Benicio Del Toro wore a G-Shock DW-5000SS-1 at an Armani fashion show

Benicio Del Toro wearing G-Shock DW-5000SS-1 watch at Armani One Night Only Venice

Benicio Del Toro is one of what we call the “Champions of G-Shock,” which are very famous celebrities who appear to have a genuine love of G-Shock that doesn’t fade over time. The list is very short and includes people like John Mayer, Kid Cudi, and Spike Lee. Del Toro is known to have worn a variety of G-Shock watches over the years, including square models and the GX-56. The last time we saw him wearing a G-Shock was in the film Sicario: Day of the Soldado back in 2018. He made only a few public appearances in the years after that wearing different watches, and there weren’t any more G-Shock sightings until now.

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Attending the Armani One Night Only Venice fashion show in September 2023, Del Toro sat in the front row next to Jessica Chastain and Kerry Washington while wearing a G-Shock DW-5000SS-1. (For a better view of the watch, visit The DW-5000SS-1 is an unusual non-Anniversary DW-5000 screw-back model that was part of the Street Spirit Series in 2022. It’s likely that the 56 year-old actor appreciates the urban 1980s vibe of the graffiti design on the translucent gray bezel and band. Del Toro is fearless when it comes to his G-Shocks, as he has no qualms about wearing them with a suit or tuxedo and at high-profile events like the fashion show of a legendary designer. That is what makes him a true Champion of G-Shock.

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