It seems to be a trend. More and more celebrities are creating limited edition watches for luxury watch brands. The famous rapper Jay-Z has just launched two limited edition watches for the Swiss Hublot.
Both timepieces are exquisite. There is a black ceramic version with a satin-plated black dial and polished ceramic case back and crown, limited to 250 pieces, and a more luxurious yellow 18K gold version with a with a vertical satin finish, limited to 100 pieces. These 45mm watches come with anti-reflective sapphire crystal, titanium screws on the bezel and a black alligator leather stitched on to rubber.
The watches are based on the CLASSICO HUB1300 model and a reflection of Jay-Z’s excellent taste. Seen as a style icon, Jay-Z, or Shaw Carter as he is also known, is a trendsetter when it comes to both music and fashion and has succeded in several industries. He is an entrepreneur and an unstoppable star.
These timepieces are part of the Shawn Carter Collection for Barneys New York that includes three other luxury pieces: a travel humidor, cognac and a fragrance. 25 Per cent of all sales will go toward the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation, a New York-based charity which awards post-secondary scholarships to students facing socio-economic hardships, which is celebrating its 10 year anniversary.
The Shawn Carter by Hublot watches will be available at Barneys New York from November 20, 2013 – January 3, 2014.
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