Friday, January 7, 2005
Fashion Forward: Watches
We know the big countdown is over until 2006.But if your celebration started after times square, maybe its time to consider buying a new watch. In tonight's fashion forward, 7's Shireen Sandoval shows us some of the trendiest time pieces out there.
WSVN -- Cinderella eat your heart out. If you're worried about your carriage turning into a pumpkin, it's time to ask that prince for a new watch.
Maxine King of Kings Jewelers: "We sell very little watches without diamonds anymore."
At Kings Jewelrs in North Miami Beach, they say the hottest faces of 2005 are dripping with diamonds. From casual pieces to cocktail watches, everything is sassed up with sparkling studs.
But it's not just the bling thats taking watches fashion forward. Funky numbering and materials are also all the rage.
Maxine King: "Rubber is very popular, it's in the men's watches, women's watches. It was only a beach item and now we do it in all the fine lines."
Or how about taking pretty in pink to a whole new level with this oversized cuff.
Maxine King: "Not only are they just time pieces. They used to be just for time pieces, today they are fashion statements."
But if you're really into the color craze 0f 2005.Swiss watch international will give you a hand.
Their interchangeable straps let you change colors with the simple pop of a pin.
Erica Domeske of Swiss Watch International: "You can change your bands from the color to the strap material, people are loving that."
Whether you're in the mood for lime green or baby blue, no problem!
There's even something special for guys too.
Erica Domeske: "Men aren't just into those sport watches anymore they want to really show off their watches and wear something cool."
Keep it casual with a white face or dress it up by going darker. Either way, you can be sure every minute of the year will be spent in style.
Erica Domeske: "Guys are looking for that watch that shows an elegant and sophisticated look but at the same time, keeping it classic."
With all the diamonds, these watches can get expensive - up to a quarter of a million to be exact. Just try you're hardest to think of them as collectors items.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
18265 Biscayne Blvd. 305-865-2700
Swiss Watch International Group