Black Friday Special: 26 Ladies’ Watches for the Holidays
Women today have more options than ever when it comes to choosing their favorite watch. These new models designed for women have a sparkle and appeal all their own and are a perfect holiday gift.
BELL & ROSS
The new Bell & Ross BR 05 Diamonds brings a shimmering look to the modern architectural lines of the brand’s latest urban collection. Here, the bezel of the 40-mm steel case is set with 172 diamonds (0.88 cts.) arranged in three concentric circles. The black sunray dial contrasts with the appliqué white numerals and skeletonized white hour and minute hands, all filled with Super-LumiNova for optimum legibility. The indexes are marked with 11 diamonds (0.08 ct.) and a date window is at 3 o’clock. The case is water resistant to 100 meters. The sapphire caseback allows a view of automatic Caliber BR-CAL.321, wound by a 360-degree oscillating weight. The luxury version shown (BR05A-BL-STFLD/SFD) is set with a total of 218 diamonds weighing 2.84 ct. and features diamonds set in a linear arrangement in links of the steel bracelet. Price as shown: $21,500. Also available without diamonds on the bracelet or with a rubber strap.
Bringing the heart motif center stage, this new interpretation of Blancpain’s Villeret Women Date model (Ref. 6127-2954-55B) has a crimson red heart on the seconds hand that sweeps around the mother-of-peal dial and matches the watch’s alligator leather strap. Openworked hour and minute hands and a diamond-set chapter ring (0.063 ct.) and bezel (0.941 ct.) accentuate the watch’s elegant look. The 33.2-mm rose-gold case houses the self-winding Blancpain Caliber 1151, which has a silicon balance spring, a 4-day power reserve and a date display. Limited edition of 28 pieces. Price: $22,500.
Breguet’s Tradition 7035 (Ref. 7035BR/D8/9V6 D00D) has a gold dial pavéd with 74 brilliant-cut diamonds (~0.192 ct.) offset at 12 o’clock, topped with a white mother-of-pearl hours chapter, providing a clear view of the fully exposed movement, which is set around the central barrel, indicated by its rosette motif. The retrograde seconds indicator is set with a gradient of rubies and pink sapphires. The 37-mm rose-gold case has a bezel set with 68 brilliant-cut diamonds (~0.819 ct.) and a crown set with a ruby. The sapphire crystal caseback provides a view of self-winding movement Breguet Caliber 505J, which has a gold plate and bridge pavéd with 190 brilliant-cut diamonds (~0.456 ct.), a silicon Breguet balance spring and a 50-hour power reserve. The leather strap has a rose-gold pin buckle set with 25 diamonds (~0.124 ct.). Limited to 88 pieces. Price upon request.
This new Bulgari Divas’ Dream watch (Ref. 103521) introduces a new bracelet designed for comfort and composed of precious fan-shaped links, which recall the mosaics of Rome’s Baths of Caracalla. The timepiece is inspired by feminine refinement and the allure of Rome and pays homage to “the most glamorous divas with an unmistakable Roman spirit.” Its colorful malachite dial is an expression of Bulgari’s fondness for vibrant gemstones. The 33-mm rose-gold case is set with 49 brilliant-cut diamonds (~1.08 ct.) and the dial features 12 round diamond indexes (0.10 ct.). The rose-gold bracelet is set with 372 round brilliant-cut diamonds (~1.72 ct.). Quartz movement, B043 caliber customized and decorated with the Bulgari logo. Price: $49,800.
This new ladies’ model from Bulova’s Phantom collection (Ref. 96L276) has a round 32.5-mm case with a blue faceted mineral glass dial, which creates a distinctive 3-D look. The watch is embellished with 120 crystals on the stainless-steel case and bracelet. The dial features eight crystals that mark the hours. The watch is powered by a 203A quartz movement. The bracelet has a short fold-over buckle with pushers to facilitate easy opening. The watch has a water resistance of 30 meters. Price: $395.
CARL F. BUCHERER
This new Carl F. Bucherer Adamavi Full Calendar (Ref. 00.10324.08.13.01) has 39-mm stainless-steel case and a silver dial with a vertical satin finish and slender bar indexes in a warm gold tone for an elegant yet understated appearance. The eye-catching moon-phase at 6 o’clock, which depicts a golden moon moving across a starry night, enhances the sparkling look, as do the golden central hands. A ring of Arabic numerals is milled into the
dial along which a distinctive black hand moves to show the date.
Windows at 10 and 2 indicate the day of the week and the month. A sapphire crystal caseback offers a view of automatic Caliber CFB 1966. Alligator leather strap with stainless-steel pin buckle. Price: $3,800.
Chopard is enriching its line of Imperiale Moonphase timepieces with this new version (Ref. 384246-1002) that has an aventurine dial with a celestial touch. Alongside the moon, the Big Dipper, Little Dipper, Cassiopeia, Cepheus and Draco constellations stand out against dozens of sparkling diamonds that represent the stars at night. The dial consists of two blue plates made of aventurine glass known as goldstone and recognizable by its sparkling inclusions. The watch’s bezel, lugs and lug covers are set with diamonds, as are the white-gold hour markers for a total weight of 3 carats. The watch is crafted in ethical white gold with a sapphire crystal above and an exhibition back. Water resistant to 50 meters. The automatic Chopard 96.25-C movement is COSC-certified and has a 65-hour power reserve. Glossy blue alligator strap with white-gold pin buckle. Price: $61,000.
This new ladies’ Calendrier watch from Citizen (Ref. FD006-56D) has a 37-mm rose-gold-tone stainless-steel case that shimmers with a white mother-of-pearl dial set with nine diamonds to mark the hours. The three rose-gold-tone central hands are joined by a fourth that marks the date, which is indicated on the dial’s periphery. Subdials show the day-of the week, the month and a third tracks the moon-phase. The watch is fitted with a bicolor bracelet in rose-gold-tone and stainless steel. It is water resistant to 50 meters. The Citizen Eco- Drive movement (Caliber 8651) is able to generate power using any natural or artificial light source, which keeps the watch running without replacing the battery. Price as shown: $475. Also available in a bicolor yellow-gold-tone and stainless-steel version and in a stainless-steel version with a blue dial.
The slim, bold look of the new G-Shock GMS2100PG-1A4 offers a metal-clad octagonal take on the original design. The stylish 45.9-mm by 40.4-mm resin case has a rounded rose-gold IP stainless-steel bezel. Only the lettering at the top and bottom are engraved for a simple, one-piece look. The dial, which is flattened for slimness, is treated with ion plating color, with mirrored indexes that add to its depth. Functions include: five daily alarms; world time (31 time zones, 48 cities plus coordinated universal time); 1/100th-second stopwatch; countdown timer; 12/24-hour formats; hand shift feature; and Super Illuminator LED (double). 3-year battery. Shock resistant. Water resistant to 200 meters. Black urethane band. Price: $200.
Glashütte Original’s new SeaQ bi-color watch (Ref. 1-39-11-10-90-34) takes up the original look of the Spezimatic and adapts it for today’s active woman. The 39.5-mm case is made of stainless steel in combination with a rotat-ing bezel in solid yellow gold for a striking impression. Shimmering golden numerals and hands provide warm accents and contrast with the deep blue sunray-finish dial. The rotating bezel has a scratch-resistant deep blue ceramic inlay. Super-LumiNova on the hands, numerals and indexes provides legibility at night. Water resistant to 200 meters and compliant with DIN and ISO dive watch standards. Glashütte Original manufactory automatic movement 39-11 with swan-neck fine adjustment has a 40-hour power reserve. As shown, with matching deep blue synthetic strap with fold fastener, $12,500.
This timepiece, SBGD207, from the Grand Seiko Masterpiece Collection, is inspired by the many shades of green that are reflected in the water of Mishaka Pond, which is hidden in the forest near Shiojiri, Shinshu, where the Micro Artist Studio is located. Its green-colored mother-of-pearl dial and green garnet indexes present the passage of time with a calm grace, capturing the atmosphere of the pond as the glide motion seconds hand moves silently and continuously across the dial. The watch is powered by the Spring Drive 8-day Caliber 9R01, with an accuracy rate of +/-10 seconds per month and a power reserve of 192 hours when fully wound. The 43-mm platinum case is set with 97 diamonds (2.58 ct.) and 24 green garnets (0.63 ct.). Crocodile leather strap with three-fold clasp. Limited edition of 15 pieces. Price: $185,000.
Harry Winston has added four new colorways to its Emerald timepiece collection. Shown here in champagne (Ref. EMEQHM18WW017), this watch has an elegant octagonal 17.7-mm by 24-mm white-gold case set with 53 brilliant-cut diamonds. The richly colored champagne dial is set with iridescent natural mother-of-pearl cabochons and 20 brilliant-cut diamonds for a lighthearted bubbly effect (84 diamonds total, ~0.58 ct.) This model is shown with a satin double-tour strap that matches the dial color. The HW1040 quartz caliber provides the power. Also available in turquoise, orange or violet with a rose- or yellow-gold case and fitted on a matching double-tour strap or a supple gold Milanese bracelet. Price upon request.
The new Rendez-Vous Dazzling Moon Lazura (Ref. 3522471) has been added to Jaeger-LeCoultre’s women’s collection, which unites fine watchmaking and high jewellery. This glittering interpretation of the large moon-phase display celebrates the night sky. The 36-mm rose-gold case has 36 large diamonds, set to allow light to pass through them from every angle, which form the outer circle. This is enhanced by an inner circle of 72 grain-set diamonds, as well as diamonds on the upper surfaces of the lugs and an inverted diamond set in each crown. The rich blue lapis lazuli dial has applied gilt floral numerals for the hours in a broad arc above an elliptical band of 68 diamonds. (Total weight 3.53 ct.) A delicate star chart surrounds the mother-of-pearl moon. A hand-polished golden star on the dial’s edge marks a special appointment. Automatic Jaeger-LeCoultre manufacture Caliber 935 with Rendez-Vous indicator and a 40-hour power reserve. Blue alligator strap. Price: $83,800.
Jaquet Droz’s mastery of plique-à-jour enameling is demonstrated on the new Petite Heure Smalta Clara Humming Bird (Ref. J005503502). This delicate process results in a dial that resembles a miniature stained glass window, which is perfectly transparent and plays with light and shadows. The hummingbird on the dial required seven shades of green to bring it to life. The subdial is white mother-of-pearl with rose-gold applied ring and hands. The 35-mm rose-gold case is set with 100 diamonds on the bezel and pallet lugs (0.89 total carat weight). The watch is powered by the Jaquet Droz 6150 self-winding movement with silicon balance spring and a 38-hour power reserve. It is presented on a green satin strap and limited to eight pieces. Price: $54,600.
The new Longines Evidenza takes its fluid, pure lines from the Art Deco style of its 1925 original. The tonneau shape is reinterpreted in the 26 mm by 30.6 mm stainless-steel case, which has a sapphire crystal above the dial. The new, sea green dial, which evokes sea spray, has a matte finish in the center and sun ray finish on the outside. It features an hour circle painted with 12 elongated, white Roman numerals and silvered sandblasted hands. The crown is adorned with a blue aluminum ring that gives the case a fresh rhythm. The self-winding L592 movement, based on the ETA A20.L11, has a date display at 6 o’clock and a power reserve of 45 hours. The matching sea green alligator strap has a triple-folding clasp. Shown, Ref. L188.8.131.52.2, $2,000. Also available with a silver dial and blue strap or with a stainless-steel bracelet.
The LM FlyingT Malachite (Ref. 05.WSL.WMA) is the latest iteration of the Legacy Machine FlyingT, MB&F’s first-ever Machine dedicated to women. It features a dial plate and subdial in the vibrant green gemstone and has a white-gold case set with diamonds. The natural lines found in malachite vary randomly from light to dark green for a stunning look. Malachite is also said to have “associated virtues: among them, good health, including protection from lightning!” The 38.5-mm by 20-mm case is set with a total of 168 diamonds (~1.7 ct.) and topped with a 60-second flying tourbillon. The automatic movement, conceived and developed in-house by MB&F, has a 100-hour power reserve. Price: $145,000.
Montblanc’s Bohème Day & Night 34 mm (Ref. 127354) shows multiple facets evolving over time, “like women who express their multiple sides through their unique sense of style.” In keeping with the Bohème aesthetic, the silvery white dial features traditional decorative techniques including guilloché and gem setting, with leaf-shaped blue hands, a minute scale with raised dots and an internal hour ring. Applied floral Arabic numerals, eight large diamond indexes (0.092 ct.) and blue date numerals add elegance and enhance legibility. The Day & Night display has a geometric Art Deco pattern and follows the ever-changing sky from sunrise to moonlight. The 34-mm stainless-steel case has a domed sapphire crystal above and a sapphire window in back. Automatic Caliber MB 24.20 has a 42-hour power reserve. Blue calf strap with steel pin buckle. Price as shown: $3,535. Also available in a bicolor version with a rose-gold bezel set with diamonds.
The new, sporty Nomos Club Campus Future Orange (Ref. 710) is designed to be seen. Its bright orange dial surprises with a combination of Arabic and Roman numerals and indexes. The hour and minutes hands are rhodium plated. White Super-LumiNova provides a blue glow in the dark. The hand for the small seconds at 6 o’clock is brilliant neon orange. The classic, round 36-mm stainless-steel case has a sapphire crystal above the dial and a stainless-steel back, with room for an 88-character engraved message (which is complimentary), and water resistance to 100 meters. The manual-winding in-house Nomos caliber Alpha has a 43-hour power reserve. Gray velour leather strap. Price: $1,500.
This new white-and-gold Norqain Adventure Sport Lady 37MM (Ref. N1800CG89A/M18DG) is designed for the sporty all-round woman who enjoys a look of luxury. This robust automatic timepiece features a mother-of-pearl dial adorned with 11 diamond indexes. A date window is at 3 o’clock. Super-LumiNova fills the rose-gold hands for maximum legibility at all times. The 37-mm stainless-steel case has a rose-gold bezel with a ceramic ring. Norqain caliber NN09 powers this time-piece and can be viewed through the sapphire crystal caseback. The watch is fitted with a white rubber strap. Price: $4,190.
This new Seamaster Aqua Terra model (Ref. 184.108.40.206.59.001) is a tribute to Omega’s maritime heritage. The 38-mm symmetrical case is crafted from Sedna gold and stainless steel and has a wave-edged design on the caseback, which has a sapphire crystal window. The sun-brushed linen dial has a date window at 6 o’clock and a small seconds subdial featuring a Sedna gold ring set with diamonds. The dial is also adorned with Sedna gold hands filled with white Super-LumiNova, for legibility at all hours. Incremental diamond indexes are set in Sedna gold holders. The watch is powered by the automatic Omega Co-Axial Master Chronometer Caliber 8892, certified by METAS to resist magnetic fields to 15,000 gauss, with a power reserve of 55 hours. Water resistant to 150 meters. Fitted with a burgundy leather strap. Price: $10,200.
Oris’s new Divers Sixty-Five “Cotton Candy” with a lipstick pink dial (Ref. 01 733 7771 3158-07 8 19 15) adds a feminine touch to a bronze dive watch. The 38-mm case is water resistant to 100 meters; the hands and applied indexes on the dial are filled with bright Super-LumiNova. Shown here with all-bronze case, bezel, crown and bracelet, this model is also available with a sky blue or a wild green dial or on a leather strap. In addition, bronze fashions its own story by creating a patina during oxidation. Automatic winding date movement Oris 733 is based on the SW200-1 and has a 38-hour power reserve. Price as shown, $2,750.
This new model in Patek Philippe’s Twenty~4 collection is designed for the modern active woman. The new Twenty~4 Automatic in steel (Ref. 7300/1200A-011) has an olive green dial with a glowing sunburst pattern. The white-gold applied Arabic numerals and white-gold hands have a luminescent coating for excellent legibility at all times. A white-gold frame adorns the date at 6 o’clock. The 36-mm circular case shines with 160 diamonds (~0.77 ct.) set in two staggered rows in the “dentelle” (lacework) technique. The sapphire crystal caseback reveals the hand-finished and decorated Caliber 324 S C self-winding movement. The polished steel bracelet features the new, patented fold-over clasp, which is secured by four independent catches. Price: $27,800.
Rolex has introduced a new Datejust 36 model (Ref. 126200-0020) that has a dial with a palm motif, inspired by tropical forests. The distinctive olive green dial has hour markers fashioned from 18k gold to prevent tarnish-ing. The dial is designed and manufactured in-house, largely by hand. The 36-mm Oystersteel case has a domed bezel, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial with a Cyclops lens over the date, and water resistance to 100 meters. Self-winding Caliber 3235, with -2/+2 seconds per day accuracy after casing, has a 70-hour power reserve. The watch is fitted with an Oyster bracelet with a folding Oysterclasp and an Easylink 5-mm comfort extension link. Price: $7,050.
The Ginza district in Tokyo, where the Seiko story began, inspired this new Prospex model SPB259 that celebrates Seiko’s 140th anniversary. The watch’s dial has an intricate pattern that is reminiscent of the Ginza district’s traditional cobblestone streets but in a blue-gray tone that has the contemporary feel of the modern architecture in the district today. The seconds hand pays homage to the district’s history with the Japanese color “Komparu,” named after the street where Ginza nightlife was once centered. The 38-mm stainless-steel case has a curved sapphire crystal above the dial, a screwed see-through caseback and 200-meter water resistance. Automatic Caliber 6R35 has a 70-hour power reserve. The stainless-steel bracelet has a tri-fold clasp. Limited edition of 3,500.
Vacheron Constantin has introduced two new self-winding diamond-pavé models to its Égérie collection for women (égérie is French for muse). In rose or white gold, the new iterations are entirely set with 303 diamonds on the 35-mm case and 574 diamonds on the dial, which has an off-set date and a crown (topped with a rose-cut diamond) between 1 and 2 o’clock. Manufacture Caliber 1088 provides a power reserve of 40 hours. Each time-piece is delivered with two straps in night blue or candied chestnut, one satin-effect alligator leather and one satin, with 17 diamonds on the gold pin buckle. The interchangeable strap system is tool free. Each watch has a total of 912 diamonds (4.10 cts.). Shown, Ref. 4606F/000R-B648, $64,000.
This new sporty-elegant version of the Zenith Chronomaster Original (Ref. 16.3200.3600/02.C907) has 56 brilliant-cut diamonds on the lugs and nine on the dial, which features four different colors of mother-of-pearl. The 38-mm stainless-steel case has a transparent caseback for a view of the automatic El Primero chronograph movement that can display 1/10th of a second and has a stop-seconds mechanism, a date indication at 4:30 and a 60-hour power reserve. The rhodium-plated hour markers and hands are coated with Super-LumiNova to glow at night. Shown here on a light-blue calfskin leather strap. Price as shown, $13,000. Also available in a taupe-colored version.