April 7th, 2021
Styling Tweak

A Small Change Can Make A Big Difference

When I wear a bangle with my watch, the bangle is above and the watch is low around my wrist. But, that’s about to change. In two recent posts I noticed Princess Caroline and architect Barbara Ghidoni wearing the combo reversed, and it looks right. Otherwise, my watch just looks like a bracelet in a stack. I was chatting with a very helpful woman at Cartier about watch placement when I dropped off my Américaine for an overhaul yesterday. A small tweak can make a big difference.

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PRADA

Single-breasted hooded raincoat

BOTTEGA VENETA

Leather sandals

SAINT LAURENT

Flower brooch

SAINT LAURENT

Le Maillon leather shoulder bag

GUCCI

Aviator-style gold-tone and acetate sunglasses

TOTÊME

High-neck striped wool-blend sweater

THE ROW

Park linen-blend canvas tote bag

NILI LOTAN

Fran belted suede jacket

VALENTINO

Wool-blend playsuit

BOTTEGA VENETA

Cassette padded intrecciato leather shoulder bag

TOTÊME

Leather trench coat

LES RÊVERIES

Ruched cotton-poplin mini dress

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  • My favourite look, it’s classic!

    SusanApril 7th, 2021  5:47 PM

     
  • This is beautiful, but how do you prevent the bangle from sliding above the watch when you move? ( I’m a detail person). : )))

    PaulaApril 7th, 2021  10:52 PM

     
  • The bangle is smaller than the watch.

    PrestonApril 8th, 2021  6:57 AM

     
  • This is how I wear my watch and love bracelet too. Since the watch is a rectangular tank, they fit perfectly, and the watch keeps the bracelet from flopping around.

    bllApril 8th, 2021  10:16 AM

     
  • What Rolex watch is that?
    So pretty
    Be well,

    HollyeApril 8th, 2021  11:59 AM

     
  • It’s the Floral Motif dial in size 31mm. I think Rolex only made them from 2009 – 2019(?)

    PrestonApril 8th, 2021  12:00 PM

     
  • Since you got a Rolex in this picture, I have a vintage Rolex 26mm and feel like it doesn’t look substantial enough for everyday, or maybe I’m just so used to my 36mm BallonBleu. I would love to see a story about smaller/vintage watches. TIA

    ameeApril 9th, 2021  3:11 PM

     
  • Interesting, last weekend I wore my watch as a bracelet. It needs a new battery but I figured that shouldn’t keep me from wearing it since that isn’t how I keep track of time.

    CBApril 10th, 2021  4:24 AM

     
  • Always wear my watches like this.

    IsabelApril 10th, 2021  9:26 AM

     
  • A sales associate at Cartier told me to never wear a bracelet on the same side as the crown of the watch because it could damage the mechanism.

    TrishApril 10th, 2021  3:15 PM

     
  • @ Trish- This is a great point, and one I’ve experienced first hand! I wear my watch on my right (bracelet, watch, bracelet) and just recently noticed that after almost 15 years, the stone on the crown has worn down, maybe even cracked? Probably a sign to move the bracelet, if only I had more wrists…

    bllApril 11th, 2021  9:15 PM

     

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