The last couple of years have taken a toll on our physical, mental and emotional well-being. Navigating our way through a global pandemic has not been easy, especially for women. With the odds stacked against women in every aspect of their lives, it is nothing short of a miracle to witness a woman’s birth, growth, and prosperity. 

This International Women’s Day, we celebrate “you” by putting together a list of the top 7 women’s watches that deserve to be part of your collection. These watches carry impeccable designs and have features that promise to make life a little simpler for you. 

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Rolex Lady-Datejust

The Rolex Lady-Datejust is a visually stunning timepiece, and is a feminine Rolex classic par excellence. Making an instant impression, the timepiece first came into existence in 1957 when Rolex launched the women’s version of the traditional men’s Datejust watch. This calendar chronometer is available in a wide range of case and dial options ensuring a match for all preferences. The one featured here comes in an 18ct yellow gold case set with a champagne-coloured dial and diamond indexes. The signature fluted bezel made from yellow gold gives the watch its classic look while also connecting it to its lineage. 

5 Best Watches for International Women’s Day

In terms of technical superiority, the watch comes equipped with a screw-down winding crown with Rolex’s Twinlock double water-proof system and the Calibre 2236 movement with a power reserve of 55 hours. Strapped to a presidential bracelet made out of yellow gold, the Rolex Lady-Datejust is a beautiful timepiece. 

5 Best Watches for International Women’s Day

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Panerai Luminor Due

Belonging to the first Panerai model created expressly for women, the Luminor Due is a simple, elegant and masterfully restrained timepiece. A must-have for every woman interested in watches, this version of the Luminor Due comes in a unique ivory sun-brushed dial set in a comfortable 38mm polished steel case. The dial is elegantly set with Arabic numerals and hour markers along with a subtle date window at 3 o’ clock and small seconds subdial at 9 o’clock. The shiny red alligator leather strap perfectly matches the unique dial with a polished steel buckle. The watch is powered by the automatic P.900 calibre, which gives three whole days of power reserve.

5 Best Watches for International Women’s Day

With each of its many attributes maintaining the brand’s DNA, the Panerai Luminor Due makes for the perfect timepiece to celebrate the women of today.

5 Best Watches for International Women’s Day

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Fossil X Cedella Marley

If you are on the lookout for a watch that offers more than just aesthetics and technical innovation, then the Fossil X Cedella Marley limited edition collection is the one for you. Born out of a partnership between the watch brand and author, designer and recording artist, Cedella Marley, the new, limited-edition timepiece evokes a bright style and embodies the spirit of togetherness. This timepiece adds a lot of value because 25 percent of the proceeds from the sale of the limited-edition collection will be donated to World Pulse, a non-profit organization that uses social networking to drive social change by empowering women. Additionally, Fossil will also be donating $10,000 to the Bob and Rita Marley Foundation to support the Jamaica Women’s National Football Program activities, for which Marley serves as a global ambassador.

5 Best Watches for International Women’s Day

The watch is inspired by Cedella’s father, Bob Marley, his hit single “One Love,” and her Jamaican heritage. The timepiece is a reimagined limited edition of the Carlier platform and features the “One Love” lyric, heart design and a specially designed caseback with Cedella’s signature. It is available in a 35mm rose gold-tone case and bracelet with additional multi-coloured and interchangeable strap options.

5 Best Watches for International Women’s Day

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Longines Spirit

Making a case for elegant watches that can be used for different occasions is the newly launched Longines Spirit timepiece. Set in a 37mm steel case and available in new dials colours of sunray champagne, blue and black, these new timepieces are dedicated to the modern woman with an adventurous spirit.

5 Best Watches for International Women’s Day

The collection is inspired by the world’s greatest explorers who dedicated their lives to roam the globe freely and with determination. It features a clean and uncluttered aesthetic that is perfect for adorning women’s wrists worldwide.

5 Best Watches for International Women’s Day

Available in either a steel bracelet or leather strap, the new models come in three dial colours that are warm luminous with a sunburst effect. It houses the date centred at 6 o’clock and the collection’s signature five appliqué stars that symbolize the calibre’s reliability (in this case, the L888 automatic movement) working within.

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TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300 Naomi Osaka

Are you passionate about fashion and design, and maybe about tennis? In that
case, the newly released TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300 Naomi Osaka watch is the
one you need this International Women’s Day.

5 Best Watches for International Women’s Day

Designed in close communication with the tennis star herself, the new timepiece comes in “Naomi colours”. It features different shades of green on the dial and the strap – a design element personally chosen by tennis pro. Why? The colour green represents a reminder of tennis and brings Osaka back to her love of nature. The dial features elements in honour of her two great passions – tennis and nature. It includes two different shades of green – the pale green colour forming a wave pattern and a different shade present on the five-minute markers. The octagonal hour markers are made of diamonds.

5 Best Watches for International Women’s Day

More green is added to the watch via its two strap options. They are both available in green rubber straps and an additional one made from fishing nets that are 100 percent recyclable. Other elements include Naomi’s official logo – a teddy bear holding a flower carved on the caseback and the watch’s packaging.

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