As we continue to subscribe to our favourite K-drama stars, we are gradually being hooked by the way they speak, and the way they view and react to the situation they are in right now. We might not have an opportunity to own and be in a state they are in, but we can still stan them, even stan the wristwatches they are wearing, which adds glam to their already-glamorous selves. Here are some of the luxury watches spotted to be worn by most of the well-known and respectable actors and actresses in South Korea, such as Kang Minhyuk, Lee Minho, Song Hye-Kyo, Song Joong-Ki, Hyun Bin, Seon Ye-jin, and Ji Changwook.
1. Kang Min-hyuk: Rolex Submariner
Every KPOP fan knows CNBlue, and they also know Minhyuk as its drummer. Aside from that, he had enough shares in acting and is idolized by many. He is also a luxury items collector, particularly Rolex watch, like Rolex Submariner LV, which is known as the Hulk for its green dial and bezel, a lovely option for those who prefer a little color to the black on the standard Rolex Submariner.
2. Lee Min-Ho: Longines Master Collection
The King: Eternal Monarch was reported to be one of the most-streamed K-drama series on Netflix for 2020. It was cast by the Hallyu star Lee Min Ho, playing the role of King Lee Gon, who lived a splendid life detailed finely. Aside from its lush and astonishing wardrobe, stylish viewers also noticed the luxurious timepiece he’s been wearing every day. It was featured by Preview that the watch on the King’s wrist was the L2.622.214.171.124 or the Longines Master Collection.
It brings together the classical elegance and excellent quality which never ceases to delight those who appreciated exceptional timepieces, very well suited for King Lee Gon’s personality and status in life. The model is made of stainless steel, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass, transparent sapphire crystal case back, brown alligator strap and triple safety folding clasp, and push-piece opening mechanism buckle. The dial is in silver barleycorn with hands in blued steel and hour markers painted in Arabic numerals. It has a case dimension of 40 mm and a thickness of 14.30 mm with water resistance up to 3 bar.
3. Song Hye-Kyo: Boléro
Boléro is one of the most elegant watches Chaumet has ever created. The design both has grace and character that embodies the Maison Chaumet spirit making the women wearing distinct and high-class.
Known for its remarkable acting and being friends of the Maison, Song Hye-Kyo has been seen wearing Chaumet’s most recent release Boléro watch at events and personal outings. The brand is made of 18-carat rose gold, polished and curved bezel perfect as the marker of women who choose distinction. It has a diameter of 30 mm, a thickness of 7.60 mm, and a waterproofness of up to 30 meters. Song Hye-Kyo was stunningly present during Chaumet’s promotional activity in Seoul last October 2019.
4. Song Joong-Ki: Breitling Navitimer
The Descendants of the Sun actor who played the lead role of Korean Special Forces Captain Yoo Shi Jin was spotted wearing a Breitling’s Navitimer watch together with his army uniform.
Breitling SA is a Swiss luxury watchmaker better remembered for its precision-made Chronometers for pilots. The one that is worn by Song Joong-Ki is the Navitimer B01 chronograph 43, a true emblem of reliability and performance. It is a stainless steel-black watch that combines technical mastery and original design. It has 47 jewels, screwed in (sapphire crystal) caseback, bidirectional and slides rule bezel, and a non-screw-locked, two gasket crown.
5. Son Ye-Jin: Happy Sport Watch
Netflix’s Korean series Crash Landing on You will always top the chart of the most favorite K-dramas of 2020. Inspired by an actual event, it tells a story about a conglomerate South Korean CEO, Yoon Se-Ri, and North Korean Special Forces Captain Ri Jeong-Hyeok.
The billionaire star Yoon Se-Ri caught the attention of the timepiece enthusiast when in one part of the drama, she was forced to pawn her Happy Sport watch. The luxurious timepiece has become a scene-stealer afterward. The one she was wearing is the first watch model of Chopard that combines diamonds with a stainless steel case. Chopard is a Swiss manufacturer and retailer of luxury watches including the Happy Sport. The model has a black alligator leather gloss strap with a stainless steel pin buckle and a see-through sapphire crystal case-back. It is also a 0.14-carat diamond and has 27 jewels.
6. Hyun Bin: Alpine Eagle
Son Ye-Jin’s CLOY co-star, Hyun Bin, has also been seen flexing a designer watch on the said Netflix’s K-series. Another Chopard watch called Alpine Eagle was featured on the show. This model is dedicated to contemporary eagles, the accomplished men who surpass in their everyday lives and whose vision motivates and enhances. It is made of an exclusive, ultra-resistant, light-reflecting metal called Lucent Steel A223. A perfect brand for a promising and marvelous gentleman like Hyun Bin.
Alpine eagle is made up of stained steel folding clasp buckle type, a see-through sapphire crystal case-back, and a Gradle-proofed scratch-resistant front glass. Its case thickness is 9.70 mm, and the dimension is 41mm with water resistance up to 100 meters.
7. Ji Chang Wook: GC watch
Known for his exceptional roles and acting in the Korean TV drama series Healer and Suspicious Partner, it’s no wonder for Ji Chang Wook to be invited for endorsements and promotions of huge brand names like the GC watch.
Wookie was featured in ALLETS, a Korean online fashion magazine, with his CF showing off the GC watch timepiece line in a video entitled Smart Luxury Moment. The advertisement happened right after the finale of The K2 in October 2016. Particular to those models was the oversized gold-tone multifunction watch with oversized gold-tone case plus crystal accents and black multifunction dial, completed by a black silicone strap. It has a 47 mm diameter and water resistance of up to 50 meters.
In A Nutshell
It’s not surprising to spot our beloved successful idols collecting luxurious products such as watches. They may have different tastes when it comes to luxury watch brands but if we are going to generalize it, we’ll come up with the thought that all of those products are privileged and lucky to be worn by them.