How To Make Your Watch Your Best Accessory

You already know how to mix your favorite wristwatch in with your bangles and bracelets of choice, of course—but what to do when you want to take things a step further and really make your timepiece the focal point of your accessorizing game? From oversized menswear-inspired varieties to mix-and-matchable metallics to timepieces that don't even tell the time—yes, they exist—we've rounded up a handful of ways to make your wristwatch your ultimate outfit add-on. After all, your watch shouldn't just tell time—it should say a little something about your style, too.

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Choose a Menswear Style

Most borrowed-from-the-boys trends tend to stick around for ages—oversized white button-ups, smoking slippers, satchels—and masculine timepieces are no exception. A favorite look amongst editors and celebs alike, a chunky, oversized watch looks amazing with both feminine dresses and jeans-and-tee combos alike. See how awesome Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen look in theirs?

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Choose a Menswear Style


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Choose a Menswear Style


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Pile 'Em High

When it comes to wearing timepieces, that whole "the more, the merrier" adage most certainly applies. While this look might not be for minimalists, an armful of watches is an instant, incredibly modern conversation starter. (Just ask our own Executive Digital Editor Verena, who stacks her watches every day!) The trick here is to choose slightly more delicate shapes that won't appear too bulky when worn, well, in bulk. Metallics tend to look best together!
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Wear Your Watch Around Your Neck

Not a fan of cluttering up your wrists—or just a really big fan of Flavor Flav? Try wearing your timepiece pendant-style!

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Wear Your Watch Around Your Neck


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Wear Your Watch Around Your Neck


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Go Faceless



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Try a Peekaboo Timepiece

Go stealth and choose a watch that doesn't even look like a watch! Hermès' editor-adored Medor is the obvious gold standard here, but lots of lower-priced versions exist as well.

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Try a Peekaboo Timepiece