Post Malone, who typically dresses in the colours and patterns and spirit best described as all the way out there, tried something new this week. Post got dressed this week for an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. And I don’t mean dressed as in put on clothes – I mean, like, capital-D Dressed! A windowpane-patterned navy-blue double-breasted suit with a pocket square, and a sleek pair of cowboy boots that hark back to his native Texas. To finish this fine and mighty fit, Post found a timepiece with the ability to soothe the inner child surely raging against his new suited look: a colourful and shiny Rolex Daytona “Rainbow” set with 36 sapphires in all the colors found in a bowl of Trix. This week will please watch aficionados and numerologists alike: we admire a 12-year-old’s watch as well as those owned by men named 21 and 50.
Post Malone’s Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona “Rainbow”
Rolex’s bread and butter is its spread of tool watches, the ones made specifically to help divers or pilots or race car drivers reach peak performance. But even Rolex needs to have some fun, which is where this guy comes in. In addition to the 36 sapphires around the bezel of this watch, 11 more stand in as hour markers and 56 diamonds cover the lugs (the arms that attach to the bracelet) and crown guards.
Milo Ventimiglia’s Rolex Day-Date
Unlike a lot of celebrities these days, Milo Ventimiglia doesn’t often stray outside his comfort zone and into the universe of full-blown fashun. So it makes sense the actor would gravitate to the Rolex Day-Date, an all-time classic watch, to pair with his all-time classic fits.
J Balvin’s Jacob and Co. Five Time Zone Automatic H-24 Watch
A question: What if Willy Wonka were a horologist? I think we can all agree he’d direct his workforce of Oompa Loompas to get started right away on a watch with jagged candy-like colors, as if a spiraling lollipop were left out in the sun just a little too long. Which is to say: this watch. J Balvin’s piece, though, is actually made by Jacob & Co. and its four different subdials enable the wearer to see the time in 21 different places at once. J Balvin strapped this piece’s alligator-leather strap on for a performance at Lollapalooza in Chicago. Luckily for him, the time there is tracked by the same sub-dial also covering Tokyo and Moscow.
21 Savage’s Patek Philippe Aquanaut
While attending his annual “Issa Back 2 School Drive” – let’s take a second to really savor that name – 21 Savage wore a great watch. Issa Patek Philippe Aquanaut! While the model was originally intended as a sports watch, the spiritual little brother of the Nautilus, this particular edition leans fully into luxury. The 18-carat rose-gold case and chocolate-brown dial are the sort of details we’re used to seeing from Patek, whose watches are subtle and super-fine.
50 Cent’s Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore
“Boom,” 50 Cent said in an Instagram video (shared for posterity’s sake on Youtube here with the title “50 Cent Teaches Everyone How To Stunt In 2019”) as the camera panned to this blindingly diamond-encrusted Royal Oak Offshore. “Just got the new piece. This is fly. I like that one.” So do we, Fifty.
Jacob Tremblay’s Movado Heritage Series
Despite the fact that he’s only 12, actor Jacob Tremblay can probably afford any watch that he wants. So it’s telling – and cool – that the preteen consistently wears a piece from the more budget-friendly brand Movado. While this precise reference with a bright blue dial was limited-edition and currently out of stock, you can buy a very similar model for $795.