Hamilton watches 'iconic star of Hollywood'

First published: 08-11-2011

Film fans looking to pick up a new timepiece could be interested in selecting a product from Hamilton watches due to the brand's close ties to many Hollywood movies.

The stylish watches have been seen in many films down the years, from 1961's Blue Hawaii, which saw Elvis Presley sporting one of the timepieces, through to Men in Black, where Will Smith sported the updated Ventura design, Los Angeles Confidential magazine reported.

Commenting on the brand's popularity on the silver screen, Hamilton International's president Sylvain Dolla explained while it has a close link to the music industry, it has a "special relationship" with Hollywood, both before the camera and behind the scenes.

"We invest in technology and design for films because it is a challenge and it gives us a chance to be innovative and creative," said Mr Dolla.

Actor Jason Schwartzman could be planning to get a new timepiece, after he recently admitted that he has to wear rubber watches as he has a habit of breaking other designs.  

© Copyright WATCH SHOP UK - DO NOT COPY

Related articles

Ultimate Festival Guide

Posted: 08-07-2019

Festival season is here and so is the Watch Shop guide to boho chic and on trend choices from our expert buyers.

Summer Style Edit: Watch Trends for 2019

Posted: 20-06-2019

Inspired by summer and top watch trends, we've compiled a list of favourite watches for summer 2019 to complete your holiday outfit.

Father's Day Ultimate Gift Guide

Posted: 29-05-2019

Watch Shop has curated the ultimate selection of Father’s Day gifts. Treat your Dad to a timeless watch on 16th June.

How to choose the right fitness watch for you

Posted: 01-05-2019

How to choose the right fitness watch for you. Honest reviews and insights from the UK’s no.1 online watch retailer, Watch Shop.