8 Proposal-Worthy Engagement Watches We Love

Watch out! Diamond rings aren’t the only way to propose these days. When every love story is unique in its own way, shouldn’t the proposal be, too? Not everyone loves the idea of wearing a ring for the rest of their life, and in our eyes, love trumps tradition. So if you’re beau doesn’t fancy a ring, and you hate the idea of getting down on one knee empty-handed, you should consider an engagement watch instead! Watches are a timeless accessory, making them the perfect pick to the pop the question.

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is happening now through August 6, and it’s the perfect time to snag an amazing designer watch for an even better price. And they’ve got some incredible designs on sale that would be impossible to say no to. If you’re not a Nordstrom card holder, don’t fret; the sale opens to everyone tomorrow, the 21st! But in the mean time, check out these seven incredible designs from brand like Ted Baker and MVMT that we think would make your proposal practically perfect. 

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From left to right: Larsson & Jennings Lugano Leather Strap Watch, $223.90; Movado Bold Crystal Marker Bracelet Watch, $464.90; MVMT The 40 Leather Strap Watch, $82.90; Ted Baker Kate Print Leather Strap Watch, $99.90; BOSS Governor Bracelet Watch, $196.90; Kate Spade New York Park Row Leather Strap Watch, $116.90; Skagen Ancher Chronograph Leather Strap Watch, $129.90; DIESEL Chronograph Leather Strap Watch, $146.90

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