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Keep Track of Time with a Sakura Watch

Shopping Cherry Blossoms Fashion Souvenirs

Japanese company Citizen has just released a special watch ahead of the country’s springtime hanami cherry-blossom-viewing period. Aimed at the female market, the limited-edition timepiece features a pretty pink face along with an image of falling blossoms and a sakura-shaped cut-out design to show off the mechanical movement within.

Swarovski crystal embellishments can be seen on both the front and the underside of the watch, and to offer some extra versatility, the timepiece also comes with a pink leather band so you can change the look to suit any outfit or occasion. Whether you plan to keep the pretty sakura watch for yourself or give it as a gift, the timepiece comes in a gorgeous box decorated with pink blossoms.

Like the pretty blooms themselves, these wristwatches won’t be around for long, as only 1,500 of them are being produced. Priced at ¥52,000 (US$455.65) plus tax, they can be ordered from Citizen stockists around the country.

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