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I’m obsessed with over-sized classic/uni sex watches. These once used to be the watches that only a man would wear, but times have changed and women are now wearing these watches as statement pieces.

I do have quite a small wrist and these watches do end up being a very bold look so I will only wear a watch that I truly love.

A few months ago The Peach Box an Australian online fashion jewellery store contacted me and sent me a couple of gorgeous bracelets – see post here to try and I fell in love with the style and quality.

So when they contacted me again and asked if I wanted to receive a watch from their new sister brand Marc Bale, I raced (it’s true my fingers flew across the screen) to their website to check out their watches.

I was so excited to find four different but equally gorgeous watches that were exactly the style that I love, classic and minimalist with a little bit of bling.

The four watches consist of Silver and Black Leather, Rose Gold and Black Leather, Rose Gold Mesh and Gold and Black Leather – all at a price of $199.00.

Picking was a difficult choice but as I love rose gold this helped me narrow down my list to two. I have been looking for a black leather watch for winter so the Rose Gold and Black Leather was the perfect pick for me.

Now it can be a bit nerve wracking when you purchase something online sight unseen – is it going to look as fabulous in person as it looks in the pictures. I have experienced buyers sadness a few times when the item I purchased online arrived and I found that it fell well short of my exceptions.

I had my fingers and toes crossed that the watch would be all that I hoped. I should have had more confidence in the standard of The Peach Box after the bracelets that I had received previously.

The watch turned up in the same beautiful packaging that the bracelets had come in but black this time instead of white. I also was lucky enough to be able to choose a bracelet to go with the watch – I picked the Roman Empress Bangle in Rose Gold – $45.00.

I sometimes have to pinch myself as I still find it amazing that wonderful businesses like Marc Bale and The Peach Box want to send me things. Its something that I never take for granted but I also feel that I have a responsibility to my followers to only recommend things that I really love. This watch is definitely one of those items.

I love the simplicity of the white face with it’s rose gold accents and even though it is over-sized it works perfectly on my wrist, creating a real statement. The added bonus is that at the moment all the watches come with a free GIFT a different band that you can use to create a whole new look. The Rose Gold and Black Leather watch comes with a BLUE/RED/WHITE NATO wristband – see photo below of the watch with the alternate band on it.

One of things that I love about Rose Gold is how well it goes with other metals – below I have paired my watch with my Roman Empress Bangle in Rose Gold and one of the silver bangles I received previously Silver Buckle Bangle $45.00. This will definitely be a combination that I wear a lot of over the coming months and into winter.

For the month of February all my followers can use the code mb-styleloving2 to receive 15% off at check out but if you purchase before Valentines Day 14th February and use the code VALENTINES-20 you will recieve 20% off.




  • the above items were gifted to me for editorial consideration.
L~ F
  • What a stunning watch! It looks so classy with the black leather strap!

    • It really is a classic watch I love it – looking forward to wearing it with the striped band, I just need to work out how to change them over. 😜

  • Your watch is lovely, and it’s great you can swap out the bands too, more bang for your buck that way! 🙂

  • Full on watch obsessed right here Karen. Love the one you have chosen. I also love your ‘Horse’ watch and I know we both have our beloved Michael Kors watches too. There are a couple calling me in Mimco at the moment too! xx

    • Working at Mimco would be very dangerous – I think my watch collection would increase. This Marc Bale watch is gorgeous Molly has put in her order for one for her birthday – she’s inherited her mum’s love if oversized watches.

  • This is such a nice watch! I love the unique strap