Celebrity Endorsers

Celebrity watch endorser news, blog posts, updates and other posts about Celebrity endorser watches as well as Celebrity endorser watch infos. Such watches are available globally.

Zenith Pilot Type 20 Annual Calendar Tribute to Russell Westbrook

Zenith Pilot Type 20 Annual Calendar Russell Westbrook

This week's Watch to Watch teams up Zenith with one of the NBA's hottest young talents. The Zenith Pilot Type 20 Annual Calendar Tribute to Russell Westbrook is an extremely limited edition (just five pieces), available exclusively through Westime Jewelers in Los Angeles. … [Read more...]

8 Celebrity-Owned Watches That Rocked the Auction Block

Elvis Presley's Omega Constellation

Few factors can increases the value of a vintage watch quite like its once having belonged to a celebrity. Whenever a watch owned by a famous or historic figure goes on the block at auction houses like Antiquorum and Christie's, bidding can be expected to go well beyond the estimated value. Below we look at notable "celebrity" watches, once owned by iconic entertainment and sports stars, sold at auction within the past few years. … [Read more...]

Watches at Wimbledon 2014: Who Wears What

Rado ambassador Andy Murray

Wimbledon 2014 rolls on, and, as many watch aficionados and tennis fans know, some of the tournament's biggest stars are also "brand ambassadors" for some watch brand or other. So which watch will we see on the wrist of the eventual men's and ladies' Wimbledon champs at the trophy presentation this year? We don't know yet, but here's a primer on which tennis players wear which timepieces. … [Read more...]

World Cup Wallpaper: 5 Footballers And Their Hublot Watches

Falcao wearing Hublot

As part of its "Hublot Loves Football" campaign for the 2014 World Cup, the Hublot watch company (the tournament's official timekeeper) enlisted Swiss photographer Fred Merz to snap portraits of soccer legends of today and yesteryear, with each one featuring both a Hublot watch and the brand's World Cup symbol, a soccer ball painted and decorated by Brazilian artist Romero Britto. … [Read more...]

For World Cup 2014: 6 Watches That Celebrate Soccer

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The much-anticipated 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament kicks off this week in Brazil, with the nations of the world competing for the ultimate prize in the so-called "beautiful game" — what we Americans call soccer and what nearly everyone else calls football. Some of the world's luxury watch and sports watch makers have gotten in on the excitement, with special-edition watches specially devoted to the sport, its players, and the World Cup. … [Read more...]

6 Personalized Watches Made for World Champion Athletes

LeBron James wearing AP watch

With the 2014 NBA and NHL Finals both kicking off this week, we at WatchTime thought it would be the perfect time to re-post (with a few updates) our article on the elite fraternity of athletes who have not only won a world championship in their sports but also boast a watch made specifically for them. Here are six notable watches of champions. … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s Top 10 Most Popular Watches on Pinterest

Omega Seamaster James Bond

Did you know that WatchTime has a Pinterest page with nearly 100 boards and more than 2,300 photos of watches, celebrity watch fans and other images? We've got boards devoted to categories such as divers' watches and tourbillons as well as dozens of individual brands from Rolex to Breguet to Greubel Forsey. Below, we count down the WatchTime pins that you've been clicking the most. Is one of your favorites among them? (And don't forget to visit our boards if you're still doing some early … [Read more...]

Star Time: 12 Celebrity-Branded Sports Watches

Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing Audemars Piguet

There is no shortage of celebrities, many of them celebrity athletes, who serve as "brand ambassadors" for watch brands, appearing in ads and attending events wearing their watches. However, a few of these big-name stars go the extra mile, giving input and often even becoming involved in the design process, for special watches to which they lend their own names. Below is a list of 12 sports watches from eight brands, developed in honor of, and named for, their famous representatives. … [Read more...]

TAG Heuer Signs Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo with TAG Heuer watch

TAG Heuer has announced the signing of a new celebrity "global ambassador" to a long-term partnership: Portuguese soccer champion Cristiano Ronaldo, currently the forward for Real Madrid and captain of Portugal's national team in the upcoming World Cup in Brazil. … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: Buying New vs. Vintage Rolex, Part 2

Rolex Explorer 2

In last week's Fratello Friday, the first of this two-part article on buying and collecting Rolex watches, I offered my thoughts on the pros and cons of vintage Rolex watches. This week, we shift the focus to the other side of the spectrum, discussing the merits and pitfalls of new and modern Rolexes. … [Read more...]

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

Jeanrichard Aeroscope 208 Seconds - front

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 about it. … [Read more...]

Advertisement: Hublot Miami Heat Partnership

Hublot 25th Anniversary Miami HEAT collection - Men's

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

LeBron James wearing AP watch

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?

AP's Francois-Henry Bennahmias & LeBron James

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 Audemars Piguet manufacture in Le Brassus, Switzerland (photos below). … [Read more...]

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

Casio G-Shock MT-G

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...]

Richard Mille Partners with Diana Luna and Lacoste Ladies Open

RM 007 Ti

Richard Mille first entered the world of professional golf when it created a watch for Bubba Watson; now the brand enters the world of women's golf in its new partnership with the Lacoste Ladies Open. Italian golf champion Diana Luna has also signed on as Richard Mille's latest spokesperson and the brand's first female athlete partner. Ranked number one in her country, Luna has been a professional golfer since 2002. When on the greens, including at the Lacoste Ladies Open from September 26 to … [Read more...]

Parmigiani Celebrates Brazil Soccer with New CBF Watch Collections

Parmigiani CFB Pershing 005 watches - duo

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

Zenith Stratos Flyback Tribute to Baumgartner - reclining

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...]

Hublot Unveils Headphones at Baselworld

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There was at least one announcement from a major watch brand at Baselworld that involved a product other than watches. In a press conference, Hublot announced its collaboration with Monster, manufacturer of high-performance headphones. Together, the brands have created the Inspiration Hublot, a pair of noise-canceling "luxury" headphones. The lightweight, black, carbon-fiber over-ear headphones will be available this summer at Hublot boutiques and retailers worldwide. The advanced … [Read more...]