Stars and their watches

Which models do the icons of sport, music and fashion prefer? Two style experts from Les Ambassadeurs present their ideas.

People often wonder what watches artists, designers, entrepreneurs and sportspeople wear. Often, however, the reality does not match expectations. Les Ambassadeurs asked two of their style experts to dream up their perfect pairings. Cindy Romain and Liucy Chen have over 20 years’ experience in the luxury sector, including seven years with Les Ambassadeurs. They explain which legendary watch creations might suit which celebrities – with surprising results.

Beyoncé  Singer

Franck Muller Double Mystery

L.C.: “Her bold personality is reflected in the Franck Muller Double Mystery – a watch that not everyone can wear. To own such a model you must have a strong character.”

Franck Mueller Double Mystery

Vivienne Westwood – Fashion designer

Roger Dubuis Velvet

C.R.: “The Velvet by Roger Dubuis, with its satin and fabric straps, perfectly suits the original and androgynous sides of this fashion designer, who stands out for her individual style and unstructured designs.”

Roger Dubuis Velvet
Vivienne Westwood

Lionel Messi – Footballer

Urwerk UR-Satellite

L.C.: “Lionel Messi is one of the best-known football players in the world and likely owns several watches. I could well imagine him with an Urwerk UR-Satellite UR-105. With its unique design, this model is captivating and goes very well with this exceptional sportsman.”

Lionel Messi
Urwerk UR-Satellite

Elon Musk – Entrepreneur and engineer

Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon

C.R.: “Innovative and technically astute: two adjectives that apply to the Omega brand as well as the South African entrepreneur. Both are unafraid of complexity and often position themselves ahead of their time. I can well imagine a Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon on his wrist.”

Omega Speedmaster
Elon Musk

Drake – Singer

Girard-Perregaux Bridges Minute Repeater Tri-Axial Tourbillon

L.C.: “The Canadian rapper’s style is detail-focused and elegant, yet remains sporty. The Girard-Perregaux Bridges Minute Repeater Tri-Axial Tourbillon incorporates the various codes that reflect Drake’s style: luxury expressed in detailing.” 

Girard-Perregaux Minute Repeater Tri-Axial