I AM WOMAN
THE WORLD’S MOST LUXURIOUS WATCH BRANDS ARE MAKING A SERIOUS WRIST-PLAY FOR THE LADIES.
The world’s most luxurious watch brands are making a serious wrist-play for the ladies.
A strong trend at this year’s Swiss watch fairs was a renewed emphasis on female clients. While new women’s timepieces and collections are well-represented annually at Geneva and Basel, the 2017 difference is that the industry let its female customers know loud and clear that it has them top of mind: stunning new additions to collections that beforehand had a decidedly masculine flair; the incorporation of non-traditional materials into feminine designs; and the expansion in categories such as smart watches, world timers, and sports watches, often considered the domain of men. This year, watchmakers are right on time with what women want. For more watch features and expanded coverage go to la-confidential-magazine .com/watches-and-jewelry.
IN 2017, THE INDUSTRY LET ITS FEMALE CLIENTS KNOW THAT IT HAS THEM TOP OF MIND.
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Patek Philippe’s Ref. 7130G ladies’ World Time watch ($51,031) indicates all 24 time zones in a new white-gold case with a gray-blue hand-guilloched dial. The delicate nuance, illuminated by the sparkle of diamonds, also comes...