There is no better way to start your year than with a fine luxury watch that will set the tone for a successful, confident, and classy 2018. Whether it’s a Rolex or a Cartier, a luxury timepiece is a perfect accessory for this coming year and one that you can continue to don for many years after as well. The quality, craftsmanship, and design that goes into a luxury watch from any one of the world’s top watch brands is truly unbelievable, making each individual watch a piece that is to be treasured and cherished. In this article, our watch experts at WatchesAndWatches.com give you a breakdown of 5 of our favorite luxury watches for women, all under $5,000!

 

Cartier Cougar Ref. 32398

 

 

We begin our list with an absolute beauty of a watch that absolutely oozes with luxury and sophistication. This rare Cartier Cougar features a 18K yellow gold bezel that encases an elegant white dial with Cartier’s signature emblem and Roman numeral hour markers. Pair that with other one-of-a-kind details like blue hands and a brown satin strap, and you’ve got one of the world’s finest timepieces, all for the ridiculously low price of $4,000.

 

Cartier Tank Francaise Ref. 33814

 

Next on our list is one of the most timeless women’s watches ever made: the Cartier Tank. Worn by some of the most prominent women from the past century including Jackie Kennedy and Princess Diana, the Cartier Tank is the quintessential luxury watch for women. The Cartier Tank featured here showcases the Tank’s classic style, but also features a two-tone 18K yellow gold and stainless steel band which adds the perfect dash of originality. Take everything we’ve mentioned above and pair it with a price tag of $3,200, and you have yourself an incredible watch at an even more incredible price.

 

Rolex Datejust Ref. 33397

 

 

This one-of-a-kind Rolex Datejust also features a two-tone design, along with other complementary accents that pair flawlessly with each other to create a watch that is truly symbolic of luxury and lavishness. Among those is an eye-catch champagne colored dial with matching golden Roman numeral hours markers and hands, as well as an incredibly intricate 18K yellow gold fluted bezel. The gold accents that are a theme throughout the watch’s design make this a watch fit for royalty. Retailing at $3,850, it would be tough to find a better watch for this price on the market.

 

Rolex Datejust Ref. 69174

 

Simple, refined, and elegant. These are three words that perfectly describe this tasteful Rolex watch that can add a dash of brilliance to any outfit. With the signature Rolex crown emblem gracing the 12 o’clock marker, this Rolex symbolizes everything we love about Rolex watches. The masterful craftsmanship and the impeccable design that is displayed on this watch is what has made Rolex the premier luxury watch company in the world. With a chic silver dial and index hour markers paired exquisitely with a stainless steel Jubilee bracelet, this Rolex is a real bargain at the price of $3,900.

 

Bulgari Lady Bulgari Ref. 33113

 

 

Last on our list is this stunning Lady Bulgari watch that pushes the boundaries of watch design forward and sets the industry’s gold standard (no pun intended). While not as popular as Rolex or Cartier, Bulgari has made a name for itself in the luxury watch industry by mastering the art of design, as we see here in this watch. A minimalistic black dial with gold accents highlights the centerpiece of the watch, the 18K yellow gold bezel with the company’s name embedded on it. Fit for a fashionista that is confident, bold, and daring, this Lady Bulgari watch is well worth the price tag of $1,430, a price that will only go up as these watches increase in popularity and demand.