A look at the world’s watch brands, their newest timepieces, brand ambassadors, events and news – by brand.

Weekend Sojourn: Great Reading – Coming Soon

New AP book It was in 1875 that Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet founded Audemars Piguet in Le Brassus in the Swiss Jura.  Today, almost 1,000 people in Switzerland and around the world work for AP.  A new book, Audemars Piguet, et cie, celebrates this legendary brand and recalls the passion for fine…

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Time Capsules: Some of the Best Watches in the World are Clocks – from Patek Philippe

Yesterday we brought you a close-up look at Rare Handcrafts – a set of limited-edition marquetry Royal Tiger watches from Patek Philippe that are exquisitely made with passion. We promised to deliver an insider’s look at some more of the best watches from this brand – and are doing so today in the form of…

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Time Capsules: Expensive watches move over – Patek Philippe Raises the Bar

Forget the concept of expensive watches. Sometimes it really isn’t about cost or expense at all; it is about incredible craftsmanship and superb ability – decade after decade or century after century. That’s what the legendary Patek Philippe demonstrates time and again in its work. This revered brand not only builds its timepieces as heirlooms,…

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Style Watch: Graham Watches — One Great Swordfish

Today, Atimelyperspective launches this new section: Style watch, to take a look at women’s watches that are leaders in form and fabulous flair. Graham Watches, a brand with a rich British history, offers both men’s and women’s timepieces of distinction, but this Graham-London Swordfish Ali Baba is a real catch. Created in a limited production…

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Around the World: A. Lange & Sohne Watches — The Making of Masterpieces

A few weeks ago, after traveling to Glashutte, Germany, for a behind-the-scenes tour of the A. Lange & Sohne workshops, we brought you a look at some of the timepieces from the brand and a little history of this original Saxony region company (founded in 1845). What we didn’t get the chance to show you…

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Off the Cuff: Alpina Watches – Extreme Diver 1000 Meters

For the past month, I, along with both my husband and my nearly 17-year-old son, have been alternatively wearing the Alpina Extreme Diver 1000 meters watch. We have been sharing this dive watch on our different adventures. I, naturally, needed to experiment with and wear and son, however, are the avid ocean-goers, with my son…

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