1858 Geosphere World Time Watch And More

 |  November 27th, 2018

Recently at WatchTime New York, Montblanc exhibited some of the brand’s newest watches. The company has been making great strides in blending its rich watchmaking heritage and prowess from Minerva (which Montblanc owns and which dates back to 1868) with its state-of-the-art watchmaking for timepieces that offer beauty, technology and craftsmanship. The newest collections are geared for today’s lifestyles and offer a host of features and aesthetics that are garnering global attention. For this reason, we were delighted that Davide…

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Video Interview: Mario Peserico of Eberhard Watches Discusses the Tazio Nuvolari Legend Watch With Roberta Naas

 |  November 26th, 2018

Eberhard Watches is a privately owned Swiss watch brand that celebrates fine watches and honors a price/value relationship. The company has had a long relationship with car racing since the 1930’s, and to this day has involvements with vintage rallies around the world. To honor one of the greatest drivers of yesteryear, Tazio Nuvolari, the brand created an entire collection about 20 years ago that is continually evolving. Recently, at the 2018 WatchTime New York show, we had the chance…

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