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It’s Time For Brilliance As Watches Get Embellished With Swarovski Crystals

Let your wrist do the talking with a watch by Festina and Olivia Burton, featuring sparkling crystals on a simple, elegant design

With most of us carrying smartphones in our pockets, these days, a watch is a truly personal choice that’s less about necessity and more about showcasing our sense of style.

Festina Watch - Made with Crystals from SwarovskiThe Mademoiselle Collection from Festina watches is a bright example of how a simple design with sparkling crystals can achieve everyday elegance. Originally founded in Switzerland in 1902, the brand launched its women’s collection on the premise that watches should be equal parts feminine, functional, and stylish for everyday wear. Case in point: this style, which features Swarovski Crystal Fabric in Crystal Moonlight on the dial and Crystal Studs with silver foil on the reflector ring.

Olivia Burton Watch - Made with Crystals from SwarovskiOlivia Burton, the British brand founded in 2012 by friends and ex fashion buyers Jemma and Lesa, is heavily inspired by both vintage styles and runway trends and takes a slightly different approach to its watches. At their east London studio, hand-drawn illustrations, inspirations from nature, and an on-trend color palette are brought to life in each collection. The result is modern and fresh, as seen in this rose gold watch, which features 12 rainbow crystal markers—six classic baguette-shaped crystals and six small rose gold bezel-set crystals—against a white dial. Like every Olivia Burton design, it’s a contemporary pick-me-up for the wrist.