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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…

Time Capsules: Felix Baumgartner Breaks the Speed of Sound in a Freefall – Wearing a Zenith El Primero

A couple of weeks ago at a Zenith qatch party in Paris, where we were celebrating the brand’s extensive pilot watch collection (and that we wrote about here), I had the distinct opportunity to meet Felix Baumgartner, who had joined the event. Yesterday, I stayed glued to my television as Baumgartner made history jumping from…

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Time Capsules: Product — Women’s Watches – the Ebel Onde

It’s no secret that Atimelyperspective.com has a host of female readers. We’re proud of that. There is nothing stating that a savvy woman can’t love a watch. In fact, quite the opposite—women need to be aware of timepieces both as statements of personality and achievement, and as status symbols.  As such, we remain steadfast in…

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Off the Cuff: The Richard Mille RM 011 Felipe Massa — A Darn Great Watch

Recently, I had the opportunity to experience first-hand the Richard Mille RM 011 Felipe Massa Flyback Chronograph Carbon watch, which is created in a limited edition of just 30 pieces to celebrate the return of the Formula 1 Grand Prix to a US track. The carbon cased flyback chronograph is collaboration between Mille and Felipe…

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Around the World: Rado Celebrates Release of HyperChrome

Last week, Rado paid tribute to its cool new HyperChrome Monobloc cased watch – on a sail in New York’s Harbor, taking privileged guests pretty up close and personal with the Statue of Liberty and offering some breathtaking New York City views that almost rivaled the look of watches. High-tech ceramic is what Rado is…

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Around the World: Breguet Unveils Anniversary Reine de Naples in Italy

A few days ago, Atimelyperspective.com was invited by Breguet to attend the very exclusive unveiling of the anniversary Reine de Naples watch and jewelry suite. The occasion marks the 10th anniversary of the brand’s creation of the Reine de Naples line, and the 200th anniversary of the first wristwatch ever made. It was in 1810…

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Time Capsules – News: Concrete Watches? Yep – Really – Girard-Perregaux Le Corbusier Trilogy

In La Chaux-de-Fonds yesterday, Girard-Perregaux unveiled its new Le Corbusier Trilogy of timepieces – in honor of the internationally renowned architect who hailed from that region. The trilogy is inspired by his iconic designs and villas and includes a Vintage 1945 le Corbusier La Chaux-de-Fonds watch with inlaid mother of pearl dial that is created…

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