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Old 6 March 2015, 03:36 PM   #1
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Women wearing men's watches?

So I just bought a pam 112 while my explorer 2 is getting serviced and now my wife wants a new watch too, but she doesn't like any of the women's watches. Have her convinced to "share" the next one. I have been wanting a sub no date on NATO strap for years and she really likes the look and it being a strap we can both wear it. She is small 5' 2" 120 what are thoughts on women and bigger watches?
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Old 6 March 2015, 03:43 PM   #2
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I like it just as much as seeing an attractive female driving a big truck... A LOT.
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Old 6 March 2015, 03:53 PM   #3
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I like it just as much as seeing an attractive female driving a big truck... A LOT.
I do like the way she looks when she is driving my truck, might as well have her wearing my watches haha
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Old 6 March 2015, 03:54 PM   #4
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Old 6 March 2015, 03:43 PM   #6
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So I just bought a pam 112 while my explorer 2 is getting serviced and now my wife wants a new watch too, but she doesn't like any of the women's watches. Have her convinced to "share" the next one. I have been wanting a sub no date on NATO strap for years and she really likes the look and it being a strap we can both wear it. She is small 5' 2" 120 what are thoughts on women and bigger watches?
I'm about her size and I love wearing my husband's Datejust II (41mm).
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Old 7 March 2015, 12:29 AM   #7
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I'm about her size and I love wearing my husband's Datejust II (41mm).


Agreed.....my wife at 5'4" wears her newly acquired DJ 116200 36mm (white roman dial with Oyster bracelet.....which looks gorgeous on her) and loves wearing my Breitling and SubC. She hasn't warmed up to my Omega PO:-).

The look of a large diameter timepiece on a woman is not just a fade, but a lovely style imho.
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Old 6 March 2015, 03:48 PM   #8
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I think it's cute. Daytona.
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Old 6 March 2015, 03:56 PM   #9
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So I just bought a pam 112 while my explorer 2 is getting serviced and now my wife wants a new watch too, but she doesn't like any of the women's watches. Have her convinced to "share" the next one. I have been wanting a sub no date on NATO strap for years and she really likes the look and it being a strap we can both wear it. She is small 5' 2" 120 what are thoughts on women and bigger watches?
For Rolex I find anything larger than the 31mm looks bulky on my gf's wrist, however lots of thinner cased dress watches I think would look fine on her up to about 36mm. I have seen lots of women wearing explorers and its their own taste but I personally don't enjoy it.
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Old 6 March 2015, 04:28 PM   #10
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Since she doesn't like any of the womens models, sure go for it Lots of women are wearing men's models these days. The fact that it will be on a NATO is good, because it won't be too lose and flopping around on her wrist. I think large watches look great on some women and not so great on others. I just don't care for it if the lugs are hanging way over the wrist and the watch is worn too loose & flopping around all over the place. That's just me though :/
Either way, it is definitely not strange to see a lady wearing a men's sized model Rolex these days. If she's comfortable with it and loves the look, then it's time to enjoy that Sub We ladies are lucky that men's watches are considered unisex today

Our Sub Date on my wrist ;) I haven't been brave enough to wear it yet, but hopefully soon. I'm still only wearing my 31mm DJ. Waiting on a 36mm DJ that I'll hopefully be comfortable to wear. More watches for the husband, means more for me as his watches fit me close enough
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Since she doesn't like any of the womens models, sure go for it Lots of women are wearing men's models these days. The fact that it will be on a NATO is good, because it won't be too lose and flopping around on her wrist. I think large watches look great on some women and not so great on others. I just don't care for it if the lugs are hanging way over the wrist and the watch is worn too loose & flopping around all over the place. That's just me though :/
Either way, it is definitely not strange to see a lady wearing a men's sized model Rolex these days. If she's comfortable with it and loves the look, then it's time to enjoy that Sub We ladies are lucky that men's watches are considered unisex today

Our Sub Date on my wrist ;) I haven't been brave enough to wear it yet, but hopefully soon. I'm still only wearing my 31mm DJ. Waiting on a 36mm DJ that I'll hopefully be comfortable to wear. More watches for the husband, means more for me as his watches fit me close enough
I totally agree that menís watches are considered unisex these days! I donít think this is trend .... women wanting to wear larger watches is an evolution !
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I am totally against women wearing SS Daytonas. We donít need any additional competition in sourcing them!
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Old 6 March 2015, 04:31 PM   #13
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Old 6 March 2015, 04:42 PM   #14
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Women wearing men's watches?

My wife wears a 40mm Damasko and she has a 5... 5.5 inch wrist. She's about 5'8 and 125.








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Old 6 March 2015, 04:58 PM   #15
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my wife wears a 40mm damasko and she has a 5... 5.5 inch wrist. She's about 5'8 and 125.








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Old 6 March 2015, 05:00 PM   #16
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I've seen women wearing the DSSD and YM2 and even both of those looked good, women tend to wear their watches a little loose like bangles so most can get away with 40mm.
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Old 7 March 2015, 02:34 AM   #18
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My wife wears a 40mm Damasko and she has a 5... 5.5 inch wrist. She's about 5'8 and 125.








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She's beautiful. But I've yet to meet the woman who likes having their weight broadcast. Take cover, my friend!
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Old 7 March 2015, 05:08 AM   #19
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She's beautiful. But I've yet to meet the woman who likes having their weight broadcast. Take cover, my friend!
I'm sure that was IQ and not weight.
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Old 7 March 2015, 06:09 AM   #20
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But I've yet to meet the woman who likes having their weight broadcast. Take cover, my friend!
Haha!
All I'll say is that my wife is also 5'8", and under 125 lbs...

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Old 6 March 2015, 04:47 PM   #22
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Guess it's time to look for a 14060!
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Old 6 March 2015, 05:28 PM   #23
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My wife was rockin my 16610 for a while. Looked good, and she's tiny. She tried on my 116610 and it looked kind of ridiculous. A lot of her girl friends wear 36mm datejusts which look great on women IMO. But the sub would be a great choice especially since you could share.
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Old 6 March 2015, 06:42 PM   #24
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You're lucky your wife likes the bigger watches....keep trying to talk mine into one so I can expand the collection! Go for it!!
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Old 6 March 2015, 06:45 PM   #25
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A hot woman can get away with more, but I think more petite watches look better. My .02c.

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Old 6 March 2015, 07:45 PM   #26
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My wife wears one of my watches and has been every day for 3 years now. A word of caution......this will likely not be a watch to share. It will be her watch, and that's ok. In fact, it's awesome, because it just means that you have a really cool lady.

My wife wearing her 14060M on a purple NATO
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My wife wears one of my watches and has been every day for 3 years now. A word of caution......this will likely not be a watch to share. It will be her watch, and that's ok. In fact, it's awesome, because it just means that you have a really cool lady.

My wife wearing her 14060M on a purple NATO
She has since upgraded and I got my 14060M back.

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Old 6 March 2015, 07:54 PM   #28
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3 of my clients wear SS Daytona's... all ladies & all wear them with beautiful style!
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Old 6 March 2015, 08:03 PM   #29
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I think 40mm is probably the largest without looking too big. Daytonas, subs and dj's on women look great IMO.
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Old 6 March 2015, 08:04 PM   #30
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There is no such thing as a women's watch or a men's watch. Think about it. We've moved on from that kind of thinking. We have female pilots, female doktors, female brick layers, you name it. Yet you still want them to wear a dress and a tiny simple watch?

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