Snob Essentials
Mistura Pellicano Watch

Mistura Pellicano Watch: Watch Me

With all of your upcoming summer travels and adventures, you want a frugally-priced watch that embraces the fun spirit of the season and won’t induce a heart attack if it takes a beating (or worse – gets lost or stolen) throughout your escapades.

Rumba Waterproof Watches

Frugal Friday: RumbaTime Orchard Gem Watches

Much like Snob Essentials, RumbaTime was founded by college best friends. I love them for that reason alone, but bias aside, these gemstone-inspired watches are just what you need for summer vacations. With water activities and the potential for loss, it’s best to leave your nice timepieces home. These soft silicone bands make rolling with the punches easy as can be, whether you’re off playing tennis or taking a dip in the pool (while these are water resistant for 99 feet down, I wouldn’t test the waters too much…pun very much intended).

Karl Lagerfeld Klassic Seven Watch

Karl Lagerfeld Klassic Seven Watch: On Time for the Trend

White is Klassic and sophisticated, yet somehow white watches with Frugal price tags usually end up looking cheap. Something is just off about them, and typically it’s the logo placement (or size – bigger is not better in this case!). Of course that’s no problem for Karl Lagerfeld.


Reference 959 by Patek Philippe: Keeping Time for $1.5 Mill

As Father’s Day nears, we’re all looking for that perfect gift. Men love nice watches, but a $1.5 million dollar one? Well, that’s very nice. I’m talking about the Reference 959 by Patek Philippe, the famous Swiss watchmaker. Believe it or not, this is by no means their least expensive creation (one of their watches … Continue reading “Reference 959 by Patek Philippe: Keeping Time for $1.5 Mill”


Michael Kors x World Food Programme: Worth Watching

The name of Michael Kors’ new campaign with the World Food Programme is Watch Hunger Stop. If you check out the celeb-studded PSA, you’ll hear just a few of the reasons why this cause has become increasingly important. In support of the effort to end hunger, Michael will be releasing two unisex watches ($295 for … Continue reading “Michael Kors x World Food Programme: Worth Watching”


Bang for Your Buck Holiday Gift Guide: Jewels Under $200

We’re always looking for that gift that wows (like a set of 2 carat diamond earrings, right?). Diamonds may last forever, but a tight friendship is way more meaningful. These gifts are for the special people in your life who you want to wow even if your back account is a few dollars short of … Continue reading “Bang for Your Buck Holiday Gift Guide: Jewels Under $200”