Watches

We’ve featured quite a few Michael Kors watches on this blog already and I must admit that I still kind of crave one even though I haven’t bitten the bullet yet and invested in one. But seeing how lovely Wendy’s watch looks on her wrist with a little bit of arm candy, makes me want to buy one even more. But $250? That’s quite a commitment and I’m usually not the type who spends much on accessories like watches or jewelry.

Michael Kors Midsized Chronograph Runway Sport Watch in gold and silver

Michael Kors Midsized Chronograph Runway Sport Watchcj
($225-$250, Shopbop)

P.S.: Also available at Dillard’sls, Michael Korsls & Saksls.

Wendy’s Lookbook Loves Michael Kors

Style blogger Wendy Nguyen from Wendy’s Lookbook has been spotted numerous times wearing a golden Michael Kors Midsized Chronograph Runway Sport Watch in various outfits on her blog.

Wendy from Wendy's Lookbook wearing a gold Michael Kors Midsized Chronograph Runway Sport Watch

Outfit Pictures via Wendy’s Lookbook.

Topshop Chunky Strap Watch

If you’re like me and like the look of the Michael Kors watch but don’t want to spend so much money on it, here’s a great alternative I found at Topshop. Their chunky strap watches – available in gold or silver tone – have a very similar look yet retail for only a fifth of the original’s price.

Topshop Chunky Strap Watch in gold and silver (Michael Kors Sport knockoffs)

Topshop Chunky Strap Watchls
($50, Topshop)

P.S.: Also available at Topshop (DE)zx.

Image source(s): Dillard’s, Wendy’s Lookbook, Topshop

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Okay, so let’s talk black and white stripes… again. This time I have a style blogger look 4 less for you which is inspired by Blair from the ever so gorgeous blog Atlantic-Pacific. Seriously, I’m in love with this girl! Not only does she have an impeccable sense of style, she also seems to have quite the obsession with monochrome stripes which makes her that much more loveable to me. I can relate, Blair, I can relate! – But anyway, how do you like my Blair inspired stripey b&w outfit?

Blair’s Monochrome Striped Dress Look 4 Less

Style Blogger Look 4 Less - Optic @ Atlantic-Pacific

Outfit Picture via Atlantic-Pacific

Go Shopping:

Image source(s): Atlantic-Pacific, Dillard’s, Macy’s, Beauty.com, Amazon, ULTA, Last Call, ALDO, Stella & Dot, Forever 21

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In the last few years, I always felt attracted to these oversized, men’s like Michael Kors-type of watches, but lately I’ve been more and more finding myself flirting with the idea to purchase one of these tiny, feminine, classic women’s watches such as the “Tank Anglaise” by Cartier. It’s such a timeless design and I have no doubt I could still wear it in either 5 or 50 years from now on and still look great. But $33.900? We don’t even need to begin the discussion of possibly purchasing or saving up for it because it’s way, way out of my price league…or universe even.

Cartier Tank Anglaise Watch in gold and white gold

Cartier Tank Anglaise Watch (Medium Model)
($33.900, Cartier)

Juicy Couture “Darby” Watch

However, a few days ago I happened to stumble upon this set of watches by Juicy Couture and the design instantly reminded me of Cartier’s Tank Anglaise timepiece. There are a couple differences, but considering the huge price difference (the JC version cost either $195 (silver) or $250 (gold) compared to the $33.000 for the Cartier watch) I don’t think it’s much of a big deal.

Juicy Couture Darby 1901057 Watch in gold and silver (Cartier Tank Anglaise knockoff)

Juicy Couture “Darby” Watchcj
($195-$250, Lord & Taylor)

P.S.: Also available at NORDSTROMls, Amazonamazon, Zapposcj & Macy’sls.

Image source(s): Cartier, Macy’s

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UPDATE: This post has been updated on December 5, 2013. Scroll down to see the new add.

I’ve always loved the classic watch designs of Michael Kors and heavy chain link bracelets have been my weak spot lately. So imagine my delight when I discovered this gold MK watch with a chain-link bracelet. Such a pretty accessory and not too painfully expensive at $225!

Michael Kors Runway Twist Chain-Link Watch in gold

Michael Kors Chain-Link Watchls
($225, Neiman Marcus)

P.S.: Also available at Shopbopcj, Macy’sls & Saksls.

Arden B. Rhinestone Link Watch

UPDATE (12/05/2013): Here’s another cute and wallet-friendly Michael Kors alternative which I discovered at Arden B..

Arden B. Rhinestone Link Watch in gold and rosegold (Michael Kors knockoff)

Arden B. Rhinestone Link Watchls
($44, Arden B.)

GoJane Chain-ge Your Boyfriend Watch

UPDATE (11/15/2013): Stumbled upon these chain watches at GoJane which instantly reminded me of the Michael Kors watch above!

GoJane Chain-ge Your Boyfriend Watch in gold and silver (Michael Kors knockoff)

GoJane Chain-ge Your Boyfriend Watch
($43.20, GoJane)

EXPRESS Multi-Function Chain Link Bracelet Watch

If you have to stay within a budget that doesn’t allow for a MK splurge, check out these watch alternatives by EXPRESS which will give you the desired Michael Kors look for half the price! And if you use the promo code posted above, you can at least save another $30. Yay! Also available in rose goldcj.

EXPRESS Multi-Function Chain Link Bracelet Watch in gold and rosegold (Michael Kors Runway Twist knockoff)

EXPRESS Multi-Function Chain Link Bracelet Watchcj
($148, EXPRESS)

Image source(s): Michael Kors, Arden B., GoJane, EXPRESS

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I’ve always liked Michael Kors watches and have been wanting one for years, but they became so overly popular in the last two years that I didn’t really feel like being one of the many trend sheep following this hype. However, Kors has recently created a fabulous new charity capsule collection called “Watch Hunger Stop” where every sold watch equals 100 meals delivered to children in need. Apart from being absolutely in love with the gold-turquoise color combo and the world map face, I love the idea that by gifting this watch (e.g. for the upcoming christmas), you are also doing good to the world. Perfect gift idea, don’t you agree?

Michael Kors has joined forces with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to fight global hunger. For every sale of the 100 Series watch, WFP will deliver 100 meals to children in need. The support so far has been overwhelming. Thanks to you, we have already delivered over 1 million meals around the world.

Michael Kors MK5815 Watch Hunger Stop Mid-Size 100 Series Watch in gold and turquoise

Michael Kors MK5815 Watch Hunger Stop Mid-Size 100 Series Watchls
($295, Michael Kors)

Image source(s): Michael Kors

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