$187,000, Bulgari in New York, +1 212 315 9000, bulgari.com
Richard Mille RM 71-01 Automatic Tourbillon
Richard Mille debuts its eighth in-house movement, and its first-ever automatic tourbillon, with the new RM 71-01. It’s rather astonishing that its first automatic tourbillon is, for now, women’s-only, which shows the importance placed on the desires of its female clients. Both Art Deco and African tribal influences shine through in the highly decorated watch, which comes in 10 different versions, each limited to five pieces. The dial shapes, diamond patterns and materials vary, but each shares the same visual identity focusing on geometry and contrast. The skeletonized movement allows watchmakers to decorate more components, including the diamond-set rotor.
$425,000, Richard Mille in Beverly Hills, +1 310 285 9898, richardmille.com
Patek Philippe Ref 7150/250R Ladies’ Chronograph
Nearly 10 years after its first ladies’ chronograph debuted with an exclusive caliber, Patek Philippe introduces a new ladies’ chronograph watch. With a new, round case and a vintage-inspired design, Ref 7150/250R takes a sporty complication and transforms it into something elegant. The silvery opaline dial has applied Breguet numerals and Breguet hour and minute hands. Its legible layout has an instantaneous 30-minute subdial, a subsidiary seconds subdial and a pulsometer scale so the wearer can count her heartbeats. The column-wheel chronograph movement is visible through the open caseback, where you can admire the finely finished manual caliber.
$83,920, Wempe in New York, +1 212 397 9000, patek.com