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Hollywood Actor Skylar Astin For JJ Monaghan

The latest Hollywood actor showing off their JJ Monaghan watches is Skylar Astin, I was lucky enough to get chatting to Skylar and can confirm he is such a lovely guy and very friendly.

Skylar is best known for his role as Jesse Swanson in the musical films Pitch Perfect 1&2 and has also starred in 21 and Over, Glee, Wreck It Ralph and his latest project Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. Skylar is seen here with the Primus Monochrome Plated and Two Tone.

Thank you Skylar.

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BBC Actor Martin Compston in JJ Monaghan

We have been very fortunate to work with BBC actor Martin Compston, best known for his role as DS Arnott over the last few months providing watches for a couple of his projects.

The latest project involved us sending Martin a full collection of the Primus Monochrome range to wear whilst he was filming the BBC Hogmanay Special.

On the show Martin sported the Primus Monochrome Plated.

Martin has won 5 awards including Best Actor for his role in A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints and a Scottish BAFTA for his role in Sweet Sixteen, and also racked up 7 nominations.


Scottish rapper Ransom FA joins the JJ Monaghan family

Scottish hip-hop and rap artist Ransom FA is the latest star to show off their JJ Monaghan style. Ransom, from Aberdeen, showed off The Monaghan and the Primus Monochrome Plated, which were imagined in the Highlands close to his hometown.

Ransom has been featured on BBC Three’s The Rap Game UK alongside rap stars Krept and Konan, appearing at BBC 1Xtra Live in front of over 15,000 people. He has even set up his own recording studio, Ransom HQ, in Torry, Aberdeen, to give Aberdonians the chance to create their own music.

He has amassed almost 65,000 followers on social media, where he showcased his favourite JJ Monaghan models.

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Scotland International Claire Emslie in JJ Monaghan Venus Collection

Scotland Women’s footballer Claire Emslie is the latest celeb to show off a JJ Monaghan timepiece. Claire follows her teammate, Kirsty Smith, in supporting the brand from their native Scotland.

Claire is a former Manchester City player and current Orlando Pride player who started her career at Hibernian. A talented forward, Claire was snapped up after a spell at Bristol City by northern giants Manchester City, winning the league and FA cup double in her final season with the club.

At senior level, Claire has represented her country 24 times, scoring 4 goals and was part of the 2019 Women’s World Cup Squad.

Claire shows off her Venus Snow, the perfect finishing touch to a casual and cool summer outfit.

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Scotland International Kirsty Smith in JJ Monaghan Grove collection

The latest footballer to SPORT a JJ Monaghan watch is Kirsty Smith, Manchester United and Scotland defender. JJ Monaghan has always enjoyed building relationships with sportspeople, especially footballers, so we’re delighted to see Kirsty supporting us. As a Scottish brand, we especially love working with Scotland internationals.

Kirsty is a 25-year-old full-back who began her career at Hibernian, playing 139 times over 13 years at the club. She was part of the team that won the ‘double double’ of domestic cups in 3016 and 2017, also finishing as runners-up 4 times between 2013 and 2017.

Kirsty joined then Championship side Manchester United in 2018, making 16 league appearances as United won promotion to the Women’s Super League.

She has also represented Scotland at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, a 2014 World Cup qualification play-off and at under-17 and under-19 level.


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Spotted: Gymnast Dom Cunningham in JJ Monaghan

JJ Monaghan watches have appeared on the wrists of many stars, and we were so excited when we spotted a JJ Monaghan watch on the wrist of Team GB gymnast Dominick Cunningham in a recent Instagram post! Dom paired the Cryo Volt from the latest release with his British Gymnastics hoodie for a casual look.

Dom is a World Cup, Commonwealth and European Champion in gymnastics and will be heading to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with Team GB. He has numerous medals to his name, but we still think the Volt is his best accessory!

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BBC Actress Stephanie Hyam in JJ Monaghan

The latest celeb showing off their JJ Monaghan watch is Stephanie Hyam, best known for her role as Chanel Dyson in BBC One’s hit series, Bodyguard. Stephanie sports the Blossom Purple from our women’s collection.

Stephanie has also appeared in Sherlock as Jane, Doctor Who as Heather, Gentleman Jack as Sophie Ferrall and Peaky Blinders as Charlotte Murray, among other series. She has also accumulated almost 15,000 Instagram followers and opened an online shop selling her illustrations.

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JJ Monaghan on the wrist of Hearts and Scotland player John Souttar

John Souttar, Heart of Midlothian and Scotland defender has been accessorising with JJ Monaghan watches. Collaborating with Scotland stars is especially important to me due to my Highland heritage.

John started his senior career at Dundee United before moving to Heart of Midlothian in 2006. I’ve watched John play and needless to say I see him playing an important part of the Scotland National Teams progression.

Which star would you like to see wearing JJ Monaghan next? Let us know in the comments below!

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JJ Monaghan on the wrist of Celtic and Scotland #1 Craig Gordon

JJ Monaghan will soon be turning 1 year old, and we’re celebrating with our biggest collaboration yet!

Craig Gordon, Celtic FC and Scotland’s number 1 choice keeper and his blogger partner Summer Harl have been accessorising with JJ Monaghan watches and showing them off on their social media. Collaborating with the Scotland star is a nod to JJ Monaghan’s Highland heritage, and our founder is especially excited about working with Craig as he is a huge Celtic fan!

Craig is a 4 time Scottish champion, 3 time Scottish FA Cup winner, 3 time Scottish League Cup winner and 2 time Scottish League player of the year. He has participated in the biggest competitions in world football, including the world cup and the Champions League.

Which star would you like to see wearing JJ Monaghan next? Let us know in the comments below!

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JJ Monaghan Collaboration with Lord of the Rings star Dominic Monaghan

We have been incredibly fortunate to build a good relationship with Hollywood actor Dominic Monaghan, so much so that we were more than happy to send him a small collection of our Primus range and one for his good friend JJ Abrams.

Last week it was announced that Dominic will be teaming up with JJ Abrams to start in Star Wars: Epsiode IX, we’d just like to wish him the best of luck and hope we can continue to work together in future.

…also; JJ Abrams + Dominic Monaghan = JJ Monaghan, perhaps this was a partnership destined to happen?

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