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Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Men’s & Women’s Watches

Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for your special someone this holiday season? Consider getting them a new watch! Watches make great gifts. They boast both function and fashion-forward flair. From sporty to dressy, these days, you’re sure to find a watch to fit your loved one’s unique personality and style.

Women’s Watches

Paired with your everyday attire, or dressed up for business or evening wear, the right watch can add just the right amount of style to give your wardrobe an added trend-savvy edge. Here are some great women’s styles I found just in time for the holidays.

Ed Hardy Diva Watch

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Is she a fan of bling and bold design? If so, this watch is a great choice. The Ed Hardy Diva watch includes the signature tattoo-inspired artwork that’s become a staple of the brand. Also, this watch features a Swarovski crystal-encrusted face that creates just the right amount of drama to dress up any outfit. The Diva also comes equipped with a 2-year limited manufacturer warranty and is also water-resistant. So…it’s durable *and stylish! 🙂

Kenneth Cole New York Wide Bangle Watch

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I want this watch for Christmas! 🙂 What’s not to love? You have all the features of a watch, in an elegant bangle-style bracelet.  This style is a great choice for the fashionista on the go.

Kenneth Cole New York Bracelet Watch

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A gorgeous watch perfect for office or evening. This rose gold-toned stainless steel watch is not only affordable but also trend-right. The bezel is adorned with chic crystal accents, while the black dial boasts standout style. If you’re on the lookout for a dressy watch for your loved one, this is a great pick.

Men’s Watches

Whether it’s classic style he desires, or a sporty watch geared towards “Great Outdoors” adventure, I’ve selected some great picks perfect for holiday gifting.

Kenneth Cole New York Analog Watch

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Sleek and classic-this watch is a winner. The Analog watch easily makes the transition from jeans and t-shirt style to boardroom-ready flair.  It comes equipped with a minimalist gunmetal dial with stick indices, an attractive 28mm ion-plated two-tone stainless steel bracelet, and easy-to-use pushbutton foldover clasp. It’s also water-resistant and has a limited warranty.

Kenneth Cole New York Bracelet Watch

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This watch is a straight-up fashion classic.  The Bracelet watch has a sophisticated gold-tone rectangular case, three-hand quartz analog movement with date display and gold-tone ion-plated stainless steel bracelet with foldover safety clasp. It’s perfect for the man looking for a watch that truly defines timeless style.

Casio Pathfinder Watch

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What can’t this watch do? For the avid outdoorsman, I found this great watch that’s sure to exceed his expectations. Just some of this style’s impressive attributes include:

Tough Solar Power design that recharges the battery under a light source
• Digital compass that measures and displays direction as one of 16 points
• Compass that has a range of 0 to 359 degrees, measured in 1 degree increments

• Atmospheric pressure tendency graph and pressure differential graphic
• Thermometer that measures from 14 to 140°F
• Displays sunrise and sunset data for a given date with daylight pointers

The list goes on. This truly is the ultimate outdoors watch.

Christmas image courtesy of Joe Buckingham