Graffiti Artist Alec Monopoly, TAG Heuer Unveil Limited Edition Connected Modular 45 Watch During Art Basel Miami

 |  December 11th, 2017

I have always loved art. I grew up in a family where my mother was an artist and my sister was an artist. My mom had an art gallery at one point in her life and my sister was a talented VP at a top NY ad agency. Even my oldest sister — an astrophysicist by education — has unveiled her incredible artistic side and is, today, a painter in Tucson.  So, every year, when Art Basel Miami rolls around ……

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Only Watch 2017 Sets Record for Charity Auction: $10+ Million

 |  November 11th, 2017

One of the most anticipated watch and charity events every other year is the Only Watch auction, which took place yesterday in Geneva. There,  49 unique watches went up for auction by Christie’s, with benefits going to muscular dystrophy.  This year, the auction totaled  10.776 million Swiss Francs. There were a host of stand-outs in the bidding for these one-of-a-kind watches made especially for the event. Among them:  Lot 12, Patek Phillipe’s Ref. 5208T Titanium watch sold for a hammer price…

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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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Meet the Manufacture Royale ADN Collection: Good Looks, Great Function

 |  August 29th, 2017

Manufacture Royale is a brand we have written about several times here, as we love the masterful technology this brand brings to the forefront.  This year, the brand unveils an interesting new collection that is making its way to stores now: the ADN (DNA).  The watch houses the brand’s  ninth calibre—the MR09 with flying tourbillon, skeletonized movement and two independent time zones. Built in the Manufacture Royale workshops in  Vallorbe, Switzerland, this watch is an impressive blend of avant grade…

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Kering Group Appoints Patrick Pruniaux CEO of Ulysse Nardin As Patrik Hoffmann Exits

 |  August 21st, 2017

While we were busy covering some great events this past weekend, the Albert Bensoussan, CEO of Kering Group Luxury — Watches and Jewelelry Division  (owners of watch and jewelry brands: Ulysse Nardin, Pomellato, Gucci, Boucheron and Girard-Perrregaux) made another management change announcement: Patrick  Pruniaux is the new head of Ulysse Nardin. He replaces long-standing CEO of the brand, Patrik Hoffmann, who joined the company in 1999. The newly announced CEO of Ulysse Nardin, Patrick Pruniaux, has more than a dozen years in the  watch industry experience, having…

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Ulysse Nardin’s Innovision 2 Watch, Unveiled Earlier This Year, Demonstrates Brand’s Innovation

 |  July 29th, 2017

We have been witnessing Ulysse Nardin making pioneering strides in watchmaking for decades — always surprising and delighting watch lovers. A key example of this is the concept  timepiece it unveiled earlier this year that we are certain has inventions in it that will be making their  way to Ulysse Nardin watches very soon. The  l InnoVision 2 timepiece is  chocked with 10 innovations, holds several patents, and has half a dozen more patents pending. Among the 10 dynamic innovations that are incredibly complex…

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Introducing Cuervo y Sobrinos Historiador Vuelo Horas Del Mundo

 |  June 28th, 2017

Cuervo y Sobrinos is a brand we love here at ATimelyPerspective. Not as well known as the big brands, the company has roots in Havana, Cuba, and today is Swiss made but still recalls its Cuban heritage.  Now, Cuervo y Sobrinos unveils the alluring Historiador Vuelo Horas Del Mundo– world time watch — with a special high-design aspect.     The automatic movement of this timepieces allows for easy setting of local and universal times  without interfering with the hour and…

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