Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille In Full Swing, RM 60-01 Regatta Watch Sails On

 |  April 18th, 2019

Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille is taking place from the 16 to the 20th – ending this Saturday. Already in full swing, the sailing event is an annual thing for independent watch brand Richard Mille. St Barth is a beautiful Caribbean island in the French Antilles known for its regattas, and Richard Mille has been a key partner of the Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille since 2010. For the 10th edition of the races, this year,…

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MIDO Takes The Ultimate Plunge: Partners With Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2019

 |  April 17th, 2019

Easily viewed as the most prestigious — and spectacular — cliff diving competition in the world, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2019 began this past week and features Swiss watch brand Mido as the Official Performance Partner.  In both worlds, the need for a balance between precision and aesthetics is key.   Athletes Jonathan Paredes of Mexico and the Italian Alessandro De Rose, two great names in this sport, also join Mido as Friends of the Brand. The opening…

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Montblanc Brings New Meaning To Communing With Nature In New Watch Campaign

 |  April 16th, 2019

It was in November of 2017 the Montblanc brought a select group of journalists to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to discover the brand’s newest directions in timepieces. One of the big messages: a return to nature. The brand was unveiling watches at the SIHH 2018 that would highlight mountain climbing, hiking and more. This year, with its newest 2019 SIHH introductions, Montblanc continued that theme. Additionally, the brand has just launched an exciting new marketing campaign that highlights the importance of…

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10 Watches That Played Starring Roles in Iconic Movies Over The Decades

 |  April 12th, 2019

With summer movie flicks on their way to us, I wanted to review some of the great, iconic movies of all time and the watches that we saw in those films. It is a topic I wrote extensively about in other posts, so it is worth taking a look at once again now. Especially since we have seen Captain Marvel in a Citizen, Urwerk in Spider-Man and so much more. Instead of the current movies, though, we take a look…

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Behind The Scenes At The Second Annual Movado Group Summit In Davos

 |  April 5th, 2019

Recently, at the second annual Movado Group Summit in Davos, Switzerland, a host of news, products, ventures and other exciting forays were not only unveiled, but also discussed in detail in a way that was lively, energetic and productive. While this was the second world Movado Group Summit to be held, it was the first one where a handful of press was selected to attend the three-day 2019 event, and I was fortunate enough to be one of them. Here…

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Storage Wars: The Best USB Keys Of Baselworld 2019, And The Fate Of Storage Units

 |  April 3rd, 2019

Well, it has been a tradition here at ATimelyPerspective that after every show, we take a break from all the product news, all the show reviews and all of the interviews to do something fun and different: showcase the way watch brands offer their vital information to journalists. Year after year, we write about the best, the worst and sometimes the really-tried-hard USB keys of each show. I love the way, at the end of meeting, when I ask for…

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I’m Back With The Truth: The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Baselworld 2019

 |  April 1st, 2019

Last Wednesday I finally returned from my 10-day Swiss junket that included a three-day stop in Davos with Movado (that’s an upcoming story in itself) followed by six days in Baselworld.  Here, I bring you an insider’s view of what Baselworld really went through this year  — the good, the bad and the ugly. And, believe me, as I have attended Baselworld for 35 years now, I think I’m a good judge. There is no denying that traffic was down significantly,…

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