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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…

Time Capsules: Ludovic Ballouard’s Unusual Style

Want to learn more about a very interesting watchmaker? My friend and colleague Meehna Goldsmith covers Ludovic Ballouard from a really different perspective.  According to Meehna, Ballouard “sees the world from a topsy-turvy perspective. Looking like a mad genius with his longish hair and impish smile, you might get the idea he could play the…

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Time Capsules: Commentary — The Academy Awards — Results are In

Photo by: Pascal LeSegretain, WireImageLast night at the 84th Academy Awards, French actor Jean Dujardin received an Oscar as Best Actor for his role in the film “The Artist.”  On his wrist:  a Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea watch, a re-edition of  the world’s  first diver’s watch equipped with an alarm function. The new…

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Weekend Sojourn: Celebrating the Oscars

Photo courtesy of WireImageOscar weekend—stars, jewels, gowns and glitter.  For many it’s about who wins tonight. For others, it’s about what they wear to the  Oscars and on stage.  Last night Chopard – jeweler to the stars – and the Weinstein Company celebrated the 2012 Academy Awards with a star-studded pre-Oscars soirée.  As Official Partner…

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Watch Stops: Pre BaselWorld 2012 – Harry Winston Wows us with Histoire de Tourbillon 3

There are tourbillons and then there are tourbillons. Once again, Harry Winston pulls out all the stops with its incredible third watch in the Histoire de Tourbillon series begun in 2009. The tourbillon (French for Whirlwind) is a watch lover’s dream thanks to the many and varied new evolutions of this rare escapement, which compensates…

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Watch Stops: PRE-BaselWorld 2012 – TAG Mikrogirder Concept Watch

The newest chronographs (watches equipped with a mechanism that makes it possible to measure continuous or discontinuous intervals of time) on the market take fraction-of-a-second timing to new heights – especially in the case of the all new concept watch from TAG Heuer – the Mikrogirder.  All new, the Mikrogirder 2000 Concept watch offers split…

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A timely Event- Don’t Miss this incredible Audemars Piguet Exhibition

The year-long celebration of one of the most iconic timepieces in the word of Haute Horlogerie – the Royal Oak – takes place for just four days only in New York City this month. (After which it will tour   Milan, Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai). This is a must-see event — with 100…

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Weekend Sojourn: Spy Tools — 007 Brings the Best Back in Skyfall

In the soon-to-be-released James Bond movie “Skyfall,” the famed Agent 007 brings his true loves to light again. While the women of the movie, we know, will be spectacular, the stars are the spy tools – the Aston Martin DB5 (which novelist Ian Fleming included in Bond books as far back as Goldfinger and Thunderball),…

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Video: Guy Semon Explains The Evolution of TAG Heuer Chronograph Technology

By Jonathan Bues, IW Magazine On Wednesday,  the editors of International Watch [for whom the founder of Atimelyperspective writes], met with Guy Semon, Vice President of Sciences and Technology at TAG Heuer, who was in New York to show the press his firm’s new Microgirder 2000 chronograph, unveiled in Geneva last month. Semon, a former…

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Trend Report: DRAGONS – It’s the Year

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2012 is the Year of the Dragon and it begins today. Many luxury watch brands have presented several pieces depicting the great mythical creature over the last few weeks. WORLDTEMPUS – Carlos Torres The first dragon appeared in China some forty-seven centuries ago, during the reign of Huang Ti (also…

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A Moment in Time: Steven Grotell, Orchestrator, Designer of a New Artistic Watch Brand

We can never know it all. At the recent party for my book launch, Jewels of Time, I had the good fortune of meeting Steven Grotell – watch designer extraordinaire. Steven Grotell, a veteran designer in the watch industry, has shelved  his “designing for others”  work as he embraces his own concept of time in…

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