For the discerning woman who wants a nice luxury watch by a Swiss brand at a friendly price or a timepiece finer than the average quartz fashion watch, affordable luxury watches for women are the way to go. They are the first tier of 'luxury' caliber watches.
Watches designed by real watch makers with special attention paid to the form and function to ensure they function flawlessly. Some market themselves as fashion watches while others focus on making Swiss luxury timepieces accessible to all and therefore offer accessible luxury.
Some affordable luxury watch brands adopt classic designs while some are trend led. For some brands, their style and uniqueness is the real value they offer. Get yourself or a loved one a nice watch comfortably within your budget with these affordable luxury ladies watches.
Here are the top brands for the best affordable ladies luxury watches. They all offer Swiss watch making at affordable prices making it possible to enjoy luxury watches without breaking the bank. They are well made watches with modest prices and offer great value for the money since they last for years with good care.
Epos, Fortis, Movado, Oris, Tissot, Burberry, Frederick Constant, Alexander, 88 Rue du Rhone, Orient, Raymond Weil, Bulova, Citizen, Hamilton, Gucci.
Here are the typical features of affordable luxury watches:
Design and Style- There is a wide range of designs from classics to trendy. Some brands offer unique designs and styles while others follow trends set by the high-end luxury watch makers.
Prices: Prices depend on the materials and whether they are adorned with precious stones. Under $1,000 for steel models and under $2,000 for gold tone models. Moderate to heavy discounts available through various dealers.
Materials- Most of the watches are made of steel with luxurious external finishes in steel, gold plated, or gold filled. Absence of solid precious metals and precious stones keep the prices low.
The dial protector- crystal materials range from sapphire to mineral glass and acrylic depending on the cost. Sapphire is the best dial protector material. It is durable and long wearing than mineral or acrylic and the most expensive.
Movements- They are analog display watches with quartz and non-chronometer grade mechanical movements. Some of them also offer unique complications at moderate prices. Swiss and Japanese made mechanisms.
Secure Deployant Clasp- A locking deployant clasp. Double or triple locking is better than a single locking clasps for securing the watch to your wrist and ensuring it does not fall.
Affordable luxury watches for women are sold in a variety of places: specialty watch shops, department stores, online retailers, to fine jewelry stores. It is possible to get moderate to large discounts depending on where you are buying. Great deals are especially easy to find when buying online.