Longines is one of the biggest Swiss luxury watch companies in the world. This brand has been around for more than a century and continues to produce elegant watches fitted with the best watch technology.
We have already written a piece on the Best Longines Watches for Men, so for this article, we’re focusing on our top picks from the women’s watch collections.
To learn more about the brand and its history, you can also check out another article that we wrote here.
Best Longines Ladies Watches
Longines Conquest Classic L2.2184.108.40.206
The Conquest Classic collection of watches is an homage to prestigious sports events where the brand was a part of. These watches pay tribute to timeless and elegant watches produced from 1878.
The Longines Conquest Classic (model L2.2220.127.116.11) is a round stainless steel 29.5mm watch with a white mother of pearl dial, silver polished hands, and a date window at 3 o’clock. This is for those looking for something elegant—the hour markers of this watch are diamond indexes (Top Wesselton VS-SI diamonds with 0.055 carats).
Longines Conquest Classic L2.218.104.22.168
This is another favorite from the Conquest Classic collection. The Longines L2.222.214.171.124 watch is a model that is simpler (unlike the previous model, this does not have diamonds on it), but is equally elegant.
Having a sunray silver dial and pink hands and hour markers, this model is a great everyday watch. It’s water-resistant to 50m, so it can take minor splashes (immersion in water is not advised). The case and bracelet with a triple safety folding clasp are made of durable stainless steel.
La Grande Classique De Longines L126.96.36.199.6
The La Grande Classique de Longines collection is inspired by timeless beauty. This is a line of women’s watches that are sophisticated and functional, such as the L188.8.131.52.6 model, which has a simple white dial, painted Roman numeral hour markers, and black hands.
This is a 24mm watch with a stainless steel bracelet and a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. It also has a two-toned version with stainless steel and yellow PVD coating (model L184.108.40.206.7).
The La Grande Classique de Longines collection has a wide array of models to choose from. If the two models we just mentioned fit your aesthetics, you can check out other equally excellent women’s watch models here.
Longines Equestrian L220.127.116.11.6
One of the things that we love about this Longines Equestrian model is the unique look. The Equestrian L18.104.22.168.6 has a distinct oval shape and an elegant dial with 12 diamonds (12 Top Wesselton VS-SI, 0.055 carats) as hour markers. The blue steel hands on the main dial and the small seconds hand at six o’clock brings out the beauty and sophistication of the all-silver/stainless steel color.
The watches of this collection pay tribute to the company’s passion for the equestrian world and combine both traditional looks and modern technologies. One does not need to be into the sport in order to appreciate the designs, however. These watches can make any casual wear look chic, and will also look excellent when worn in more formal occasions.
Longines Equestrian L22.214.171.124.0
This watch, which is also from the Equestrian collection, is another model that has a good balance of chic and casual.
The Longines Equestrian L126.96.36.199.0 is a sophisticates 30mm watch with a round stainless steel case, a leather strap. and a black lacquered dial. The 12 indexes are all diamonds, and the strap is black leather with buckle. The crystal is scratch-resistant sapphire, and the water resistance is 30m.
Like the previous watch from the Equestrian collection, this has a unique shape that can easily accentuate a simple outfit. the case itself is round, but the stainless steel that connects to the leather strap is an attractive oval shape.
Longines Evidenza L188.8.131.52.6
This is one of the most unique watches on this list. The Longines Evidenza L184.108.40.206.6 (Amazon) has a striking tonneau-shaped case inspired by the model that the brand had in 1911.
The 26×30.60mm dial us a silver Flinqué pattern, and the hands and hour markers are painted blue. There is a date window at 6 o’clock, which also has a unique overlapping design at 6 o’clock. There is an also a version with an alligator leather strap (Longines Evidenza L220.127.116.11.4(Longines.com), which has the same style but with an 18-karat pink gold case material.
If you like watches with a tonneau shape, you’ll have a lot of choices in this collection. Check out all the available models here on the Longines website.
Longines Hydroconquest L3.218.104.22.168
Available in sizes for men and women, the Longines Sport/ Hydroconquest collection aims to provide elegance and innovation. This is great for those looking for a watch that is both sporty and elegant and is perfect for wearing outdoors.
This is for those looking for a dive watch, or simply a watch that can handle water activities. The Longines Hydroconquest L3.222.214.171.124 is a 29.5mm watch that is water-resistant to 300m and has a screw-in crown and unidirectional rotating bezel. The case is black and a stainless steel bracelet has a double safety folding clasp and integrated diving extension.
The Arabic numerals and indexes hour markers and the silver polished hands have the Swiss Super LumiNova technology, so you will not have difficulty looking at the time even when it’s dark or you’re underwater.
The Longines Hydroconquest collection is a well-reviewed watch, with both experts and aficionados approving the technology, design, and price tags of the watches. Check out this article, which takes a closer look at the Hydroconquest 41mm version.
This has a classic dive watch look, similar to the styles of Rolex Submariner and the Omega Seamaster (you can check out our overview of the comparison of Longines vs. Omega here).
Longines Dolce Vita L126.96.36.199.6
“The Italian way of life enhances by a timeless elegance” is how Longines describes the Dolce Vita collection. This is another chic design that matches well with any outfit. The Longines Dolce Vita L188.8.131.52.6 is a rectangular-shaped watch with striking blue painted Roman numerals and hands against a silver Flinqué case. The bracelet is stainless steel with a triple safety folding clasp.
The exact dimensions of this watch are 20.80x32mm. It also has an attractive small second at 6 o’clock, as well as a scratch-resistant sapphire. There is also a version with 18-karat pink gold and a leather strap.
This collection has a wide range of rectangular watches to choose from—different sizes, straps, and bracelets, with or without diamonds, and so on—all of which are inspired by the “sweet life” (dolce vita). Check out all of the choices here.
Longines PrimaLuna L184.108.40.206.56
If a watch for formal occasions is what you’re after, the Longines PrimaLuna L220.127.116.11.56 is a great watch to consider. This model has a sophisticated look made possible not just by the diamonds, but also the elegant silhouette. This 26.5mm watch has a stainless steel case and bracelet made with 18-karat pink gold.
The biggest detail that makes this luxury watch elegant is the case that’s adorned with 44 Top Wesselton IF-VVS diamonds (having a total of 0.299 carats). The watch, which is water-resistant to 30m, has a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, a silver Flinqué dial, and blue Roman numeral markers and hands.
Longines Master L18.104.22.168.6
The Longines Master Collection was first launched in 2005. With watches having self-winding movements, this line has a wide selection of timepieces that exhibit the brand’s expertise in both design and technology.
We love the simplicity of the Longines L22.214.171.124.6, a 2.5mm watch that has a silver barleycorn dial and legible Arabic numeral markers and blue steel hands. The stainless steel bracelet has a triple safety folding clasp, and the glass is s a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal.
You can explore the watches from the Master collection here.
Longines Conquest Classic L2.2126.96.36.199
We will cap off the list with an elegant everyday watch with a classic design.
Clean and simple, the Longines Conquest Classic L2.2188.8.131.52 29.5mm stainless steel watch has a sunray silver dial, and pink hands and index hour markers. The glass is a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, and there is a date window at 3 o’clock.
This is something that you can wear daily, something that’s easy to pair with any outfit. The is not lined with diamonds or have a price tag that costs thousands but is elegant enough to impress.
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