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A classic ladies watch

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Paddingtonthebear Sun 12-Jul-15 22:50:43

Any recommendations?
Small wrists, not blingy.

Paddingtonthebear Sun 12-Jul-15 22:51:58

It's a special birthday present watch for me so can be expensive wink

Pugthug Sun 12-Jul-15 22:54:26

Skagen watches are lovely.

TheDuchessofBoxford Sun 12-Jul-15 22:56:30

Daniel Wellington make very simple and stylish watches at a reasonable price

JaceLancs Sun 12-Jul-15 23:58:15

I have had an omega for the last 20+ years
I think it's far more classy than a Rolex!

mowglik Mon 13-Jul-15 00:26:23

Budget? expensive is relative!

RJnomore Mon 13-Jul-15 00:39:47

Id recommend a Raymond Weill. Proper Swiss made, not too pricey but definitely getting dearer the last few years. Probably on par with a Gucci watch price wise but they're fashion watches, I'd get a watchmaker watch if you can.

SomeKindOfDeliciousBiscuit Mon 13-Jul-15 02:28:43

Another vote for RW.

Strokethefurrywall Mon 13-Jul-15 02:49:54

Depending on budget, Cartier make beautiful ladies watches.

Strokethefurrywall Mon 13-Jul-15 02:51:13

Or Tag. But my ultimate are the Rolex oysters - on the expensive side though.

ChipsOnChips Mon 13-Jul-15 03:17:53

I like the Cartier tank - understated and classy

SteveBrucesNose Mon 13-Jul-15 05:02:55

I have a Cartier tank francaise and I love it, but again, expensive is relative. If you've got dainty wrists I'm not sure a tank would be right, I've got very big hands (ring size Q and a half for comparison) and it's a nice size watch on me.

Baume and mercier have some very classic styles too and I suspect my next watch will be from there. Very classic Swiss watches. I'm not sure on women's pricing but DHs was about £2.5k and women's are usually cheaper. They're very slim too.

EmGee Mon 13-Jul-15 08:07:43

I have an Omega. It's very plain (no bling) and looks fine with a dress or fine with casual clothes. Bit like this model but the face on mine is not pearlised
www.ernestjones.co.uk/webstore/d/6807119/omega+constellation+ladies%27+stainless+steel+bracelet+watch/

Paddingtonthebear Mon 13-Jul-15 09:07:01

That Omega is lovely.

Keep them coming

Paddingtonthebear Mon 13-Jul-15 18:01:03

Yep loving the Omega Constellation but not the price tag grin

Chocolateteabag Mon 13-Jul-15 18:53:36

I have a Longines tank watch, was £700 7 years ago IIRC (wedding present from DH)

dazzlingdeborahrose Mon 13-Jul-15 19:08:53

I have an omega constellation but the one that is two tone and with the sparkly diamonds on the face. Not too blingy and goes with everything. I also have a Raymond Weill which was less expensive but has never let me down in the fifteen years I've owned. Simple design but very lovely.

Paddingtonthebear Mon 13-Jul-15 19:38:17

Have you got some pics please?

needmorespace Mon 13-Jul-15 20:56:27

content.beaverbrooks.co.uk/images/product/MX2692_0/ProductRetina.jpg

I have this - it's lovely and understated.
But I'm seriously considering buying a Cartier Tank Francaise

Paddingtonthebear Mon 13-Jul-15 21:04:07

I don't even know if I want round, square or ???

Blueboys2009 Mon 13-Jul-15 23:06:55

I have this skagen one which, in my opinion, looks more expensive than it is!
www.skagen.com/gb/en/sale/stine-steel-link-watch-pdp430ssxdp.html?referer=productlisting

NormHonal Mon 13-Jul-15 23:08:10

Longines.

MountainDweller Tue 14-Jul-15 01:39:13

Check out Speake-Marin for something unusual www.speake-marin.com/collections/j-class-collection/shenandoah

AGBforever Tue 14-Jul-15 01:49:38

I have a really beautiful Raymond Weil (15yrs old) which is so lovely I have stopped wearing it and put aside for my Dd when she leaves home.

Want2bSupermum Tue 14-Jul-15 02:49:03

Skagen watches don't last. Had three in a row and each only lasted 2 years.

Now I have a Rolex and a Larson and Jennings. Love both but if looking for something less than £500 I would opt for L&J as I really like that you can easily switch the wrist strap.

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