Met Gala 2023: This Was the Best Met Gala for Watches Ever

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The celebrities ultimately evening’s Met Gala actually introduced their A-game when it got here to watches. I’m going to say it: this was one of the best Met Gala for watches within the historical past of the occasion. Practically each nook of the trade was coated, from model new releases on the wrists of Roger Federer and Pete Davidson, conventional gown watches on Pierce Brosnan or Rami Malek, to new-age sport items from Jeremy Robust (and, wow, wouldn’t it—we simply occur to have a gallery going behind the scenes and getting detailed photographs from virtually that complete crew). That doesn’t even get to the intense exhibiting of sport watches that made their technique to the Met Gala courtesy of Pusha T, Jack Harlow, and Nick Jonas. 

To place a finer level on all this: my round-up of final 12 months’s Met Gala timepieces featured 13 tickers. Beneath, you’ll discover a whopping 24 attendees who proudly confirmed off their watches on the crimson carpet (and that doesn’t embrace Pete Davidson, Ke Huy Quan, Idris Elba, or Brooklyn Peltz Beckham who we all know have been carrying watches—cough, take a look at that aforementioned gallery, cough—that weren’t seen on the crimson carpet). 

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Jeremy Robust’s Richard Mille RM07-04

Not stunning at this level that the method-acting Robust would put on the identical watch model as his Succession character Kendall.

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Roger Federer’s Rolex Perpetual 1908 

Federer wore this brand-new Rolex out in public for the primary time. 

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Pierce Brosnan’s Blancpain Villeret

Brosnan instructed us that this watch was a present from his spouse, and it’s inscribed with “Love flies on time’s wings”  on the again. 

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Rami Malek’s Cartier Tank

Rami Malek and Cartier Tanks make peanut butter and jelly appear like a missing mixture by comparability.

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Pusha T’s Rolex Day-Date

That is a very powerful “Monday” Pusha’s Day-Date will ever show. 

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Patrick Mahomes’s Cartier Santos

Mahomes is aware of the right way to pair a watch to an occasion: an all-business Rolex to the Tremendous Bowl and a slick Santos for the Met. 

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Kim Jones’s Rolex “Pre-Daytona”

It appears just like the Daytona, it smells just like the Daytona (in all probability), however look carefully and also you received’t discover the title anyplace on Jones’s classic piece. That is an instance of a chronograph watch that Rolex made outdoors the Daytona household. 

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Nick Jonas’s Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

Jonas is proof that severe sport watches match proper in on the Met Gala crimson carpet. 

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Jack Harlow’s Rolex GMT-Grasp II

A GMT-Grasp, the watch initially made for Pan-Am pilots, is a necessity for a man who loves flying first-class a lot he wrote a track about it. 

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Barry Keoghan’s Bulgari Octo Roma Papillon Central Tourbillon

The title of this watch does the drama of it justice. The beating coronary heart of the tourbillon, proper at its middle, amps up the theater. 

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Eddie Redmayne’s Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M 

Omega has been churning out the Aqua Terra in pretty, energetic hues. Redmayne’s is available in a pleasant shade of sand. 

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Taika Waititi’s Cartier Santos Dumont

In my humble opinion, a watch all the time appears cooler subsequent to a hand tattoo—particularly when stated tattoo is supplying slightly edge to an in any other case elegant Santos. 

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