Taking the time to indulge in life’s little pleasures and good designs.

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Taking the time to indulge in life’s little pleasures and good designs.

From top: Rose gold PVD coated steel and tsavorite Rainflower (limited edition) watch, $1,590; rose gold PVD coated steel and sapphire Rainflower, $1,590, Mido

… smelling the flowers

Geometric, feminine lines are what characterise Mido’s Rainflower collection. Inspired by the lotus-like architecture of Singapore’s very own ArtScience Museum, this charming 34mm range features a subtle floral dial that’s complemented by the distinct petal pattern found on the side of its case. Equipped with an automatic movement that offers 80 hours of power reserve, this graceful watch comes in five different executions, including the 500-piece limited edition shown here.

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From left: PVD treated steel CALVIN KLEIN minimal watch, $399; champagne gold PVD treated CALVIN KLEIN wavy watch, $419, CALVIN KLEIN

… a sweet temptation

Indulging your love for modernist designs is so easy, especially when it comes to CALVIN KLEIN’s watches. Famous for pared down creations that make big statements, the brand has perfected the art of making more out of less. These two watches exemplify that ethos by pairing minimalist lines with a play of colour and texture—resulting in looks that are immediately identifiable with the American house.

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From left: Steel Piano Keys watch, $245; rose gold PVD treated steel Purple Lightsticks watch, $285, Enthology

… the perfect finishing touch

Featuring day, date and moonphase indicators on its clean, minimalist dials, these watches by Enthology present all the functions a woman needs for the day ahead. Bonus points come from the fact that the watches (which are also available in gold PVD treated steel for that touch of luxe) come with easy-to-use interchangeable straps that allow for a quick change of looks to suit changing style needs throughout the day. Their 36mm size also means that even women with slender wrists are guaranteed a comfortable fit.

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From top: Steel and gold plated steel Seiko Lukia Chronograph (SRWZ72P1), $494.40; rose gold plated steel Seiko Lukia Automatic (SSA794J1), $794, Seiko

… a warm embrace

Seiko has expanded its beloved Lukia collection once again with chic watches that were made to fit perfectly into the lives of busy women. The chronograph model, for example, is driven by a quartz movement with date, 24-hour display and timing functions. Then there’s the mechanical model with a cut-out dial that showcases the balance wheel of its automatic movement for a touch of horology refinement. Both are available in a myriad of executions to choose from.