Heavy Metals: Timepiece Trends For 2012

The watch is a fabulous–and functional–statement piece for Fall 2012. Two-tone styles are back in full-force, and bold extra-large faces still prevail. Here are some of my favorite women’s watches for Fall 2012.

Timepiece Trends For Fall 2012

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Burberry Diamond Bracelet Watch, Fall 2012 Timepieces. Photo Credit: Nordstrom.com

Fall 2012: The Two-Tone Watch

This two-tone Burberry timepiece isn’t a new launch, but it’s ladylike dimensions (a case diameter of 28mm) and asymmetrical gold and silver metal make it ideal for the Fall of 2012. Retail price is $595.

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Movado Bold Crystal Marker Bracelet Watch, Fall 2012 Timepiece Trends. Photo Credit: Nordstrom.com.

Fall 2012: Big and Bold

80s style is back with a vengeance, so naturally Movado deserves a second look. This HUGE 36mm makes a statement, while the brushed titanium color provides some subtlety.  Regular retail is $650, but Anniversary Sale price is $434.90.

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Kate Spade Carousel Bangle Watch, Fall 2012. Photo Credit: Nordstrom.com.

Fall 2012: Vivid Color

Chunky enamel bangles in vivid hues are all the rage. The Kate Spade Carousel Bangle Watch in a vivid pink has all of the allure of a pretty bracelet, but with the functionality of a watch. Retail price is $250.

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Michele Deco Watch, Fall 2012. Photo Credit: Nordstrom.com.

Fall 2012: Gleaming Gold

It isn’t a tough call to make. As the price of precious metals climb, so too will their desirability as a status symbol. Yellow gold accessories have come back to the fore as the price per ounce of the metal has risen, and the Michele ‘Deco Diamond Markers’ Customizable Watch is a great way to embrace the yellow gold trend. Available in a solid gold-tone, this watch can be customized with a matching yellow gold band, or switched out with a leather or alligator strap to tone it down a bit. Retail price is $795 for the watch case. Bands range from $100 – $600.

Check out these styles and others at Nordstrom.com.  All photos are courtesy of Nordstrom.com.