Much like a designer handbag, a luxury watch is one accessory that is always worth the

Much like a designer handbag, a luxury watch is one accessory that is always worth the investment. A great timepiece can not only elevate the most basic of outfits, but it also has a way of instantly making you look polished and pulled together. Since these high-priced accessories can cost upwards of several thousand dollars (depending on the option you choose), it’s important to pick a classic style that will pair perfectly with everything else you own — and look good 20 years from now. While a designer watch’s large price tag can be scary at first glance, the high level of craftsmanship and materials make these pieces well worth the cost. Plus, the fact that you can wear them with everything from casual jeans to dressy LBDs makes the cost-per-wear factor definitely in your favor. It’s just an added bonus that the value of some luxury watches actually increases over time, meaning you could make money in the future off this big-ticket purchase. With so many styles available, it can be hard to decide on the right one, especially if you’re making a big investment. So to help you find the best women’s watch for you, we’ve rounded up 12 stylish timepieces from luxury watch brands li...

This Brooklyn-Based Jewelry Designer Upcycles Denim

The saying, “one man’s trash is another another man’s treasure,” rings true for fans of Maiden Denim’s jewelry. The Brooklyn-based jewelry studio specializes in handcrafted denim-embellished baubles. Whereas most jewelry designers would use precious stones, Maiden Denim founder and designer Tiffiny Milian combines scraps of unwanted denim with sterling silver and gold-plated stainless steel in her line of bangle bracelets, earrings, rings and necklaces. Pieces range from $12 for bangles and stud earrings to $34 for embellished drop earrings. “I had so much knowledge about denim, but wanted to do something different,” Milian told Rivet. Her passion for denim led to her to experiment with ways she could incorporate the fabric into jewelry. Over the course of a year, Milian tested ways to manipulate denim with metal into ensure quality and durability. She launched Maiden Denim in 2010, ultimately building a robust following online through Etsy and locally at fairs like New York Denim Days. “I realized that I hadn’t seen anything like it in the market,” she said. Bangles Designs And through Maiden Denim, Milian is addressing another passion project: reducing and reusing denim waste...