Men’s fashion and diamond pieces on the red carpet

Shaping fashion trends

The habits of celebrities have time and again shaped the fashion landscape of mainstream culture. Identifying trends on the red carpet and stocking your store accordingly is a sure way to maintain relevance and skilfully connect with your consumer base.

Diamonds, brooches and watches were popular fashion accessories among male A-lister celebrities and featured strongly on the red carpet this year.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 02: (Exclusive Coverage) (L-R) Daisy Edgar-Jones, Paul Mescal and Phoebe Bridgers arrive at The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 02, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Arturo Holmes/MG22/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue )

1/6 Paul Mescal wears 18 carat white gold diamond brooch from Cartier, three stacked 18 carat Trinity de Cartier rings along with the Cartier Tank Must watch.

Cartier was popular, with Edgar Ramirez, Austin Butler and Paul Mescal all donning statement brooches on their suit jackets. Watches remain a consistent statement piece of the stylish celebrity wardrobe – an easily identifiable silhouette of technology, history and evolving design.

2/6 Edgar Ramirez at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, wears a Cartier Panther lapel

Emerging back on trend in watches are diamond hour markers, as seen on Pete Davidson’s Rolex at the Met Gala, while durable and practical materials featured on many contemporary timepieces, such as black ceramic and steel paired together on David Harbour’s Chanel J12.

3/6 Comedian Pete Davidson, wears diamond- set Datejust by Rolex. (Met Gala, 2022)

Ryan Reynolds showcased his love of the Omega Speedmaster time-piece, the distinguished watch series featured on the arms of the astronauts on all six lunar landings as well as several Apollo missions.

4/6 Ryan Reynolds dons the Omega Speedmaster Moonshine Gold watch at the 2022 Met Gala

Leading the red carpet style, Travis Barker and Timothee Chalamet were both adorned in diamonds. A Lorraine Schwartz feather diamond brooch decorated Travis, while friend of the Cartier house, Timothee, wore Panthere de Cartier diamonds to the Oscars.

5/6 Musician Travis Barker, wears Lorraine Schwartz feather diamond brooch at the 2022 Oscars Award Ceremony

The eye-catching shine of the diamonds contrasted Travis’ simple black suit, while Timothee’s pieces, casually draping his bare chest, complemented his black embroidered Louis Vuitton tuxedo jacket.

6/6 Actor and Friend of the House of Cartier, Timothee Chalamet, wears the Panthere de Cartier diamonds at the 2022 Oscars.

A-List celebrities are at the forefront of leading trends in the men’s jewellery industry. Embodying unique designs and bold features, previously more feminine styles such as diamonds and brooches have been enhancing the straight, masculine lines of men’s formal wear this season.

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