Top 10 Classic Watches for Women

Finding the perfect luxury watch for women requires perfect mix of emotional appeal, craftsmanship and design. A luxury watch does much more than tell time, it’s a way for women to express their personal taste as well as making a statement. Going with a classic design from a watchmaker with heritage is always a recipe for success. Lets dive into our top picks


Rolex Datejust

If there is a single watch that speaks for the universe of luxury watches, it is the Rolex Datejust. Let’s call it the goodwill ambassador of Swiss watches. There is the classic that we immediately recognize plus more than 1,000 iterations. One of the latest is the ref. 279173 in Oystersteel and yellow gold. The Datejust was introduced in 1945. Since then this watch has proven to delight us with its multiple personalities. Find it in an endless variety of case materials, dials, stones, markers, bracelets, and appliques. In whichever configuration you choose, this is a timeless classic. 

Carl F. Bucherer Patravi ref. 00.10622.08.23.31

The Patravi is an impact player in the world of women’s watches. It features a stainless steel case and bracelet. The bezel is set with diamonds. The white dial has silver-tone hands, index hours markers and minute markers around the outer rim. It looks serious. This classic watch is perfect for the boardroom. It is an elegant statement that will impress endlessly. There are several variations in case materials, colors, and a variety of straps and bracelets to tailor the look for the wearer. 


Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ref. 2305v/100A-B170 

The overseas is ready to go when you are. A dozen variations of this watch make it easy to compliment the personality and lifestyle of the wearer. There is even a model with a diamond bezel for the ultimate expression of elegance and sportiness. 

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Lady

The Reverso was first issued to British Army officers stationed in India in the 1930s. The idea of flipping the case to protect the dial from damage while playing polo. The Reverso still dazzles us today. The face of the Reverso Lady is framed by three gadroons giving it an art deco flair. The many variations of the Reverso Lady reinforce and inspire femininity. Not yet convinced? Have a closer look at the pink gold Reverso One Duetto Jewellery. 

 Bvlgari Serpenti Sedutorri

This stunning timepiece is Bvlgari’s nod to the glamour of high jewelry. The iconic drop-shaped watch head takes on a striking new design. The dial is white silver opaline. The soft sheen of the bracelet is inspired by the scales of a serpent. The hexagonal pattern is soft and flexible. It moves with the wearer. The Serpenti Seduttori watch features a quartz movement and a 33 mm stainless steel case.

Cartier Ballon Bleu REF. W4BB0016

Ballon Bleu de Cartier watch never fails to add elegance to your look. Wear it with an evening gown or jeans and a blazer. The 33mm steel case houses a self-winding, mechanical movement. The case is available in polished or brushed finishes. The bezel is steel and is set with 50 brilliant-cut diamonds. A silvered flinqué sunray effect dial catches the light. Let the Ballon Bleu be your entry into the world of Cartier watchmaking.

 Cartier Tank Francaise REF. WE110004

The small Tank Française watch updates Cartier’s legendary tank watch design from the 1910s. It is offered in a steel case with rose gold and steel chain-link bracelet. The dial is set with 11 brilliant-cut diamonds. The Tank Francaise captures the emotion of Cartier’s original design. Today’s design aesthetic pushes the timepiece forward.

Patek Philippe Twenty 4 

Black dial and diamonds are the epitomai of elegance. The PP twenty-4 watch launched in 1999. Designed for the active women, its classic art deco styling and dramatic blackface make the watch fit for any occasion. Only Patek Philippe can pack this much effortless elegance into a watch.

Chopard 36mm Happy Sport 

Diamonds with a stainless steel case. A combination that Chopard put on the map. The Happy Sport was launched in 1993 and since then has kept the sporty, elegant women’s watch at the forefront. Seven diamonds float was the wearer moves. You’ll look twice before you realize they won’t interfere with the hour and minute hands. Many variations in the dial, case materials, straps, and bracelets let the wearer choose the right amount of chic and sophistication. Chopard has released more than 1,000 versions of the Happy Sport over 25 years. 

Audemars Piguet Lady Royal Oak

The AP Royal Oak. The design is iconic and timeless. The Lady Royal Oak comes in a variety of case materials. The octagonal bezel and finely fitted integrated bracelet give the watch a look all its own. The embossed look of the dial, known as tapisserie, shook up the world of watches. Today, there are endless varieties of the Royal Oak. Casual, dressy, or elegant, this watch pulls off all the looks. It is not unusual to see women opting for the men’s mode.


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