Looking at Pharrell Williams today – the king of cool and the captain of cutting edge – it’s hard to imagine him as a nerdy kid watching Star Trek. The rapper/producer/style icon (and devoted Trekkie) has now brought his love of space to a stellar new watch designed with Richard Mille.
Mille and Williams have boldly gone where no men have gone before with a watch that bears an astronaut helmet sculpted from grade 5 titanium. Inside the helmet are hand-painted enamel depictions of the Valles Marineris rock face on Mars and our planet Earth. A black sapphire and two diamonds mimic the helmet’s headlights, while the grade 5 titanium skeletonised bridges stand like rocket launch platforms.