Wanderlust In Style With JORD Wooden Watches Plus A Fab Giveaway!

Hello again lovelies after my holiday absence! Even though I’ve only been away for just over two weeks it feels like a lifetime – perhaps also because (as you may have seen on my Instagram page) a very exciting event took place whilst we were on our trip – The Canadian proposed! I’m super excited and have already begun plans for the wedding…but more to come on that in a future post!

If you read my previous post My Top Summer Holiday Fashion Picks you will have seen just how much I struggle with my holiday wardrobe – please tell me I’m not alone in this? A beach holiday – easy peasy! A city holiday – no problem! An epic road trip encompassing two different countries, over 1000 miles of driving and temperatures of up to 46°… when I don’t own one pair of suitable shorts? Eek! As you may well know my personal style is an important part of who I am, and I like to keep a sense of myself whilst indulging in the wanderlust. So when JORD watches contacted me just before my holiday asking if I was interested in a collaboration I was thrilled!

Jord watches review and giveaway

A quick glance at the JORD website revealed that these watches were a unique twist on the standard timepiece. Granted, I haven’t actually worn a watch for a few years but when I spied their unusual wooden designs I was certainly intrigued! They have gorgeous ranges for both men and women and you can even customise your watch to make a unique engraved gift! I loved the natural aesthetic created through the use of sustainably sourced wood and when I read the phrase ‘We make our watches for people who don’t just have somewhere to be, they have somewhere to go’ I was sold!

Jord watches review and giveaway

After perusing the choice of watches available (trust me, I was spoilt for choice – they all look beautiful!) I decided upon the Frankie35 in Zebrawood with a striking navy face. I felt this slightly smaller sized watch would flatter my slim wrists and also coordinate with a wide range of outfits whilst looking smart and stylish.

Jord watches review and giveaway

I was even more in love with my watch when it finally arrived! It was packaged safely inside a wooden box and placed carefully around a soft pillow. Inside I had full care instructions including a wood oil and cloth and extra links should they be needed (I had provided JORD with my wrist measurement to ensure it fitted accurately – although I actually could do with a link being taken out so perhaps measure down slightly when you put your order in!). I was thrilled with my new accessory and as you can see it made the ideal travelling partner to keep me on schedule during what was a busy, fun-packed road trip! (I’ll give you all the details and a run down of our destinations along with my top tips in a future post!).

Now if you’re sold on the idea of owning your very own JORD watch then I have a treat for you! I’ve teamed up with JORD to offer one lucky The Blonde Blog reader a $100 gift card to use on a watch of their choice! Not only that, but everyone who enters the contest will receive a $25 gift card valid until 31/10/17 – so everyone’s a winner! Click on the link below before 10/09/17 to enter and don’t forget to share with your friends so that they too can claim their own discount off one of these gorgeous, unique timepieces!

Click here to enter the giveaway!


The Blonde x

Luxury Wooden Watch

*This is a collaborative post with the lovely folk at JORD but as always all opinions are my own and I only feature products or events that are fitting and in keeping with the tone and content of my blog or Instagram page. 


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