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Time for some fancy celeb-designed watches for a good cause. Per WWD, "Mary J Blige, Eric Dane and Russell Simmons each have designed a limited edition Ernst Benz watch to benefit Chrysalis, the nonprofit association that helps men and women transition from poverty. The collection, dubbed Time for Change, will offer a numbered series of 24 watches per designer in honor of Chrysalis' 24th anniversary." Watch renderings will be unveiled at the May 31 Chrysalis Butterfly Ball in LA. Half of proceeds, ranging from $4,000 to (gulp) $22,000, will go to the nonprofit. A few watches will be auctioned off in June on eBay, while the rest hit store in the fall. Mary J's watch is shown right. [WWD]