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Vegas - 2016 - Issue 2 - Late Spring - Dita Von Tesse

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70 VEGASMAGAZINE.COM WOMEN IN MOTION FINE TIMEPIECES WITH ATHLETIC PROWESS AND AESTHETIC APPEAL ARE TAKING THE WOMEN'S WATCH MARKET BY STORM. BY ALDOUS TUCK As demand for serious and stylish women's timepieces expands— the global market for women's luxury watches was estimated at $10.3 billion last year, a 60 percent increase since 2005— watchmakers are putting more sporty pieces in play. Women want finely crafted pieces that are multifaceted, thus watches that not only look good, but offer the versatility of bracelets and have helpful features that can go from the gym to the boardroom without missing a beat. For more watch features and expanded coverage go to vegasmagazine. com/watches-and-jewelry. . CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT: Introduced at this year's SIHH watch fair, the Baume et Mercier Classima ($2,650) has a polished steel case and mother-of- pearl dial set with eight brilliant cut Top Wesselton diamonds. The 31mm case houses an automatic movement. Ca'D'Oro, Grand Canal Shoppes at Venetian and Palazzo, 702-650-0225; The Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ladies Blue Dial ($24,000) offers a new strap lock change system that requires no tools to interchange the bracelet, rubber strap and alligator leather strap that come with this unique piece. It also offers a new 5300 in-house caliber and 1.0-carat round cut diamonds on the bezel. Bellusso, Grand Canal Shoppes at Venetian and Palazzo, 888-209-3886; Ulysse Nardin created this Ladies Diver 40mm ($12,000) in stainless steel with a mother-of-pearl face featuring 12 diamonds. Its 11½" UN-815 caliber has a 42-hour power reserve and is water resistant to 100m. The titanium band has a push button folding clasp for ease of putting on and taking off. Horologio Fine Watches, Grand Canal Shoppes at Venetian and Palazzo, 702-733-0016; PHOTOGRAPHY BY MEZZOTINT/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM (UPPER BACKGROUND); DAXIAO PRODUCTIONS/ SHUTTERSTOCK.COM (LOWER BACKGROUND) STYLE WATCH

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