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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…

Weekend Sojourn: Sophisticated Tools

With a strong reputation for building first-class tools for the past nearly 14 years, the William Henry Studio is devoted to excellence. The brand offers an integration of classic natural materials with state-of-the-art alloys precisely machined to aerospace tolerances to leave no margin for error or problem. Every pocket knife the company makes takes more…

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Around the World: Beijing

So where are the multitudes of watch collectors of the future really coming from? While the US has a good number of watch collectors and connoisseurs, as does Europe, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore, indications are that now China is the new frontier.  This is a burgeoning market with a huge population, staggering wealth…

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Time Capsules: News – Omega Launches Ladymatic

Picture the mid 1950’s – a time of what some called the Easy Life … While there were fears of atomic bombs and the start of segregation in America, it was also a time of growth and movement.  Playboy (photo of original Ladymatic, 1955)magazine was invented in the 1950s, and the Boeing made its first…

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A Moment in Time: Actress Nicole Kidman, Omega Ambassadress

Academy Award-winning actress Nicole Kidman, an OMEGA brand ambassador since 2004, is the face (and wrist) behind the newly launched Ladymatic line of sophisticated mechanical watches just unveiled in Beijing last week. The world premiere, an event exclusive to just a handful of journalists including myself, featured Kidman walking the runway bedecked with a Lanvin…

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Time Capsules: Product – Bell & Ross Rounds Things Out in Vintage Style

Recently Bell & Ross- a brand known for its big bold square timepieces – unveiled its Vintage collection. Eight different models in 40 and 41 mm round styles.  At first the watches came as a surprise to many – round Bell & Ross? Couldn’t be… what are they thinking? But on closer examination, the thinking…

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Time Capsules: Product – Piaget’s Version of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Twenty five years ago when I ventured into luxury watchmaking, I was fortunate enough to connect with the wonderful world of Piaget. I spent a great deal of time interviewing Yves Piaget– dignitary, philanthropist and horticulturist (yes, the man even has his own uniquely cultivated rose)—and traveling with the brand to celebrity polo matches and…

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Weekend Sojourn: Happy Halloween

It was high time I made my own timepiece! See what can be accomplished with a Spooky pumpkin, 20 minutes and a kitchen knife?  Ok, well it may be crude – but here’s the thing – this is just the start of a great tradition here at Atimelyperspective.com.  Beginning next year, we’ll be running a…

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Time Capsules: Product – Hautlence, Round and Round

Pure, unbridled spirit and master watchmaking prowess are the defining terms when it comes to Hautlence. This luxury brand that has captured collectors’ hearts and even souls with its geometrically influenced designs built according to the strictest and most ingenious standards, recently unveiled the round HL(Q) — designed for those who really didn’t care for…

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Time Capsules: Product — Crocodile Everywhere

Franck Muller has pulled out all the stops with its new Croco collection — crating a croco-inspired case and dial that –when paired with a genuine crocodile strap – gives one the true feel of a croco on the wrist! Better you wear it than it wears you!! The first watches in the line were…

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