Alex Benlo | Rose Quartz Watch

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***Special thanks to Alex Benlo for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own.***

Watches not only serve a universal way to tell time, they also make timeless fashion accessories to complete any outfit. While I’m not normally a fan of wearing a ton jewelry everyday, I do love wearing a classic watch! Recently, I discovered a luxury watch label, Alex Benlo. It’s based in the Swiss city of La Chaux-de-Fonds and Hong Kong.

I was first drawn to Benlo’s designs because they perfectly combine inspiration from nature and human wisdom to create fashion timepieces. When given the opportunity to style an Alex Benlo watch of my choice, I chose the Rose Quartz one because I felt it best resembled my style and personality.

Rooting back to history, rose quartz has always been linked to the heart throughout civilization. Each Alex Benlo watch has unique meaning and “purposes,” which is fun to know. This rose quartz watch sensitizes love, brings peace, and heals wounds. I am a firm believer in spreading peace and love, so this watch is perfect for me!

Now let’s get into the more technical details of this dreamy watch. Starting with my favorite part, the watch strap! It is a beautiful alligator leather style, which I absolutely love. I’ve been wanting a watch with this design for the longest time and was thrilled to finally get my hands on one.

As for size, this watch is on the smaller end. Lately, I’ve been more into smaller watches because they are lightweight and easy to wear on a daily basis. Plus, they seem to fit my frame better, too. The size of this one is ideal and has plenty of holes on the strap to accommodate even the tiniest wrists out there (like mine)!

This watch has a gorgeous face made with natural pink quartz. The color is just perfect for the warmer months. The timepiece looks beautiful with my summer dresses, and can be worn with casual or formal attire depending on the occasion!

What are some distinct meanings or style designs you look for in a watch?

Photos by David Potter

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  1. That watch is sooo pretty! I fell in love with it when I saw your GIF on Instagram 🙂 Love how you styled it with pops of pink in your ootd too!

    1. Aw thanks Miranda! I’m so glad you liked the GIF! It was my first time posting a “video” on Instagram so I wasn’t sure how it’d do so I’m grateful for your feedback. xx

  2. Need this watch in my life! I just checked out Alex Benlo’s website and am really loving their other colors and styles too. There’s an emerald green one I saw that’s really tempting me!

  3. I am now pouring over the Alex Benlo’s website because I’m obsessing over their timepieces! Yours especially is stunning with that rose quartz! I love the pink color and the smaller design – perfect for us tiny-wristed ladies!

    1. Thanks Stephanie! I’m so glad to hear you’re loving their timepieces too! They are so elegant, aren’t they? And I totally agree — they are perfect for us tiny-wristed babes 🙂

  4. This is so pretty. I don’t really wear watches but this looks like something I could and go with my outfits. I might look into this one now.

  5. These photos look like a literal magazine spread – and the watch is so cute and timeless (no pun intended). Especially love how you styled it with the bracelets!

  6. Oh babe, if someone is spreading love in the world it truly is you and hence this watch is perfect for you as you’re the ambassador of what’s good in this world and the rosé quartz watch from Alex Benlo is really a stunning piece of luxury. It is unique and one of a kind, and those are the qualities I look for in a watch as well. Speaking of spreading love, it’s time we spread love over a chat SOON as this is getting ridiculous, haha. Miss you babe!
    Love,
    Thomas

  7. I love this watch so much!! It is so beautiful and you styled it so well with the pink. I’ve currently been obsessing over watches and I definitely think this piece would be an amazing addition.

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  8. I am a tomboy at heart, so I mainly look for a larger face when it comes to my watches. Though I have a small wrist, I love big watches. I don’t know what my problem is, haha! You’re right btw, that watch was definitely made for you. It looks beautiful with your dress indeed 🙂

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    1. I enjoy wearing larger faced watches as well — I have a few actually! But for everyday wear I prefer a lightweight, small one that I can easily throw on without feeling like it’s super heavy throughout the day, and this Alex Benlo watch is just that! Thanks for stopping by darling! xo

  9. Love the rose quartz watch and color. Great choice and the smaller size is great especially on petite people.

    Xxgracie

    snappedbygracie.com

  10. I’m such a watch collector and yes such a great fashion accessorie for our outfits!!!
    Love the rose belt and the size is just perfect and feminine. Your pictures are just beautiful.

    xoxo
    Marcy

  11. This is such a pretty watch! I totally don’t wear that much jewelry either but a watch is a must. I just love how chic and classy it looks. This rose quartz watch is stunning. I love the smaller face and the alligator strap and not to mention the meaning behind rose quartz. Such a perfect watch for you. I clicked on the site and looked at the other watches they offer and love the designs. Thanks for sharing! xoxo, Christine
    http://dailykongfidence.com/

    1. Right? A good watch is definitely a must not only to tell time but just to add a little something extra to any outfit. I’m glad you like this one! Happy you also got a chance to check out the other watches they have. Did you have a favorite? 🙂

  12. Oh that is a beautiful watch! I like how well it works with your bracelet stack too! 🙂 It is a really nice colour that will go with so many outfits, you picked well 🙂

    Hope you are having a lovely start to the week! 🙂

    Away From The Blue Blog

  13. This is a beautiful shoot – so editorial! The watch is very pretty with the pink strap. My favourite watch is still my silver larsson and Jennings that I got about 3 years ago! It has a stainless steel mesh strap and its looks so classic for Day and night!

    1. Thanks Amy! I’m so glad you like the photos! Your favorite watch sounds beautiful too! Love a watch that can be worn from day to night 🙂

  14. these pictures are amazing, I like the colors chosen especially. This make me want to escape the cold !!

  15. This watch is so beautiful. I have a birthday coming up soon. I will have to add this to my wish list.

  16. That looks beautiful and it’s really classy as well. I’ve always liked watches and this would be a nice addition to my collection. It’s really pretty.

  17. I personally can’t leave the house without my watch on. I feel incomplete! I love the rose quartz watch, I have a bit of a bias when it comes to that color tbh.

  18. That is such a pretty watch and it definitely has a very classic design. I’ve also been into smaller watches for a while; they’re so chic and sophisticated. I love that pink wristband on your watch! It’s so on point right now.

    xo, Jo
    http://www.cutandchic.com

    1. I totally agree! This one is really sophisticated which is why I love it. It can be easily dressed up or down depending on my outfit and mood.

  19. You pulled your whole wardrobe together to create a romantic, rose colored delight. I love the bracelet, watch and bag… all of it is quite lovely.

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