NEWS

Earlier this year,  I had the great opportunity to go hands on with an all-new watch line being launched by Detroit-based Shinola. Called Detrola, the new line is  highly affordable and decidedly trendy.   Years ago, when Tom Kartsotis (who founded Fossil and later Shinola) was searching trademarks for Shinola (Shinola officially launched in 2013),…

Video: Exclusive Interview with Diane Kruger

In an exclusive interview with ATimelyperspective in New York City not too long ago, actress Diane Kruger talked to Editor-in-chief Roberta Naas about time, watches and – more specifically –the newest Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous collection. This video is a Not-Yet-Released film created as the result of this personal interview. It will be released in a few…

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Watch Stops: Chopard’s Newest L.U.C Collection brings Lunar Beauty to Earth

Tonight, the TimeCrafters show in New York is open to the press for previews before being open to the public tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday.  With so many things to see, several brands pique interest with displays and concepts. Chopard offers a visually alluring display that focuses on the the moon and stars, and celebrates the level of reliability and…

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De Bethune Brings Avant-Garde Designs to TimeCrafters 2012

Here at the New York TimeCrafters show during a private press preview, we get a hands-on, close-up look at the new pieces from the Manufacture Horlogerie De Bethune , which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. the brand was founded in 2002 on the resolutely avant-garde vision of watchmaking.  This top-notch Swiss watch brand creates its haute…

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Watch Stops: Timecrafters 2012 — Discover Sotheby’s Amazing Diamonds

TimeCrafters Watch Fair,  luxury watchmaking show taking place at the Park Avenue Armory in NYC tomorrow and Saturday, Sept 14th and 15th, is open to the public. The surprise: Sotheby’s amazing diamond and diamond jewelry exhibition. Discover earrings such as these exquisite one-of-a-kind, historically important, hand-crafted ruby and diamond earrings.  

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Time Capsules: Product – URWERK’s UR-210- A Watch They Call Partly Human

Ok – Urwerk – a brand we have covered many times before  – has unveiled the UR-210 timepiece, which it says offers a symbiotic relationship with its wearer. In fact, the dial of the UR-210 features not only the hour satellite display that has made it famous, but also its first retrograde indication and a…

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Time Capsules: News — Andy Murray Wins U.S. Open, 2012 – Rado Celebrates

Rado, which recently signed on Andy Murray as a top brand ambassador, saw this tennis great kissing the cup — wearing his Rado watch. Not only was this Murray’s first Grand Slam title, but also this victory makes him the first British male to win a Grand Slam singles championship in nearly 80 years.

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Watch Stops: Frederique Constant World Timer in NYC

Frederique Constant brings to the US public for the first time its newest Classics Manufacture Worldtimer watches – two versions. Both models are built in limited editions of 1,888 pieces. One version is a 42mm GMT watch housing the FC-718 Manufacture caliber with world timer function, 24-hour disc and day/night indication.  There is a city…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – September 11 Tribute

 Today marks 11 years since the fateful day — September 11, 2001- when the terrorist attack on our country brought tragic loss of life and yet became another defining moment for America and Americans. That day was a day of heroic actions. It — and the ensuing days – marked a time when our country…

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Watch Stops: TimeCrafters 2012 — Cars, Diamonds, Artist Watches and More – Open to the Public September 14,15 at Park Avenue Armory

A Full-Scope Experience, which Iwill be attending on Friday September 14, the new TimeCrafters 2012 exhibition promises to be enthralling. We’ve already written about it here and here, but now we’ve learned that both TimeCrafters Sponsors, as well as 21 luxury watch brands, are pulling out all the stops – bringing watch fans an array…

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