Fresh Looks for a New Season
Spring begins to warm winter's chill this month, and you're probably
preparing for Mother's Day gift shoppers. The watches you sell for this
occasion are likely to be dressy and traditional, though the casual buyer
in the market for her own watch for work or play may go for something more
colorful or sporty. Here's a selection of timepieces to satisfy both types
|New models from the sterling silver women's bangle collection by Anne Klein
include these two with square cases, blue hands and applied indices. All
feature Swiss movements. Suggested retail, $150.|
Anne Klein, Long Island City, NY;(718) 784-0700.
|Baume & Mercier's Ilea Byzance features an 18k gold case, diamond bezel
and markers, sapphire cabochon crown, sapphire crystal and mother-of-pearl
dial. Suggested retail, $9,900 ($8,900 for the mini-Byzance at right). |
Baume & Mercier, New York, NY; (212) 593-0444, www.baume-et-mercier.com.
|Yves Saint Laurent celebrates its 40th anniversary with a heart-shaped watch
featuring silver-tone or gold-tone bracelet with interlocking hearts, silver-tone
or gold-tone bangles and patent leather straps. Retail, $175 to $325.|
Yves Saint Laurent, Lyndhurst, NJ; (201) 438-8150, www.citizenwatch.com.
|New from the Boutique collection, this dual-time zone watch from Daniel
Mink Switzerland features a silver dial with two ETA movements, goldplated
case and brown leather strap. Suggested retail, $395.|
Daniel Mink Switzerland, Miami Beach, FL; (305) 531-6465.
|From the new Coach classic collection, this buckle-shaped bezel model called
Legacy features the Coach logo and features a leather strap available in
three colors. Classic collection is $195-$395 retail. Sport models, $450
to $795. Sport Elegant models, $295-$695.|
Movado Group, Lyndhurst, NJ; (201) 460-3555, www.movado.com.
|This classic tank-shape women's watch features 18k goldplated raised markers,
Swiss movement, leather strap and sapphire crystal. Retail, $295. |
A.T. Cross Co., Lincoln, RI; (410) 333-1200.
|Festina USA, which recently opened its new U.S. office, offers Mecaquartz,
which converts the user's movements into electrical energy, eliminating
the need for a battery. Stainless steel bracelet and case ($325 retail)
or with leather strap ($275). |
Festina USA, Nanuet, NY; (914) 623-8525.
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