The Top 8 Watches That Stole The Show At The 2023 Oscars
The Oscars are always great opportunities to see some of Hollywood’s most talented and glamorous celebrities. But besides the stunning outfits and dazzling jewels, there’s another accessory that deserves our attention: the watches.
Watches are more than just timepieces. They are expressions of personality, style, and taste. And at the 2023 Oscars, we saw some of the most interesting and impressive watches ever worn by celebrities on the red carpet.
Here are eight of our top picks.
1. Michelle Yeoh – Custom Richard Mille RM 07-02
One of the most talked-about watches at the event was worn by Michelle Yeoh, who won the Best Actress award. Yeoh was spotted wearing a beautiful custom timepiece by Richard Mille, which perfectly complemented her elegant and sophisticated outfit. The watch was a true showstopper, with a sleek and modern design that drew attention from the moment she stepped onto the red carpet.
2. Michael B. Jordan – Tiffany & Co. Square 2-Hand
The star of Black Panther and Creed III looked sharp in a black tuxedo and a Tiffany & Co. Square 2-Hand watch. This elegant timepiece features a square case with rounded corners, a white dial with blue hands, and a black alligator strap. It’s a classic design that suits Jordan’s refined style.
3. Paul Mescal – Cartier Privé Tank Chinoise
The breakout star of Normal People and Best Actor nominee for Aftersun wore a Cartier Privé Tank Chinoise. The watch was first created in 1922 and inspired by Chinese architecture. It has a rectangular case with two vertical bars on each side, a silver dial with Roman numerals, and a black leather strap. It’s a sophisticated and unique choice that shows Mescal’s appreciation for history and culture.
4. Ke Huy Quan – OMEGA Globemaster
The legendary actor who played Short Round in Indiana Jones and Data in The Goonies made his comeback with his role in Everything Everywhere All at Once, which won Best Picture at the Oscars. He wore an Omega Globemaster, which is one of the brand’s most iconic models. It has a round case with a fluted bezel, a blue dial with date window, and a Co-Axial Master Chronometer movement. It’s a versatile and reliable timepiece that reflects Quan’s adventurous spirit.
5. Idris Elba – Gucci G-Timeless Planetarium
The handsome actor who played Heimdall in Thor: Ragnarok and Bloodsport in The Suicide Squad turned heads with his Gucci G-Timeless Planetarium. This stunning watch is part of Gucci’s High Watchmaking collection. It features a central tourbillon dial with a star diamond, surrounded by planets made of precious stones such as sapphire, ruby, emerald, topaz, amethyst, citrine, garnet, peridot, turquoise, and opal. It also has an alligator strap dyed to match each planet’s colour. It’s an extravagant, whimsical watch showcasing Elba’s charisma and creativity.
6. Lenny Kravitz – Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Classic Duoface
The award-winning musician wore a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Classic Duoface. This iconic watch was created in 1931 for polo players who wanted to protect their watches from shocks during matches by flipping the case over. Kravitz's choice for the evening has two dials: silvered guilloché on one side and black Clous de Paris on the other, both powered by one single movement. It also has an interchangeable cordovan leather strap designed by Kravitz himself. It’s an elegant and versatile watch that reflects Kravitz’s artistic flair.
7. Dwayne ’The Rock’ Johnson – TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 200 Date
The action hero who starred in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw wore a TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 200 Date. This sporty watch is designed for water sports enthusiasts and features a stainless steel case with a unidirectional rotating bezel, blue sunray-brushed dial with luminescent markers, screw-down crown, water resistance up to 300m and steel bracelet. It’s a robust and functional watch that suits Johnson’s muscular physique.
8. Brendan Fraser – Omega Speedmaster Chronoscope
The Best Actor award winner for his performance in The Whale wore a Speedmaster Chronoscope in stainless steel featuring a silvery dial, blue leather strap, and a Co-Axial Master Chronometer movement.
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