Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The New Swatch?

Remember when Swatch watches were all the rage? If you grew up in the 80's like me, you do.
I remember dying to have one, and I finally got a red one. Then I wanted another one, the bigger one, so I could wear both of them together on the same wrist. Then my boyfriend and I swapped Swatch watches and when he decided to break up with me, he sent my watch back via his friend.

I was flipping through Rachel Ray magazine last week and I saw a cute new watch - The Sprout Watch -that is environmentally friendly and it reminded me a little of the Swatch because it had that fun, whimsical look about it.

I mostly forgot about it, but then walking through the National Mall in DC this past weekend, I saw them again. A lot of the Earth Day booths and exhibits were still up, and the folks from Sprout were passing out frisbees and I got to look at a watch in person. I think they are fun, would make great gifts and would work for all ages for  birthday, graduation, recognition, or just because! And don't forget, they are good for the earth too!

You can see the full line at Nordstrom, and you can order one for just $30!

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  1. We have all the olympic swatches. Hoping those babies will be worth something one day!

  2. Those are cute! Thanks for the Swatch memories! I think I still have all my Swatches....oh how I loved them!

  3. I certainly remember Swatch watches. My son had a couple of them. These are cute!!

  4. I'll have to check these out. I have been wanting to get a new watch. I quit wearing one some time ago and started using my cell phone for the time. These are so cute!

  5. Here's what I remember about my Swatch 1. it started out purple and ended up brown 2. it smelled. Ahhh the memories :)


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