Organized by the iconic fashion magazine Vogue in New York, The Met Gala is a prestigious glamour event in the world. The first ever edition was of this luxurious event was held in 1948. Since then, it has been served as a high-profile high-fashion gathering of high-profile celebrities.
In addition to the creations by the prominent haute-couture houses, the distinguished guests also show off their glittering jewels and premium watches during the red carpet. The edition for the year 2021 was conducted on 13th September. The met gala 2021 theme was In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.
In this article, we will have a quick glance on various luxury watches worn by high-profile celebrities during the Met Gala 2021.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
A prominent pioneer of the luxury-sports segment, AP Royal Oak is a highly sought-after premium watch collection. During the Met Gala 2021, American professional basketball player Steph Curry chose to wear a gem-set AP Royal Oak Dual Time model. Another prominent celebrity who opted for an Audemars Piguet watch for the event was Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. The Canadian professional basket player, who plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder team, was spotted with a Royal Oak steel and gold watch in this year met gala 2021 theme.
Hublot is a luxury watch brand known for its connection with young music stars, especially from the hip-hop segment. During the event, Chancelor Johnathan Bennett (Chance the Rapper) preferred a diamond-set Hublot Classic Fusion Gold watch to pair with the eye-catching Ralph Lauren blazer. American fashion stylist Law Roach chose to wear a hublot big bang unico rainbow king gold timepiece.
Hublot is one of the first companies in the world to introduce modern materials into luxury watch industry. Its timepieces fuse contemporary materials and novel techniques with traditional watchmaking mechanisms. The brand’s best selling collection is hublot big bang.
Rolex is a globally acclaimed watch brand with millions of ardent followers, ranging from professional divers to high-profile celebrities. During the Met Gala 2021 theme American Rapper Jack Harlow was elegantly dressed in a stunning custom-made tuxedo from Tommy Hilfiger. Equally striking was the rolex skydweller watch that he chose to pair with the dress.
Featuring an innovative dual time-zone function, Rolex Skydweller is a perfect timepiece for globetrotters and global business personnel. It comes with a 42mm diameter case topped with an eye-catching fluted bezel. This watch is available in Everose Gold, Yellow Gold, Yellow Rolesor and White Rolesor versions. The Jack Harlow wore a rolex skydweller blue model with Oystersteel case, white gold bezel and bright blue dial.
Youth icon Justin Bieber attended the premier event with a luxurious rolex daytona yellow gold watch. One of the most iconic horological creations ever made, rolex daytona stands for incredible precision and speed. It is available in various dial choices, ranging from the classic black color to cool ice blue and from exotic meteorite to sparkling gem-set iterations.
Michael Kors, the renowned couturier and founder of one of the most influential American fashion brands, chose to wear a yellow gold rolex submariner watch with reference number 126618. Known for its underwater capabilities and enduring style, Submariner is a valuable addition to every fine watch connoisseurs’ collection.
Nautilus is considered as the most desirable contemporary luxury wristwatch due to its rarity and cult status. Most sought after by fine watch connoisseurs and high-net-worth individuals, it is a showstopper accessory for any high-profile events. During this event, American Professional Basketball player Russell Westbrook and Rapper Lil Baby worn Patek Philippe Nautilus watches to match met gala 2021 theme.
Award-winning American model Kaia Gerber chose to wear an omega de ville prestige dewdrop watch during the Met Gala 2021 theme. Kaia is the daughter of supermodel Cindy Crawford, who has been associated with Omega since 1995 as a brand ambassador.
Dewdrop is a series of ladies watches from the omega de ville family. It is available in automatic and quartz versions. The timepiece worn by Kaia Gerber was likely a diamond-set Dewdrop Prestige quartz model with a black dial and 27.4 mm diameter case.
American television host Jimmy Fallon opted for a vintage omega speedmaster watch (Mark II, circa 1972) to pair with his Thom Browne suit. Speedmaster is omega’s most admired and historically important watch collection. It has been known as Moonwatch due to its association with lunar exploration missions, including the first moon-landing of 1969. It was a brilliant decision by Jimmy Fallon to show-off one of the most-loved horological icons during the prestigious met gala 2021 theme.
American professional track and field sprinter Noah Lyles, who is also a brand ambassador of Omega, was spotted with a Constellation 39mm Yellow Gold watch. The Constellation is a stylish dress watch collection, which offers an extensive range of models for men and women. Equipped with the Master Chronometer certified 8801 self-winding co-axial movement, the 39mm omega constellation model is available in stainless steel, bi-metal, yellow gold and sedna gold versions.
Richard Mille, the ultimate piece of contemporary watchmaking, is a favorite watch model of high net worth individuals and celebrities. Love or hate, these micro-engineering marvels represent the pinnacle of luxury and style. During the Met Gala 2021 theme, a number of high-profile celebrities flashed off their Richard Milles. Among them, most notable were the RM 37-01 Automatic Kiwi of American singer Frank Ocean, the red gold and the baguette-diamond set RM 17-01 Tourbillon of Pharrell Williams.
Tag Heuer is popular luxury watch brand of film stars and sport personnel. During this met gala 2021 theme, Canadian professional tennis player Felix Auger Aliassime chose to wear a tag heuer carrera watch. Carrera is one of the most celebrated watch collections from the brand. This series been dedicated to professional divers, motor-racing fans and sports watch enthusiasts.
A number of prominent celebrities spotted with Cartier watches. American soul singer Leon Bridges, best known for his 2015 song “Coming Home”, wore an 18k Yellow Gold Cartier Tank Cintrée wristwatch. Italian fashion designer Anthony Vaccarello chose to wear an elegant Cartier Tank watch during the met gala 2021 theme.
Casio G-shock not only offers shock-resistant watches for outdoor activities, it also makes some stylish time-telling creations that can be accessorized with fashionable dresses. During the met gala 2021 theme program, American Rap musician Kid Cudi (Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi) was spotted with a colorful G-shock watch along with his dazzling outfit. The timepiece worn by Cudi was a G-SHOCK DW-6900 model customized by celebrity jeweller Ben Baller.