Shouldn't the name of this watch be the Gucci "G-Time" versus "G-Timeless?" I mean of course I get what "timeless" means, but is that really a term you want as the name of a product that should not be "less time?" Perhaps I am thinking about it too much, but I really do feel that this little "minor" detail does matter when it comes to subconscious consumer perceptions about products. It isn't even timeless either. This dive-style watch looks to be squarely set in circa 1995 with its bold primary colors. Oh, you have got to love the Italians (and their flag). As much as I joke about it, I still do quite like this timepiece as a fashion watch. It is just sorta 'fun.'
Hailing from the Northern Italian town Picenza where he was born back in 1934, Giorgio Armani is considered to be one of the World’s leading fashion designers. Starting his career as a window dresser for an Italian department store, he developed a strong interest in fashion and soon rose through the employment ranks to become head salesman of their menswear department.
By the 1960’s he had gained enough experience within marketing and design to be headhunted by the Cerruti fashion house where he became involved in designing clothing for the first time.
Following the devastating 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011, Audemars Piguet North America and Latin America called on eight artists to create Royal Oak wall clocks as a gift to those working for Audemars Piguet in Japan. The result equally was sentimental and spectacular. Four months after the quake, the clocks were delivered along with a letter of support
I created my Patek Philippe blog because I wanted to share all the insight I have gained over more than the last quarter-century, regarding Patek Phillipe.
As a designer, I have always been deeply inspired by any and all examples of timeless design. Patek Philippe represents one of the best examples I am aware of when it comes to timeless design and excellence.