10 Of-The-Minute Boyfriend Watches

In the lightning-fast world of fashion trends, sometimes the moment has passed by the time we summon the bravery to try something new. We spotted one 2011 trend that's so easy (and hopefully lasting) that this time, well, time is totally on your side. Literally. Enter boyfriend watches—they're a simple, polished way to test drive a trend and add some serious weight to your current wrist candy. Chicago gals can appreciate that these dude-friendly watches play with color, metals, and embellishments, so that regardless of your style, there's one that works for you. See 10 of our favorite finds, and relax—we'll tell you the best ways to wear 'em.
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We swoon over this rosy beauty, it's special enough to wear alone, and perfectly polished for the office.

ASOS Boyfriend Style Watch With Octagonal Case Detail, $44.93, available at ASOS.
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It's beyond easy to add this classic to simple (or not so simple) bangles. It adds volume to any lackluster stack.

Geneva Platinum Women's Chronograph-style Link Watch, $29.99, available at Overstock.com.
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For the timid trend-trier, we suggest this classic. Wear it alone to get your bearings, then slowly add more–or don't. It's all you.

Jolie Ladies' Tortoise Shell Plastic Chrohograph watch, $45.50, available at Lord & Taylor.
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This weekend-worthy watch (say that three times fast) is begging to brighten up your yes-my-boyfriend-dragged-me-to-a-pub-for-the-game look.

Sophie Titanium Soft Touch Watch, $18, available at Nordstrom.
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No, you haven't traveled back in time—that's a clear watchband. Toss it on with a couple of bangles for something unexpected.

La Mer Carpe Diem Watch with Gold Bezel and White Dial, $110, available at Karmaloop.
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Seriously, when is the last time you wore teal anything? Pair this one with your most colorful wrist-candy—it wants to join the party.

Nixon The Time Teller Acetate Watch, $150, available at Swell.
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Continuing our love affair with rose gold, we'd rock this boyfriend-y beauty with mixed metals.

ASOS PREMIUM Mixed Metal Boyfriend Style Watch with Contrast Pushers and Crown Detail, $71.88, available at ASOS.
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Not every wrist goes for gold. Silver-sporting wrists will look good with this watch solo, or among friends.

Movado Bold, $750, available at Movado.
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We've pretty much got romantic feelings for this one, and we're thinking it deserves some alone time on your wrist. It's that special.

MARC BY MARC JACOBS 'Rock' Large Chronograph Silicone Watch, $225, available at Nordstrom.
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We can see this colorful standout alongside a stack of gold arm-wear, can't you?

Toy Watch Metallic in Indigo, $195, available at Toy Watch.

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