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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Watch Review: Building My Own Customized Baume Watch

 |  August 20th, 2018

You may recall that we broke the news here first last May that Richemont Group was creating an all-new brand: Baume. Not to be confused with Baume & Mercier, but a brainchild that was formed under that brand’s wings, the new Baume brand can be purchased only on line, and buyers can customize their own custom watch if they so desire, or buy an already designed watch. Baume gave me the opportunity to customize a watch of my own, which…

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Parmigiani Fleurier Unveils Customizable Options For New Bugatti Type 390 Watch That Celebrates The Bugatti Chiron

 |  April 12th, 2018

True luxury allows for customization – a trend which esteemed watch manufacturer Parmigiani Fleurier plans to capitalize on with the new Bugatti Type 390 watch, created to commemorate the Bugatti Chiron Sport car. Recently, at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, Bugatti unveiled a new version of its Bugatti Chiron. The Chiron Sport offers significantly improved handling and even greater agility with no change in the power or performance of this spectacular sports car. Interestingly, each Bugatti Chiron is created unique…

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Buyers of $257,000 Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series Car Can Buy Customized Porsche Design Watch

 |  June 29th, 2017

Car (and watch) lovers take note: if you are in the market for one of the 500  Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series cars being produced — and selling for  $257,200 —  then you are eligible to also buy a Porsche Design Chronograph 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series watch, as well, and have it customized to match your car if you want.  Just 500 of the watches will be made, as well, each retailing for $12,650. The watches are a result…

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Affordable Watches: Ritmo Mundo Unveils Racer Quartz Chrono Line for Men and Women

 |  July 1st, 2015

Ritmo Mundo is a brand that manages to deliver affordability with class and style time and again. Having partnerships with sporting events, teams and people such as  LA Galaxy, Petra Kvitova, and Indy racing,  the brand gains inspiration from an eclectic playground. Now, the brand announces its newest auto-inspired classic chic line:  Racer Quartz Chrono and Racer Quartz. The lineup includes redesigns from the brand’s previous IndyCar styles and offers both chronograph styles and three-hands styles with cleaner looks. The entire Racer lineup features a variety of sizes, styles, and…

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Armin Strom Offers Personalized Watch Engraving

 |  December 19th, 2014

Just to be clear, you won’t be able to have this in time for the holidays, but — wow — what a gift — or even a self-purchase. Armin Stom, whom we have written about here many times before, now offers customers the chance to personalize his or her own watch. Just beneath the 6:00 mark on the bezel, the brand’s top-notch engraver will add the owner’s initials or special design to the piece — creating a distinctive  personal mark.…

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