SIHH 2019: Hands On With The $360,000 Parmigiani Toric Capitole Watch

 |  January 29th, 2019

Just before SIHH 2019, I wrote the following article on the Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Capitole watch being unveiled at the show. Now that we have gotten our hands on this near half-million-dollar beauty, we want to present it here on ATimelyPerspective. “Founded 23 years ago in 1996 by Michel Parmigiani, Parmigiani Fleurier is run under the auspices of  the Sandoz Foundation, which is a primary investor in the brand.  Since its inception, Parmigiani has been known for creating some of…

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SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

 |  January 23rd, 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good, the bad and the ugly. SIHH 2019 in Review: Right off the bat, I have to say that this was one of the most successful…

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Baselworld And SIHH Synchronize Show Dates For April/May 2020

 |  December 18th, 2018

Earlier today,   Salon Internationals de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) and Baselworld announced plans to coordinate exhibition dates for the year 2020 through 2024, so that the shows coincide in timing. They also announced a joint date move to late  April through early May instead of January and March when the shows typically take place.  The new show dates for 2020 witness SIHH first, from April 26 to the 29th, followed by Baselworld  from April 30 to May 5, 2020.…

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Hands On With the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Geographic World Time Watch (Price)

 |  June 7th, 2018

Earlier this year at the SIHH, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled a wonderful new collection inspired by its past: Polaris. The complete Polaris collection, inspired by the Memovox watches, included an interesting array of watches, including a chronograph and the Polaris Memovox alarm dive watch. Now, the brand expands the line with the exciting Jaeger-LeCoultire Polaris Geographic WT (World Time) watch. Recently, at The Pool in New York, we went hands on with this watch, and we think you are going to love…

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Impressions of the Baume & Mercier Unveils Clifton GMT Power Reserve, SIHH 2017

 |  January 6th, 2017

It’s January and we all know what that means: recovery from the holiday season, new goals for a new year and SIHH news and updates. One of our favorite brands, Baume and Mercier, has given us a sneak peek at one of the brand’s latest pieces, the Clifton GMT Power Reserve. The Clifton line is one of Baume and Mercier’s most celebrated collections and the latest addition to the series will be a sure favorite. The watch comes in a modern…

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A Retrospective of SIHH as it Celebrates 25 Years in 2015

 |  January 14th, 2015

Later this month, the Salon International d’la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) opens its doors to thousands of invited guests from around the world as  16 luxury brand exhibitors unveil their newest timepieces –watches destined to set the trend for the coming year in haute horology. This year marks the 25th edition of the exhibition, which first started in 1991. Interestingly enough, I was there. In fact, except for the year my daughter was born, I have been to every single SIHH and have watched…

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