Timeless and Elegant: Best Rolex Watches for Women

Every woman is remarkable. Rolex amplifies this sentiment by providing ladies Rolex pieces that match the modern woman’s taste and appeal. Rolex watches for women are crafted from precious materials like diamonds and pearls and hug the wrist perfectly.

And they aren’t all sugar and no spice too. Most of these luxury watches have the latest complications and chronometer certified mechanical movements. Moreover, they have that unparalleled prestige that only a Rolex watch can deliver.

Here are some of the most popular Rolex watches for ladies that suit every occasion and personality perfectly:

1. Rolex Lady Datejust 26- Stainless Steel, Blue Dial Ref. 69174

Rolex Lady Datejust 26 ref. 69174

  • Retail price: S$4,558
  • Market average: S$5,323
  • Secondary market dealer: S$5,516

The main ones are a date window at 3 o’clock with a Cyclops lens over it, an automatic movement, water resistance to 100m, a screw-down crown and caseback, silver Roman numeral hour markers, and a shimmering bracelet with a Fliplock clasp.

  • Production Year: 1990
  • Case Size: 26mm
  • Materials:
    • Dial- Striking deep blue dial that glitters in particular angles
    • Bracelet- Stainless steel Jubilee bracelet with a Fliplock clasp for maximum comfort and a good grasp
    • Bezel- Polished fixed 18K white gold fluted bezel
  • Function: Date, Hours, Minutes, Seconds
  • Mechanism: COSC- certified automatic Caliber 2135 movement that features a Quickset function. It also has 29 jewels, a 42-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

It is a classic feminine gem designed for a lady, making it popular among watch women. Today, a second-hand Rolex Lady-Datejust is valued much higher than its original sales price from 1994. After accounting for the discount over the past 22 years, the average yearly increase in its worth is 2.4%.

About

This flattering timepiece is part of Rolex’s Lady Datejust collection along with the Lady Datejust 31. 

It offers all the collection’s typical features, e.g., a clean, stylish dial and beautiful design, but in a compact polished steel case specifically for ladies. Its 18K white gold bezel complements the case and Jubilee bracelet to give it a refined and elegant overall look.


2. Rolex Yacht-Master 37- Stainless Steel, Dark Rhodium Dial Ref. 268622

Rolex Yacht-Master 37 ref. 268622

  • Retail price: S$15,926
  • Market average: S$16,476
  • Secondary market dealer: S$16,896

The most impressive ones are a dial that plays beautifully in the light, a Caliber 2236 movement, water resistance to 100m, a bidirectional bezel, a Triplock winding crown, an Oysterlock safety clasp with an Easylink extension link system, black hands, and 18K white gold indices with Chromalight lume, and a blue seconds hand.

  • Production Year: 2018
  • Case Size: 37mm
  • Materials:
    • Dial- Dark rhodium dial with a sunburst finish
    • Bracelet- Oyster bracelet with flat three-piece links and an Oysterlock safety clasp with an Easylink 5mm comfort extension link system 
    • Bezel- Bidirectional Rolesium bezel with a matt sandblasted platinum and raised 60-minute graduations with a glossy finish
  • Function: Date, Rotating Bezel, Screw-Down Crown, Hours, Minutes, Seconds
  • Mechanism: Self-winding Caliber 2236 movement with an instant date feature, 31 jewels, a 55-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

It’s a beautiful watch with impressive features. Moreover, it’s a worthy investment since its price increased from S$14,986 in 2017 to S$16,970 in 2023.

About

The Rolex Yacht-Master 268622 is a luxury timer that merges sophistication and functionality. It’s the ideal everyday wear watch for the elegant yet sporty woman. 

It boasts a unique Rolesium construction (904L steel case and bracelet and 950 platinum bezel), a black dial with a sunburst finish, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, a rotatable bezel, a smooth gleaming Oyster bracelet, and a solid fluted caseback.


3. Rolex Lady Datejust 26- Rolesor (Steel and 18K Yellow Gold), Mother of Pearl Ref. 179313

Rolex Lady Datejust 26 Ref. 179313

  • Retail price: S$7,650
  • Market average: S$10,254
  • Secondary market dealer: S$11,167

They include a dial with exquisitely-cut diamonds, a diamond bezel, a 2235 movement, a date aperture at 3 o’clock, water resistance of 100m, a bracelet with a hidden folding Crownclasp, and a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal.

  • Production Year: 2005
  • Case Size: 26mm
  • Materials:
    • Dial- Mother of Pearl Dial with 10 diamond hour markers and hands surrounded in rich 18K yellow gold
    • Bracelet- Stainless steel Jubilee bracelet with 18K yellow gold center links and concealed folding Crownclasp
    • Bezel- 18K yellow gold fluted bezel complete with 12 shiny diamonds
  • Function: Date, Hours, Minutes, Seconds
  • Mechanism: Certified Swiss chronometer self-winding Caliber 2235 movement with 31 jewels, a 48-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

This elegant timepiece retains its value. Its price can even increase with time thanks to the precious stones it contains. For example, as per reliable sources, its market average increased from S$11,943 on May 2022, to S$12,285 on July 2022.

About

The Rolex Datejust was once a men’s choice. However, Rolex went on to incorporate women variations with a 26mm case size on traditional watches and 28mm on newer pieces.

This Datejust model is anything but modest thanks to its Rolesor steel case, eye-catching diamond accented bezel, and smooth Rolesor bracelet that fits the wrist like a piece of jewelry.


4. Rolex Oyster Perpetual 28- Stainless Steel, Pink Dial Ref. 276200

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref. 276200

  • Retail price: S$7,276
  • Market average: S$6,978
  • Secondary market dealer: S$7,460

Some of its features are a Caliber 2232 movement, stainless steel Twinlock crown, water resistance to 100m, a bracelet with a Rolex Folding Oysterclasp and Easylink extension link, and polished hands and rectangular hour markers with Chromalight lume.

  • Production Year: 2020
  • Case Size: 28mm
  • Materials:
    • Dial- Pink dial with a sunray finish
    • Bracelet- Oyster bracelet with a Folding Oysterclasp and Easylink 5mm comfort extension link
    • Bezel- Fixed smooth bezel
  • Function: Hours, Minutes, Seconds
  • Mechanism: Automatic Caliber 2232 movement with a 55-hour power reserve, 28,800vph frequency, and 31 jewels

Its market value increased from S$7,653 on May 30, 2022, to S$7,902 on July 1, 2022. Experts estimate that the price will go higher before January 2023.

About

Albeit simple in design, this lady Oyster Perpetual 276200 piece radiates breathtaking beauty as well as our other choices. Its glossy pink dial offers a brilliant contrast against the 904L stainless steel makeup. It also boasts a well-polished steel bezel, a matching Oyster bracelet, and a solid caseback.


5. Rolex Pearlmaster 34- 18K White Gold, White Dial Ref. 81209

Rolex Pearlmaster Ref. 81209

  • Retail price: S$30,013
  • Market average: S$27,297
  • Secondary market dealer: S$30,885

They include a unique five-link bracelet, water resistance of 100m, a date window at 3 o’clock, Caliber 2235 movement, and diamond hour indicators.

  • Production Year: 2000 (approximately)
  • Case Size: 34mm
  • Materials:
    • Dial- Glossy white dial with diamond hour markers and baton hands
    • Bracelet- 18K white gold rounded five-link bracelet with integrated deployant clasp
    • Bezel- 18K white gold fixed bezel
  • Function: Date, Hours, Minutes, Seconds
  • Mechanism: Automatic Caliber 2235 movement with 31 jewels, 28,800vph frequency, and 48-hour power reserve

It’s a classic watch with effortless beauty that isn’t easy to come across. Moreover, its market price increased from S$20,576 on May 2022, to S$29,366 on September 2022.

About

One of the most luxurious Swiss watches in Rolex’s lineup, this slim watch stays true to its heavyweight reputation with its overall design and precious materials used to create it. It’s available in several white gold iterations and ideal for formal events and gatherings.

It boasts a round white gold svelte case, an elegant white dial with a glossy finish, an 18K white gold bezel, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, and a striking 18K white gold Rolex bracelet. It can also be a pearl dial watch.


6. Rolex Submariner- 904L Stainless Steel, Black Dial Ref. 124060

Rolex Submariner Ref. 124060

  • Retail price: S$12,287
  • Market average: S$17,263
  • Secondary market dealer: S$17,555

Some of the most attention-grabbing ones are a Cerachrom bezel, a Triplock screw-down crown, a flat scratch-resistant crystal with no Cyclops magnifying lens, water resistance to 300m, a bracelet with a Glidelock diver’s clasp, a Caliber 3230 movement, and dial and hands with a longer-lasting, delicious blue Chromalight lume.

  • Production Year: 2020
  • Case Size: 41mm
  • Materials:
    • Dial- Black, with a luminous ‘Mercedes’-styled handset and hour markers
    • Bracelet- Oyster bracelet with a Glidelock diver’s clasp, which features an extension system
    • Bezel- Bidirectional Cerachrom bezel with a PVD-coated diver’s scale with 60-minute graduations
  • Function: Unidirectional bezel, Hours, Minutes, Seconds
  • Mechanism: Self-winding Caliber 3230 movement with 31 jewels, a 70-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

Its market price increased from S$12,700 on June 2022 to S$15,905 on August 2023 due to rising demand and low production.

About

Most watch enthusiasts consider the Rolex Submariner ‘No Date’ 124060 a gentleman’s watch exclusively. 

On the contrary, this gorgeous timepiece can serve a sporty and adventurous woman who doesn’t mind a weighty luxury timer and loves exploring the deep seas equally well. Its sleek case and bold dial give it a nice, chic, sophisticated look. It’s one of the larger ladies watches with thin and compact lugs for a comfortable wearing experience.


At a Glance: Comparison Table

The table below summarizes the major points of the best women Rolex watches in our picks above.

Model

Key Features

Launch Price

Current Original Price

Pre-Owned Price

Rolex Lady Datejust 26

  • Date aperture at 3 o’clock with a Cyclops lens over it
  • Rolex 2135 movement
  • Shimmering bracelet with a Fliplock clasp

S$3,212

S$4,558

S$6,109

Rolex Yacht-Master 37

  • Dial that plays beautifully in the light
  • Caliber 2236 movement
  • Blue seconds hand

S$10,330

S$15,926

S$18,054

Rolex Lady Datejust 26

  • Dial with exquisitely-cut diamonds
  • Diamond-encrusted bezel
  • Bracelet with a hidden folding Crownclasp

S$5,978

S$7,650

S$14,072

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 28

  • Caliber 2232 movement
  • Water resistance to 100m
  • Bracelet with a Rolex Folding Oysterclasp and Easylink extension link

S$6,717

S$7,276

S$7,565

Rolex Pearlmaster 34

  • Special five-link bracelet
  • Caliber 2235 movement
  • Diamond hour indicators

S$20,920

S$30,013

S$26,016

Rolex Submariner

  • Flat scratch-resistant crystal with no Cyclops magnifying lens
  • Bracelet with a Glidelock diver’s clasp
  • Caliber 3230 movement

S$12,700

S$15,905

S$17,256

The most expensive luxury watch on the list is the Rolex Pearlmaster 34 81209. Meanwhile, the Rolex Lady Datejust 26 69174 is the most affordable.

Our favorite feature is the Rolex Yacht-Master 37 268622’s Rolesium bezel. This unique bezel has raised graduations that enable wearers to calculate the distance between several buoys.

FAQs

1. What is the most popular Rolex for women?

The Rolex Day-Date, AKA ‘President’. It has a rich history that spans generations, is versatile, and has that everyday appeal that makes it most women’s accessory of choice. Plus, it’s worn by celebrities like ex-Friends star Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Garner, Lindsay Lohan, Charlize Theron, and ex-‘Spice Girls’ icon Victoria Beckham.

Other valid options are an Everose Gold Jubilee Watch, Yellow Gold Jubilee Watch, and Rolex ladies Daytona models.

2. What Rolex model is the best investment?

The best Rolex watch models to invest in are Paul Newman Daytona, the vintage ones, and Rolex Milgauss due to scarcity and relevance in history.

In fact, the most expensive Rolex watch ever sold is the Paul Newman Rolex Cosmograph Daytona. In 2017, Paul Newman’s personal Rolex Cosmograph Daytona was sold for a whopping $17.8M in New York.

3. Do women’s Rolex hold value?

Women’s Rolex watches like the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Lady Datejust Pearlmaster with diamonds hold their value well as the years pass. However, men’s pieces are rarer so they tend to hold their value more.

Final Word

Rolex watches for women are functional as well as sophisticated. There’s a Rolex timepiece for every woman despite her personality.

Some have a pink floral dial, chocolate dial, luminous silver toned hands, gem set dials, an Everose gold jubilee case, Everose gold jubilee bracelet, diamond accents, Roman numerals, purple dials, leather straps, metal straps, oyster straps and exotic leather bracelets. The key is researching and discovering what you prefer for the best results.

Key Takeaways

  • Rolex watches for women are crafted from precious materials like diamonds and pearls.
  • Women’s Rolex pieces are an equally excellent investment as men’s.
  • Ladies Rolex watches can last a long while if you care for your watch’s components well.

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