Bérénice Marlohe, newest Ambassador for Omega watches and Skyfall Bond girl

Bérénice Marlohe, newest Ambassador for Omega watches and Skyfall Bond girl

Skyfall Bond girl Bérénice Marlohe is now an official watch brand Ambassador for Omega, the company announced today.

That’s not without precedent (official or otherwise) for Omega.

We saw Caterina Murino traveling on behalf of Omega with the blue coaxial James Bond watch model featured in Casino Royale. And Bond girl Olga Kurylenko formally promoting the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean James Bond watch tied to Quantum of Solace.

But those are men’s watches, of course.

Looking back quite a bit further, to 1985 and A View to a Kill, we know that the Seiko product placement arrangement with Eon Productions for A View to a Kill extended well-beyond the 3 James Bond watch models provided for Roger Moore. Actresses Lois Maxwell and Tanya Roberts, as Miss Moneypenny and Stacey Sutton, respectively, both wore lady’s Seiko watch models.

At this point we don’t know which models Bérénice Marlohe will promote as Omega Ambassador, or, if any, whether those watches will be from its Ladies’ or Gents’ collection — or both. As of this writing, Bérénice Marlohe is not yet listed on the Omega website drop-down menu for Ambassadors.

And yet, this move is intriguing for several reasons.

First, while we have information on continue reading…