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The Best Jewellery and Watch Brands for AW17

The Christmas lights are on, the temperature is dropping and as we make any excuse to start celebrating the Christmas season, the daunting reminder of what gifts to buy descends on us. Alongside this task comes the risk of falling in love with a few items on the way, but with some of these bargains there’s really not much wrong with that. To ease your scrolling and assist your shopping, we’ve created a list of our favourite watch and jewellery picks this season to give you some winter shopping inspiration, whether it be for yourself, your loved one, or if yourself is your loved one.

1. Ted Baker

Ted Baker’s superior quality is always combined with a recognisably chic style, ensuring that every piece produced has the brand’s heart and personality woven into it. Ted Baker has always been a brand synonymous with affordable, high quality and on trend accessories resonating with those who have their own simplistic, distinct style.

Our picks: Harley Tiny Heart Earrings, Hara Tiny Heart Pendant, Clemina Hinge Bangle

Whether a gift to self or to someone else, a heart is the ultimate charm.

Price x Cuteness = Necessity.

Match these first two items for the perfect adorable pink hued pairing.

Satisfy all those rose gold desires in one easy hit, the perfect gift for any girl.

2. Cluse

Cluse represents the beauty in simplicity, about being sophisticated and true to oneself. Creating timepieces that are about elegance and mininmalism, Cluse brings a simplistic watch face with the option of an interchangable strap so if you feel like adapting your look it’s more than easily done.

Our picks: La Roche Marble Leather Watch in Grey.

This modern marble effect face complements any look, the grey strap is timeless and perfectly accents any look.

3. Radley

Radley London has historically represented a luxurious, carefully-crafted style, with a uniquely British charm. The iconic bags are recently matched by the brand’s fun and quirky venture in to watches, check out the new collection here.

Our picks: Liverpool Street Watch in Silver.

If you’re more swayed by silver, this classic style watch has a hint of adorable with a tiny pendant of the classic Radley Westie attached.

4. Olivia Burton

Olivia Burton is an iconic British accessories brand which pulls from a mix of vintage inspiration and catwalk trends, with hand illustrations referencing nature in collision with seasonal colour palettes. The brand’s expansion in to jewellery sees a modern take on vintage pieces, offering a statement wardrobe accessory.

Our picks: Midi Dial Watch in Gold, Forget Me Not Cuff Bracelet

For the more vintage chic take on a modern timepiece, this Olivia Burton watch has a hint of excellence with its gold plated strap and roman numeral face.

Cuffs are the ultimate accessory, overtaking the need for multiple jewellery items the cuff achieves a bold yet subtle statement. Plus gold is the only way to go for accessorising a Christmas outfit.

5. Vivienne Westwood

Dame Vivienne Westwood is a British fashion icon with her orb as the ultimate designer staple. These jewellery pieces are an chic, subtle way to wear the luxury brand.

Our picks: Grace Earrings, Petite Ring

This Vivienne Westwood piece is every teen dream. Whether harking back to your youth dreams of rocking the Westwood orb, or gifting someone who you know would adore these, earrings are definitely a jewellery box staple.

The cutest gift for a loved one (even better for yourself), the small purple stone in a rose gold setting is the girly accessory to die for.

6. Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs eminates legendary luxury style. The infamous tongue-in-cheek design stands out whether it be a loud statement item or a feature piece, view the full Marc Jacobs accessories collection with free delivery here.

Our picks: Strass Lighter Studs in Antique Gold.

The funnest option on the menu, these ‘lighter’ themed earrings are a perfect gift for that quirky friend who can never quite think what to gift.

7. Missoma

The Missoma philosophy focuses on creating jewellery that is perfect for your everyday wardrobe. With each item combining precious gemstones and 18ct gold vermeil, their pieces are elegantly created with an edge in their innovative ability to mix and match any item from the collection.

Our picks: Cosmic Coin Bracelet.

In 18ct Gold this item is an investment piece with wear on wear durability. The dainty design is classic in simplistic style with a double chain design to add an extra element of style.



Angharad Jones

Angharad Jones

Style Editor

With a wardrobe mostly made up of timeless classics, you’ll find me investing in great quality accessories that are both long-lasting and on-trend. When I’m not writing about fashion and style I’m… writing about fashion and style on my personal blog, dreaming up my next holiday or continuing my research on the best glass of Prosecco in Manchester.