I’ve always loved rose gold, so I’m really enjoying the current popularity of rose gold accessories. I love my Sydney Evan Rose Gold Disc necklace (posted about here), and now Hubby has bought me the most beautiful rose gold watch…I really am in rose gold heaven!
|Michael Kors MK5430 Rose Gold 33mm Women’s Watch (My watch here (on sale!) and here, Similar 33mm model here)|
I’ve been looking for a rose gold watch for a while – I think a lot of the current selection is inspired by Victoria Bechkam’s Rose Gold Rolex Daytona – isn’t it gorgeous?
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I took some time to find the most suitable watch – I knew I definitely wanted both the band AND the watch face to be rose gold. Michael Kors oversize watches have been quite popular in the blogosphere – especially their metal and ceramic watches. After some research, I discovered that Fossil makes Michael Kors watches. They sell similar (but more affordable) versions of many MK watches through their own line.
US shoppers are SO lucky – there are so many amazing deals on watches – the MK5430 is on Amazon for $187.50 (although Saks has it at $250). I didn’t want to risk buying my watch online (due to cross-country servicing and warranty issues – as well as potential customs and duties), so we had to pay CAD$300 at Holt Renfrew.
The top two watches are Fossil brand watches, while the bottom two are MK watches.I’ve tried all four of these watches on. The Fossil watch with the crystal face (mini Riley) looks quite flimsy in person, but the Stella is very pretty. However both the Stella and the MK watch (MK5128) in the bottom left corner have large faces (around 38mm). I have small wrists – so I look a little ridiculous when I wear such a large watch face! The watch I purchased (MK5430) has a 33mm watch face – a much better size for my wrist, while still working with the oversize trend.
Even though I ended up buying a MK watch, if you can wear a larger watch face and just want the Rose Gold oversized look – I’d definitely look into the Fossil Stella. The MK5128 watch has a nicer sheen and finish up close – but the Fossil is $135 cheaper.
My other dress watch also has a rose gold face – it’s a Longines Dolce Vita watch bought 5 years ago. I think it’s a lovely contrast to my MK watch – small, delicate, silver-toned and square-shaped. I’m so grateful to have both these watches – and to my lovely hubby for giving me both! (P.S. I’m lovely to my hubby too LOL – I just finished doing his taxes – he HATES doing paperwork!)
What type of watch do you like to wear? Do you love Rose Gold as much as I do?