Most of us are pretty much constantly digitally connected, which has undoubtedly decreased the need for watches as timepieces. But that doesn't mean they aren't still an important accessory: reflecting a woman's personality and style. The editors at WhoWhatWear.com agree and are firm believers that, "Of all the essential accessories out there, the watch is probably the most underrated, as people tend think of it as a merely functional piece." Acknowledging that it's important to invest in the "right ticker," they rounded up this season's most desirable and versatile watches that'll offer an effortless way to transform any look from elementary to editor-worthy. Check them out...
A neon-hued watch, whether sporty or sleek, is the perfect complement to an eclectic mix of bangles. Show off your playful side by wearing it with matching prints.
Adidas Originals Seoul Digital Watch ($85) in Royal Blue
Roxy Prism Watch ($55)
Marc by Marc Jacobs Henry Dinky 21MM Watch ($150)
Slim, reptile-embossed leather straps exude ladylike chicness, and pair well with everything from a flowy daytime frock to a preppy cashmere sweater.
Timex 1600 Watch ($195)
La Mer Collections Vintage Oversized Watch ($88)
Fossil Stella Leather Watch ($115) in Snake Print
We borrow everything else from the boys, so why not embrace their flashy timepieces too? Juxtapose the masculine design with a silky bow-tie blouse.
Michael Kors Oversize Stainless Steel Lexington Chronograph Watch ($250)
Nixon The Camden Chrono Watch ($450)
ASOS Expander Boyfriend Watch ($44)
A subtly glamorous watch embellished with crystals or a gold-plated bow makes an elegant addition to a day to evening look.
kate spade new york Carlyle Bracelet ($225)
Juicy Couture Marianne Diamante Bracelet Watch ($250)