Top 10 Best Women's Watch Trends 2018

Latest ladies fashion watch trends 2018. Watches are among the hottest fashion accessories right now. Trending women's watches include simple minimalist and smartwatches. Big and gold watches are in style too. Here, discover the colored watch trends, sizes, materials, brands, shapes, features and styles hottest right now. 

Watches are stylish, classic, and universal pieces of jewelry. The perfect fashion accessories to complete your outfit and express your style whether you are going to the office, to a business meeting, to the beach, to a dinner, or to run errands.

A trendy watch will take your look a notch higher. Step up your wrist-wear game with an on-trend watch to spice up your looks! These stylish ladies watches also make great gift ideas for women.

An Overview of Ladies Watch Trends for 2018

The top watch styles women are wearing this year: Trending on ladies wrists are simple minimalist timepieces, sporty chic, rose gold, big watches as well as dainty and delicate ones, feminine and elegant rosy, blush and pink tones.

Other women's watch trends: Smartwatches, activity trackers, and designer hybrids that are classic analog styles with smart updates. 

Enduring ladies fashion watch trends that were trending in 2016, 2017 and have lasted for years now, still going strong and not leaving anytime soon: Big and gold tone watches are still in style in 2018 and so are eye catching colored, skeleton and decorated dials, and bling watches, rose gold and ceramic timepieces.

Ladies luxury watch trends: New luxury women's watches unveiled at SIHH and Baselworld 2017 include and feature classic, colored and interesting leather straps, luxurious rose and yellow gold tones, moon-phase dials, timeless whites, shades of blues, pink faces and straps, petite sizes, complications, sparkling bezels and dials, decorative faces, dive watch styles, retro styles, interchangeable straps and angular shapes- rectangular, cushion, square and tonneau.

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Some of the Trending Women's Watches Right Now:

Women's Watch Trends Report for 2018

Watches are stylish, classic, and universal pieces of jewelry. The perfect fashion accessories to complete your outfit and express your style whether you are going to the office, to a business meeting, to the beach, to a dinner, or to run errands. A trendy watch will take your look a notch higher.

No wonder timepieces are among the top style accessories for women right now! Explore the 2018 ladies fashion watch trends in details below:

1. Simple Minimalist Watches

Pared-back minimalist watches that exude effortless style and an understated luxury and possess a timeless elegance and sophistication reign right now.  

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication and less is more. A simple minimalist watch will go with everything, bring the best out of your look, and will catch the eye in all its simplicity.  

Add Dutch-cool style to your looks with timepieces like Daniel Wellington, The Horse, Cluse, Larsson & Jennings, Skagen and more.

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2. Ladies Watches Fashion Trends 2018: Sporty Chic Watches

Elevate your off-duty style with sports luxe timepieces. Athleisure and athleluxe fashion is hot in 2018 and so are watches with an athletic aesthetic, elegance, and style.

Sporty chic watches are the perfect accessories to complete the laid back and comfortable athletic look. They have cool style with rubber and silicone bands, large sizes, sporty features like water resistance and stopwatch capabilities, and luxurious features such as gold tones and crystal adornments.

Top brands for sporty elegant watches include Invicta, Technomarine, Mulco, Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger, Casio, Michael Kors, Guess among others.

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3. Stylish Smartwatches, Hybrids and Activity Trackers

In the highly connected world of smart phones and devices we are living in, it's no wonder that ladies smartwatches that are sized right, look good, and have a wide array of useful applications and features are some of the ladies favorites in 2018.

The benefits of a smartwatch and the look and feel of a traditional watch with designer hybrid smartwatches

In line with the current lifestyle trends and quest for wellness, stylish activity trackers and sport watches that are both smart and beautiful are among the trending watches for women in 2018.

Wear them in and out of the gym or track. They will monitor distance calories, heart rate, sleep, and more health and fitness indicators and you can connect them to your smartphone, tablet, or laptop and track your activities conveniently.

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4. Ladies Colored Watch Trends 2018

Pink, Blush and Rosy Tones: Pretty and elegant timepieces in soft and shimmering pinks, rose gold tones, blush and beige. Modern style and feminine elegance. 

The classic yellow gold tone is also in style. Luxurious yellow and rose gold finishes will make the everyday glamorous or add extra shine to a special occasion. 2017 releases - Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Frosted Gold and Cartier Panthere - in yellow gold are just stunning.

The rose gold watch trend is here to stay. What's not to love about this beautiful and elegant gold-tone. Choose a rose gold tone metal bracelet or mesh watch or a white leather/rubber/silicone strap with a rose golden case.

Blues: Striking faces and straps in blue. Especially hot this year are metal bracelets and leather straps in shades of teal and eye catching blue watch faces. Try something blue on the wrist. 

Multi-Tones: Two tone metal bracelets and cases are in style. Mix and match gold and silver tones with on-trend two-tone or tri-tone designs. Achieve style and versatility.

Timeless whites: Leather, rubber and silicone straps in timeless whites attached to yellow gold and rose gold cases and bejeweled bezels. The result: stunning and attention-grabbing timepieces to grace the wrist and add sparkle to outfits.

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5. Women's Watches Size Trends 2018

Oversized watches: Fashion-forward watches sized to command attention. Large-faced, boyfriend watches are bold and exciting. Perfect when you want to make a bold fashion statement with a trendy timepiece that is eye catching and masculine in style.

Petite Watches: Delicate and dainty ladies watches are trending. This year, big style is in small packages! Wearing simple, delicate jewelry is in right now and this also applies to watches. Lately, ladies are gravitating towards more dainty timepieces where less is more and watch makers are delivering on this. 

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6. Women's Watch Trends 2018: Gorgeous Watch Faces

The face is the most prominent part of a watch. This year is all about stunning watch dials that draw the eye: 

Moonphase Dials: 2018 is all about the moon phase complication. Girard-Perregaux Cat's Eye Moon, Baume et Mercier Promesse Moonphase, Drive de Cartier Moonphase, and Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous are all moonphase watches unveiled at SIHH 2017.

Skeleton Watches: Mechanical watches with the internal mechanisms are an eye catching blend of vintage and modern with a bold and masculine vibe - the perfect watches to make a fashion statement .

Face Decorations: Exquisitely decorated dials are among the hottest styles this year. The watch face decorations range from feathers, lace, flowers, butterflies, wild animals, birds, architecture, and art.

Colored Dials: Especially in midnight and bright blues, and many other gorgeous hues on watch faces. The perfect way to have your favorite color adorn your wrist and spice up looks.

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7. Women's Watch Trends - On-Trend Watch Materials for 2018

Leather Watches: Leather watches are hot and there are lots of styles and colors to try. Leather straps in neutral browns, blacks, blues, pinks, and whites. Smooth, textured, to double wraps. 

Wood Watches: In line with the current trend for nature in fashion, wooden, eco-friendly, and nature inspired watches are a top trend. Wood watches are unique and most of them are also friendly to sensitive skin.

Ceramic Timepieces: Ceramic watches for women are still in style in 2018. What is not to like about them: they are stylish, beautiful, and long lasting so long as you don't drop, knock, or expose them to hard impacts. Plus ceramic does not stain, does not scratch, and is hypoallergenic.

Rubber and Silicone straps on sporty chic watches.

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8. Top Ladies Watches Fashion Trends in 2018: Cool Watch Bands

Watch straps are on the spotlight this year. They are cool, interesting, and glamorous. The cool watch band styles in 2018:

Mesh Bands: The elegant Milanese  or mesh style bracelets woven from stainless steel and available in silver, yellow gold, and rose gold tones are also a hot trend.

Bangle/Bracelet Arm Candy Watch Sets: Layered jewelry is a popular trend in recent years. Jewelry watch sets make achieving the trendy stacked look effortless and they are the perfect gifts.

Double Wrap Straps: Double leather wrap watch bands in neutral as well as vibrant colors are a top strap style right now. A double strap gives a watch a fashionable and sophisticated edge.

Textile Straps: Checked fabric straps and striped NATO, Zulu, and Canvas style wristbands are another trend in watch straps this year. They are playfully fashionable, and come in an array of vibrant colors.

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 9. Ladies Watches Fashion Trends 2018: Angular Shapes

2017 in watches is also about angular watch shapes - square, rectangle, cushion and tonneau shaped watches. Depart from the norm and try one of these trendy shapes on your wrist. These shapes have retro Art Deco and boyfriend watch vibes.

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10. More Ladies Fashion Watch Trends in 2018

Multifunction Watches: Watches with multiple dials and functions beyond just telling time are trendy in 2018. From chronographs with stopwatch capabilities to calendar and world time complications. Your wristwatch can do much more than just tell time.  

Bling Watches: Imitate the look of high jewelry watches with sparkly and glitzy watches with amazing adornments in form of diamonds or rhinestone crystals. Watches that add sparkle from shimmering mother of pearl dials to glitzy bezels and dazzling be-jewelled watch faces are a top trend this year.  

Novelty Designs: Have fun and express yourself with quirky designs. As an accessory, a novelty watch adds a playful twist to an outfit and can show off a piece of your personality without being too loud.

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Ladies Luxury Watch Trends for 2018

New ladies luxury watch releases play an important role in shaping the most popular watch styles every year. This is because luxury watch makers are the leading innovators and trendsetters in watch making.

Every year, various luxury watch manufacturers introduce brand new watches, updated versions of their iconic watches, or limited/special editions. These are usually unveiled at the annual watch shows and fairs: Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) held in Geneva, Switzerland every January and Baselworld held in Basel, Switzerland in March every year.

The above 2017 women's watch trends are based on what was showcased at this year's SIHH and Baselworld watch shows by brands such as Breguet, Louis Vuitton, Zenith, Chanel, Hamilton, Cartier, Piaget, Van Cleef & Arpels, Baume & Mercier, Blancpain, Longines, De Grisogono, Rado, Ulysse Nardin, Longines, Patek Philippe, and more.

2017 in watches is also about the woman with watches designed to be visual delights for ladies. No need to choose between aesthetics, poetry and mechanics. Ladies can have it all with stunning high-end technical and complicated mechanical watches made with ladies in mind.

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Photo Gallery of New Women's Luxury Watches in 2017 - Unveiled at Baselworld and SIHH 2017

Here is a gallery of the newest releases in 2017 compiled from Pinterest. See the entire new luxury ladies watches board at Pinterest.

Women's Watch Trends 2018 Conclusion

There you have the ladies fashion watch trends and most popular watch styles in 2018. The straps, colors, sizes, and materials in style now. The features new luxury watches in 2018 have. The styles that match the latest fashion, color, and lifestyle trends.

They are the watches to buy if you want a beautiful and fashionable accessory that will spice up your looks. Grab yourself a trending timepiece that resonates with your style or captures your eye to incorporate into your looks for a stylish, on-trend look. Give her a trendy gift watch.

With various women's watch trends, there is something to suit everyone in 2018. Whether you have a classic or sporty taste or prefer an ultra-modern look, you will find a watch that is just perfect for you and will suit your personal style, lifestyle, and needs.

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As the Chinese Proverb goes: ''An inch of time is an inch of gold but you can't buy that inch of time with an inch of gold''. Well, you can buy a great timepiece to help you manage the precious gift that is time while expressing your style!