Friday, 17 August 2012

The River Island Rose Gold watch!

You may remember, back in June, my little haul of jewels. I mentioned in that post that there was one more jewel to come and that I would dedicate a post to it.

Well, finally here it is. . .

A little post dedicated to my lovely new(ish) River Island Rose Gold watch.
I'm sure that many of you have seen it before as it has been hyped as a good dupe for the infamous Michael Kors' watches.

Yes indeed, it is oversized; masculine; chunky; rose gold and friggin' gorgeous. I have barely been without it over the last 6 weeks and it still looks brand new and much more expensive then the £25 that it actually cost.

Back when the watch was first delivered, I was very disappointed as the watch was wayyy too big and links needed to be removed so a little visit to Timpsons was required but the little extra wait was worth it as I adore this watch and have yet to find an outfit that it doesn't compliment.

What dupes do you love? Are you in to the rose gold trend? Are you lucky enough to have a real Michael Kors watch?



Anonymous said...

Hey, I also recently bought this watch and found it was too big. Just wondering how much it cost you to get some of the links removed as I'm thinking I'm probably going to have to do the same. Many thanks! X

Essjay23x said...

Six possibly eight pounds but you might as well get them taken out, its such a beautiful watch. It would be a shame to waste it! xx

Dèna said...

pure perfection!!great choice!!Count me as your newest GFC , Bloglovin follower hun!!!!!!
Much love,
Style LimeLight

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Essjay23x said...

Awh,yay *waves* thank you for following, Hun :)

Essjay23x said...

@Duygu Senyurek
Thank you. Look forward to checking your blog out, love finding new blogs to follow!

Sunny & Star said...

That watch is so pretty. I love rose gold.

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Essjay23x said...

Yep, isn't it just?!
Got to admit rose gold is one of my favourite 'trends'. Happy Wednesday.

Morgan Nicole Ilg said...

oh man that is really gorgeous!! I really like it! I never really wear watches but I have been wanting to start for a while now.
your blog is very cute and I will definitely be back to see some more posts from you!
Have a great night!
p.s. I just had a series on my blog called the beauty series, and I am ending it tomorrow with three giveaways! please feel free to join me in that!!!! =)

Essjay23x said...

@Morgan Nicole llg
Awh, I absolutely adore this watch. Such great value for money.
Thank you for saying such a nice thing about my blog. I'll be sure to check yours out.
You have a FANTASTIC weekend and come back soon! :)

Anonymous said...

I've been eyeing up this watch everytime I go in there, but I literally have the smallest wrists around! Eeek

Essjay23x said...

Hi Carly, maybe ask around,I think most jewellers will take links out for you for a small price.
It might even be worth asking in River Island, as I think this watch is probably too big for most wrists as it is. Maybe they will take the links out for you. I'm not sure, sorry, ordered mine online. Think it's worth asking around though, it is a gorgeous watch.
Hope you're having a nice bank holiday!:)

Bex said...

This looks lovely, I am obsessed with anything rose gold! Great post,

Bex x

Essjay23x said...

Thank you so much!
Ha, me too but it's a good obsession. Much worse things we could be obsessed with. ;)

hanalulu said...

oooh I work in river island & I've not seen this!!its gorgeous though,had my eye on a Michael kors one for a while now but this is a lot more purse friendly!xx

Essjay23x said...

Ooohh,lucky you working in River Island. I wouldn't half make the most of my staff discount if it was me and yep, this watch is a WHOLE lot more purse friendly.:D
I think they do it in a standard gold too.

Bex said...

Hey, I awarded you the Liebester Blog Award, you can check out my blog for details,
Bex x

Essjay23x said...

Awh, thank you ever so much. xx
I haven't done a tag or award post for ages so might have a go at this one but I really appreciate the mention anyway, thank you so soo much for thinking of me and my little blog. What a great end to the day :)) By the way, the book 'The Help' is fab. I've done it the opposite way to you and read the book but still haven't seen the film yet. I'm always a bit slow on the movie thing . . .

the Martha from Malta diary said...

I love rose gold on watches, I should get one some time :)

Essjay23x said...

@the Martha from Malta diary
Yes, you should ;) Let me know when you do! Thanks for reading xx

Mahathi Meruga said...

Hey, After reading your Reviews I wanna buy it too...!!
Can you tell me the dimensions of the dial ?
This info is not available in any of the online stores.

Jake Schwartz said...

It looks nice! I’m sure you did not have a difficult time looking for an outfit that will match it. You could be wearing a casual tee and jeans, yet still look fabulous with this beautiful timepiece on. Cheers!

Jake Schwartz @ Gold Fever Catch it!


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