The Life of a Collector Get Inspired by the Watches Celebrities Wear

Celebrities are more than just actors, sports figures, political figures, and musicians. It’s no surprise that some of the major trends in watches come from inspiration from the glamorous celebrities of Tinsel Town. Big money, big personalities, big events – they all lead up to some of the best watch sightings.

They are the fashion-forward icons wearing dress-to-impress clothing and accessories creating trends and leading the way with new styles. Whether you’re looking for watch inspiration, or just like to follow fashion trends from top celebrities, let’s take a look at some big-time celebrities and the impressive watches they wear.

Female celebrities and their bling are also great inspiration for today’s fashion trends. You can catch many of them stepping out on the town wearing the latest and most expensive watches in the world.

Hollywood Style

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise Watches

One of the world’s A-list celebrities, Tom Cruise, is quite a fan of Bremont. The actor has owned several aircraft so his attraction to the brand is very fitting considering that its founders were two former designers of aircraft, and their watches reflect elements and style of aircraft instruments. The Bremont ALT1-C featuring an anthracite dial and black leather strap is one of the watches worn by Cruise.

In addition to Bremont, he also has an appreciation for, and has been seen wearing several different watch brands, including, Audemars Piguet, IWC, Casio G-Shock, Omega, Panerai, and the list goes on. To see more details about the specific watches in Tom Cruise’s history, catch up on Montre24.

Robert Downey, Jr.


Robert Downey, Jr. has stood the test of time in Hollywood. Acting since he was 5-years old, to his current popularity and acting success in movies like Sherlock Holmes and the Iron Man series, Robert can be found wearing watches from Jaeger LeCoultre. Recently, he attended the Paris premiere of the Marvel movie, ‘Captain America: Civil War’ with actor Don Cheadle, actress Emily VanCap and director Anthony Russo, sporting his Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time watch in stainless steel to accessorize his look.

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston 1

Don’t let Jennifer Anniston’s easy and relaxed style fool you. She is on-point with her watch choices no matter what she’s wearing. You can find this classic beauty wearing the Rolex President. Jennifer has also been spotted wearing the Rolex Air King, Rolex Daytona, a men’s Yellow Gold Rolex Datejust and many other Rolex styles. Rolex brings us many watches fitting for the rich, famous and powerful so it is no wonder why Jennifer Aniston chooses Rolex.


LeBron James

Lebron James Audemars Piguet

LeBron James, leader of the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship team, and considered by many to be one of the greatest basketball players of all time, can be spotted sporting the uncompromising luxurious Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore watch. The watch features an 18k pink gold case, titanium bezel and a self-winding chronograph with date display and small seconds at 12 o’clock. The watch is part of a 600-piece limited edition.

With LeBron’s many accolades, including three NBA championship titles, four NBA most valuable player awards, three NBA Finals MVP award, two Olympic gold medals and even an acting role in the 2015 movie Trainwreck, it’s fitting that Audemars Piguet chose LeBron as a brand ambassador to help promote its image. LeBron has got it going on.


Jay Z


One of America’s superstar couples, Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z, are no stranger to luxury. Remember when Beyonce bought Jay-Z the most expensive watch in the world for his 43rd birthday? The $5 million Hublot Big Bang watch, encrusted with 1,200 diamonds weighing 140 carats in all, includes six stones that weigh at least three carats each.

The latest style inspiration from Jay-Z spotted this summer while yachting in the South of France, the Rolex 18k Yellow Gold GMT-Master II Automatic, is inspired by his perpetual attraction for the color black. He has also been spotted wearing a gold Rolex Sky-Dweller on stage.

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake Rolex

Justin Timberlake is not afraid to don some flashing finishing touches with a gold Rolex watch. Guys who want to let their accessories do the talking, should get their inspiration from the one and only bold fashion trends of JT. You never know what VIP club access or first-class service you’ll be able to score.

What celebrities inspire your watch obsessions?  Or, what watches do you think your favorite celebrities should be wearing?

About Nicole Daddario
Positive, outgoing and energetic Marketing Director for iW Magazine and new to the watch industry. Nicole is enthusiastically and devotedly absorbing all facets of luxury watches, and is excited for the opportunity to write articles that will engage and motivate watch enthusiasts. She appreciates the “blingier” style of watches but her appreciation for the mechanics and craftsmanship that goes into watchmaking is rapidly growing.

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