Unlike with men, there isn’t really a tradition of fine watches for women. In the past, the focus of finery for women has been jewelry and dresses. While there has been some higher end women’s watches they usually lean more towards fashion rather than quality. Still, some brands are the exemption and offer well-made pieces that provide useful functions while working well. These brands have craved their own lesser known niche. Here are some of the best ladies watches.
5. Rolex Lady Datejust Watch
Rolex is one of the most well-known brands in watches. The Rolex Lady Datejust Watch has been noted not only for its looks but its chronometer which keeps accurate time to a tolerance of 3 seconds per day. It is crafted from a solid block of metal and has a screwed down winding crown allowing it to resist water up to 100 meters. Its bracelet comes in steel, platinum, gold, or both steel and gold. The bracelet also comes in Oyster, Jubilee, President (gold or platinum only) style links.
4. Chopard Classic Racing Mille Miglia Lady
Chopard is another watch company based in Switzerland but with a difference; they’re known for making some of the best ladies watches. This piece is geared towards women through its use of colors and materials like the mother-of-pearl dial, the pristine strap, and a diamond-set bezel. It’s more practical features include self-winding, 48 power reserve, and water resistance to 50 meters. It is marketed as a watch for female adventures and comes in stainless steel.
3. Citizens Women’s Eco-Drive Palidoro
Citizens promote its watches in 2 ways. First, for the economically minded, they’re generally less expensive than most fine watches. Second, for the ecologically minded, they have eco-drive which basically means that they’re powered by light, both solar and artificial thus not needing a battery. Other features include stainless steel casing and mother of pearl dial like the Mille Miglia. It also has a push button deployment clasp.
2. Tissot Cera Ladies’ Watch
This watch is made out of ceramic and stainless steel and has a scratch resistant sapphire crystal and resistance to water to 30 meters. It comes in a variety of designs featuring white as well as black and white color schemes, rounded and square shaped cases, with some of them using Wesselton diamonds as hour markers.
1. Michael Kors Quartz Gold Round Dial Water
Many have called this watch the perfect size for someone with small wrists. Many have also complimented it’s subtle color and simple design, calling its style classy. The dial features the Michael Kors logo and a date window while the casing and bracelet are gold plated. Also, it is water resistant to 30 meters.