WATCHES OF LEADING LADIES

IN THE WORLD OF FINE WATCHES, FAR TOO OFTEN, LADIES WATCHES ARE PUSHED ASIDE AND IGNORED. THE TRUE BEAUTY OF HAUTE HOROLOGY IS THAT IT TRANSCENDS THE NATURE OF FASHION ACCESSORIES AND JEWELLERY; IT’S THE FINE LINE BETWEEN A PERSONAL ACCESSORY AND A DEFINITION OF CHARACTER AND STYLE. WHEN A LADY WEARS A WATCH LIKE THESE, IT’S A STATEMENT, WHETHER IT BUSINESS OR PLEASURE. THESE ARE THE WATCHES FOR LEADING LADIES IN ANY INDUSTRY ANYWHERE.

Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Lady 

Available from: Vacheron – £10 350

 With a simple yet inherently feminine design, The Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Lady can be worn anywhere anytime. Embedded with 117 gem set diamonds over its 36.50mm diameter, this watch has a deceptively luxury quality to it, you’ll only notice when you get up close, and people will want to. Its 18K white gold case and dark blue alligator strap are a beautifully graceful match that only increases the magnificence of the diamond set face, and the beauty of it on your wrist.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Duoface

Available from: Jaeger-LeCoultre – £13 900

With the Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Duoface watch Jaeger-LeCoultre have reinvigorated the classic style of the duo-face. A timeless watch for women the world over, this new ultra thin edition is inspired by a rich historical legacy and has been turned into modern elegance. A reinterpretation of the original 1931 design, the watches pink gold case measures just 9.14mm high and with the black alligator strap, this watch is a piece of women’s design legacy for you to carry on your wrist.

Piaget Altiplano Date

Available from: Piaget – £23 800

The Piaget Altiplano Date is the definition of grace. Its slender characters define the silvered dial creating an elegant contrast with the pink gold case and diamond gem studded bezel. The brown alligator straps create a soft contrast within the watches design, giving the entire piece the illusion of height and a silhouette figure. This design feature and the 40mm face, on the wrist, the watch will make a point to be seen and you’ll want to be seen wearing it as it adds a touch of effortless elegance to your style.

Ballon Bleu De Cartier

Available From: Cartier – £30 700

Cartier’s Ballon Bleu de Cartier is one of the most timeless designs in the world of fine watches. A brand name that has almost never under designed or ignored the legacy of horology in their approach to women’s watch making. This variation in white gold and dual line diamond studded bezel is our favorite. While this piece is admittedly flashier than most of our other featured watches, its heritage design and iconic Cartier shape make it a statement for any lady wearing one. A classic watch for ladies, with the combination of style and luxury.

Lange & Söhne Saxonia Automatic

Available from: A.Lange & Söhne – £31 500

The A.Lange & Söhne Saxonia Automatic, is an enigma. Rarely do horological designers create a watch for ladies so elegant and free from the realms of the ‘accessory’ label. This watch focuses on the classic design of the watch rather than the overwhelming desire to be seen as a ‘women’s’ piece, its 38.5mm face and mere 7.8mm height, 18ct pink gold bezel and silver face feature a classic design that when viewed with the small diamond bezel, becomes unarguably lady like. The golden face and brown alligator strap with heavy stitching, give a graceful 1920’s feel to the piece. Truly a dress watch for a leading lady and one wed love to see you wear anywhere.

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Luke Fussell

Editor-In-Chief, seeker of the peace, part time chandelier cleaner, a legend in his own time, oppressor of champions, soldier of fortune, world traveller, bonvivant, all round good guy, international lover, casual hero, philosopher, wars fought, bears wrestled, equations solved, virgins enlightened, revolutions quelled, tigers castrated, orgies organised, bars quaffed dry, governments run, test rockets flown, life president of the Liquidarian Society of Great Britain and Ireland (apply to website for membership).

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