Ask anybody who wears a luxury timepiece why they wear it and they’ll tell you the same thing; a watch isn’t so much about telling time these days; it’s about style and status. Despite having the time on their cell phones, most men of a certain stature still wear a timepiece. New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony likes watches so much, that he co-founded Haute Time, the number one luxury watch resource. During NBA All-Star weekend, Anthony and Dom Pérignon hosted a late-night, post-game “Lights Out” (the nickname Anthony gave to Dom Pérignon’s Luminous bottles) bash with Haute Time at the Gilded Lily. Swizz Beatz, who DJd the party, even had to charter a G650 jet, which happened to be the only one allowed to land during the storm that night. Anthony wore an IWC timepiece that night, while all his friends wore pieces by Patek Philippe, Hublot, and more.
Anthony (in Camel Coat) wears IWC, Haute Time co-founder Kamal Hotchandani at the top wears Richard Mille RM 11, Anthony’s brother-in-law Christian Vasquez (bottom right) wears the Hublot Big Bang chromo, MELO 7 tech venture co-founder Stuart Goldfarb wearing Patek Philippe (top right).
Anthony, who is clearly a watch enthusiast, has a number of favorite watches. Curious about his style? See the main photo above (Clockwise, L-R): The F.P. Journe Octa Lune, for more information, visit hautetime.com; The Cartier Rotonde de Cartier, for more information visit hautetime.com; The Jaeger-leCoultre Master Grand Complication, for more information visit hautetime.com; The IWC Aquatimer Chronograph, for more information visit hautetime.com.
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