Highly Commended: Quartz Watches of the Year, Skagen Gitte Moonphase

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The Gitte Moonphase perfectly illustrates the kind of warm, charming design coming out of Fossil-owned Danish brand Skagen that has really won us over this year.

Moonphase watches are usually fairly straight-faced creations despite the reputed maddening qualities of a full moon.

Skagen however wraps it up in a soft, round bubble of rose gold-coated stainless steel. Personality is also injected into the design through the jaunty angle of the moonphase window and the dark void created by the almost featureless black dial.

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But paired with its slim, tone-matched mesh bracelet and the combination of gold and black, as well as a sprinkling of stars, serve to transform the Gitte into a formidable, flexible fashion accessory capable of lifting outfits whatever the occasion.

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