Day: June 20, 2021

Tyler, the Creator Upgraded from an $11 Casio to a Cartier Grail

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“Glow up” does no justice to the process Tyler the Creator’s watch collection has gone through over the past year. He went from a $11 Casio to a vintage Cartier Santos-Dumont…and now to one of the funkiest and most treasured designs ever, the Cartier Crash. It is a glow-up of Neville Longbottom proportions. And what a coming out party for this watch: it appears in a lingering shot in his new music video “Lumberjack,” with Tyler dressed as an older version of himself sporting a tuxedo and cane. Saucy! It’s hard to think of a better match between person and watch, too: both swerve in unexpected places, and those quick changes of direction are why they’re both beloved.

Tyler, the Creator’s Cartier Crash

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