Cartier Celebrity Watches: Founded in 1847, Cartier rose to international fame with its expertise in luxury jewelry and watchmaking. In addition to its niche products, Cartier is also well-known for other high-end products including leather accessories and fragrances.
Reflecting a unique style and simple elegance, Cartier has been, and continues to be, a favorite of men and women that the world looks up to for inspiration.
Cartier Celebrity Watches: Michelle Obama, Kate Middleton and Ben Affleck
1) Cartier Tank – Michelle Obama, U.S. First Lady, Known for Her Fashion Sense
Michelle Obama wearing Cartier Tank watch: With a striking personality and a genuine smile, Michelle Obama has struck a chord with people not just in America but globally as well.
A graduate from the Harvard Law School, Michelle Obama is the first African-American woman to become the First Lady.
She is also a writer and a strong advocate of many causes including anti-obesity, higher education and education for adolescent girls globally.
Apart from her contribution to public welfare, Michelle Obama is also respected for her simple and elegant fashion style. The First Lady has been known to favor a Cartier Tank. (source 1)
The Cartier Tank was introduced in 1917. A rectangular watch face, curved at the edges, and smoothly joining the bracelet/strap, is characteristic to the Cartier Tank family.
Variations in bracelet material and patterns, and crown setting, distinguish sub-models within the Cartier Tank family. For example, an octagonal crown is a typical feature of the Tank Francaise, where as a sharp, pointed, or fluted crown is exclusive to a Tank Anglaise and Tank Louis Cartier.
The Cartier Tank models come with large, medium or small watch faces. For high-end luxury seekers, models that use precious materials such as diamonds, 18K white gold and 18K pink gold, are available.
2) Cartier Ballon Bleu De Cartier – Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, Fashion Influencer
Kate Middleton wearing Ballon Bleu De Cartier watch: Listed among the world’s 100 most influential people in 2013, Kate Middleton is well-known for her subtle and elegant choices in fashion. Whether in royal attire or modern wardrobe, the Duchess carries every style with aplomb. (source 2)
A mother of two, the Duchess is involved in several charity causes as well. With her poised demeanor, the Duchess has garnered worldwide appeal.
Ever meticulous and stylish in the choice of her accessories, Kate Middleton wore a Ballon Bleu De Cartier watch on a trip to Australia in 2014, reports Forbes.
A fluted crown is a distinguishing feature of Ballon Bleu De Cartier models. The timepiece comes with an elegant setting of high-end materials such as 18K pink gold, 18K white gold, 18K yellow gold, diamonds, and stainless steel.
Available in large, medium and small watch face ranges, the Cartier Ballon Bleu features models with both mechanical and Quartz movement. Some skeleton models offer the view of the mechanical movements inside.
Ballon Bleu De Cartier Swiss luxury watch is available in a number of attractive variations in dial patterns, colors, as well as in bands (bracelets and colored leather straps).
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3) Calibre de Cartier – Ben Affleck, American Actor and Filmmaker
Ben Affleck wearing Calibre de Cartier watch: Christened Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt at birth, the American actor is popular as Ben Affleck.
An academy award winner along with longtime friend Matt Damon for Best Original Screenplay for the film Good Will Hunting, Ben is known for films such as Armageddon, Shakespeare in Love and Pearl Harbor, The Town and Argo. (source 3)
Ben Affleck was spotted wearing a Calibre de Cartier luxury watch at the premier of The Town, a crime thriller, reports Watch Time; apart from starring, Affleck co-wrote and directed this movie.
Calibre de Cartier is a round-faced timepiece and comes with Cartier’s mechanical movement with self-winding capability. A large watch face is typical of most models.
Case material variations include stainless steel, pink gold, and a combination of gold and stainless steel. A separate range of Calibre de Cartier Ben Affleck for diving watches and chronograph collection is also available.
So these are the top 3 Cartier Celebrity Watches admired by Michelle Obama, Kate Middleton and Ben Affleck.