Trend Spotting: Skinny Watches

Guess what: Thin is in. That’s news? For watches it is! The ladylike aesthetics for fashion right now demand daintier proportions in wrist-wear. The look modernizes when coupled with a (respectively) large face. High time, I say, after the protracted period of watch bands going wide. If, like me, you fancy vintage or jewelry-inspired tickers, you’re right in the moment! Below, get the skinny:


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  • Cartier’s Love watches put the screws in a classic, available in yellow, white, or pink 18k; the version with 18 round-cut diamonds is also available at Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.


    Cartier’s Love watch
    Photo via NeimanMarcus.com

  • Coach is on trend with color in its multi striped Madison Legacy watch, while the monochrome Heritage strap springs with green, pink, or black plus sporty white stitching.

     
    Coach’s Madison Legacy watch


    Coach’s Heritage watch
    Photos via Coach.com

  • Piaget’s Possession lives up to its name, plus has a large selection of satin bands and a diamond circling the watch face’s arabesque numerals. The Magic Hour watch from the Limelight collection rotates face orientation according to the wearer’s mood—traditional, east–west, or askew: Now that’s a woman’s watch! 


    Piaget’s Possession watch
    Photo via Lussori.com


    Piaget’s Limelight Magic Hour watch
    Photo via Sybarites.org

Juicy Couture’s Jane watch, in red
Photo via JuicyCouture.com

  • Raymond Weil’s rectangular case Shines with its interchangeable bracelet system; new is Shine Jeans in chic denim.


    Raymond Weil’s Shine
    Photo via RaymondWeil.com

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