For All the Horologists Out There – These Are Some of The Blings That Celebrities were spotted with. Can You Spot Your Favourite One?
Time has always been an asset which many cannot acquire. Sometimes you may need to give some time to get the required answers. The only mechanism that has gripped on and on like spikes on a football field are; watches. These horological pieces are far more multi-talented than just being the time tellers. People connect with their watches on so many different levels. It’s their way of showing their personality and communicating with the world. Watches also set you apart from the rest. While everyone has their own taste when it comes to watches today, we are going to tell you about the luxurious taste of your favourite celebrity. What they wear, and how many bucks are spent on their one and only passion for; Horology!
Drake is amongst the most influential Gen-Z musicians.
DRAKE – ROLEX DAY-DATE
Popular for leading an R&B and a singing revolution – Drake is amongst the most influential Gen-Z musicians. Not only has a passion for singing, but Drake also has a passion for his watches. One of his most popular watches is Rolex Day-Date.
Price: Approx. Rs. 35 Lakhs
He has some astonishing pieces like a Richard Mille 69, Patek Philippe Nautilus 5719/10G, and Richard Mille RM-055 “Bubba Watson”. He is believed to have multiple Day-Dates in his collection, Let’s find out why.
With a fluted bezel and a president bracelet, Rolex Day Date defines what plush is. It looks extremely gorgeous while being wrapped in 18 ct. gold and a white dial. Along with that beautiful golden blemish, it has the luxurious rollie crown upfront with roman numerals denoting the timely digits. It also tells you what day it is. Rolex’s tag “The Ultimate Watch of Prestige” goes on par with the watch itself.
Travis Scott, an influential African-American personality who has his eyes on great songs and great watches
TRAVIS SCOTT – AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK
If you know what Hip-Hop is, you might have come across a popular name in the industry – Travis Scott. An influential African-American personality who has his eyes on great songs and great watches chose Audemars’s Piguet Royal Oak for his wrist.
Price: Approx. Rs. 1.5 Crore
Coming from the rails of Switzerland, Audemars Piguet dates all the way back to 1875. With a revolutionary octagonal design with hexagonal screws embedded into the bezels, this watch feels as if it is made out of real Royal Oak.
The satin finish of this watch is also something to fall in love with which makes the watch look polished and refined. The “Tapisserie” dial is hand-crafted and the brand’s initials and the date chronometer are seen alongside. Talking about the watch that Travis owns, it’s highly customised with studded rainbow coloured sapphire.
Cristiano is extremely wealthy with one of the most exquisite watch collections in the world.
CRISTIANO RONALDO – FRANK MULLER GENEVE
Going with the ‘Legendary’ initials of CR7 – Cristiano Ronaldo is the world’s most popular footballer. Not only popular, but Cristiano is extremely wealthy with one of the most exquisite watch collections in the world. One of the watches that put the cherry on the cake is Frank Muller’s Geneve.
Price: Approx. Rs. 11 Crore
Started by Frank Muller, this brand was founded in 1992 with a vision to achieve success in the luxury watchmaking sector and looking at the current picture, they are doing pretty good. Many people also call this brand “The world’s most complicated watchmaker”.
The watch looks like something straight out of a movie and it is a part of the brand’s “Round Collection”. With a beautiful flashy finish, it comprises baguette-cut diamonds, with lots and lots of rubies embedded across the body. The dial looks minimal with no numerical engravings – just the brand’s initial upfront.
Eric’s personality can be determined easily by his choice of watches – Classy.
ERIC CLAPTON – PATEK PHILLIPE 2499
Coming from the United Kingdom – Eric Clapton is considered “One of the most popular guitarists of all times”. He is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Eric’s personality can be determined easily by his choice of watches – Classy. Instead of bling and glimmer, he chose the classy roads of Patek Phillipe’s 2499.
Price: Approx. Rs. 27 Crore
All the other watches in this segment show high diamonds and plush rubies. But what sets this watch apart? The rarity. It is one of the rarest collectable watches out there. It is the “Holy Grail” of the brand.
Only 349 units were ever made and it is the most prominent perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch made by Patek Phillipe. It encases a simple classic Patek Phillipe’s design with crowns and pushers shaped like an engine’s piston. Encased inside a sapphire crystal glass, this watch features a round dial and leather straps. You can also find the date and day written upfront.