The color red is a timeless color that’s often used when one wants to stand out. Because it’s a vibrant hue, it’s usually used in fashion to make a bold and elegant statement; something that can be done in an outfit or an accent piece like an accessory or timepiece.
We’ve written about the Best Red Watches for Men, so in this article, we’re focusing on smaller red timepieces for women. Read on if you’re looking for a new watch to accentuate an outfit, or to bring contrast to an otherwise light-colored ensemble. We’re listing some of our top picks on some of the best red watches—from budget models to the more expensive ones.
Best Red Watches For Women
Disney Women’s MK2071
A playful and chic watch from the Disney Store, this 35.9mm watch has a red bracelet and a bezel with rhinestones.
Powered by a Japanese quartz movement, the mother-of-pearl dial has a Mickey Mouse design (click to see other Mickey watches).
The Disney Women’s MK2071 watch has a combination of Arabic and dot markers. The bracelet and case material are metal and has a fold-over clasp with a double push-button safety closure. This watch, however, is not water-resistant.
Another red strap Mickey watch is this model, which is in the same price range as the MK2071, but with a red faux leather band. This one has a vintage black and white Mickey on the dial.
For more Mickey Mouse-themed watches, you can check out this article on our site.
Timex Ironman Essential 10
Most of the watches featured in this article are from famous well-known fashion houses that cater mostly to women’s clothing, but we’re including popular watchmakers as well—one example is this Timex Ironman watch.
This mid-size watch by Timex is a simple digital model with an acrylic dial window that’s excellent for those using the watch for sports.
One of the things that make this Timex Ironman Essential 10 watch a hit among those who engage in sports or fitness activities, as the watch is lightweight.
This 34mm model has chronograph functions with laps and split times, a countdown timer, a customizable alarm, and has water resistance to 100m. This also has the Times Indiglo Light-Up watch dial and a durable resin strap.
To see more models by the brand, see our Best Timex Watches for Women article.
Guess Women’s Iconic U0979L3 Red Silicone Quartz
This one’s a watch for those looking for an all-red theme. The Guess Women’s Silicone quartz watch has a red silicone strap with a plastic red case and a red dial.
The 42mm watch, which has no markers, has a pop of color on its silver-tone hands. It also has a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, a pull/push crown, and a solid case back. The dial is decorated with the iconic Guess logo. The water resistance is up to 30m.
Guess is included in our 30 Best Affordable Watch Brands article. Read it here to learn more about other brands within the same price range.
Anne Klein Resin Bracelet Dress Watch
Another one from a popular fashion house devoted to women, this 37mm Anne Klein bracelet watch has a sophisticated look—a burgundy dial and rose gold-tone hands and markers. The strap is a link bracelet with also burgundy resin center links with a jewelry clasp and extender. The watch has water resistance to 30m.
This is classified as a dress watch, but will still look good if worn with casual clothes. Reviews for this model (as well as the other colors such as black/gold, grey/silver, pink/gold, and black/rose gold ) praise the watch for its perfect size and elegant looks.
Anne Klein watches are included in our article on expensive-looking 17 Cheap Women’s Watches.
Invicta Women’s 0701 Angel Collection
The Invicta Angel Lady (model 0701) Japanese quartz is a 38mm stainless steel chronograph watch with a red plastic bezel and a red silicone strap.
This watch has Arabic numeral markers, three subdials, and an onion crown. The steel case has a flame-fusion dial window, and the band has a buckle closure. The water resistance is up to 30m.
This model has a number of versions, such as this quartz model with stones). Check out the Invicta page to see the rest of the similar models.
Michael Kors Petite Sofie
Michael Kors is a popular designer of women’s clothing, an award-winning designer of women’s ready-to-wear clothes, jewelry, watches, and other accessories.
An elegant watch that can be worn daily or on dressier occasions, the Petite Sofie watch has a 26mm case and a 10mm band, perfect for those looking for a watch that’s thin yet strong in appearance.
This model has a round, stainless steel case with a scratch-resistant mineral crystal, with a two-hand analog display. The strap is a red leather with a clasp closure, and the water resistance is up to 50m.
Lacoste Women’s Ladies 12.12
This Ladies’ watch by Lacoste has a red dial and red strap. This watch is off Lacoste’s 12.12 watch collection (inspired by the iconic L.12.12 polo shirt), which is composed of watches of different colors to suit different occasions and personalities.
The Lacoste women’s Ladies 12.12 watch has a 38mm case is a stainless steel and the breathable strap is made of durable rubber. The dial has an index marker, has a mineral crystal, and has water resistance to 40m.
Other color options from this line include pink, black, blue, and green (and in chronograph versions).
Michael Kors Ritz Stainless Steel
This is another Michael Kors watch that has the same elegant and chic design as the previous Petite model we discussed but has a bigger case.
This stainless steel Michael Kors Ritz analog watch, which has a wide array of colors, has a 37mm red case with chronograph functions.
The bracelet is a red aluminum stainless steel with a deployant closure, and water resistance is up to 50m.
Seiko Presage Automatic Ladies Cocktail ‘Kir Royal’ SRP853J1
A stylish and sophisticated watch by Seiko, the Seiko Presage Kir Royal watch is from a collection inspired by cocktail bars and drinks.
This line is composed of three models, all based on classic wine-based cocktails. The Kir Royal Presage SRP853J1 has a clear red dial by the Kir Royal cocktail.
The watch has curved hands that extend to the applied indexes of the watch. The stainless steel case has a date display at 3 o’clock and a stop second-hand function. The crystal is a box-shaped hardlex, and the water resistance is up to 50m.
The watch runs on an automatic movement with caliber 4R35 and a power reserve of around 41 hours.
See more models in our article on the Best Seiko Watches for Women.
Gucci G-Timeless YA126584
Fashion giant Gucci—which we talked about in our article on fashion watch brands—is not only popular for its clothes and shoes. The brand is also known for producing high-quality accessories and timepieces.
One example is the Gucci G-Timeless YA126584, a 29mm watch with a polished stainless steel case, a red mother of pearl dial, and a red lizard leather strap. The watch markers are some of the details that make this watch unique: squares, stars, hearts, and the Gucci interlocking G logo, a bee, and a pyramid.
This also has a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, a buckle clasp, and a date window at 6 o’clock. The water resistance is up to 50m.
Christian Dior Christal Steel Watch
French fashion house Dior, founded by designer Christian Dior, makes luxury watches that reflect the brand’s chic and elegant designs. One example is the Dior Christal, stainless steel with a red lacquered diamond dial and set with red sapphire studs.
The Christian Dior Christal watch has a silver-tone stainless steel case and a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. It also has a unidirectional bezel, a solid case back, and a water resistance to 50m.
On the dial are silver-tone hands and index markers. This is an excellent model for those looking for a timepiece that also looks like a piece of elegant jewelry.