Do Bloggers love luxury watches?
I always wanted to know which watch brand Bill Clinton or Brad Pitt normally wears. How could I figure it out? Well, thank God there is Google.
But what about other professions such as football players, lawyers, artists, bankers, journalist or public officers? Professions And Their Watches: Who Wears What? I have been working since 5 years as VIP ambassador (similar to concierge) at a four-star hotel in Cologne, Germany. This job enables me to observe all hotel guest, especially their brand preferences for wrist watches. And YES, I personally met all the professions mentioned below.
And this is my small resume of Professions And Their Watches after a 5-years investigation
Architect: Nomos, Omega, Tag Heuer
Athlete: IWC Big Pilot, Hublot Big Bang, Rolex Daytona, Omega Seamaster, Tag Heuer Monaco, Panerai
Banker: Rolex (Submariner or Yachtmeister), Omega
Blogger/Influencer:Daniel Wellington, Cluse, Diesel, Paul Hewitt
Cook: Omega, Breitling, Rolex
Coacher/Keynote-Speaker: IWC (Carsten Rath prefers wearing IWC Big Pilot)
Comedian: IWC Spitfire, Guido Cantz (German stand-up comedian) loves this brand
Doctor of Medicine: Seiko, Nomos (Tangente)
Financier: IWC (Portugieser or Big Pilot), Cartier, A. Lange & Söhne, Jaeger-LeCoultre (Reverso)
Hotel Manager: Rolex Daytona (The hotel manager of Radisson BLU in Dortmund, Germany)
Journalist: Nomos, Cartier, Seiko, Breitling
Lawyer: Rolex (Submariner, Daytona)
Merchandiser: Hugo Boss, Michael Kors, Armani
Musician: Daniel Wellington (Revolverheld)
Pilot: Over 90% of pilots wear Breitling
Public Officer: Seiko & Swatch (popular among the police officers), Nomos (College director’s favourite brand, especially the Tangente series)
Photographer: Omega, Breitling
Restaurant/Bar Owner: Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Oris, Rolex
Student: Daniel Wellington, ICE, Michael Kors, Casio, Cluse and Diesel
Back to the first question Do bloggers love luxury watches?. First of all, I have been loving, collecting and admiring watches over 15 years and my desire to collect more watches is getting bigger and bigger. I started writing about watches and fashion for my blog CHRONONDO in August 2015 and I firstly focused on high brand watches. But then I felt in love with a simple and afordable watch from Daniel Wellington. Please stay tuned for the upcoming article Bloggers And Their Favourite Watches.
Professions And Their Watches: Special Professions
Well, you don’t think that I have met these public figures in person for this article Professions And Their Watches, do you? For this summary not only Mr.Google has been a great help for me, but also articles in German watch magazines e.g. Chronos.
Actor/Actress: Jaeger-LeCoultre (Pierce Brosnan, Diane Kruger, Clive Owen), A. Lange & Söhne (Brad Pitt), U-Boat (Silvester Stallone, A. Schwarzenegger), Rolex (Jennifer Aniston, Sophia Loren, Ben Affleck), Omega (Daniel Craig, well he MUST wear this brand, as Omega is the official partner of James Bond), Tag Heuer (Brad Pitt, Clive Owen)
CEO: Patek Philippe, A. Lange & Söhne (The former CEO of VW Martin Winterkorn), Glashütte Orginal, IWC Portugieser Toubillon Rosé gold (Wendelin Wiedeking), Breitling (Ferdinand Piech)
Fashion Designer: Apple Watch (Karl Lagerfeld), Tag Heuer Monaco (Baldessarini)
King & Queen: Audemars Piguet (Queen Elizabeth II), Rolex (Mohammed bin Rashid, King of Dubai)
(Super)Model: IWC (German Supermodel Franziska Knuppe)
Politician/Activist: Nomos (The former US president Bill Clinton and the German foreign minister Frank Walter Steinmeier are fans of this German brand), Patek Philippe (Karl Theodor zu Guttenberg), Nomos Tetra (Alize Schwarzer), Rolex (Hillary Clinton)
Prince/Princess: Omega (Prince William, his special masterpiece is the gift from his mom Lady Di and he wears it almost everyday), Rolex (Prince Frederik of Denmark)
President/Chancellor: Rolex (The first president of Indonesia Sukarno, Che Guevara), Boccia (The German chancellor Angela Merkel), Tag Heuer (Barrack Obama), Casio (Fidel Castro), Breitling (Albert II), Nomos (Former German chancellor Gerhard Schröder), IWC (Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl), Omega (JFK), Patek Philippe (Vladimir Putin)