What you wear often speaks volumes about the person you are. A watch however can do much more. The timepiece you strap on to your wrist may well reflect your character, providing an impression of your personality. Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we narrowed down some choice timepieces that will help compliment your ensemble as well as your disposition.
Your Personality: Confident and comfortable in your own skin, you like the finer things in life but at the same time are not too shy to let your hair down. You know how to rock a dress, opting for elegant gowns and dresses and your casual style exudes class and finesse.
Women You Identify With: Michelle Obama, Angelina Jolie, Kate Middleton
To Tell Time: Cartier Tank
Inspired by the armoured vehicles of the first World War, the Cartier Tank has evolved over the years but has remained one of the most stylish and recognisable watches ever made. The modern iteration of the timepiece comes with a signature square stainless steel case and traditional dial with signature Roman numerals and familiar blue steel sword-shaped hands.
Your Personality: You love the outdoors and live for adventure. Working out and finding thrill-seeking moments form just a small part of your identity but you’re also serious about accomplishing your goals in life. Your dress style is casual chic and you love mixing up styles so that you can be comfortable and sexy at the time.
Women You Identify With: Miranda Kerr, Hannah White, Sara Campbell
To Tell Time: Bremont SOLO-32-LC
The British watchmaker is renowned for its rugged chronographs but it has also produced some head turning designs for its ladies range. The SOLO-32-LC is a perfect example, sporting a clean and sophisticated stainless steel design that houses a modified calibre 9’’’ BE-10AE automatic chronometer with 40-hour power reserve.
Your Personality: Classy, assured and confident are the attributes you’re often associated with. You’re never a follower of fads, often opting for simple cuts and natural fabrics with neutral colours with a penchant for fine leather shoes and handbags to complete your ensemble. Minimalist best describes your style, but never at the risk of being boring or out of fashion.
Women You Identify With: Kate Winslet, Chi Ling Lin, Aishwarya Rai
To Tell Time: Longines Master Collection
Sophisticated, stylish with a classic and elegant design, the Longines Master Collection epitomises fine watchmaking. Distinguishable by its blue dial and matching alligator strap, an automatic movement lies at the heart of this timepiece, which is encased in a stainless steel case.
Your Personality: You’re a go-getter, someone who regularly ventures off the beaten-path and away from the crowd. Achieving and creating are the values you hold most dear and, above all else, you make it a point to stand out with your own distinctive style. You believe in the concept of ‘everything goes’ and embrace the possibilities of mixing and matching your outfits and styles no matter the occasion.
Women You Identify With: Jessica Alba, Daneel Harris, Carmen Jorda,
To Tell Time: Bell & Ross S Diamond Eagle
Powered by a calibre BR-CAL.102. Quartz movement, the square shaped BR S Diamond Eagle is both masculine and feminine at the same time. The signature Bell & Ross style is complemented with a steel bezel featuring white diamonds arranged meticulously on the face to represent the Aquila constellation.
Your Personality: You’re approachable, stylish and chic with a distinctive poise and finesse that often make you the centre of attention. The grace and polished etiquette you possess is further heightened by your love for refined and polished garments in clean, crisp colours. Essentially a wardrobe that’s both feminine and fun but never showy, just like your personality.
Women You Identify With: Gwyneth Paltrow, Shu Qi,Inès Sastre
To Tell Time: Frédérique Constant Ladies Automatic Double Heart Beat
With a rose gold-plated steel case and a bezel set with diamonds, the Frédérique Constant Ladies Automatic Double Heart Beat is fashionable as it is elegant. The dial houses twin hearts, which reveals the soul of this timepiece – an FC-310 Automatic movement.