In my hunt for a new timepiece I have found some gorgeous watches (and at many price points)! Here are some of the chic standouts.

But first, get a load of some “Then & Now” print advertisements for watches… my how times (pun intended) have changed!

Then: Teach him the value of time, states this 1900s ad from Dueber-Hampden Watches.

Now: Want to be Brad Pitt? Where this Tag watch!

Then: Domestic animals sell Benrus watches, in an ad circa 1960.

Now: Wild animals help sell Cartier watches.

Then: Prim and proper is the pitch for Harvel Watch Company’s ad from the 1940s.

Now: Sharon Stone in a Dior ad for Christal Watches. She knows sex sells!

Now some chic watches… Enjoy!

Dior Christal Sapphire Diamond Chronograph Watch, available at Amazon.com
Bulgari Moon Phase Watch, gorgeous!

Quirky & Chic! Soundless Dance 2 Watch from Swatch $55

Perfect to dress up your LBD! Starburst Cuff Watch, now only $39.99 at JCPenney
Preppy Chic! Burberry Check Trim Round Watch $295 at Nordstrom

Omega De Ville Co-Axial Chronograph Watch. What a sweet treat!

Coach Mia Bangle Watch $298. So mod & fun!

Hublot Big Bang Orange Carat Watch, ultimate luxury timepiece (my orange crush!)

BCBG Max Azria Plisse Watch with a pleated satin ribbon strap $125. Lovely!
With Michele watches, mix and match gorgeous watch faces with luxurious bands, this Deco Diamond watch with Hot Pink Alligator band about $1500.

Hot Trend! Michael Kors Horn Jet Set Watch $195 at Neiman Marcus

Doubles as jewelry! La Mer Collections Disco Chain Wrap Watch $108 at shopbop.com
Vintage watch ads courtesy of Watches N Such

  One thought on “TICK TOK!

  1. Henry Harteveldt
    May 23, 2012 at 1:34 am

    My father's father started the Harvel Watch Company. What a pleasant surprise to find a copy of a Harvel Watch ad online – thank you!


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