Wedding day is one of the most memorable occasions in every one’s life. During wedding ceremonies, everyone wear their best dresses. Typically, the style used for wedding suits and other accessories is traditional, and sometimes with a contemporary touch.
To complement the elegant and well-tailored wedding dresses, we have prepared a list of eleven on-trend watches. Traditionally, gold occupies a significant role in marriage ceremonies. Along with the elegant and sophisticated design features, we equally considered the importance of this precious metal before finalising our list. Moreover, the case of a wedding watch should be classic-sized, smooth and thin. Additionally, watches with simple dial design are more preferable.
1. Ballon Bleu De Cartier Watch Automatic Gold 42mm
Our preferred choice from the high-luxury range is an 18-carat pink gold version of Cartier Ballon Bleu De Cartier automatic model, known for its timeless elegance and unique design. Cartier’s Ballon Bleu De watch inherited its name from the integrated blue-cabochon crown, which floats like balloon. Perfectly suitable as a wedding watch for men, the 18-carat pink gold automatic version measures 42mm diameter and 13mm thickness. It is outfitted on an 18-carat pink gold bracelet featuring polished and satin-finished links. Along with the curved case design, this smoothly finished bracelet offers comfortable fitting.
Also made from pink gold, the fluted crown is topped with a blue cabochon-shaped sapphire. Perfectly contrasting the golden theme of the watch, the silvered guilloche dial features a lacquered opaline dial-ring. It hosts large Roman numerals and a miniature date-window adjacent to the distinct crown. The watch displays hour, minute and second with their blued hands. Its automatic movement typically provides 42 hours power reserve. Ideally fitted with sapphire crystal glasses, this watch is water-resistant to 30 meters. Also available in yellow gold, this model costs just above S$ 42000. The Ballon Bleu De Cartier watches with same design are also available in stainless and bi-color versions, in a lesser price range.
2. Rolex Datejust 41 Rolesor
The Rolex Datejust 41 Rolesor watch boasts an everlasting design with the popular bi-color combination: oyster steel with 18-carat yellow gold or Everose gold. One of the most admired wristwatches ever produced, the Datejust 41 never went out of fashion since it was launched in 1945. In its Rolesor versions, the bezel, the crown, and the centre bracelet links are made of 18-carat yellow gold or Everose gold. The middle case and the outer links of the bracelet are made of oyster steel.
The new generation Datejust 41 models house a state-of-the-art mechanical self-winding movement endowed with high-energy efficiency and ultimate precision. A great wedding day timepiece for men, it can be paired with an Oyster or Jubilee bracelet. This certified Superlative Chronometer boasts an impressive power reserve of 70 hours. Its price is just above S$ 15000.
3. Omega De Ville Trésor Sedna™ gold 40mm
This fine wristwatch from Omega’s iconic Trésor line is made with the brand’s proprietary gold. The inimitable radiance of 18-carat Sedna™ gold generously provides an alluring appeal to this classic timepiece with slender proportions. It boasts an elegant silvery opaline dial adorned with vintage styled clous de Paris decoration.
The watch houses an Omega Master Co-Axial manual winding movement endowed with meticulous finishing and superior anti-magnetic features. It typically provides a power reserve of 60 hours. A certified chronometer, the De Ville Trésor Sedna™ gold watch is paired with an elegant brown leather strap with an 18-carat Sedna™ gold buckle. Available in the same price range as the Rolex Datejust 41 Rolesor, it is a brilliant choice as a wedding day watch.
4. Longines Presence Automatic 40mm Bi-color
From the mid price range, our first selection is a charming Presence Automatic model from the Longines Classic collection. The watch is a true representative of the Swiss brand’s classic elegance style. Made from stainless steel, this watch highlights an intriguing two-tone theme. Its case, crown, lugs and outer-links of the bracelet are enhanced with yellow or red gold PVD coating.
Fitted with sapphire crystal glass, this 40mm diameter watch has a thickness of just 8.90mm. It displays the hour, minute, seconds and date. Its automatic movement provides a power reserve of 64 hours. Its White matte dial feature painted Roman numeral hour-markers and black-colored hands for hour and minutes. The golden winged-hour glass logo and gold seconds hand enhance the luxurious appeal. The bracelet is equipped with triple safety folding clasp and push-piece opening mechanism. Price range is just above S$ 2000.
5. Oris Classic Date Automatic Bi-color
Typically featuring a 42mm diameter case, the Oris Classic Date is a slender watch with an irresistible appeal. The version we have shortlisted in this list features an eye-catching blue guilloche dial with bi-color case and bracelet. This stainless steel timepiece is topped with a rose gold PVD bezel. To harmonize the two-tone theme, the stainless steel bracelet features rose gold PVD links in two inner layers.
The watch displays hour, minute, seconds and date. The gold-color indexes and hands perfectly complement the two-tone shade of the watch. Its hour and minute hands feature Superluminova C3 for better visibility in the dark. The Swiss automatic movement typically delivers a power reserve of 38 hours. Its price is just above S$ 2000. This Classic Date watch model is also available with a black leather strap.
1. Omega De Ville Ladymatic Co‑Axial Chronometer 34mm, Sedna™ gold
Introduced in 1995, Ladymatic is an impressive watch collection dedicated to fashionable women. Suitable as a wedding watch for fashion conscious women, this De Ville Ladymatic watch features 18-carat Sedna™ gold case, bezel and bracelet. This slender 34mm case houses an ultra-feminine white, mother-of-pearl dial featuring 18K Sedna™ hands and a date-window 3 o ‘clock. Also made from 18K Sedna™ gold, the circle-shaped hour-markers are set with diamonds.
This chronometer-certified watch is equipped with the OMEGA Co-Axial calibre 8521, which can be admired through the sapphire crystal case-back. The movement features 18 carat red gold oscillating mass and balance bridge. Finished with an exclusive Geneva waves decoration, this self-winding movement promptly delivers 50 hours power reserve. Fitted with a domed sapphire crystal glass and screw-in crown, this Ladymatic watch has a water resistance of 100 metres. Price range is above S$ 42000.
2. TUDOR Glamour Date Automatic Two Tone
TUDOR’s Glamour is an extensive collection comprising of both ladies’ and gent’s timepieces that seamlessly combine the retro-chic style with elegance and sophistication. The collection offers timepieces with various configurations, with case sizes starting from 26mm.
For the women’s wedding watch list, we have shortlisted a particular bi-color model from the Glamour Date family. Highlighting an elegant two-tone theme, this 31mm watch features a polished steel case adorned with a steel and yellow-gold double bezel.
Adequately protected with a scratch-proof sapphire crystal, the champagne-colour dial features 11 diamond hour-markers and a small date window at 3 o’clock. Its self-winding mechanical movement (Calibre T201) typically provides approximately 38 hours power reserve. Made from yellow gold, the screw-down winding crown is embossed with the Tudor logo. The two-tone theme is harmonized with a steel and yellow gold bracelet with folding clasp. The watch is waterproof to a depth of 100 metres. The Glamour Date Automatic Two Tone watch is also available in 26mm and 36mm case sizes; and with other dial colors. Price range is above S$ 5000.
3. La Grande Classique de Longines, Two tone
Introduced in 1992, La Grande Classique de Longines collection perfectly embodies the Swiss brand’s classic elegance and timeless sophistication. This remarkable series offers extensive selection of timepieces with case diameters ranging from 24mm to 37mm, making it a suitable collection for both men and women. Available in quartz and automatic versions, these timepieces feature slender profile. Attached with screws, the case-back of the watch doubles as lugs for fixing the bracelet and straps.
The model included in this list features a bi-color case and bracelet. Its sunray-brown or black-lacquered dial hosts 12 diamond hour-markers and two slender pink hands for indicating hours and minutes. Longines also offers other dial variants of this two-tone watch. The golden shade in this two-tone watch was created by red PVD coating. The case measures 24mm diameter and 4.50mm thickness. Topped with a scratch resistant sapphire crystal, this quartz watch provides a water resistance of 30 meters. Price range is above S$ 2000.
4. Gucci Diamantissima 32mm
The Gucci Diamantissima collection offers stylish ladies’ watches featuring refined exterior design and minimalistic dial. This medium size timepiece features 32mm diameter polished pink gold PVD case. This watch boasts the iconic diamante pattern on the black lacquered dial. The same pattern is also visible on the black PVD coated case side. The minimalist dial has two gold-toned hands for displaying the time.
The watch is topped with a scratch-proof sapphire crystal glass with Gucci logo and “Swiss made” printing inside. Equipped with a Swiss made Ronda quartz movement, Diamantissima is also available with a 27mm case. The watch is worn on a black shiny calf leather strap with pink gold PVD ardillon buckle. It is water resistant to 50 meters. Price range is above S$ 1200.
5. Tissot Le Locle Automatic Small Lady
The Le Locle collection pays tribute the glorious heritage of Tissot. This vintage-inspired classic chic line offers elegant mechanical watch models for both men and women.From the Le Locle collection, we have selected the two-tone Automatic Small Lady model as a wedding day watch for women. Equipped with the ETA 2671 Swiss automatic movement, this timepiece features a yellow or rose gold PVD coated case measuring just 25.30mm diameter and 8.4mm thickness.
Topped with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, the watch also features a mineral glass case-back for viewing the mechanical movement. This automatic watch displays hour, minute, seconds and date. Its silver dial features gold-toned hands and hour-markers. The self-winding movement provides a power reserve of 38 hours. The bi-color steel strap is equipped with a butterfly clasp. Price range is above S$ 900.
6. Citizen L Ambiluna, Ref. EG7073-16Y
Citizen L is an impressive collection of ultra-feminine wristwatches, driven by the innovative Eco-drive technology. This collection has been dedicated to style conscious modern women. The model included in our list is an Ambiluna watch in a titanium case, enhanced with Sakura pink gold plating.
This extremely lightweight watch measures 31mm diameter and 6mm thickness. It boasts a beautiful mother-of-pearl dial hosting two slender, gold-toned hands for time display. Its 12-hour marker is a lab-grown diamond. Ideally fitted with a sapphire crystal glass, the watch provides water resistance of 50 meters. It is presented on an extremely fine Synthetic Leather Strap. Price range is just above S$ 650.