NEWS

Meet Five Amazing Chinese New Year Watches Honoring The Year Of The Pig

Vacheron Constantin Metiers d' Art Chinese Zodiac year of the Pig watch in rose gold with sculpted pig.

Happy Chinese New Year! Today starts the Chinese New Year with a new zodiac sign being honored: the Year of the Pig. Not associated with dirt or mud, the pig in the Chinese world is associated with prosperity, abundance, good spirit, and is said to be very hard working. As such, some of today’s top…

Read More →

SIHH 2019: Hermes Arceau L’Heure De La Lune Watch

SIHH 2019? Hermes Arceau L'Heure De La Lune watch with meteorite dial.

At SIHH this year, Hermes unveils the all-new complicated Arceau L’Heure De La Lune watch — a revolutionary new timepiece that was years in the making. The watch features a specially made module created by Jean-François Mojon, Founder, Co-Owner and Managing Director of Chronode SA. The module is exclusive to Hermes and enables the watch…

Read More →

SIHH 2019: Hands On With The Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar Watch

SIHH 2018: Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar watch.

  It was just last year that Baume  & Mercier made huge strides in the watch world with the unveiling of the Baumatic movement and subsequent watches. Now, for SIHH 2019, the brand releases the  Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar  that, for the first time, combines the Baumatic movement with a perpetual calendar module.  The Baumatic…

Read More →

SIHH 2019: Hands On With The $360,000 Parmigiani Toric Capitole Watch

Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Capitole minute repeater watch as seen at SIHH 2019

Just before SIHH 2019, I wrote the following article on the Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Capitole watch being unveiled at the show. Now that we have gotten our hands on this near half-million-dollar beauty, we want to present it here on ATimelyPerspective. “Founded 23 years ago in 1996 by Michel Parmigiani, Parmigiani Fleurier is run under…

Read More →

SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

Richard Mille SIHH 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good,…

Read More →

Storage Wars: SIHH 2019 Maybe (Not) The Most Disappointing Storage Units Ever

Storage Wars SIHH 2019: MB&F

Could we be ending an era of creativity? If this year’s offering of USB keys—where brands store their most important information and images to disseminate to the press – is an example, the answer is yes. Since 2012, we have been taking a close look at the USB keys give out at Baselworld and SIHH. …

Read More →

SIHH 2019: Ulysse Nardin Unveils Classico Erotic Watches With Mermaid Theme Designed By Milo Manara

Ulysse Nardin Classico erotic watches are deigned by Milo Manara.

Most youngsters are enamored by the ocean and by the mythical mermaid. Now, Ulysse Nardin brings the mermaid out of the water and onto the wrist in its newest Erotic Classico watches. Recently, I wrote about these watches on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. Now, I bring the story here. “With a new tag…

Read More →

SIHH 2019: Armin Strom Unveils $280,000 Masterpiece 1 Dual Time Resonance Sapphire Watch

Armin Strom Masterpieces Dual Time Resonance Sapphire Watch, SIHH 2019

It was in late 2018 that Armin Strom announced the unveiling of its Dual Time Resonance watch –an oval beauty that is as precise as it is aesthetically and technically appealing. Now, just in time for SIHH, the brand releases a stunning sapphire-cased version — the Masterpiece 1 Dual Time Resonance Sapphire watch — complete…

Read More →

SIHH 2019: Montblanc Focuses on Minerva History, Unveils Montblanc Heritage Pulsograph

SIHH 2019: Montblanc Heritage Pulsograph watch

If you were hoping to find the prefect vintage-inspired, technically advance and aesthetically beautiful watch during SIHH 2019, you are in luck. This year, as Montblanc further underscores its rich history with Minerva, the Villeret-based brand it owns, the brand focuses clearly on vintage aspirations.  In fact, Montblanc combed the Minerva archives from the 1940’s and 1950’s until…

Read More →

SIHH 2019: Hands On With The All-New Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 Collection

Audemars Piguet Code 11.59

It’s been a long time coming. This year at SIHH 2019, Audemars Piguet stunned the world with an all-new collection — something the brand hasn’t done in decades.  The new CODE 11.59 was years in the making and is an all new case, design and concept. Essentially, the new series — designed as a unisex…

Read More →