Welcome to Watches of the Week, the place we'll observe the rarest, wildest, and most covetable watches noticed on celebrities.
George Clooney’s Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra has it fairly good. While stainless-steel watches like this one usted to be relegated to the informal part of the gathering—destined for lunch outings and errand runs—for Clooney, as for therefore many different males, it’s a do-it-all powerhouse. Amal’s husband spent all week carrying his Seamaster for each event. Here it's on the premiere of the brand new film he directed, The Tender Bar. There it's once more whereas “Clooney, 60, looks dapper in grey suit” after a “romantic dinner” in New York City, as documented by The Daily Mail. You suppose metal watches like Clooney’s Seamaster bought to “look dapper” and go to “romantic dinners” a number of a long time in the past? That was territory reserved for leather-banded watches made out of gold, my buddies. Now, Clooney can get away with carrying his watch on a regular basis. It was in its component once more this week when he paired it with a polo and denims for a day stroll. Also this week: Kanye doesn’t know the price of something he’s carrying—besides his watch.
George Clooney’s Seamaster Aqua Terra
As an Omega ambassador, Clooney is paid to put on the model’s watches. But I’d argue that his deal solely makes this sequence of occasions much more noteworthy. Clooney can get his palms on virtually any watch from Omega—he might change them out mid-dinner date, if he wished. Instead, he’s clearly landed on this specific piece because the watch he desires to put on on a regular basis.
Kanye West’s Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon GMT
Kanye West was on TikTok this week with Chris Smoove, who is understood for asking strangers how a lot their outfits value. (I’d say this can be a stunning place for Kanye to pop up however at this level nothing involving the rapper counts as a shock.) Smoove went from head-to-toe asking Kanye about the price of his garments.
How a lot the hat? How a lot the glasses, Ye? How a lot the hoodie? How a lot the bag?
Every time, Kanye answered in monotone: “I don’t know.”
Finally, Smoove requested about his watch. Kanye paused to suppose for a second earlier than telling Smoove, “$200,.” Even for the Royal Oak Concept line, the place Audemars usually pushes the boundaries, this watch—with a skeleton dial, GMT complication, and tourbillon—is fairly superior stuff. Kanye doesn’t have to consider dropping hundreds on a Balenciaga bag, nevertheless it’s arduous to wipe spending 200 grand on a watch like this out of your reminiscence.
Kumail Nanjiani’s Patek Philippe Aquanaut
Kumail Nanjiani now has an action-star physique and is fronting the subsequent large Marvel film, The Eternals. Fittingly, he bought a watch to go together with this new id. The Aquanaut is Patek’s sports activities watch, able to going alongside for the trip when the world needs saving from dragon-like monsters. Or, extra possible, the kind of watch motion stars like to put on on the purple carpet.
Offset’s Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
Offset is carrying a brand-new model of the beloved AP Royal Oak that dropped over the summer time. As we famous in our preliminary write-up of those watches, they're technically made for girls—a technicality that shouldn’t scare anybody off. Migos member Offset is able to put off the traditional concept that watches ought to include gender labels, particularly once they’re as attractive as this lilac Royal Oak. The watch’s bezel is ready with 32 amethysts, and AP describes the dial as a “chameleon,” in a position to shift from purple to pink relying on the sunshine. Together, Cardi B and Offset are constructing an important genderless assortment.
Bradley Beal’s Rolex Sky-Dweller
The Sky-Dweller is solidifying its standing because the watch of alternative for NBA superstars, whether or not they’re ascendant abilities or full-fledged Hall of Famers. In simply the previous yr, the watch has popped up on the wrists of Michael Jordan, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and LaMelo Ball. Beal, who's coming into a essential season together with his Washington Wizards, is channeling the fitting mindset with the Sky-Dweller.