The 2015 Oscars were not only an important showcase for major brands of jewellery, but also an opportunity to show off for watches red carpet worn by actors and stars of the show.
Red carpet watches for men
Even for Haute Horlogerie the Academy Awards have become a must for to parade their own models and hit the red carpet with watches the audience from all over the world following the awards most coveted of international cinema.
For women has always been easier to hit with great soiree dresses and necklaces, bracelets, earrings or rings that do not go unnoticed for the carats of diamonds and more.
The tuxedos, needless to say, are less and less memorable unless you’ve got the right accessory for man chic. Obviously the King of men’s accessories is the watch and it seems that many Oscars 2015 they thought so.
Swiss watches by Oscar
Traditionally Switzerland is considered the birthplace of watchmaking, the creation of mechanisms for high precision and craftsmanship. They could not, therefore, lack in the masculine look of the major Swiss watch brands 2015 Oscars red carpet: Chopard, IWC, Audemars Piquet, Jaeger-LeCoultre Breitling.
Eddie Redmayne, winner for best actor, wore a blue dress very stylish (Alexander McQueen) that matched a watch Chopard, model LUC XPS Poinçon de Genève. The timepiece has a Platinum case ultraflat (7.13 mm), with a sober blue dial and automatic winding mechanical movement chronometer. This pattern is one red carpet watches in effect since it’s marchiato with the prestigious hallmark of Geneva , hand-engraved on the back and is a limited edition of 25 copies (costs $ 25650). Absolutely promoted!
Remaining in Switzerland, Bradley Cooper, sitting in the front row for his candidacy asBest inClayton, has matched his Tuxedo (Salvatore Ferragamo) a watch IWCSchaffhausen in oro rosa of IWC Portugieser Automatic (costs $ 24900). This model deserves its place among the watches red carpet with her system automatic recharging Pellaton, a power reserve of 7 days, the power reserve display and calendar. Simple, but elegant and balanced!
Even Edward Norton has opted for an IWC Schaffhausen Portuguese Chronograph. The actor, nominated for her supporting role in Birdman, chose an outfit with bow ties (Calvin Klein) to pair with an IWC Chronograph Watch Black Dial steel ($ 8,600).
Tom Cross, instead, chose the Watch Jaeger-LeCoultre Ultra Thin 1931 (£ 6,750). A model with rectangular steel case, black dial and black alligator strap. A classic and very chic, slim (8 mm) and absolutely promoted among the watches red carpet!
Finally John Travolta wore with her total black look a Breitling Cronomat steel (€ 5,990).The actor has often been the face of Swiss brand specializing in the production of tools for aviators. The chronograph has chosen is a massive (44 mm) with stainless steel case and bracelet, silver dial and a strong lines and sporty. Yet even Breitling goes intored carpet jewelry!
Watches by Neil Patrick Harris
The 2015 Oscars presenter Neil Patrick Harris acted like a real prima donna showing off not only look different during the night of the awards, but also making the change-clock.
Its watches red carpet are signed Piaget and Audemars Piguet.
Harris started the evening of Academy Awards wearing a model Piaget Altiplano inGold white with quadrant skinny black (6.0 mm), mechanical movement and a black alligator strap ($ 17,000). It is undoubtedly one of the watches red carpet with a discreet charm given by Baton which make the line very elegant.
After his parody on Birdman, Harris is reappeared on stage wearing 2 watches Royal Oak by Audemars Piguet.
Accompaniment for the tuxedo (Valentino) chose an AP Royal Oak Selfwinding Gold rose gold ($ 38000), while with the Velvet jacket (Tom Ford) wore the watch Royal OakSelfwinding in steel and Blue Dial ($ 14535)
Both models have a very definite line octagonal, aren’t quite sure which might be considered watches red carpet, but it certainly does not go unnoticed, as Harris!
Neil Patrick Harris
For the record also Justin Theroux, the boyfriend of Jennifer Aniston, wore the Watch Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding in oro rosa 18 kt. with dial Black.
The clocks Montblanc
The Academy Awards has definitely made a big hit in terms of advertising and visibility even Montblanc, a brand that you cannot just consider the watchmaking history (let alone of Haute Horlogerie!), but who aspires to be considered a trademark red carpetwatch.
Miles Teller showed a Montblanc Heritage Perpetual Calendar when took the stage to present a prize with Margot Robbie. A watch with automatic movement and stainless steel case, black alligator strap and silver coloured dial with 4 sub-dials to display month, day, moon phase and date. The design is clean and elegant enough, the price is definitely one of the watches red carpet ($12,800).
Miles Teller and Margot Robbie
Mark Ruffalohas worn a Montblanc Heritage Chronometrie Dual Time, a big Watch (41 mm) with a mechanism that allows you to simultaneously display a second time zone (local time) than the time zone of the wearer ($ 4,600).
Watches made in Italy
There were also among the red carpet watches Italian models was not taken for granted, we’re not certainly known for Haute Horlogerie worldwide, let alone then in Hollywood!
Chris Pratt has worn a model Officine Panerai Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic(PAM00573) case made orro rpolished bone 18 Kts., Brown chest and black alligator strap. Un clock large (45 mm) and heavy, Panerai style, as its price (£ 24,000).
Adrian Brody obviously has opted for a watch Bulgari Octo Fine ($ 26,200), being also employed. It’s a mechanical hand-wound with a Platinum case extra-thin (5 mm), corona with ceramics, quadrante black gloss lacquered with indexes in relief andcplace in alligator integrated with Platinum clasp. The square design and the size of the case (40 mm) make it definitely a watch is important.
Matthew McConaughey showed off the model Bulgari Solotempo Octo.
At this point a question arises: what has been your favorite watch Academy Awards 2015?
About choosing a favorite man I want to be discreet and not ask anything, but just this once!