Welcome to Watches of the Week, where we’ll track the rarest, wildest, and most covetable watches spotted on celebrities.
For some people, a single watch simply won’t do. Folks like Marlon Brando, Diego Maradona, and Fidel Castro wore two to keep an eye on multiple time zones at once. Princess Diana wore her own watch plus Prince Charles’s during his polo matches to bring him good luck. Drake did it in his video for “The Motto,” presumably for the sheer flex of it all. Tom Ford’s young son is also apparently a fan of what’s been called “double-wristing,” “two-timing,” the “two-wrist tango,” and “going Schwarzkopf,” after U.S. Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who kept a timepiece tuned to Saudi Arabian time and the other to Eastern Standard during the Gulf War.
Good for those folks, but after this week we’ll have to come up with a