Jaeger LeCoultre

Perfect pairing: watch and bangle



Jennifer Alfano watch

A single chunky chain bracelet or slim bangle with a steel sports watch make a perfect pairing.

Rather than a stack of Love/Juste un Clou bracelets, or Van Cleef Alhambras, I prefer a less identifiable bangle from Le Gramme or a chain from Sophie Buhai* or Jennifer Alfano. It’s a good fall-back look for adding a suggestion of glam to plain sweaters or shirts, as demonstrated in this Jennifer Alfano profile, (above).

Alternatively, how about a watch with a chain strap? The Hermès Nantucket on a weighty silver chain is looking good to me, or even better, a Miles Davis-style curb chain with a teeny square watch face (below). If you’re lucky enough to locate one, that is (Foundwell sometimes has similar).

Foundwell watch
Miles Davis watch

Meanwhile, this rare Hermès nautical link bracelet fitted with a Jaeger-LeCoultre watch (below) was spotted on a guest at Simon Jacquemus’s wedding a couple of weeks ago. Added to basket Pinterest immediately.
Hermes Jaeger-LeCoultre watch

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WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGES: Jennifer Alfano; Foundwell; Miles Davis; Dimepiece
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Burberry illustrated campaign
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Guest post: The craft of watch-making and experiential retail from Jaeger–LeCoultre at Harrods



JLC AT HARRODS

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