Ready to update your luxury women's watch collection? Or looking to buy your first luxury watch? Check out our list of the top 5 classic ladies watches to discover your next favorite timepiece. Our picks combine enduring style, reliability and exclusivity.
Top 5 Classic Ladies Watches:
- Rolex Datejust 179173 Women's Watch in 18kt Stainless Steel/Yellow Gold
- Jaeger-LeCoultre Duetto 266.8.44 Women's Watch in Stainless Steel
- Chopard Happy Sport 8475 Unisex Watch in Stainless Steel
- Cartier Ballon Bleu W3BB0009 Women's Watch in 18kt Stainless Steel/Rose Gold
- Patek Philippe Sculpture 4891/1A-001 Women's Watch in Stainless Steel
1. Rolex Datejust 179173 Women's Watch in 18kt Stainless Steel/Yellow Gold
We’re kicking off our list of the top 5 classic women's watches with Rolex’s Lady-Datejust. This watch has been celebrated since its debut in 1945 by both men and women. With several sizes, dials, bezels, hour markers and metals to choose from, the Datejust is a must among watch lovers of all styles. This Lady-Datejust consists of Rolex’s durable oyster case, a yellow gold fluted bezel and comfortable stainless steel and yellow gold Jubilee bracelet. Its mother of pearl dial features 18kt yellow gold Roman numeral hour markers, a gold trimmed date window at 3 o’clock and cyclops lens to enlarge the date. The watch’s automatic movement is exceptionally reliable, earning it the title of Superlative Chronometer, surpassing the COSC’s rigorous standards.
2. Jaeger-LeCoultre Duetto 266.8.44 Women's Watch in Stainless Steel
Next up on our list of the top 5 classic ladies watch is a timepiece whose unique design has endured for decades. Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso was born in the 1930’s to withstand polo matches, with an innovative case that flips over to protect the watch’s delicate glass and dial. This Reverso Duetto features two dials which the wearer can select between by simply flipping the case. The first dial features Arabic numbers, black hour and minute hands, a minute track and a Guilloche pattern at the center of the dial. The second dial is far more minimalistic, as it lacks hour markers, but consists of a beautiful and golden rimmed mother of pearl dial with gold hour and minute hands as well as a diamond bezel. For a watch that adapts to your style, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Duetto is your perfect timepiece.
3. Chopard Happy Sport 8475 Unisex Watch in Stainless Steel
Caroline Scheufele knew what a new generation of luxury lovers craved when she created Chopard’s Happy Sport in 1993. Designed as a more casual version of the Happy Diamonds watch collection, Scheufele dared to combine diamonds with stainless steel, a first in the watch industry. This Happy Sport contains seven bezel set diamonds that freely float over the dial. The diamonds are held between two panes of sapphire crystal so they will never tip over or scratch the dial. Sleek with white Roman numerals and stick hour markers, the dial showcases a subtle date window at 4:30. As a versatile sports watch that can be worn at any occasion, it’s no wonder why Chopard’s Happy Sport is one of our top 5 classic ladies watches.
4. Cartier Ballon Bleu W3BB0009 Women's Watch in 18kt Stainless Steel/Rose Gold
Cartier’s modern classic timepiece, Ballon Bleu is a must for any watch lover, making the opulent choice for a classic women's watch. Perhaps what is most captivating about the Ballon Bleu is its unique case shape which is entirely round, save for an arch over crown.The crown is recessed into timepiece and protected by smooth extension of the case, keeping its blue sapphire cabochon adorned crown safe from accidental scratches. This Ballon Bleu dazzles with its diamond adorned bezel, diamond hour markers, Cartier’s traditional blue-steel sword-shaped hands and Guilloche dial. With its rose gold and stainless steel construction, Cartier’s Ballon Bleu is sure to captivate.
5. Patek Philippe Sculpture 4891/1A-001 Women's Watch in Stainless Steel
We’re wrapping up our list of the top 5 classic ladies watches with Patek Philippe’s Sculpture. Considered to be one of the most highly regarded brands in the watchmaking community for their technical achievements and artisan designs, the Sculpture is no exception. The Sculpture’s design is based on the highly ornate Baroque style with a fluid stainless steel case and ornate bracelet. Similar to the Ballon Bleu, the Sculpture’s blue enamel crown is covered by a bridge that extends from the case to protect the crown while still allowing for a smooth wind. The mother of pearl dial features Roman numerals and stick hour markers as well as a date window at 3 o’clock. This rare Patek Philippe is a beautiful and compelling addition to any watch lover’s collection.
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