Celebrity Endorsers

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5 Things You Should Know About the New Jeanrichard Aeroscope “208 Seconds”

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When "Miracle on the Hudson" pilot Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger announced his partnership with the newly refocused Jeanrichard watch brand last year, it was only a matter of time before Jeanrichard released a special-edition timepiece in his honor. Jeanrichard and Sully announced the launch of that watch, the Jeanrichard "208 Seconds" Aeroscope on January 14. Here's what you need to know … [Read more...]

Advertisement: Hublot Miami Heat Partnership

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Hublot became the exclusive watch partner of the Miami Heat in January of 2011, marking the Swiss luxury watchmaker’s first team sponsorship in the United States, and strengthening its ties to professional athletes. The Hublot brand is synonymous with expert craftsmanship, bold design and innovation, making it a great fit for the reigning NBA Champions. … [Read more...]

5 Things You Should Know About Audemars Piguet’s LeBron James Royal Oak Offshore

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This weekend, Audemars Piguet launched its newest limited edition sports watch, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James limited edition. The new watch, which had the design input of the NBA star himself, was not what everyone expected. Here are five things to know about the new timepiece. … [Read more...]

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James Edition Launches in Miami

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James watch

As we teased last week, and announced on social media yesterday, Audemars Piguet has released its heretofore top-secret new watch, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James limited edition. … [Read more...]

Why Was NBA Star LeBron James Visiting Audemars Piguet?

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Today's NBA certainly boasts its share of watch-loving superstars. A few of them have even come aboard watch brands as official "ambassadors" or "friends of the brand," such as Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant (both Hublot), Tony Parker (Tissot) and Carmelo Anthony (soon to announce with IWC). Now we have received word that Miami Heat star and NBA Finals MVP LeBron James has paid a visit to the … [Read more...]

A $1,000 G-Shock? Casio Unveils That and More at 2013 “Shock the World” Event

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Casio's year-long celebration of its iconic G-Shock watch's 30th anniversary culminated in last week's "Shock the World" VIP event in New York City. Among the highlights were a performance by rap star and G-Shock endorser Eminem and the U.S. launch of the MT-G, a collection of new metal/resin G-Shock watches starting at $900. … [Read more...]

Parmigiani Celebrates Brazil Soccer with New CBF Watch Collections

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When Brazil's CBF soccer team defeated reigning world champ Spain 3-0 in the Confederation Cup final on June 30, they had at least one Swiss watch company in their cheering section: Parmigiani Fleurier, which became the team's official watch partner in 2011. At this year's SIHH, Parmigiani introduced four new watches in two collections inspired by the team and the nation of Brazil. … [Read more...]

The Watch that Broke the Sound Barrier: Zenith’s Tribute to Felix Baumgartner

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On October 14, 2012, Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner made history, becoming the first man to break the sound barrier in freefall, jumping from the edge of the stratosphere from a space capsule and landing in the New Mexican desert, 38,969.4 meters below. The watch he wore while making the jump was a Zenith Stratos Flyback Striking 10th. … [Read more...]

Kobe Bryant Joins Hublot’s Roster of All-Star Athletes

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Hublot continues its domination of the sports world with the signing of all-star Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant as its newest "brand ambassador." Like other high-profile athletes in Hublot's stable, including fellow NBA star Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat, Olympic runner Usain Bolt, and soccer star Diego Maradona, Bryant will lend his name to a limited-edition Hublot timepiece. … [Read more...]

Horology Meets Cuisine: Blancpain Partners with Three-Star Chef Daniel Humm

Daniel Humm wearing Blancpain Fifty Fathoms tourbillon

Last week, at a luxurious six-course dinner at New York City's world renowned Eleven Madison Park restaurant, Blancpain introduced Daniel Humm, a three-Michelin-starred chef and Blancpain watch enthusiast, as an official "friend of the brand," presenting him with a one-of-a-kind, engraved Fifty Fathoms timepiece. … [Read more...]

Bruce Willis Wears Hamilton Jazzmaster Watch in “A Good Day to Die Hard”

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Action star Bruce Willis returns to the role of everyman hero John McClane in A Good Day to Die Hard, which opened in theaters this week. Keen-eyed watch buffs will note the timepiece that Willis wears in the film, which has been identified as a Hamilton Jazzmaster Viewmatic. Actor Jai Courtney, who plays McClane's estranged son, also sports a Hamilton, the Khaki X-Patrol. … [Read more...]

Video: David Beckham & Breitling’s Transocean Chronograph Unitime

Breitling has announced David Beckham as the representative for its Transocean Chronograph Unitime worldtimer watch, establishing a long-term partnership between the Swiss brand and the famous athlete. About his involvement with the brand, Beckham says “I’ve always been a long-time admirer of Breitling. As a company, they create not only the highest-performance watches but also timeless … [Read more...]

David Beckham & Breitling’s Transocean Chronograph Unitime

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Breitling has announced David Beckham as the representative for its Transocean Chronograph Unitime worldtimer watch, establishing a long-term partnership between the Swiss brand and the famous athlete. The Transocean Chronograph Unitime was introduced in the spring of 2012 at the Baselworld watch fair, equipped with the new Manufacture Breitling Caliber B05 and a double disk enabling permanent … [Read more...]

Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio and TAG Heuer Team Up for Hurricane Sandy Relief

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The glass-cubed planetarium sphere at New York's American Museum of Natural History was the stage for a star-studded charity event last Saturday night, hosted by Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer and featuring two of its celebrity "ambassadors," actors Cameron Diaz and Leonardo DiCaprio. WatchTime was among the media attending the gala, which was held to raise funds for Diaz's UN Women Charity and for … [Read more...]

Ulysse Nardin Big Unit Chronograph

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Baseball pitching legend Randy Johnson — the 6'10" World Series champ famously nicknamed "The Big Unit" — is a longtime collector of watches and a big fan of Ulysse Nardin in particular. Johnson has been an official "friend of the brand" since early June, when he and Ulysse Nardin CEO Patrik Hoffman announced their strategic partnership, which would culminate in the development of a new … [Read more...]

Hublot Auctions 12 Unique King Power Watches Signed by Boxing Legends

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On Saturday night, Las Vegas's Bellagio Hotel and Casino  played host to an unprecedented gathering of legendary boxing champions, as they joined the World Boxing Council (WBC) and Swiss watch brand Hublot in auctioning off 12 unique Hublot timepieces to raise funds for boxing's less fortunate. … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek: Hublot’s Limited-Edition Watch for Legendary Boxers

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Tonight, Hublot unveils a series of 12 watches, each a unique piece with the signature of one of 12 legendary boxers, at a gala event at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The watches — King Power models with a rose-gold and green color scheme inspired by the World Championship belt of the World Boxing Council — will be auctioned to raise proceeds for the WBC's pension fund, which helps the less … [Read more...]

Movado’s Newest Ambassador: Lily Collins

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Movado recently announced actress Lily Collins as their newest brand ambassador. She will be featured in their "Modern Ahead of its Time" advertising campaign shot by fashion photographer Carter Smith this fall. Collins made her film debut in 2010's "The Blind Side," and most recently starred as Snow White in "Mirror, Mirror." “I am so excited to partner with Movado and to be a part of the … [Read more...]

Talking Watches With New Alpina Brand Ambassador William Baldwin

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Recently, the sporty Swiss watch brand Alpina announced that actor William Baldwin (Backdraft, The Squid and the Whale, TV's "Gossip Girl") will be the celebrity brand ambassador for its new line of Alpina Divers watches. The brand welcomed Baldwin in a gala press event at New York's Maritime Hotel in late June. At the event, WatchTime sat down with the actor — a fan and collector of fine … [Read more...]

Omega Announces Davis Love III as Ambassador

The silver dial has the vertical ‘‘teak-pattern’’ lines that characterize the watches in the Aqua Terra collection.

Omega has announced 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III as their newest golf ambassador. He will lead Team USA at the Ryder Cup to be played at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill., Sept. 25-30, 2012. Omega will serve as official timekeeper for the first time. Omega President Stephen Urquhart presented Love with an Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra "Captain's Watch," created in celebration of … [Read more...]