Best watches to match your Melbourne Cup outfit

Best watches to match your Melbourne Cup outfit

Best watches to match your Melbourne Cup outfit

It’s the Melbourne Cup! Time to place your bets, book your hair and make-up artist and design the perfect fascinator. Most importantly, have you thought about which watch you are going to wear? 

Watches allow you to keep track of the races, so you know whether you are taking home the winnings within seconds of the races being finished. 

Haven’t chosen the perfect Melbourne Cup watch yet? Don’t worry, we have you covered. Here is a list of watches to match your Melbourne Cup outfit. You can thank us later.

A simple accessory for a show-stopping outfit

Do you have a statement suit, or just looking for a simple accessory? Never fear, this Citizen Stainless Steel Men’s Quartz Watch is the perfect addition to your outfit. 

Its sleek and effortless design enables the watch to be visible but not take away the focus from other elements of your outfit. It is designed with single-toned sliver stainless steel and a white face. It is water resistant, features a press button buckle and has a silver dial.

Hot tip: it also comes in a black-faced watch while still incorporating the single-toned stainless silver.

Black, Black Baby!

If you are looking for a more untraditional and unique piece, look no further than the Seiko Coutura Stainless Steel Black and Rose Men’s Solar Watch

This black watch is perfect to match with a black or dark-coloured outfit, but its detailing ensures it won’t be forgotten. It has subtle but gorgeous rose gold detailing to highlight some of the features of the watch. As a bonus, it’s also water-resistant (or beer-resistant) to make sure that the watch gets home safely with you.

Not vibing with the stainless steel?

It’s okay, stainless steel is not for everyone. That’s why we have created watches with different materials to ensure everyone finds the ideal watch. 


This Seiko Solar Green Nylon Men’s Watch is the perfect example of another material we use. The green on this watch is subtle, so can easily be paired with a bright tie or even a bright outfit. The possibilities are endless! 

This watch is also solar-powered to ensure accurate times are always shown. The stainless steel face, paired with the nylon band, ensures that the watch is water-proof for up to 100 metres.

A smartwatch for a smart woman

This one is for the ladies. If you are looking for a watch to track where the rain is headed as well as the time, the Reflux Active Series 5 Smart Watch is the watch for you. 


This smartwatch comes in three different colours. It’s available in a white watch band as well as a pink and black watch band. With the versatile colour range, you are sure to find a colour that matches any dress you are thinking about wearing. It also incorporates a touchscreen face and a step counter, as well as many other advanced features. Unfortunately, it is not smart enough to tell you what horse will win the Melbourne Cup!

What is an outfit without a splash of pink?

This watch is going to make you feel drop-dead gorgeous. This Baby-G Rose Gold Ladies Watch is such a standout and will be the perfect addition to your outfit. 


This watch is designed with a stainless steel wristband and is shock resistant. The timepiece also is part of the sports range at Watch Frontier, which means it has all the premium features you can expect for runs, walks and gym sessions afterwards. 


Dress it up at the Melbourne Cup 2022, or dress it down at the gym. Wherever you wear it, this watch will meet your needs. If you are planning on wearing this Baby-G watch to the races, we suggest matching it with a feminine colour. The matching component could be your dress, your shoes or even your accessories.


Understated but timeless 

If you are a last-minute outfit planner, then look no further than the Citizen Stainless Steel Women's Watch

This watch is finished in a silver tone and is a sleek and slender model, so it won’t steal the limelight. It matches perfectly with any outfit and compliments white gold jewellery. It allows the dress to be the star but also is practical and adds an element of sophistication to the outfit.


Couldn’t find the perfect Melbourne Cup watch to match your outfit? We have plenty more where that came from. View our full range of watches here


We also offer Afterpay and Zippay, so you can spend your money on the Melbourne Cup horses and come home with the winnings. Buy now, pay later with Afterpay and Zippay. Just click your desired payment option at checkout, and we will do the rest.


Good luck at the Melbourne Cup 2022!


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