By Roberta Naas
Photography by Jeff Crawford | November 19, 2014 | Watches & Jewelry
Today’s watchmakers are using classic diamonds in modern and sophisticated ways—and Washington women are taking note.
FROM TOP: All new from Montblanc, the Bohème Date ($3,945) is part of a collection made expressly for women. The classically elegant watch is crafted in stainless steel with a diamond bezel. Montblanc at Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Dr., McLean, VA, 703-734-5101. This Fendi Chameleon Diamonds watch ($2,895) is crafted in steel and features a lustrous black enamel inlay ending at the bottom of the case, with the Fendi logo set with 106 diamonds. Bloomingdale’s at Tysons Corner, 8100 Tysons Corner Center, McLean, VA, 703-556-4600. From Rado, this HyperChrome ladies’ quartz watch ($3,575) is crafted in ceramic with 56 diamonds around the bezel. Diplomatic Duty Free, 1818 North St. NW, 202-466-4239
There is undeniable truth in the statement “diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” Watchmakers are well aware of this and have created diamond timepieces to ref lect the wishes and lifestyles of women who want to sparkle this season. These watches offer everything from a touch of diamonds on the bezel to go easily from day to night, to pieces enrobed in diamonds, from dial to case to bracelet—perfect for making a scintillating statement. Not your mother’s watches, these diamond timepieces offer a variety of modern design options and a hint of sex appeal with sophisticated black and white designs.
styling by terry lewis