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Watch yourself: 5 Stylish, waterproof watches

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Time for a new watch

Stop telling time on your cell phone and invest in a watch. Look for a waterproof watch that's chic and stylish. Whether you're looking for something bold and colorful or a little more subdued, check out some of our favorite watches.

Time for a new watch

Sporty style

This cool watch offers sporty style and water resistance up to 100 meters. Featuring a comfortable, waterproof strap and marine-grade stainless steel case, this watch is both durable and attractive. The Rip Curl Cortez Two Midnight polyurethane sport bezel watch is perfect for surfers, and anybody else who is in or around the water. (, $150)

Time for a new watch

Cute and colorful

Casio's Baby-G line offers very cute, colorful watches that you are sure to love. Bright accessories are trendy this season, so it's the perfect time to add a vibrant watch. The BG169R Baby-G watch is water-resistant up to 200 meters. It features a bright pink resin band and bezel. (, $90)

Time for a new watch

A little sparkle

White watches are hot for summer, and this one is absolutely beautiful. Waterproof watches don't have to be casual. This MARC by Marc Jacobs watch features sparkling Swarovski crystals all around the face. The watch has a white silicone-wrapped stainless steel bracelet and three-hand quartz movement. Who knew something so pretty could be waterproof too? This watch is waterproof to 30 meters. (Bergdorf Goodman, $200)

Time for a new watch

Feeling blue

Modern styling and a minimalist design come alive with color. This blue and green watch really stands out. The numberless Nixon 'The Time Teller' watch is made from a polycarbonate finish with a polyurethane strap, and is waterproof to 100 meters. The vibrant colors make this watch the perfect accessory to pair up with all your favorite summer fashions. (Nordstrom, $75)

Splash of color

Tangerine Tango was named Pantone's Color of the Year for 2012, making everything in the orange color family sought after -- from home decor to clothing. If you love orange, you'll adore this Momentum Atlas watch. This watch features a sturdy orange Cordura band and striking orange dial. Waterproof tested to a depth of 100 meters, this watch is perfect for everyday wear. (, $135)

You can wear a waterproof watch with just about anything. Bold, colorful watches look especially stylish when partnered with summery white dresses. Colorblocking is also very trendy this season. So partner a bright watch with other accessories in complementary colors.

Time for a new watch

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