I’m a “Watch Person” Now?

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I’ve never really been into watches. Ever since I was little I didn’t understand the hype of a watch. According to many people, the watch is an essential to tell time, but to me all I need is my phone. As I got more interested in the world of fashion I noticed that watches, although meant for more practical purposes, could be used as a beautiful accessory.

The necessity for a watch increased once I got a job. We are not allowed to have our phones out while we’re working. The only option we have is to walk up to a mounted phone somewhere in the store to check the time… Or, we could wear a watch. After getting a follow from a company called Valere London on my Instagram, I went to their page to see what they did. To my surprise, they sold watches! Also, with them being a new looking company, and me being a new blogger in need of a watch, I took them up on their search for someone to collaborate with. (Lucky for me, they didn’t mind having a complete newbie promote their product. Most companies want you to either be famous or have 1,000 or so followers on your blog and Instagram.)

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As you can tell from the packaging, Valere London is a minimalist brand. Their watches are very clean cut and beautiful, allowing them to be worm at any time; any occasion.

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For any vegan readers out there, the band of this watch is lined with real leather. If you still like the watch, they have one with a mesh band which looks even classier.

I chose their Primus Silver with blue suede strap. I’m not too familiar with suede, but I’m glad I got it because it’s very soft yet firm enough to stay fitted on your wrist. What I consider to be the best part is that the bands of the watches are interchangeable, so if it doesn’t match your look you can just swap it out.

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This is the only picture I was able to take with the watch showing because it was so cold outside. You’ll probably see more of it in future posts.

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The “a squirrel threw an acorn at my head” pose.

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Here’s the full outfit! As always, I like to choose just a few colors to stick to: normally some neutrals and one stand out color. It makes things neat, yet interesting.

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I don’t wear makeup very often, and I’m still a beginner, so my goal is to do a look every weekend (Saturdays and Sundays) to improve. The makeup look for this outfit was subtle and soft, featuring a black shimmer eyeliner, sheer purple lip gloss, and some pink blush. I don’t like the feel of a full face of foundation and I really like the freckles and beauty marks that I have, so I only lightly covered some blemishes.

If you actually read everything, thanks! If you’ve just been waiting for the code, don’t worry, it’s coming up.

-SR

Outfit
Beret: Adora (from Marshalls)
Earrings: Claire’s
Turtleneck: Style & Co. (from Macy’s)
Coat: Larry Levine
Watch: Valere London (code XOXO30)
Pants: Tommy Hilfiger
Socks: Sock Season
Shoes: Converse

Makeup
Eyeliner: Beauty People, Shimmer Black
Blush: Style Essentials (from TJMaxx)
Lip gloss: Sephora’s Kissin’ Up Lip Gloss Set, Berry Jam (currently sold out)
Foundation: Clinique (not linked to my specific color)

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