Spring Edit: The Black Watch

17 April

 I made my first spring wish list purchase and I couldn’t be more excited about it: a black watch. I have been on the hunt for an all-black watch ever since spotting one on a girlfriend during my last trip back to New York. I loved the way she paired it with the rest of her mixed gold and rose gold accessories, and that it instantly made her look just that much cooler. So naturally, the hunt was on. I first spotted a similar version last month at a Nordstrom Rack shopping event in San Francisco. I thought I’d take some time to think about it but ended up regretting not purchasing it since the price point was just so good. Luckily (for me), I recently decided to check my local Rack here in Sacramento where I spotted this same Michael Kors watch, and obviously, I made sure to snag it this time around. I don’t always wear watches but when I do, I tend to grab for my guys’ so I love that this one has that oversized borrowed-from-the-boys look. Plus, again, the all black just makes it that much cooler and versatile as it will transition through each season. Definitely recommend adding a black watch to your wish list as well (love this similar style).

AND in other exciting news… In celebration of the new Nordstrom Rack Union Square store opening in San Francisco (which you should definitely check out if you’re a local as I was pretty impressed with the designer section), I’m giving away 5 gift bags filled with Rack goodies to 5 CITNB readers! Complete entry details are below.


To enter to win:

1. Follow @nordstromrack & @aliciamlund on Instagram

2. Comment on my photo on Instagram (the watch) with your personal “shopping confession.”* For example, mine is: “I prefer to shop the dudes’ section at my local Rack over the gals’.”

3. Tag #shopgenius in the comment with your shopping confession. The winner will run through the weekend and will be announced on Monday!

* This year, Rack is celebrating personal shopping confessions. Just have fun with it and I will select the best confessions to win. Can’t wait to read them!

** This post was sponsored by Nordstrom Rack. As always, thank you for supporting all CITNB collaborations.
Photography by Michelle Drewes
  • waiting for your pic on instagram and i’m all over it – i need a goodie bag !!!!!

  • I wish I lived in the local area to win this! 🙁
    Xo, Belen
    Androbel Insider

  • WICKED give-away! I have entered via Instagram and follow you (already, duh) and NordstromRack now too.

    I feel you on the black watch–I’ve had my eye on the Nixon Time Teller for a couple years–it’s masculain but chic with an edge. You rock it well (like everything ;).

  • I’ve been on a black watch kick since Karl Lagerfeld designed a few styles last year. This Michael Kors’ version is badass, too.

    Thanks for the giveaway, and have a great weekend!

  • Bee

    With your blog name – of course you should have a black watch!! DUH!! ;). Love it!! Now I’m craving one too – thanks!!!!

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