Whether wild, vulnerable or endearing, animals are a motif that many watch brands choose to highlight on their watches through a fascinatingly varied display of jewelry expertise and other forms of craftsmanship.
Slim d’Hermès Marche du Zambèze
Inspired by a Hermès silk square, this 39.5mm white gold 12-piece limited edition features a miniature painting in which a zebra, elephants and a leopard share the space on the white dial with exotic foliage, swept over by two hands.
Hours, minutes and seconds each find their place on the champlevé enamel dial, where the brand’s cherished maritime theme is given a resolutely feminine touch with the soft colors of the jellyfish, the swirling diamond tentacles as well as the diamond-set bezel framing the white gold case.
Sculpted in white gold, studded with diamonds and black lacquered spots, the panther sits enthroned like a guardian of the hours and minutes driven by a quartz movement. The 36mm case unfurls in circles set with brilliant-cut diamonds.
Château de Môtier 40
Miniature painting is a tradition that goes back two centuries at Bovet, which nonetheless innovates with this 40mm red gold timepiece on which this technique is combined with a luminescent material enabling the butterfly also to shine by night.
They combine a dynamic attitude, discreet elegance and practical functions. Often teamed with a metal bracelet, women’s sports watches radiate energy and are ideal for daily wear.
With its iconic bracelet featuring S-shaped links and its sunburst blue dial punctuated by 12 diamonds, this steel watch waterresistant to 100m exudes sporty femininity in a dainty 32mm case housing a quartz movement.
Born in 2017, this collection of high-precision COSCcertified steel watches available in four sizes – 26,30, 38.5 and 40mm – also suitable for women, displays the hours, minutes and seconds along with the date, all driven by a selfwinding movement.
CHF 1’840.- to 1’990.-
Women now also have their very own Freelancer, and among the models available, this 29mm two-hand steel model with date at 3 o’clock and diamond-set black dial makes an ideal companion for daily living thanks to a convenient quartz movement.
This self-winding watch features a retro style combined with the elegance of steel and yellow gold, gracefully enhanced by a day of the week display spelled out in full on a dedicated arc topping a champagnecolored dial lit up by 10 diamond hour-markers.