Elegant and feminine women's watches are the ideal accessory for the wrist of anyone who wants to keep track of the time in style.
Watches for women are produced by leading watchmakers, top fashion houses and affordable brand, giving you the choice of a watch with great functionality and accuracy, a luxury timepiece that complements your style or something more fashionable for day to day wear.
Women's watches can be simply elegant with a smart leather strap or metal bracelet and a classic dial, or more luxurious made with gold and diamonds. Anyone who likes the vintage look will be tempted by antique watches from decades such as the 1950s or 1980s.
Watches can be digital , produced by brands such as Casio, analogue which have a more traditional display with turning hands and chronograph, which means they can be used as a stopwatch and have sub dials to show minutes, seconds and hours.
The movement of a watch tells you how a watch is run and can affect factors such as cost and lifespan. A watch with mechanical automatic movement means it is powered by the movement of the wearer's hand when worn. If it is not worn regularly it may need re-winding by hand. A manual movement watch will need daily winding by hand. A quartz watch is powered by a battery which will last between 12 and 24 months. A quartz solar powered watch converts light into energy to charge the watch.
Designer Michael Kors designs a range of popular women's watches for those who like to be at the cutting edge of fashion. Among the best-selling Michael Kors watches are those in rose gold shades. The MK5943 chronograph watch is made from rose gold plated steel, has a stone set frame, an analogue display and is run by quartz movement.
Luxury Christian Dior watches are the height of fashion and antique timepieces by the famous fashion house are also much sought after. You can choose from a vintage watch from the 1980s with a stainless steel strap in gold and silver, the Riva style with its stunning diamond embedded case, or a Christal diamond watch in white or pink. Guess produces high quality fashion watches with stunning silver glitter or denim effect, among others, and a choice of straps such as stainless steel, leather, denim, or ceramic.
Watches are measured by their water resistance, based on the depths they will withstand water. If a watch meets the ISO 2281 standard it is intended for ordinary daily use, and a divers' watch must meet the ISO 6425 standard and will withstand depths of at least 100m.