Slim d’ Hermes Perpetual Calendar Moonphase Watch Makes its Way to Stores

Hermes, which has been making watches since the early 20th century, has a complete collection of dress watches, fashion-forward watches and dive watches, in addition to its complex Time Suspended (read more about that here) and Masque watches. Now, the brand goes to the next level with its newest series of ultra-slim watches that offer…

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Breguet Breaks Records with the Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique

By Gordon Henderson Breguet is a juggernaut when it comes to innovations in the advancement of horology. Founded by Abraham-Louis Breguet in 1775, it is one of the oldest watch making brands in the world. ATimelyPerspective had the great pleasure of touring the brand’s Manufacture and its renowned tourbillon room. You can read about that…

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Collectors’ Corner: How Piaget Watches and its Ultra-Thin Legacy Snags Watch Collectors

By Martin Green, watch collector, journalist for Revolution and Troisanneaux   Watch journalists are incredibly spoiled. They might not own every watch or even brand, yet they are exposed to the nec plus ultra of Haute Horlogerie on a daily basis. Such excessive exposure to so many great watches makes it hard to call favorites…..or…

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Pre-SIHH 2014: Introducing the Revolutionary Piaget Altiplano 900P

Three years in the development stages, the all new Altiplano 900P from Piaget was worth the wait. The watch breaks records, sets records and holds a patent all at the same time. It is the world’s thinnest mechanical watch – built so that the movement actually merges seamlessly with the case in a revolutionary concept…

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5 Top Watchmaking Complications

Watch brands often refer to timepieces as having simple or complex complications. Generally every function of a watch that is in addition to its timekeeping role is an added complexity.  Essentially a complex watch offers added information and data. The more extra functions, information and data packed into a timepiece, the more complicated it is. …

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