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These 11 Watches Prove The Steel Trend is Not Boring

If you’re seeing more and more steel timepieces in the fine watchmaking market, blame it on lean times. Or thank the economy rather. The metal is a more prevalent and economical choice in place of gold. In short: Your timepieces are value for money. From collaborations with Christian Louboutin to a 20th anniversary edition, the watches on the next 11 pages prove that being in steel doesn’t have to be run-of-the-mill.

#1: La Mini D De Dior Satine stainless steel watch with diamonds on matching bracelet, Dior
#2: Girard-Perregaux Cat's Eye Majestic stainless steel watch with diamonds on matching bracelet, $22,900, The Hour Glass
#3: Cape Cod silver watch on leather bracelet, $5,440, Hermes
#4: Lady Serenade stainless steel watch with diamonds on matching strap, $22,100, Glashutte Original
#5: LV Fifty Five Stickers stainless steel watch on leather strap, Louis Vuitton
#6: LV Fifty Five Stickers stainless steel watch on matching bracelet, $6,400, Louis Vuitton
#7: 4810 Day-Date stainless steel watch on leather, $4,400, Montblanc
#8: Heritage 1936 stainless steel watch on leather strap, $1,460, Tissot
#9: Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Seventeen stainless steel watch on nylon strap, $1,015, www.mytheresa.com
  #10: Reverso by Christian Louboutin stainless steel watch with diamonds on leather strap, $16,570, Jaeger-LecCoultre
#11: Hamilton Railroad Lady stainless steel watch on matching bracelet, All Watches. Prices unavailable unless stated
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