Watches at the Oscars have never been better | GQ
Before Everything Anywhere All At Once win everything at the awards ceremony, Oscar attendees performed their routine on the carpet. And while the stars may have Play it safe, fashion wise, they displayed the most diverse collection of watches ever seen at the show. Most of the years we see the emergence of serious wristwatches with leather straps. This year, almost every wrist brings a new gift, such as the unusual Cartier by Paul Mescal, the completely transparent new age sports watch by Michelle Yeoh and the piece by Dwayne Johnson, Totally defies the dress code of a black tie. I haven’t even mentioned Idris Elba’s Gucci watch, which has a diamond carousel.
There are a few explanations for the explosion of Oscar watches. First, more conventional sports watches are now accepted at events like this, which greatly increases choice. Second, celebrity interest in watches seems to be growing along with others. It seems we’re seeing personality on people’s wrists rather than on their clothes. Nearly every watch collection category is on display on Sunday: vintage watches, high-end sports watches, impeccable dress models and stainless steel pins. Here are the best works from the 2023 Oscars.