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 sort of venture this week. His new present Limitless, sees him opening up a few genetic disposition to Alzheimer’s, defying—and confronting—dying, and discovering methods to reside 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 12 months—it simply turned 50—so AP has been rolling out one particular version after one other. However it’s arduous to argue with Hemsworth’s determination to go together with a basic 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 12 months he wore what we described because the “skinny however highly effective” Bulgari Octo Finissimo, and he was additionally noticed with one in every of 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 What his watches have in widespread is they’re all new takes on outdated favorites. That description kinda matches Hemsworth, too: a hunky motion star with godly abs remade for the fashionable age.
Odell Beckham Jr.’s Rolex GMT-Grasp II
Reviews point out that shouldn’t be for much longer till Beckham is again on the sector—probably whereas carrying a watch. (Odell, for those who’re studying this, please come again to the New York Soccer Giants.) For now, we gained’t need to settle a lot watch-wise. The Tremendous Bowl champion sat courtside carrying 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, for those who actually wish to stretch this soda metaphor, are effervescent just like the freshly poured drink of a brand new era. Name this one the “Crystal Pepsi.”
Pete Wentz’s Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
The enduring Royal Oak is the right selection 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 12 months Social gathering.
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.
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