Making the transition from summer to autumn dressing can be tricky. Packing away beachwear and bringing out boots and scarves can pose some styling challenges. Accessories can be a great way to smoothly transition a wardrobe from summer to autumn. This time of year is one of the best in terms of fashion forward trends, and the horological industry certainly keeps up. We have assessed some of the most prominent autumn watch trends for women and provide some recommendations to help you to transition your wardrobe and accessories between the seasons.
Autumn Watch Trends For Women
Tailoring and Formalwear
As the world returns to the office, tailoring and formalwear is coming back into style. Tailoring is a very classic and timeless trend that will make a statement no matter the season or current fashion. A watch adds an edge of classic style to any formal outfit. Finding a perfect timepiece to pair with a suit is never challenging, as many designs and types of watch will complement these outfits. We have selected simple and dependable timepieces that will make a reliable and stylish addition to any tailored outfit and appeal to a range of tastes.
This Tissot watch exhibits a classic white, gold and black colour scheme. This palette will complement any outfit that it is paired with. The white dial features black Roman numeral indices and black hands, allowing it to be read easily at a glance. The dial is protected by a domed sapphire crystal, giving it an almost vintage feel. A gold plated stainless steel case frames the dial. This case houses a reliable quartz movement that will ensure that the wearer can depend on this timepiece. The watch is secured on the wrist using a black leather strap. This strap is detailed with an alligator inspired embossed design.
This watch has a very sleek and elegant design that will enhance any formal outfit. The watch is perfect for the office due to its clear and easy to read dial with silver features on a white backdrop. The Daniel Wellington brand has become famous for the timeless appeal and simplistic design of its timepieces. These defining characteristics make this watch a perfect companion for any occasion. The white dial is frames by a stainless steel case that measures a delicate 24mm in diameter. This watch is finished with a stainless steel mesh strap for a modern finish.
1920s Vintage Style
This autumn, it appears as though a vintage 1920s style is creeping back into fashion. Some have speculated that this may be due to the concept of the years moving into another “Roaring Twenties” period. Vintage watches have a timeless aesthetic that has long been loved by many for centuries. This long history can reassure a collector that the trend will continue far into the future, beyond current autumn watch trends for women.
This timepiece exhibits a more unusual tonneau case shape, making it stand out on the wrist. The watch comes from Michel Herbelin’s Art Deco collection which is a family of vintage style watches with a neat and minimalist look. The white dial is adorned with black Roman numeral indices to provide a vintage look. A small sub dial is positioned at 6 o’clock. This dial is frames by a high quality stainless steel case. The case is detailed with fine gold stripes across both the top and bottom. A classic brown leather strap will encircle the wrist. It is detailed with white top stitching and fastened using a pin buckle.
This vintage style model boasts a cheerful mint green colour scheme. Although some may associate this tone with spring time, it can be used throughout the autumn to brighten up the darker days. Whilst creating this watch, Hamilton took inspiration from its original Ardmore models that were first released in 1937. The dial features mint green Roman numeral and baton indices with a small sub dial above 6 o’clock. The colour of the hour markers complements the mint green tone of the quality leather strap. A stainless steel case houses a calibre 980153 quartz movement. This watch is splash resistant, which provides it with some resilience against small splashes.
Denim is a timeless classic. This material is used in all aspects of fashion, from the classic pair of jeans to accessorising. Denim is hardwearing and versatile making it a great companion for daily wear. As we begin putting away floaty summer dresses and shorts, we once again reach for jeans as a daily fashion staple. A denim watch strap is a fun way to reintroduce this material into a daily styling line up as a way to transition from summer to autumn styling. This could be done by swapping a strap on a watch thats already in your collection, or by adding a new watch like one of the ones below.
This Michel Herbelin model features a silver and blue colour scheme. The subtle tones of the silver elements perfectly highlight the iconic blue shade of the denim. The silver dial exhibits a silver Arabic number 12 whilst the rest of the hours are denoted using black baton indices. A small date aperture is positioned at 6 o’clock. The date aperture is purposefully small so that it does not distract from the minimalist design of the watch. A stainless steel case frames the dial and houses a battery powered quartz movement. The watch is finished with a blue denim strap to ensure that the watch will be perfectly on trend for autumn.
This model combines the autumnal denim trend with smartwatch technology t create the ultimately stylish and useful accessory. This smartwatch has a fully customisable dial and can be paired with a phone using the Festina SmarTime app. The watch has many features including a heart rate sensor, PixArt, and an acceleration sensor. A battery life of up to 3 days in smart mode means that the wearer does not have to worry about charging the watch too often. This model is finished using a blue denim strap. However, a white leather strap is also provided with the watch to give this timepiece versatility.
Sequins and Sparkles
Things that glitter are the statement piece of the season. Sequins and sparkles are being introduced to all aspects of styling this season, including autumn watch trends for women. A sparkly accessory is a great way to introduce this trend to your wardrobe is a subtle way. A watch is a great way to do this as they can be worn with any outfit for any occasion and a glittery watch is a great way to elevate any outfit.
Swarovski is renowned for its sparkling crystals that add a touch of glamour to every item it creates. This watch features a silver dial. The outer edge of the dial is set with sparkling Swarovski crystals to ensure that this watch is on trend for the autumn. The dial also features rose gold hands to match the modern rose gold tone of the case and bracelet. Both the case and bracelet are made from rose gold plated stainless steel for a luxurious finish. This watch is powered by a quartz movement.
This Olivia Burton watch offers a playful option for autumn styling. This watch features a multicoloured, rainbow design glitter dial. This bold dial creates maximum impact on the wrist to ensure that the wearer’s on trend timepiece is noticed. The dial is set with silver Roman numeral and baton indices alongside silver hour, minute and second hands. These silver features stand out from the boldly coloured dial. A stainless steel case frames the dial and houses the reliable quartz movement that powers the watch. A stainless steel mesh bracelet secures the watch on the wrist, providing this cheerful timepiece with a classic finish.
Colour Blocking and Bold Patterns
Bright colours and patterns tend to be reserved for the summer season. However, this trend is set to be big this autumn. Catwalks have displayed models dressed in outfits all in one colour. This colour blocking trend is a great way to make a statement in a tone that you adore. The bold pattern trend takes inspiration from the bold colours and weaves them into intricate designs. If you are someone who loved colour and statement accessories, then this autumn watch trend for women could be perfect for you.
This watch is incredibly eye-catching as every aspect of it is in a bold shade of yellow. The sunshine yellow dial exhibits yellow baton indices and yellow hour and minute hands. This is framed by a distinctive monobloc case that is made from bright yellow high tech ceramic. RADO is famed for this material and has won many prestigious design awards for its timepieces. The watch is finished with a yellow ceramic bracelet to complete the monochromatic colour scheme. This watch is splash resistant to ensure that it is suitable for daily wear.
This Thomas Sabo watch features a bold green dial that is set with sparkling multicoloured gemstones. The dial exhibits a design of four dragonflies extending outwards from the centre of the dial. Small Arabic hour markers are positioned at 3, 6, 9, and 12 o’clock and silver hour, minute and second hands are mounted at the centre of the dial. This bold and colourful dial is framed by a gold coloured stainless steel case with a bezel that is engraved with the brand’s logo. This model is finished with a gold coloured stainless steel mesh bracelet to provide the watch with a classic finish. This watch is water resistant up to 50 metres.
What are your thoughts on the autumn watch trends for women? Would you consider incorporating any of them into your daily styling? Let us know in the comments!