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Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

OK folks, get your wallets out. Today — June 19 —  is National Watch Day. That’s right … National Watch Day. I believe its origin lies with Nordstrom, which — about four years ago — coined the term. While the original concept was to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking, it was truly most…

Introducing the Anxiously Awaited Official Watch of the FIFA World Cup, Brazil 2014 – by Hublot

Lovers of international football are passionate about the sport. They may also be passionate about the world premier of the official watch of the 2014 FIFA World Cup – the Hublot Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chronograph King Gold. The watch, unveiled in Tokyo with world-famous Pelé, was developed and designed especially for World Cup football…

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International Football Reigns: Ritmo Mundo Signs On Half a Dozen Top World Soccer Players as Brand Ambassadors

This is sport week here at ATimelyPerspective, as so many brands are unveiling  watches and news revolving around the world’s top sports. Ritmo Mundo is an affordably priced watch brand known for its innovative  designs that include the Persepolis with turning case and the creative, fun Puzzle  game watch, among others. Becuase this brand is…

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Winder Weekend: Reviewing the Wolf Viceroy Triple Watch Winder

By Massi Catizone Watch winders have been around a while and there are many different grades, styles and qualities.  The WOLF Viceroy Triple Winder is a particularly good-looking, top-performing winder that keeps up to three watches wound at a time. There is also space for keeping other timepieces. The winder houses three M2.7 modules that…

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It’s All Greek to Me: Introducing Seah’s Newest Astronomer Watch

We’ve written about Seah® watches before here.  This is a young Swiss-made brand with roots in America. Founder and designer of the brand, Rachel Levy, brings together the concept of a truly personalized timepiece and astrology, whose roots are in astronomy. Each watch design recalls certain elements of the astrological world and enables the wearer…

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From Sketch to Skull: Introducing Fiona Kruger’s Unique Take on Time (Video)

Skull watches are not new. Timepieces inspired by the macabre go back centuries. Howerver, Fiona Krüger Timepieces — with the statement piece being a   skull  —   bring a new dimension to the mix. The statement watches from this Scottish born designer (who lived a few years in Mexico as a child) re-interpret the…

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A Moment in Time: Actor/Screenwriter Nadir Hasan Refuses to be a Prisoner of Time

Ever sit back with a beer to watch some TV and relax? Maybe you were taking time out from your busy day with an episode of The Black Box, Law & Order or the Michael J. Fox Show? If so, you’ve seen actor Nadir Hasan. He has done substantial television work with these shows and…

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If You Were a Watch Brand, Would You Craft Just 100 Watches a Year? Introducing Laurent Ferrier – Classic, Exclusive Elegance on the Wrist

Last night I had the distinct pleasure of meeting with the classically elegant brand Laurent Ferrier SA. For those who are not familiar with this five-year-young watch company, you should be. Laurent Ferrier is a watchmaker extraordinaire. For 37 years he worked at Patek Philippe in design and technical research carving his reputation out of…

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If You Were Jumping Out of a Plane, Would You Wear a Ball Watch? A Three-Week On-the-Wrist Review of the Engineer Hydrocarbon Airborne (live pics, prices)

By Alex Lam I just spent three weeks wearing the BALL Engineer Hydrocarbon Airborne. This Airborne is a relatively new offering from BALL, a manufacture with roots in the United States and now based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. It comes as no surprise that, as Ball is known for its tool watches, the Airborne is a…

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Racing along with the Autodromo Prototipo Chronograph

So many of our readers, especially those starting their first collections, ask about affordable timepieces. By the same token, a lot of you ask about car-inspired timepieces. Today we bring you the best of both worlds with the Autodromo Prototipo Chronograph. Inspired by the world of vintage motoring, Autodromo watches are a relatively new breed-…

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Lions and Hippos and More! On Safari in Tanzania (original photos)

For this weekend’s sojourn from time – we look at a luxury category that vies strongly for your money:  travel. For those who love life and nature, nothing can compare to the exotic, amazing concept of a Safari. Here, contributor Samantha Walsh brings you to Tanzania with her. For anyone with an adventurous side who…

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