Brainstorming on women's sports watches

Disclaimer: Not this.

Oh great collective overmind of WatchCrunch, I beseech thee.聽

I'd like to buy my wife a sports watch. 聽I want to hear your thoughts.

Requirements:

  1. 聽Quartz
  2. 聽Strap monster
  3. 聽35mm or smaller
  4. No diamonds.

Bonuses:

  1. Two tone - Yellow gold preferred but cool with rose gold too.
  2. 聽Dial colors okay

I have a budget around $6Kish, but happy to spend a bit more (and even better, a bit less).

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Edit: 聽For context she owns a Tank 聽Solo and a Tank Franciase (with an MOP dial) already, so non Cartier suggestions particularly appreciated because I have mined that catalogue out already.

I鈥檒l try to get back to you with a recommendation shortly, but real quick鈥OLY CRAP, WHAT KIND OF AMAZING QUARTZ ARE YOU BUYING!!!

Ok, Ill put this kid to bed and get back to you.聽

thekris

I鈥檒l try to get back to you with a recommendation shortly, but real quick鈥OLY CRAP, WHAT KIND OF AMAZING QUARTZ ARE YOU BUYING!!!

Ok, Ill put this kid to bed and get back to you.聽

Being a watch enthusiast, I am ashamed to say that I have literally no concept of how much I should spend on:

  1. 聽Women's watches
  2. 聽Quartz watches

Like, I know myself well enough to know that if its below $1000, I'm not going to think about it much at all, so I threw out a number that felt like it covered all the bases and kinda want to see what folks come up with!

Aqua Terra 150M Quartz 30 mm
Aqua Terra 150M Quartz 30 mm

I was going to post the Omega but these guys are Jonny on the spot!! Grand Seiko has a 37mm that's just killer, just tad bigger then you were thinking but check it out. Rolex OP, without the fluff wouldn't be a bad choice.

I am an Ebel fanboy of sorts.

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  1. 聽quartz聽
  2. yellow gold two tone
  3. under 35mm
  4. No diamonds

I do believe the latest generation uses standard strap attachments so you should be able to put straps on.聽

EDIT: On further inspection it may not use standard spring bars... oh man, it was so 馃 close聽

MegaBob

I am an Ebel fanboy of sorts.

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  1. 聽quartz聽
  2. yellow gold two tone
  3. under 35mm
  4. No diamonds

I do believe the latest generation uses standard strap attachments so you should be able to put straps on.聽

EDIT: On further inspection it may not use standard spring bars... oh man, it was so 馃 close聽

I really liked the Ebel so it sucks that you can't swap the strap!

MinnKonaMike

I was going to post the Omega but these guys are Jonny on the spot!! Grand Seiko has a 37mm that's just killer, just tad bigger then you were thinking but check it out. Rolex OP, without the fluff wouldn't be a bad choice.

Rolex is the obvious choice but a long history of buying automatic watches for my wife that she stops wearing because they're dead stops me from going down that path.

HotWatchChick69
Aqua Terra 150M Quartz 30 mm
Aqua Terra 150M Quartz 30 mm

I was looking through the Omega site and was genuinely surprised as to how few two tone quartz watches there were below 35mm. 聽Maybe my wife is out of step with modern female watch fashion but it feels like there should be greater choice.

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Quartz JLC Reverso, $3700 on grey market

MegaBob is on target. 聽My wife owns that Ebel and adores it. 聽It is a watch that should never have the bracelet changed because the bracelet makes the watch. 聽Your wife deserves this:聽

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but they are hard to get your hands on and you did say quartz. 聽So consider this:

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Only $1700.00 or this funky Hermes:

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for $4600.00 or something round like聽

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Hotwatchchick69 offered the white Omega Seamaster. 聽1000% a WINNER!

Edge168n

I really liked the Ebel so it sucks that you can't swap the strap!

I think on the sport classic they have the screw system still but the wave (which looks the same basically but is a little less premium) they have spring bars apparently.

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This one has diamonds but I think they exist without as well.

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That one should technically fulfill all requirements.

Well鈥鈥檇 recommend the new Armitron Caroline鈥ut it鈥檚 only $85.00.

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Hamilton Jazzmaster Lady Quartz in 27mm

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or in 30mm

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It鈥檚 a bummer that there is no two-tone in the 34mm because I like it even more because of the 18mm lug width. Black and blue dials available too.

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