Bulgari Watches and Jean-Christophe Babin Defy the Nay-Sayers and Barrel Full-Speed Ahead with Bulgari Watches that Celebrate 130 Years in Style

Back in January, before the SIHH, I was sitting at a dinner in Paris, wherein some watch collectors, watch journalists and execs were discussing which watch brands were really strong. When I brought up the fact that I believe that now that Jean-Christophe Babin (formerly fearless leader at TAG Heuer) is   at the helm of…

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ATimelyPerspective Half-Year Review — How to Keep Time Exciting

Earlier this year, we announced that this was going to be a big year for ATimelyPerspective. In January, we launched our redesign to a two-column, larger-photo, more-hands-on format. In March, we announced the return of our Weekend Sojourns, covering exotic luxury goods other than watches that collectors love. In April, we focused clearly on being…

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For Watch Retailers Only: Introducing the Syndicated Watch Blog — Shine in Today’s On-line World

If you are not a watch retailer, you can skip reading today’s post (take a look at yesterday’s though). This one is for all the retail jewelers who sell timepieces. We know you work hard to keep your sales staff educated and to stay in touch with your customers on a regular basis. Keeping customers…

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Watch Brands Involved in International Football: Bulova Watches and Manchester United

This week, we continue our comprehensive coverage of brands involved with international football. Today: Bulova.  Last year, Bulova announced its global partnership with football powerhouse, Manchester United.The brand was named the club’s Official Timekeeper and Global Partner earlier this year, and now introduces a co-branded Swiss-made watch collection specially crafted to celebrate the relationship.  The…

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How Greubel Forsey got to be 10 Years Old, and 5 Top Greubel Forsey Watches Hands On (Part 2)

By Gordon Henderson Yesterday, we brought you a look at how Greubel Forsey has become a true force to be reckoned with in the watch industry; you can read that here. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, this brand is well worth a close-up look – so here we go. Recently, I had the distinct…

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