There is an interesting fact about watches that has escaped the attention of many people for years; Women were the pioneers of wearing wristwatches. While men were busy carrying around chained clocks in the breast pockets, women are the ones that saw the convenience of strapping a timepiece on their wrist. This historical fact has become swallowed up by the rise of male domination in the wristwatch industry.
Some of the most beautiful wristwatches are designed for ladies, and the following are some of the leading brands.
Santa Monica by MVMT
MVMT has been in the watchmaking business for less than a decade now, and in that short period of time, it has made waves in the watch industry. The Santa Monica watch has a 38mm face that comes in rose and gold accents. The straps that come along with the watch are interchangeable, which means you can switch them to match any attire you choose to wear. The watch costs between $20-$40 and is water-resistant to a depth of about 3 meters.
Daniel Wellington Petite Mesh Strap
If a bracelet watch is what you are looking for, then the Daniel Wellington Petite Mesh Strap is what you should be hunting for. It is simple yet sleek with a very elaborate face with everything plated in gold. The watch is the perfect accessory to have since it can act both as a timepiece and a bracelet. It is water-resistant to a depth of up to 5 meters and comes with an easy to adjust clasp. If gold is not your color, you can opt for either black or silver.
Michael Kors Access Smartwatch
Michael Kors is a well-known brand that has been around for years with predominantly male-oriented wristwatches. In their foray into the smartwatch industry, the company created this beautiful timepiece called Access Smartwatch. It has a large display that is held in place by a bracelet strap that makes the watch sport a jewelry look. It has GPS capabilities and is water-resistant to a depth of up to 30m. The watch costs anywhere between $50-$90.
Modern Easy Rider
The Modern Easy Rider is a creation from Timex, a world-renowned watchmaker dating back to 1854. This watch is very pocket friendly, and it is the perfect wearable if you are the type that loves good looking watches that do not cost an arm and a leg. It has a 32mm face and is water-resistant to a depth of up to 30m. The straps are made out of real leather, and the time face has an indigo backlight that glows in the dark for easy readings.
Deco Sport is a brand Michele watch that is both stylish, exquisite, and a must-have accessory for any woman who is into fashion. The Deco Sport is a luxury brand with a luxury price tag. A single piece retails for between $1,500 – $2,000. The watch comes in rose gold, yellow gold, and silver with a uniquely designed leather strap. It has Swiss movements and has a face that features a date window and an unmarked sunray design.
The Apple Watch
It would be a disservice if the list did not feature an Apple Watch. The sleek smartwatch is the epitome of what a digital watch should look like and function; It has a unisex and sporty appeal to it that makes it look great when worn by just about anyone. It is loaded with lots of helpful features like GPS tracking, countless health apps, a compass, and shots of other exciting features and functionalities. It has a 40mm face and is water-resistant to a depth of up to 50m. They retail at about $400.
Major Stud by Rebecca Minkoff
This an all-black watch with an elegant black leather strap is one of the most beautiful wristwatches you will ever have the pleasure of laying your eyes upon. With a 35mm face and running on quartz movements, this watch is the perfect wrist accessory for any woman who is into black watches. It is water-resistant to a depth of up to 30 meters. It comes with a detailed manual that shows how to reset it in case of a malfunction as well as a guide on how to replace the watch battery if it ends up getting drained.
The Cuff Watch by Marc Jacobs
Marc Jacobs is a famous fashion designer that has worked with some of the biggest names in the fashion industry. Aside from designing apparel, he also ventured into watchmaking, and this beautiful piece of art was the result. The watch features a colorful strap that holds together a 36mm watch face that is water-resistant to a depth of 30m. The Cuff watch costs about $250.
Lady watches are elegant, petite, and a marvel to look at. As smartwatches take over slowly, they are careful not to repeat the same mistakes that their predecessors committed, ignoring women. The assumption that women are not that invested in wristwatches is wrong and old fashioned.