Justin Timberlake in Rolex
The new trend back toward yellow gold is getting a boost from Justin Timberlake who’s been wearing his new Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40 almost everywhere this year, including in his Can’t Stop the Feeling video. The Day-Date is often called the President’s Watch and was a favorite of Lyndon Johnson. $34,850 at Gearys on Rodeo, Beverly Hills.
Ellen DeGeneres in Patek Philippe
The comedian and the host is one of Hollywood’s biggest watch collectors, regularly seen wearing timepieces by Rolex (Submariner, vintage Daytona, Explorer II, GMT Master II, Yachtmaster), Audemars Piguet (a Royal Oak GMT from L.A.’s Westime), Omega (Speedmaster) and Panerai. She’s also a fan of Patek Philippe and recently wore two automatic references of the blue-chip Swiss maker on The Ellen Show: a classic Nautilus Ref. 5711/1A in stainless steel with silvery-white dial ($24,830 at Patek Philippe Boutique at Gearys, Beverly Hills, and at Tiffany & Co, NYC) and an Annual Calendar Chronograph in stainless steel ($51,030).
Kevin Hart in Richard Mille
One of Hollywood’s most fanatic watch lovers, Kevin Hart is a fan of Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe, Rolex and Richard Mille. He wore one of Richard Mille’s manually wound RM 035 Americas Rafael Nadal (made in a limited edition of 50) to a screening of Central Intelligence in June. Made in collaboration with the tennis great, it has a 55-hour power reserve and is made from ultra-light ceramic, carbon and titanium, clocking in at just 4.3 grams. $120,000 at Richard Mille, Beverly Hills.