The basic purpose of a watch is to help us keep a watch over time – it shows the time of the day and also at times, the date. From pocket watches to wrist watches, the journey has been long and innovative. Besides helping us keep a check on time, watches today have become synonymous with accessories, both for men and women – the latter take it a step further to wear it as a piece of jewellery – because most of us have our phones to tell us the time now.
Modern watches are being designed with intrinsic craftsmanship, style and elegance. From the conventional role of a timepiece, watches are now used during sporting activities, fitness training regimes, driving, swimming and many other adventurous endeavours; many functionalities are being added onto this small-sized piece of mechanical circuitry. Be it any aspect of functioning, watches is surely worn by men and women to create impactful impressions. This is because watches have become an extension of our personality and showcase our style and fashion statement.
As our lives get more and more tech-savvy, many of us have started to move out of this digital space by consciously choosing to digitally detox ourselves and adopt minimalism as a living ideology. Minimalism or simplicity takes us back to our roots and helps us keep grounded. It reminds us of who we are and what our roles are, as a small part of the whole universe. It is fast becoming a trend to bring in this concept in all aspects of our lives.
Thus, a range of minimalist watches for women and men can now be found, created exclusively for people who wish to flaunt this ideology and choose to keep things simple! Check out our list of 30 best minimalist watches for women that will help enforce your unassuming personality in 2020.
1. Fossil Women Essentialist Stainless Steel Casual Quartz Watch
Classic round design with a basic white dial, the case is made of stainless steel and the band is blush-coloured real leather strap. The logo of the company is embedded in the face but has been designed to look plain and modest. The case has a tinge of gold appearance. The overall look has been kept quite conventional with markers on the dial to show the minutes and 3 analog hands for time. This Quartz Movement watch adds tons of elegance and grace to your hands; ordinary looking and yet eloquent and unpretentious.
2. Braun Classic Ladies Analog Watch
A characteristic white round dial with small minutes’ markers, this classy sleek watch for Her from Braun is an embodiment of simplicity and grace. The stainless steel case has been brushed with silver colour and is accompanied by a stainless steel band that has a push-button clasp for easy wearing. An analog watch that is great for everyday wear, the silver and white combination truly makes the watch look heavenly on your wrist. The design of this watch was inspired by the conventional line of watches from the brand.
3. BREDA Women’s 1730 Beverly Round Fashion Watch
Simple aesthetic looking, this analog watch is characterized by a gold-plated case made from stainless steel. The strap is black in colour and is made from pure leather. White silver-coloured round sandblast dial with minimalistic Minute and Hour hands in black, this watch is the true representation of minimalism – both, in features and cost. It is priced under $100 and is ideal for everyday use. Seamless design and back to basic, this watch is chic and modish and leaves you truly impressed.
4. Obaku Denmark Women’s Designer Watch
Quartz movement with analog display, this watch is super elegance and style. The stainless-steel Rose Gold case adds ounces of sophistication to the watch. But, this is a highly recommended wrist watch for someone who loves to keep their style statement down to the basics. This watch would be a clear winner for you if you are someone who likes to wear a classy yet modern accessory. It is a prudent decision to invest in this slim watch.
5. Rosendahl Picto Analog Watch
This silver and grey combination looks extremely attractive. The watch is marked by its sleek and slim make. It was been designed by Steen Christensen and Erling Andersen 1984. Simple, grounded and purely uncomplicated, this is what minimalism truly stands for. The beauty feature of the watch is that innocent looking single dot on the rotating dial that displays the Hour and a lone conventional minute hand. Silver dial and case with a silver hand, this piece of art has a band made from grey-coloured silicone. Matches perfect with all attire and meant for everyday wear.
6. MVMT Women’s Minimalist Vintage Watch
An analog watch with a characteristic 38 millimetres case diameter, there are two reasons you would be instantly attracted to this one. One, it takes its name from an epochal Los Angeles street – the place where the brand is headquartered – and second, you have at least 18 choices of colour to choose from. Premium and sophisticated, sleek and slim, the designers have knowingly kept the design minimalistic and chic. Priced at $80.50, you have the choice to choose from leather straps to metallic ones. The glass of the dial is made from hardened mineral crystal.
7. Mondaine Helvetica Women Wrist watch
Conventional analog watch, the best feature of this wrist watch is its classical design. Adorned with the traditional feminine colour – Rose Gold, the watch is marked with rose-golden case made of stainless steel, rose-golden strap made of leather and rose-gold hands and markers on white round face. Swiss made watches; the brand is synonymous with durability and creativity. Other notable features of the watch that makes it ideal for daily use is that it is scratch resistant and made of anti-reflective sapphire crystal! Working with the Japanese Quartz movement, the mesh strap which is also interchangeable has a lobster claw clasp for smooth release and fastening.
8. PKG01 from Void
These are stylish looking slim watches, where designers are focussed on aesthetic appeal and simple contours. The watch superiorly meets its basic function – that is of time keeping – Miyota movement, especially made in Japan technology. While the designers are focussed on minimalistic design, care has also been taken to make it practical and realistic. Made for the modern contemporary women, the 38 millimetres band made from stainless steel and bound by 18 millimetres leather band makes for an impressive piece of accessory on your wrists. With Japanese Miyota GM10 movement, this timepiece will display the true essence of minimalism and aesthetics comprehensively!
9. Daniel Wellington Petite Melrose Watch
This wrist watch is characterised by Swedish design with features derived from Scandinavia. Rose-gold plating on a stainless steel case; the watch is available in two colour options – Rose-gold and black. Complements with all kinds of dresses and occasions, the sleek design of the watch is truly amazing. Blessed with unique reliability and 6 millimetres casing, it is also characterized by mesh strap in rose-gold that is 14 millimetres in length. The 32 mm dial is characterized by eggshell or matte black colour. High on durability and water resistance; the mesh strap has a lobster claw clasp.
10. Michael Kors Women’s Stainless Steel Quartz Watch
This watch comes in the lovely and impressive conventional design of round case. It is available in black and rose colors. White face, with a leather calfskin strap makes it look stunning. This watch is surely high on style and contemporary trend. The case diameter has been kept to 38 millimetres to blend with the modern-day bold overtures. This lady’s watch belongs to modern and classy collection of Michael Kors. Water resistant and high on durability, this one is a guarantee of comfort and grace combined into one. You also have different colour combinations to choose from. The watch carries a warranty from the manufacturer and on the battery. If you are looking for a nice, minimalist watch that suits your style, this watch is worth checking out.
11. Michael Kors Women’s Sofie Quartz Watch with Stainless-steel Strap
Presented from one of the reputed watchmakers, Michael Kors, this wrist watch with Quartz movement is truly attractive in the way the gold has been used in the round dial and the metallic strap. The watch has been made from durable and reliable stainless steel material while the case is made from brass and brass bezel. Its case diameter is 36mm and it adds sparkle and charm to the mundane routine, this watch looks extremely savvy on every hand. A timeless beauty, one of the reasons why you would love this watch instantly is its lightweight feature.
12. Casio Women’s LQ139A-1E Classic Round Analog Watch
From the house of the world-famous brand of wrist watches, Casio, this one is uniquely made even though the case is round. It has black resin band and black dial that gives it a bold and impressive look. Looks gorgeous while the analog mechanism gives it a very conventional basic touch! Has a feminine appearance and weighs about 9.07 grams that characteristically enhances its style quotient and look. The diameter of the case is 22 millimetres making it quite a small-sized dial that fits perfect with any shape or size of hands.
13. Michael Kors MK2858-Pyper
It is an impressive and stylish looking watch from the house of Michael Kors. Classy and stylish in looks, it has a 38-millimetre sized dial. This watch is one of the simplest designs that you will get in the market. Priced economically, go in for this one if you love the simple white dial with an interesting-looking PVC band and intend to use your watch as a timepiece rather than a flashy piece of jewellery. The white dial looks quite classy in its simplicity. The band made of PVC material that comes with a buckle clasp. This elegant looking all-white watch is highly recommended for women who love to style their hand with small shaped accessories.
14. Michael Kors Women’s Runway Silver
This is a lovely looking watch in purple hues. This slim three hand purple stainless-steel watch in an impressive Lavender tone hardware. It comes with a lovely purple dial in a round stainless-steel case. Its dial is protected with mineral crystal and is 42mm case. The watch is powered with Quartz movement and has a 20mm band width. Its stainless steel bracelet in purple color looks lovely on the wearer’s dainty wrist. It is water resistant up to the depth of 50 M.
15. Timex Cavatina Expansion Band Watch
A contemporary looking watch, the design is highlighted by the white dial and the oval shape of the dial. The dial is surrounded by a gold tone band made from stainless steel. This analog watch gives a classy and elegant impression and looks relevant at all events and occasions – be it regular office or a social function. The oval dial is small-sized – so, go for this one, if you love this minimalist watch and prefer compact dial size.
16. SK Women’s Watches Small Watches for Women
This is a luxurious looking but simply designed women’s watch. It comes with stainless-steel plating case and is water proof and shock resistant. The dial is protected with mineral crystal. The band has been made from leather. A true gem in your collection, choose this watch for its unique design and graceful contours.
17. Skagen Women’s Anita – SKW2719
An exclusive round shaped case, with white color dial, the design of this wrist watch from Skagen can be used as a timepiece as well as goes for all occasions and events. Simple, and yet sophisticated, your wrist will transform instantly with this smart stylish watch. The diameter of the case has been kept at 34 millimetres so that the round shape looks spectacular on the wrist. The band is made of blue genuine leather that fits the picture perfectly.
18. Fossil Jacqueline Analog Women’s watch
This is another rose-gold toned stainless steel wrist watch that will touch your heart. The dial has the four time zones crafted in roman numbers, while the others are all marked in rose-gold. The minute and the Hours hand too are rose-gold toned while the seconds hands is the only odd man out – coloured in black. The case itself is made from stainless steel and the bezel is also made of stainless steel. The design is completed with the leather band, blue in colour. Smart and intelligent looking, this watch is an ideal office-wear.
19. Timex Women’s Crystal Bloom Swarovski Accent 36mm Watch
Unlike the typical Timex watches, this one is characterized by a blue floral dial with crystal accents. It is round in shape and is surrounded by rose gold tone 36 mm brass case. Basic and elemental, the dial holds the three hands in gold with the brand name embedded on it. The rest of the features make it look earthly and minimalistic. This analog watch is attractive beyond words because of the way the designers have blended the floral dial with the leather band material. Instantly transforms your wrist!
20. Timex Women’s Weekender 31mm Watch
This is another offering from the Timex brand that is featured here for its sheer sleek and simple design. Cream color round dial that bears three gold coloured hands and markings rose gold tone coloured band making the watch really dynamic and happening. Buy this watch if you love floral details and carry them off well. Also, wearing this watch you can create an intrepid statement as the band is adjustable pink floral 16 mm fabric slip-thru strap.
21. Michael Kors Women’s Blair Chronograph Stainless-steel watch
If you love the metallic look on your arms, you will love this glazy silver piece of artwork. A case that is huge, round with a mineral glass material, made from stainless-steel and finished with a silver stainless steel band, you will have a smart and trendy watch on your wrist forever. The silver dial is blended well with a weaved-in design, and the metallic band has a buckle clasp at the end for secure fix. With the watch on your wrist, you will definitely become the centre of attraction in no time.
22. Michael Kors Women’s Portia Watch
From the house of a reputed watchmaker, Michael Kors we present this simple looking minimalist wrist watch. Gold face with gold colored band, made from stainless steel. The case diameter is 37 millimetres with a deployment clasp. The company presents this attractive and amazing design perfect for women with classy tastes. Special features of the watch are water resistant up to 165 feet and the extremely good-looking metallic band.
23. Arvo Gold Time Sawyer Brown Band Women’s Wrist Watch
Time will stand still with this watch on your wrist! This is a true beauty with a vintage touch to it; but do not think for a second that it is anything less than a modern contemporary watch. A light golden coloured dial with silver marks and two hands, this is a timeless beauty indeed! The band has been made from genuine leather with the case size one of the biggest in a ladies’ collection. An important feature about the brand that is not worth giving a miss- 10% of the amount is donated to charities across the world.
24. French Connection Analog women’s watch
Round case and white coloured dial with white-coloured band made of pure leather; this is one of the most sleekly designed watches, available from one of the best brands in the world. Priced affordably, the white dial features only the minute and the Hours hands coloured in golden-rose. The dial glass has been made from mineral material and the watch has a Quartz movement. If you love dark colours, this one should be your first choice!
25. French Connection Analog Rectangle dial women’s watch
Smart looking, rose gold coloured dial with a rose gold stainless steel band, this wrist watch from French Connection is a delight. The rectangular dial gives it a stylish look while the metallic hands give it a fantastic finish. This analog watch has been made to look minimalist, classy, and stylish to the core. It is resistant to water up to depth of 30 meters. Its rectangular dial makes it look stand apart from its contemporaries. Extremely impressive looking, buy this watch at best prices and add it to your prized possession list.
26. FCUK Analog Unisex Watch
Do you love to create bold style statements? If yes, this innovatively created trendy watch is the right choice for you. One of the boldest colours – lime green – with the brand name written cross the dial vertically is truly an innovative way of branding. The dial is shaped in the conventional round shape while the strap, made of silicone is also lime green coloured. This is a big-sized wrist watch with a diameter of 43 millimetres; the watch has been marketed to people of all ages and both sexes because of its unique design and colour.
27. Timex Unisex TW2P98400 Fairfield 37 Taupe Leather Slip-Thru Strap Watch
Round shaped dial, the distinct characteristic of this wrist watch from Timex is its off-white or cream coloured dial with taupe leather slip-thru strap. While the band has been made from leather, the dial itself has been designed simply to make it more attractive and soothing to the eyes. This model has three hands to display seconds, minutes and Hours. If you love casual looking and simple watches and accessories, this one is for you! The other feature about this premium branded wrist watch is the reasonable price that is it is available for.
28. Superdry Urban Laser Analog Women’s Wrist watch
Round shaped dial with a distinct blend of orange and black colours bounded by the smart black silicone band, this Quartz movement watch is enigmatic and attracts immediate attention. Not to forget, that is priced affordably and has a masculine tone to it. Definitely recommended for the modern office and college going women, this exclusively designed watch is durable and can be easily worn on a daily basis stress-free, without a thought of damage.
29. UNIFORM WARES M38 Women wrist watch
Truly and completely, one of the simplest looking wristwatches for women is this! With a grey steel case, white round dial and a grey textured leather strap, this is hundred percent recommended for a person who loves to wear her minimalism attitude on her sleeves or the wrist! The watch is Swiss-made and has a huge case with a diameter of 38 millimetres. Can be used while casual swimming and other recreational activities because it is high on durability.
30. Anne Klein Women’s Diamond Accented Bracelet Watch
Another black dial with an alloy bracelet watch, this one is elegant, sophisticated and minimalistic – all in one. A glossy black dial, with Mineral Dial Window and the band with jewelry clasp closure, this watch will add value to your style and fashion. It is the right choice for someone who is at ease while carrying a big-sized dial that is stylish in every sense. The dial has markings and the two hands – all made with the gold-polish finish.
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