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Swiss Legend's Women's South Beach Rubber Strap Watch is both beautiful and practical. The fun, Tiffany box blue rubber band adds a pop of color to any outfit, while the fact that its rubber (as opposed to leather or metal) means that it's a no muss, no fuss piece. This watch is great for young athletes who prefer the bright color and aren't afraid to stand out in a crowd. The strap also comes in pink, black and white. Waltham Women's Quartz Color Me Set of Five Leather Watches is also a great buy. This set is relatively cheap, and offers a variety of colors to offset even the most boring of outfits. The slim leather band makes for a watch that can be worn on its own, or with bracelets, and because it's not at all hefty, it's ideal for a day of practice on the courts or hitting the gym. The band, which is faux alligator leather style, comes in purple, blue, yellow, pink and black, and is interchangeable, so you can switch it up depending on your mood! Stuhrling Original Women's Clipper Sport Swiss Quartz Movement Rubber Strap Watch is ideal for the athletes who want to look stylish but aren't afraid to get down and dirty. This timepiece doesn't offer the thinnest of straps, but it's stylish in an off-kilter lime green/yellow shade, as well as pink, white and brown. The thick leather strap makes it durable, so you can sport it while you're rowing down the Connecticut or taking to the courts at basketball practice. The band stretches, allowing for movement, so you can stay stylish while you're kicking butt. Invicta Women's Lupah Quartz Day and Date Corian Bracelet Watch is also a great buy. With bright, fun colors like orange, red and yellow, this sporty bracelet watch can easily take you from the soccer field to your dinner date. Made from Corian, a thermosetting plastic, this watch is at once sturdy and stylish. There's no going wrong with a timepiece that is both beautiful and able to go from the gym to yoga to a night out. Ed Hardy's Midsize VIP Bracelet Watch comes in four astoundingly bright colors, including lime green, bright turquoise, fuchsia and pink. It's a fun accent piece for any outfit, whether you're wearing it with sweats, a sports bra and a white tee to the gym, or out on the town with the girls. The band is plastic, so it can withstand sweat, heat and pretty much anything else. Don't feel afraid to put this watch to the test, because chances are, it'll pass. Sometimes a girl just wants something simple. Waltham Women's Opulent Crystal Accent Bezel Bracelet Watch is just that. Though the title dictates opulence, in reality, this watch is a simply chic accessory that can easily go from the gym to the beach and back again. The bright turquoise color is perfect for summer, and will compliment your tan incredibly well. What's more, this piece is heavy duty enough to withstand multiple summer seasons. Invicta Women's Lupah Revolution Swiss Chronograph Leather Strap Watch is another timepiece that's comfortable, stylish, and easy to wear. With the option of a lime green leather alligator band or an orange one, this watch keeps you well armed whether you're on the courts or in a business meeting. The strap features heavy duty leather, so you don't' have to worry about this watch going anywhere. It's definitely chic, but still doable for the athletic woman, who's on the run (literally!) at all times. There we have it! As proven above, there are plenty of timepiece options for the stylish female athlete. Female athletes no longer have to choose between practicality, function and pure style. You can be fashionable, feminine and sporty all at once. If you're looking for a new watch, you can count on any of the above options to take you from practice to dinner and back again, without even breaking a sweat. And hey, if you do, these watches can take the heat.