Review : Born Pretty Watch



My everyday watch is a Cartier Roadster (with a pink face) and I'd been looking to add a weekend watch to my wardrobe so my interest was piqued when I was contacted by Born Pretty to review one of their women's watches. Their selection of watch styles and astonishingly low prices amazed me. Most of the watches are under $10 with none topping $35. I chose a jelly watch in mint. When it arrived, I was pleasantly surprised that the feel and quality of the watch doesn't reflect the $5.99 price tag. It's lightweight and the oversized face and rose gold tone dials along with the rubbery silicon band give the watch both a classic and sporty vibe. I was concerned it might be too big which is a common problem for me with watches cause despite being 5'6" I have crazy small wrists. It's a little loose on the last hole but it fits. The only gripe I have is that the buckle is silver instead of rose gold but that's something I can live with and no one's going to be looking at the underside of my wrist anyway except the hubster maybe. I've been wearing it on and off for a few weeks and I really like the pretty pop of color it adds to my outfits.


With the holidays around the corner, it got me to thinking that a watch would make a terrific gift or stocking stuffer. Born Pretty carries a range of styles for both ladies and men including fashionable bracelet watches and sporty LED watches.

I should also mention that they offer free worldwide shipping. And if all that isn't enough, Born Pretty is generously extending a special 10% discount to rolala loves readers on top of their already inexpensive prices with the code ROWENALC10

Do you wear a watch? Do you tend to wear different watches with different outfits?

Disclosure: I was sent a watch for the purposes of this review. I was not provided any other compensation and all opinions expressed are 100% my own.

67 comments

sepatuholig-Grace Njio said...

nice watch, great review...
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The Dainty Dolls House said...

I never wear a watch, but this blue one here is super sweet, I would wear it!! Lovely lovely doll :)) I hope you have a gorgeous new week xx

Ann said...

That looks so pretty and so cool.
Love it!

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Nilu Yuleena Thapa said...

Such a pretty watch and I love the color!

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Jackie Harrison said...

Gorgeous watch love the color and style.
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Elle Sees said...

such a cute watch!

Birdie Liau said...

Haha Love the watch it's so pretty , the color is so attractive and baby-ish blue cute. x

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Lady parisienne said...

the watch is awesome, I love the colour!

Amanda Chic said...

Love it

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Lilli said...

Hi Rowena! You remind me that I need a new watch too!:) I tend to wear different models with different outfits, even though at the end the ones I usual wear are the same. This mint one is beautuful, is incredible it is so cheap since it looks really high quality. Have just checked the site out and there is lots of nice stuff. Have a good start of the week my dear, big kisses! xo

Stella said...

Such a beautiful watch!!!
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Jane said...

i don't think i have worn a wrist watch since the days when i was so into baby g watches! i loved the one you picked. i also love their lady's punk bracelet! bookmarking for the future for sure!

Emmylou said...

I must admit I don't wear a watch just because I tend to misplace them a lot, like my eyeglasses...sigh....this colour mint is too cute though, and because of the price, it's not too bad if someone misplaces it....ahem....:P

littlepiccoli said...

The watch looks really pretty Rowena! I love the rose gold and turquoise together. I tend to have different watches to match the gold or silver jewellery I wear. :-))

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Wow the rose gold numbers and hardware really make this stand out against the blue! Gorgeous!

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MaysaAndSunshine said...

I love the color, so pretty Rowena. I used to wear watch years ago but stopped and have relied on phone to tell me the time. Watch is definitely one of the classic accessories. Hope you are doing well.

Love and Ace said...

I'm obsessed! The watch is beautiful and the color is gorgeous and the rose gold hardware compliments it perfectly! Going to have to check them out :) xx Kat


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What is in the hat? said...

Amazing watch :)

FASHION TALES said...

The colour is gorgeous and looks really great against the pink/wine colour knit! :) I love mint green! :) Lovely review. x/Madison

jackie jade said...

what a pretty watch - it definitely looks more expensive than $5.99!
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Anngelik Martinez said...

That is such a beautiful watch and the color is beautiful. It would make a great gift, thank you for the idea.

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Maru said...

I love the color, so bright and fun! I really like to switch watches, my favorite is a pink one that I wear almost everyday, but I also have a white one that I love and right now I'm on the search for a gold one. It would definitely make a great gift idea, thank you for sharing Rowena! :)

Ivana said...

I can't believe that price! Seriously, I would never have guessed! It looks really lovely, and it has such a pretty mint color! It's a great pick!
I missed you so much, sweetie! I can't wait to get back to a normal blogging schedule!

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kristyn said...

Pretty watch, love the color! :)

sandy sandhu said...

Love this watch. such a pretty color. Can we follow each other on GFC, Bloglovin, FB and Twitter? Love
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Mango said...

I'm normally not a big fan of watches, just because I always look at my phone when I want the time... but this watch adds so much to your style it kinda changed my view on watches.. plus it's minty blue/green and who doesn't love that!

I've just followed you on GFC, looking forward to your next post love!!

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annick tamoto said...

love this watch so much :O

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Mary Jo said...

That looks like a great second watch and I love the way you photographed it. I'm just awful when it comes to remembering to wear one, I always take them off (same with bracelets, hair clips, etc). but this one is so pretty I'd love to have it just for eye candy :)
xo Mary Jo

Mindy Fan said...

that is such a cute watch! I really love the color of it and I have the same problem as you when it comes to my wrist! My wrist/hands never seem to get big!


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maria esther vidal obregón said...

I do love watches!! Yours is amazing!! Would you like to follow each other? Kisses!!

Kim Alston said...

i would've never guessed that watch cost $5.99! looks way more expensive. beautiful color on you.
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Nicky mywishstyle said...

A Very beautiful watch, love the mint color too!
Ciao

Marcela Gmd said...

I love this watch!!!
Have a good week, dear Rowena!! my g+ and like for you!!!:)))

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Jessica (Coco/Mingo) said...

So gorgeous! I just love that color! I'm not sure I can pull it off as great as you though ;) I wonder if it comes in a neutral pink/blush?! That would be so perfect!

Vanessa N said...

WAIT...WHAT DO YOU MEAN THE WATCH IS $6?!?! I was expecting it to be more expensive, since it's such a gorgeous watch! I also really like the colour, but unfortunately, I don't wear watches anymore!

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Anonymous said...

i guess it is the difference in production cost, not the actual quality. i used to wear different watches all the time but now i don't wear it as much to know what time it is. it has become more of a wardrobe item. :)

Alicia Mackin said...

Wow this watch is fantastic!! Just wow.

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Lindsey D said...

This is the second time today I have seen this watch on a blog post. I a few one similar to it white, pink and grey and I love them. So comfy.

SHOP STYLE CONQUER said...

ooo this watch looks super cute! i love the colour you chose!
and awesome review, i will have to check out this site they sound great!

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WOWS said...

Marvellous mint color! Fantastic!

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Sam said...

I am won over by this beautiful sorbet shade, its so delightful and a great buy. I think the silver and rose gold mix would bother me slightly as well but over all its lovely.

trishie said...

Such a gorgeous colour. Looks great.

Ozden Ozdogan said...

OMG!I can't believe the price because it definetely looks like it costs much more than that and the colour is just perfect dear!
Thanks for the review
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Anonymous said...

Hah, what a coincidence, I also reviewed a product from Born Pretty today :-) A foundation sponge. After seeing this I might have to check out their jewellery and watches too!

Oh to Be a Muse said...

I love the face of that watch and the color is so vibrant too!

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Virginia said...

Color is really gorgeous!!! *_*

What Kenny Hearts said...

Great post dear, the watch look very chic! I am so back and happy to be checking your blog again.


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Sierra Calah said...

The watch is so pretty that I had to check out their website, and to my surprise everything was super affordable! Thank you so much for reviewing this watch <3
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Diana Ashuayem said...

Nice watch!
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Melinda W. said...

it's 5.99? wow is this a joke? that's awesome hahaa and what a pretty color

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Arica Hun said...

My favorite color & wow, such a fun little accent piece to play with!

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Madame Shimmery said...

This watch is so pretty! I want one as well <3

Champagne Star said...

Cute watch! I'll have to check them out the next time I'm on the watch market.

Manhattan Image and Style said...

What a beautiful watch! I love the color!!

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Kris@Marthafied said...

I cannot believe how affordable the watches are... they look like a million bucks!

worryaboutitlater bianca said...

oh it looks so pretty


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Jessica said...

I love your watch. The color is so pretty.

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Sarah said...

That watch is beautiful considering that it only cost $6. Wow! I've been looking for a watch for a long while now. It's hard because I want one with good movement, but also one that's fashionable and affordable.

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Paola Ysabel said...

Great choice for a watch! I have a similar one in color and design. :) I love mint green/sky blue/teal colors. :D

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Happyeverafter Bride said...

I wear a large faced diamante watch that gets a lot of attention so I do like statement watches. This one looks stunning on you. Although I hadn't worn a plastic watch for a good 8 years now...not sure whether I could again.

Helen Blas said...

This is the cutest watch! The color reminds me of my sister, she adores everything seafoam green. :D

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Nice watch

Stacey said...

I'm generally really bad with wearing watches, I always forget! I love the colour of this watch though, it really pops out in the photos! :)