Celebrities, like us, also need to weigh which things are worth their hard-earned money. Recently, they've been setting their eyes and spending a portion of their savings on luxury watches that are sure to stand the test of time, and possibly even serve as an heirloom to their offsprings.
Below, we round up 10 of the luxury watches the Filipina celebs have added to their collections that might inspire you to invest in them, too!
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1. KC Concepcion: Lady Nuit des Papillons from Van Cleef & Arpels
KC Concepcion's diamond watch was quite the talk of town when she debuted this timepiece back in 2018. It's a gorgeous watch that doubles as a stunning accessory, what with the all-over diamond feature that can easily elevate your daily looks.
Lady Nuit des Papillons watch, approximately P16.7 million, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
2. Barbie Imperial: Datejust from Rolex
Barbie Imperial's latest purchase is a memorable milestone for the young actress. Recently, she purchased her very first Rolex watch as an act of self-love. For her investment piece, it features a mother of pearl dial and diamond set-hour indices.
Two-Tone Datejust, approximately P471,234, ROLEX
3. Gabbi Garcia: Datejust from Rolex
Like Barbie, Gabbi Garcia's first ever luxury watch is a Rolex timepiece. According to the Kapuso actress, this investment piece is close to her heart. "Every time I look at this watch, it's a symbol of my hard work," Gabbi says in her vlog. Additionally, Gabbi says that she decided to share the story of her luxury purchase in the hopes that it would inspire others to save money and buy a quality item they'll love a long time.
Oyster Perpetual Datejust 31 in Oystersteel and yellow gold featuring a silver, diamond-set dial, gold fluted bezel, and a Jubilee bracelet, approximately P681,000, ROLEX
4. Jessy Mendiola
Jessy Mendiola's Patek Philippe watch is a purchase that the actress plans to keep in her treasure trove for a long time, and possibly hand it down to her future child. Jessy further shares that the timepiece appealed to her for its unisex appearance, and that it feels lightweight, almost nothing, when she wears it on her wrist.
Nautilus 7118/1A, $61,700, or approximately P3.13 million, PATEK PHILIPPE
5. Julia Barretto: Datejust from Rolex
Julia Barretto's first Rolex holds a special place in the actress' heart. After all, her beau Gerald Anderson gifted it to her last Christmas, which was an unexpected gesture that Julia absolutely melted for. So adorable!
We love how Gerald chose a white gold version with a diamond bezel that can make any of Julia's outfit look sophisticated and elevated effortlessly.
Rolex Datejust 31 in 18ct white gold, ROLEX, rolex.com
6. Marian Rivera: Lady Aigrette from Chaumet
Marian Rivera has collected quite a gorgeous collection of trinkets. Her jewelry collection consists of pendant necklaces from Van Cleef & Arpels, Chopard, and Piaget. Quite recently, she also invested in Bvlgari pieces, but our fave among her bevy of fine jewelry is her Chaumet timepiece that K-drama actress Song Hye Kyo also has!
It's no doubt the two actresses were inclined to invest in the Lady Aigrette watch, as it's a simple yet utterly sophisticated piece that's fit to wear every day.
Lady Aigrette watch, SGD 17,590 (approximately P656,201.89), CHAUMET, shoppes.marinabaysands.com
7. Jennylyn Mercado: Patek Philippe's Nautilus
One of Jennylyn Mercado's fave designer items include a P4-million luxury watch that's a clear reflection of the actress' aesthetic—simple, fuss-free, but elegant. Jen shares that what sold her on the watch is its versatility stemming from its unassuming but sophisticated look. It has no flashy diamonds and has a muted gold color. Take a look at her video below and you'll want to invest in this item, too!
7118/1R Nautilus in Rose Gold, PATEK PHILIPPE
8. Bea Alonzo: Bvlgrari Diva's Dream Watch
For Bea Alonzo, you must make a day out of your trip to the derma. That means donning your chicest OOTDs and making that walk from the lobby to the doctor's office like your runway. Bea's consistent stylish derma outfits have definitely caught our eye but our fave look has to be her blazer outfit that highlighted the importance of investing in quality pieces, down to your accessories!
Divas' Dream Watch, €11,100, (approximately P640,194), BVLGARI, bulgari.com
9. Heart Evangelista
Look to Heart Evangelista if you want styling tips and a lead in finding the finest things to invest in. Aside from her head-turning Bvlgari Serpenti Viper necklace, the actress also keeps a selection of luxury watches from brands like Bvlgari and Piaget. You'll also find a Van Cleef & Arpels watch that boasts of a romantic scene on its dial face, which is probably what sold Heart on the piece!
Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux Jour Watch, $137,000, (approximately P6.66 million), VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
10. Jinkee Pacquiao
Jinkee Pacquiao's luxury watch from Rolex can easily be a conversation starter. If the rainbow color doesn't catch your eye, then maybe the piece's 56 brilliant-cut diamonds set in its lugs and crown guard and colorful sapphire markers will be enough to reel you in. Her Rolex Rainbow Daytona also boasts of a rose gold wrist chain that's perfect for those who don't like a loud gold color for their watches.
Daytona 116595 RBOW, $96,900 or approximately P4.8 million (2018 release price), ROLEX
Jinkee surely made a sound decision investing in this piece for this exact piece costs almost seven times its debut price. Chrono24.com is currently selling it for $700,000 or around P35.8 million in 2022.
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