All That Glitters
by Roberta Naas
Great names are associated not only with fashion, but also with time. In fact, fashion houses and jewelry designers create some of the finest watches on the market, offering stylish time that is forever classic.
From Gucci, this 18k gold Marina Chain watch ($16,800) is crafted with enamel and diamonds. Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Avenue, 305-868-6504; gucci.com
From designer David Yurman, this Waverly watch ($3,750) is crafted in stainless steel with a mother-of-pearl dial and diamond markers. Diamonds accent the curved case. Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Avenue, 305-867-1772; davidyurman.com
From Valentino Timeless, this Rose watch ($6,400) features a mother-of-pearl dial set with 186 diamonds. Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour, 305-867-1215; valentinotimeless.com
From Versace, this Lady Acron ($3,290) is crafted in steel with 36 diamonds on the case and 81 diamonds on the dial. Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Avenue, 305-864-0044; versace.com
This Chanel Premiere watch ($47,000) is crafted in 18k white gold and is entirely set with 52 diamonds on the case, 113 diamonds on the dial and 424 diamonds on the bracelet. Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave., 305-868-0550; chanel.com
This Dior Christal ($271,000) is fully set with 414 baguette diamonds on the bracelet weighing 11.37 carats and light silver sapphire crystal inserts. It houses an Elite automatic movement by Zenith with an oscillating weight inlaid with white mother-of-pearl. Available at Levinson Jewelers, 888 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, 954-473-9700; Dior, 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour, 305-867-1900, dior-watches.com
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