Choosing a watch with both history and classic design means that you will be guaranteed to have a timepiece for life. From slinky feminine designs to statement wristwear, it is only a matter of time before you find the watch perfect for you.
We have chosen a list of classic watch designs suitable for day to day or occasion. All of these watches can be serviced at Repairs by post and would make a great addition to your jewellery collection.
Guccio Gucci founded the House of Gucci in Florence in 1906. Guccio was known for his extraordinary craftsmanship and was known for selling luxury goods from the 1920s. The first Gucci boutique in opened in Rome and New York got its first Gucci store and by the late 1960.
Gucci made their inaugural watches in the 1990’s. Gucci created watches that would win them a spot as one of the world’s biggest fashion brands.
Gucci watches have continued to grace our wrists since and the brand now make watches based completely on high standards, innovative design and precision. Gucci’s Italian eye for fashion has been matched with Swiss craftsmanship to create some of the world’s most popular watches.
Gucci Diamantissima Black Leather Strap Watch with rose gold plated stainless steel casing and ardillion buckle.£595
The vision behind this brand started in 1976, just when the watchmaking industry was starting to change Mr Raymond Weil had a passion for watch design which led him down the path of owning his own business. Mr Weil took the craft of Swiss watchmaking and created newer more innovative pieces.
Moving out of Switzerland, Raymond Weil watches began to make their way across Europe and the all over the globe. A Raymond Weil watch would make a great gift for a special occaision such a 21st Birthday or Wedding Gift.
The beautiful Raymond Weil pictured is totally radiant, with a stunning white leather strap and rose gold face. Rose gold watches have become extremely popular in recent years and Raymond Weil has a wonderful selection.
Freelancer: Automatic open balance wheel, rose gold PVD plated stainless steel, on leather strap 12 diamonds.
Hamilton’s brand is a fusion of “American Spirit/Swiss Precision” and in recent years they have been a popular choice for Hollywood cinema, featuring in both Interstellar and The Martian.
Hamilton have a rich history creating their first range of pocket watches in 1912. From train tracks to the big screen, at the beginning of their manufacturing Hamilton watches were known as the “watch of railroad accuracy”. Hamilton reduced railroad accidents by delivering accurate timepieces to the railroad community.
If you are looking for a sophisticated piece with an entirely feminine feel the Hamilton Jazzmaster Lady Auto is the perfect balance of elegance and proficiency. The Jazzmaster pictured is attached to an exceptionally crafted automatic movement, which can be seen through the case back.
Hamilton Jazzmaster Lady Auto, Open Case Back, Automatic, Pink Gold PVD, Sapphire Crystal and Stainless Steel.
This watch graces the current women’s collection for Longines. This La Grande Classique Ladies Watch displays the style of watches that could be worn in fashion capitals like Milan or Paris but could also be worn by a professional female day to day.
This particular piece is made from stainless steel and is complemented with a white dial and black Roman numerals. Longines watches often have a date window.
Longines watches made from stainless steel would be a perfect addition to a business suit, adding a subtle touch of femininity to any outfit.
This watch has fully automatic swiss movement, which has been perfected over the brands 180 years of watchmaking heritage.
Longines La Grande Classique Ladies Watch £650.00
Tissot watches are known for pairing attention to detail, accuracy and reliability together through their skilled craftsmanship. Tissot is one watch brand that has continued to develop their innovation since their launch in 1853.
It is important that Tissot create a timepiece that have both classic designs and sustainability. This watch would be a great finishing touch to any outfit whether your choice to wear it day to day or with an evening piece, it would be an effortless addition.
With its standout features and luxurious style cues, this stunning timepiece boasts a crisp white Roman numeral dial with date functionality.
Tissot 25mm yellow gold-plated and stainless steel case with matching bracelet, and precision quartz movement.
Although Hugo Boss have a rich history in fashion design, they are fairly new in comparison to some of their watch making rivals. Nonetheless, they may have an edge due to their modern styles of watches.
This gorgeous simple piece by BOSS Is just glowing in gold-plated stainless steel. Its ladylike round case encloses a white mother-of-pearl dial, which makes it stand out from other watches in the BOSS collection.
Making it extra feminine it has four small gemstones on each quarter o’clock, this piece is definitely wearable for a woman of any age. With a fine-link strap, it makes it a must have accessory for your watch collection.
Hugo Boss wrist watch with quartz movement and mother-of-pearl dial: ‘Ladies Success’. £179.00
Bulova is another American watch brand, recognised contribution in watch innovation and craftsmanship. Since 1875, the brand has advanced in watch technology branching out from their downtown Manhattan store.
Bulova is a brand which has kept its eye on the watch and jewellery market as a whole, from diamonds to sportswear the brand have created a truthful timepiece for all styles and price points.
This brand continues to use the finest materials in their work from high-end leather to solid stainless steel. The piece pictured has a fine strap which would make a great addition to a piece of classic evening wear.
97L156 Women’s Watch from the Classic Collection. In stainless steel with rose gold-tone finish and rose dial, flat mineral glass, and rose gold-tone stainless steel bangle bracelet with jewellery clasp closure.
Certina dates back to 1888, a family business opened by two brothers Adolf and Alfred Kurth. At the time they were just one of many opening a supplies factory for the watchmaking industry in Switzerland, but one of the only to stand the test of time.
Certina became a founding member of the General Watch Co. (GWC) initiated by the ASUAG in 1971 and have recently celebrated their 125th anniversary. Certina celebrated by releasing a short film is released which provides an excellent overview of Certina’s history and accomplishments.
The Certina watch pictured features a mother of pearl dial, with black roman hour markers and a small date indicator at the6’o’clock. With mixed colouring, this watch can be worn with a variety of jewellery styles making it an extremely versatile piece.
Certina DS Podium Steel & Rose PVD MOP Dial Quartz Ladies Bracelet Watch. Stainless steel & rose PVD 32mm case and bracelet.
Watch Servicing and Repair
We hope you enjoy shopping your new watch, a timepiece will become a part of your daily exterior and one of your favourite pieces of jewellery. Make sure to choose try on different styles and shades before purchasing and by sticking to one of the pieces above you are guaranteed to have a piece that can age with you.
Take care of your watch and send it away for watch servicing at least each 3-5 years, this will allow your timepiece to keep ticking over nicely! Each of the pieces featured above provide something distinctive whether in design or the way they are built.
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