Welcome to Watches of the Week, the place we’ll monitor the rarest, wildest, and most covetable watches noticed on celebrities.
We’re used to speaking about Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Marvel’s indestructible God of Thunder, however he’s selling a brand new kind of venture this week. His new present Limitless, sees him opening up a couple of genetic disposition to Alzheimer’s, defying—and confronting—dying, and discovering methods to stay a more healthy and fuller life.
At a screening for Limitless, Hemsworth paired a popped-collar coat with a glowing model of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak. The Royal Oak is the large birthday boy within the watch world this yr—it simply turned 50—so AP has been rolling out one particular version after one other. Nevertheless it’s arduous to argue with Hemsworth’s resolution to go along with a traditional model. Hemsworth’s Royal Oak is available in pink gold with a chronograph and subdials made out of much more pink gold.
This isn’t Hemsworth’s first brush with watch greatness, both. Earlier this yr he wore what we described because the “skinny however highly effective” Bulgari Octo Finissimo, and he was additionally noticed with one among my favourite new releases of 2022: the Rolex Day-Date constructed from a platinum heavier than no matter Mjölnir’s made out of. What his watches have in widespread is they’re all new takes on previous favorites. That description kinda suits Hemsworth, too: a hunky motion star with godly abs remade for the trendy age.
Odell Beckham Jr.’s Rolex GMT-Grasp II
Experiences point out that shouldn’t be for much longer till Beckham is again on the sector—probably whereas sporting a watch. (Odell, should you’re studying this, please come again to the New York Soccer Giants.) For now, we received’t should settle a lot watch-wise. The Tremendous Bowl champion sat courtside sporting the very fairly rose-gold “Root Beer” GMT with a black-and-brown dial.
2 Chainz’s Rolex GMT-Grasp II
The GMT is available in many alternative types, together with 2 Chainz’s you-could-see-it-from-space Pepsi. To recreate the watch’s beloved red-and-blue bezel, Rolex used 18 sapphires and 18 rubies. Even the dial is about with diamonds, which, should you actually wish to stretch this soda metaphor, are effervescent just like the freshly poured drink of a brand new technology. Name this one the “Crystal Pepsi.”
Pete Wentz’s Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
The long-lasting Royal Oak is the proper alternative for when: you’re greater than you bargained for, if you’re happening, down in an earlier spherical, for if you’re primary with a bullet, and for if you’re in attendance on the 2022 GQ Males of the Yr Get together.
Glen Powell’s Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Moonshine Gold
You, an uneducated swine: I like Glen Powell’s gold watch.
Me, a good looking genius: I like Glen Powell’s Speedmaster, the primary watch on the moon, made out of Omega’s proprietary 18K yellow gold alloy that’s designed to resemble the tacky shine of the moonlight in opposition to a pitch-black night time sky.