Fads May be fun, but these classic designs are forever.
Patek Philippe Ladies’ Nautilus
18 kt. white or rose gold with a 32 mm. case set with 46 diamonds. Silvery white dial, mink gray hand-stitched alligator strap with Nautilus fold-over clasp, luminescent markers and Caliber E 23-250 SC, quartz movement with date ($28,800); Liljenquist & Beckstead, 703-448-6731, www.Liljenquist.com.
18 kt. yellow gold men’s wristwatch from the Signature Jorge Adeler Collection with a skeleton back exposing the automatic movement and chronograph. Water resistant with sapphire crystal, genuine crocodile leather band and 18 kt. yellow gold buckle. ($18,900); Adeler Jewelers, 703-759-4076, www.AdelerJewelers.com.
Rolex Gold & Steel Ladies Bezel
18 kt. yellow gold and 904L steel, 31 mm. Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust. 18 kt. yellow gold bezel set with 46 diamonds, silver Roman dial with diamond-set Roman numeral six and a Jubilee bracelet. ($14,650); Liljenquist & Beckstead, 703-448-6731, www.Liljenquist.com.
Jaegar LeCoultre Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin
A nod to the company's iconic 1931 Reverso, 2011's version includes many of the same quality features such as the Art Deco design and an alligator band with added feminine details ($7,500-$15,400); Liljenquist & Beckstead, 703-448-6731, www.Liljenquist.com.
Calibre de Cartier
Water resistant stainless steel case and bezel wtih sapphire crystal and Cartier Manufacture self-winding mechanical, Calibre 1904-PS MC movement. A black dial with a stamped XII, hourmarkers, aperture and counter, an exterior rail-track with 4 luminescent points, 7 white transferred Roman numerals and white transferred hour-markers. The bracelet is polished and satinbrushed stainless steel. ($7,000); Liljenquist & Beckstead, 703-448- 6731, www.Liljenquist.com.