Gold Watches: The Accessory Essential You Need Now

From Annie Hall’s tie-and-vest combo in the ‘70s all the way to Stella McCartney’s oversized, masculine coats for F/W 13, the borrowed-from-the-boys look has never been far from the spotlight. And, thanks to these nine stylesetters, chunky gold watches are the laddish trend we’re most excited to try now.

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    With ensembles ranging from ultra-feminine to menswear-inspired, read on to see how Rihanna, Alessandra Ambrosio, and more are wearing these cool timepieces.

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    PHOTO: Adam Katz Sinding

    Camille Charriere

    Camille Over the Rainbow
    Charriere’s Michael Kors MK8077 Watch ($437) and Elisa Ghisellini White Leopard Print Flap Shoulder Bag ($1195) are elegant finishing touches to her basic Topshop Soft Trench Coat ($158). 

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    Chloe Sevigny

    Sevigny’s fuss-free denim-on-denim look is the perfect canvas for showing off a stylish, shimmering watch. 

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    Alessandra Ambrosio

    Ambrosio teams her gold Rolex Day-Date II Watch (price upon request, 212-759-8309) with a silver belt and Celine 41490/S Sunglasses ($258) for a cool, mixed-metal look. 

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    PHOTO: ROLO/AKM-GSI

    Jamie Chung

    Chung’s oversized Rolex The Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master (price upon request, 212-759-8309) plays up the masculine feel of her Doma moto jacket (similar style available here) and studded leather shorts.

     

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    PHOTO: Abaca USA/AKM-GSI

    Rihanna

    Rihanna’s Rolex timepiece (the brand’s Lady-Date Just Watch (price upon request) is a similar style) is a classic addition to her piled-high, on-trend jewelry. 

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    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

    The actress’ metallic MICHAEL Michael Kors Wren Chronograph Bracelet Watch ($250) and oversized Miu Miu Catwalk Sunglasses ($395) add interest to her pared-down pieces, including Gerard Darel’s Silk Jumpsuit ($190) and Giorgio Armani’s Top Handle Bag ($1550) in Sky Blue. 

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    Rita Ora

    Ora’s sophisticated Rolex ticker adds polish to her slouchy Roksanda Ilincic Desnin Cupro Jumpsuit ($3212) and laid-back beanie.

     

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    Jessica Hart

    Hart’s chunky watch lends a hint of boyish appeal to her otherwise ladylike ensemble, which includes an angelic Dolce & Gabbana dress and Olympia Le-Tan’s Jane Eyre Embroidered Clutch ($1870).

     

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Street Style

    The style star’s timepiece echoes the preppy vibe of her APC sweater and collared-shirt combo. 

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    ASOS

    Day Window Watch ($59) in Gold

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    Nixon

    Kensington Watch ($175) in Gold

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    Fossil

    Chelsey Multifunction Stainless Steel Watch ($135) in Gold Tone

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    Marc by Marc Jacobs

    Dave Watch ($250) in Gold

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    Gucci

    PVD Watch ($920) in Stainless Steel and Gold

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    Burberry

    Classic Stainless Steel Watch ($650) in Gold

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    Michael Kors

    Mini-Size Lexington Three Hand Watch ($195) in Gold Tone

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    Cartier

    Lady’s Panther Wristwatch ($4650) in Yellow Gold

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    Coach

    Tristen Watch with Logo Dial ($198) in Gold

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    Vince Camuto

    Dual Finish Chronograph Watch ($250) in White Gold

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Chelsey Multifunction Stainless Steel Watch

Chelsey Multifunction Stainless Steel Watch

Fossil, $135
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Day Window Watch

Day Window Watch

ASOS, $59
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PVD Watch

PVD Watch

Gucci, $920
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Mini-Size Lexington Three Hand Watch

Mini-Size Lexington Three Hand Watch

Michael Kors, $195
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Dual Finish Chronograph Watch

Dual Finish Chronograph Watch

Vince Camuto, $250
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Classic Digital Dress Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch

Classic Digital Dress Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch

Timex, $45
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Tristen Watch with Logo Dial

Tristen Watch with Logo Dial

Coach, $198
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Dave Watch

Dave Watch

Marc by Marc Jacobs, $250
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Kensington Watch

Kensington Watch

Nixon, $175
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Classic Stainless Steel Watch

Classic Stainless Steel Watch

Burberry, $650
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Lady’s Panther Wristwatch

Lady’s Panther Wristwatch

Cartier, $4650
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Wren Chronograph Bracelet Watch

Wren Chronograph Bracelet Watch

Michael Kors, $250
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Silk Jumpsuit

Silk Jumpsuit

Gerard Darel, $190
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Top Handle Bag

Top Handle Bag

Giorgio Armani, $1550
SHOP
Desnin Cupro Jumpsuit

Desnin Cupro Jumpsuit

Roksanda Ilincic, $3212
SHOP
Jane Eyre Embroidered Clutch

Jane Eyre Embroidered Clutch

Olympia Le-Tan, $1870
SHOP
MK8077 Watch

MK8077 Watch

Michael Kors, $437
SHOP
White Leopard Print Flap Shoulder Bag

White Leopard Print Flap Shoulder Bag

Elisa Ghisellini, $1195
SHOP
Soft Trench Coat

Soft Trench Coat

Topshop, $158
SHOP
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