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Rolex, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance 2019

From August 15 until this past Sunday, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place in the scenic Pacific coastal town of Monterey. The week consists of a host of events, including racing of vintage cars at the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, the Pebble Beach Tour d’ Elegance presented by Rolex, the famed Pebble Beach…

Introducing the Ulysse Nardin Blue Ocean Marine Watch

Ulysse Nardin — a brand we write about often here since it is a cutting-edge brand wrought with innovative timepieces — unless the newest Marine Diver watch: The Blue Ocean. The rugged timepiece combines the brand’s dual time function with diving capabilities. The  stainless -steel case is specially treated with a vulcanization process that gives it a blue rubber coating. Not…

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Petra Kvitova Shares Views on Time, Tennis and Ritmo Mundo During the US Open Tennis Championships

With the US Open in full swing, we here at ATimelyPerspective have been bringing you some close-up looks at tennis stars and watch brands, and the synergies between them. We have also been conducting a series of interviews and “Five Fast Questions” with tennis stars about the game, the role of time and the watches…

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Rado, YoungStars Tennis Program, Adds Donaldson, US Open Player, to Ambassador List

Widely considered to be one of the premier off-court events leading up to the U.S. Open is the Taste of Tennis in New York – where sample dishes from top eateries across NY, along with some top chefs and tennis players are all present. On deck at this year’s event were notable restaurants such as…

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Sharapova Pulls Out Of U.S. Open, Still Set To Bring the Heat Later This Year With TAG Heuer

Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates a point during her women's singles final match against Simona Halep of Romania on day fourteen of the French Open

With the U.S. Open still in the welcoming matches, perhaps some of the biggest news so early is the last minute withdrawal of all-star Maria Sharapova. Just before the tournament began Sharapova announced she’d pull out of the Open due to an injury to her right leg. Such news like this leaves us wondering when…

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Audemars Piguet Hosts Grand Slam Pre-US Open Tennis Championship Event in NYC with Serena Williams, Stan Wawrinka

Last week, I had the grand experience of joining Audemars Piguet on the Highline of The Standard hotel in New York, where the brand hosted a mixed doubles virtual tennis tournament and cocktail party with tennis champions and Audemars Piguet brand ambassadors Serena Williams and Stan Wawrinka. I  had the great opportunity to meet both of these…

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Omega, James Bond, 007 and Daniel Craig: Meet the Omega Seamaster 300 “Spectre” Limited Edition

OMEGA and James Bond go hand in hand, or more accurately, hand on wrist. The 24th James Bond movie, SPECTRE is set to release this fall with actor Daniel Craig playing Mr. Bond for his fourth time. In commemoration of this new film, Daniel Craig and OMEGA have teamed up to introduced the new Seamaster…

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The New Rolex Day Dates You Don’t Want to Miss Thanks to the Rolex Caliber 3255

By Gordon Henderson When one hears the word “Rolex,” a host of things come to mind. Among them: iconic design, lasting durability, state-of-the-art manufacturing and innovative thinking – in addition, of course, to cool things like Paul Newman, automotive sports, diving and more. Now, we have even more to be excited about- as we witness…

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Audemars Piguet Signs on Golfer Danny Willett, and Meet a few Other Big-Named Ambassadors (Stan Wawrinka,Serena Williams)

Some of the biggest names in sports have a tendency to attract the right kind of attention. And for good reason. Brand ambassadors are not a new thing in the advertising world.  Signing the right athlete who aligns with the core beliefs of a watchmaker is particularly exciting. We’d like to touch on a few…

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On the Wrist: Five Days with the Vector SmartWatch — that has 30 Days of Battery Life

  Launching this September, Vector watches will be releasing a new line of Smartwatches. After spending some quality time with one of their pieces I have some news, and watch purists, mechanical watch snobs and gear heads need to listen: this is definitely a watch to look into. The Vector smart watch boasts a number…

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Up Close with the All-New Cle’ de Cartier Collection

Earlier this year at the SIHH in Geneva, Cartier made another unprecedented move. The brand introduced an all-new watch line: Cle’ de Cartier. It is the brand’s first new preconceived round shaped watch since the incredibly successful launch of the Ballon Bleu. The line, designed to be unisex, features an unusual crown meant to resemble a…

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