Shaq’s watch is XXL Flex
When you’re over 7 feet tall, a lot of things designed for “normal” people (beds, doors, airplane seats) don’t really work as expected. The same is true for watches. A standard sized wristwatchFor example, the kind you can wear with a blue plaid suit and green tie to sit on the console before an NBA final — could easily look like a Barbie on-body accessory like Shaquille O’Neal , who aired the NBA Finals Pregame sport this XXL-sized watch from his collaboration with Invicta. In the same spirit as his line of affordable sneakers (which he allegedly turned down a $40 million deal with Reebok to boot) the Invicta x SHAQ series is a versatile product that can be used both by his big watch buddies and for anyone else who prefers oversized, blue watches. Also this week, LeBron James’ sports a Patek made for frequent flyers and Jacob Elordi parties in Monaco in a limited edition TAG Heuer.
Shaquille O’Neal’s Invicta x SHAQ
In addition to its enormous size (it’s a 53mm case), there’s a lot going on here, from the chain around the bezel to the giant crystal winding crown to the mother-of-pearl dial. Advocating maximalism aside, this Invicta has all the right specs to make it a versatile piece of equipment that fits the pocket, like the Swiss quartz movement, the ability to 200m water resistant and screw-down crown. Invicta doesn’t specify the weight of this piece, but fair bet you won’t want to skip arm day if you’re planning on following Shaq’s lead.
Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5164R-001 by Lebron James
Despite missing out on the playoffs this year, LeBron has plenty of other things to celebrate at the end of the year—Be the first dynamic NBA player to achieve billionaire status among them. He also appeared at the LA premiere of Hustle, Netflix’s new basketball movie starring Adam Sandler, which the Lakers forward is producing. While James was seen earlier in the week showing off a new AP worth half a million dollars at the Liverpool-Real Madrid match in Paris, he kept things a little less important at the premiere during the Time Travel. Patek Philippe Aquanaut calendar. A solid gold watch with a second time zone function, it’s a practical choice for a billionaire who loves to travel. with a sophisticated watch aesthetic.
Jeff Goldblum’s Cartier Tank
Goldblum was in Germany this week to celebrate the launch of the latest sequel to Jurassic Park, Jurassic World: Ein neues Zeitalter (or Jurassic World Dominion if you do not sprechen zie deutsch). Complementing his monochrome (and very Ian Malcolm-esque) is the actor’s trusty gold Cartier Tank, which probably sits in his closet right next to his maximal Prada shirt collection.
Special Edition TAG Heuer Monaco by Jacob Elordi
Euphoria star and former famous fan of TAG Heuer make the relationship official this week by signing a deal with the luxury watch maker just in time for the launch of their latest Monaco — aka watch Jesse brought Walt in Break. Released — where else? — At the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Monaco last weekend, the new TAG Heuer Monaco Special Edition pays tribute to one of the brand’s all-time most coveted releases, the so-called “Dark Lord.“However, anyone looking to replicate a matte black chronograph will have to wait, as the first run has already sold out. Fortunately, it’s not the only square chronograph out there.
Patrick Mahomes Apple Watch
There’s nothing like sneaking out on a sunny Wednesday to play some midweek golf with your talent. However, if you’re Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes, your quartet consists of Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Josh Allen, and the game is broadcast live on television. Wisely, Mahomes left Rolex Sky-Dweller stay home and choose his trusty Apple Watch which, thanks to its built-in GPS and a host of dedicated golf apps, could be your best friend on the track this summer. If you are playing with Greatest quarterback of all timeHowever, you may need a little more help than the best smartwatch can offer.