Popping the Question? Get Inspired by These Rainbow Engagement Watches

Brittny Drye Founder + Editor-in-Chief of Love Inc. Magazine | On-Air Wedding Expert | LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in the Wedding Industry

Thinking about proposing but your partner isn't the ring type? Engagement watches are a popular alternative because of their timeless appeal and practicality. There are endless designs, metals, and features to choose from and one trend that we're loving? Rainbow watches! Whether crystal-studded or understated, we’ve found the best rainbow watches on the market you can use when popping the big question.

A crystal rainbow

You’ll make a statement with this rainbow-inspired timepiece. The stainless steel watch is layered with so many colorful crystals you wouldn’t even notice it’s silver-toned at first glance. While the intricately laid crystals make this watch look delicate, Coach is known for its high-quality products, so you know it will last the test of time. 

Multi-colored rainbow crystal accent watch by Coach, $595 at Zales

Shimmer and shine

It’s not your traditional rainbow, but the iridescent rainbow-tone finish makes a colorful statement. In addition to the stunning color, the watch's face is covered in sparkling gems. The bold features all come together to make a fun and unique timepiece.

Rainbow stainless steel bracelet watch by Guess, $185 on Amazon

Live in luxury 

Looking for something high-end? Expertly made in Switzerland with a rose gold band and sapphire crystals, this Chopard watch fits the bill. It’s not only a watch, as the delicate diamond trim puts it in the category of fine jewelry. 

Happy Sport Rose Gold, Diamond & Gemstone Watch by Chopard, $100,000

Come to the dark side

Wanting something a bit more toned down while still stylish? Consider the $keleton rainbow watch with its edgy skull design on the second hand. It’s great for those with a more laid-back look because ,only upon closer inspection, do you notice the rainbow crystals border and unique details.

The $keleton rainbow watch by Philipp Plein, $872

A touch of natural materials

Lilienthal Berlin created this one-of-a-kind watch to celebrate “diversity, individuality and free-spirited development.” A rainbow gradient frame borders the watch face, and the cork straps with highlights of color make this piece stand out. The numbers are placed a bit differently from your traditional clock setup, but it’s actually more user-friendly. 

L1 rainbow watch by Lilienthal Berlin, $269

March to your beat

Does your future spouse have a unique style? Look no further than this Swatch watch with a clear band and watch face both outlined in a rainbow gradient. As an added layer of fun, because of the clear case, you can see the gears inside working in real time.

Let’s parade by Swatch, $119.99 on Amazon

Choose a gradient

Perfect for lovers of silver-colored jewelry, this Olivia Burton watch is made with a stainless steel case. The pastel rainbow gradient face stands out without overwhelming other pieces of a person’s wardrobe. 

Rainbow mesh watch by Olivia Burton, $101 at Zales

Go for the gold

It’s your classic gold watch enhanced with a Pride stripe down the clock face. The clock face also has smaller clocks to set for different times worldwide, perfect for frequent travelers. It’s also perfect for those that enjoy a day at the beach or on a boat since it's water resistant up to 50 meters. 

Pride gold stainless steel watch by Guess, $130

Try something different

This Paul Rich watch skips the traditional metal finish and goes for a textured frosted look. One of the best features of this watch is that you can pick from four different metal tones: gold, silver, black, or rose gold. And no matter which you choose, all include the rainbow jeweled dial and sparkling watch face.

Endgame rainbow frosted stardust by Paul Rich, $449

Something a bit sporty

Dark forest green and bright rainbow colors aren’t typically shades that go together, but this watch will make you a believer. Not only does it have a super stylish design, but it also comes with a stopwatch, timer, and calendar. 

G-Shock CasiOak green rainbow watch by Casio, $990

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Written by Rebecca Rovenstine


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