The Michele, Behind Michele Watches

Written by Debbie. Posted in Diamond Watches, Fashion Watches, Michele, More News, News, Style Watches, Watch Brands

Michele, The Woman Behind the Name

Who is Michele Watches?  Well, this brand is more than a watch company; it is a three generation watch making enterprise.  Started by Maurice Barough, the company got their roots, as many watchmaker do, in Geneva.  The experienced watch maker taught this trade to his son, Jack, who decided to move his family to the states in 1970 to set up shop.

Jack’s daughter is Michele, the namesake of the popular brand, as well as the creative force behind the styling of the collection.  The very first Michele watch was named the CSX Diamond, and that was only the beginning.  Many more phenomenal creations would come from these entrepreneurs.

The success behind the brand is largely due to their philosophy.  At Michele, the focus is on quality first.  Understanding the components and the craftsmanship that must go into a high quality timepiece is the foundation from which they work.  The fantastic style is just the wrapping on the present, but what beautiful wrapping. 

Michele watches offer women a feminine, yet really contemporary timepiece that can be changed up with interchangeable straps in many different designs.  The concept is forward thinking and modern and has been well received by their clients.  When you buy a Michele watch, you get quality, integrity, and great looks.

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Michele Watches Are Bright And Sunny

Written by Debbie. Posted in Authentic Watches, Diamond Watches, Michele, Women's Watches

Michele Watches Get Ready For Summer

 

I can’t say enough good stuff about Michele watches.  I think they’re terrific, and offer so many fun, flirty, girly styles!  Michele is a luxury fashion watch maker, geared toward women.  A Michele watch will instantly make you feel a bit more glamorous, more fun loving, more in style.  Let’s check out some great styles.  

Ok, with summer right around the corner, how about some really bright and fun creations from Michele?  The Tropical Paradise line is just that, and more.  I kind of fell for the Tropical Paradise Sea Turtle edition.  It comes with a really vibrant turquoise leather strap, which reminds me of the ocean.  On the face a sweet tropical scene is being played out.  Palm trees are blowing in the wind, the blue oceans is sparkling, and two adorable sea turtles are making their way back to sea, their shells shining in the sunshine.  Actually their shells are lit up by 53 luxurious diamonds!  All of this is set against a white enamel background.  It’s beautiful and tastefully done.  The Tropical Paradise line also features a cute monkey grabbing at a bunch of yellow bananas, and a pretty in pink watch, with an underwater view.  Colorful tropical fish swim along coral and sea plants.  These watches have a summer attitude, do you?

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Michele Watches Show Their Spots

Written by Debbie. Posted in Fashion Watches, Michele, More News

Michele Watches

While I’m not your typical girly-girl, I have to admit that Michele watches bring out more of that in me.  This company produces some of the most feminine and fun designs I’ve seen, and wearing them makes you happy to be a woman.  One of my favorite Michele watches is from the Coquette Collection. 

The MWW08A000211 Coquette Petite Diamond Cheetah Patent Leather watch is beautiful and shows a bit of my wild side.  The dial is not you run of the mill round or square, it’s an elongated, rounded rectangle.  The hour markings are also stretched to match the shape of the dial…very art-deco feel.  Surrounding the dial are eighty luxurious diamonds, and the picture is completed with a patent leather strap in a, black and white Cheetah print. 

The case on this Michele watch measures 22.5mm by 33.65mm, and the strap is 12mm.  The total diamond weight is .67 carat…did I mention there are eighty diamonds adorning this beautiful watch? 

 The MWW08A000211 Coquette Petite Diamond Cheetah Patent Leather watch, as with all Michele creations, is all Swiss movement, and of course water-resistant to 5 ATM.  If you love the dial and want to change it up a bit…the strap is interchangeable with all 12mm. Michele watch straps, but why?  This one is purr-fect!

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Michele Watches, A Change Of Pace

Written by Debbie. Posted in Fashion Watches, Michele, More News, Watch Brands

Change It Up With Michele Watches

 

Michele is known for being one of the premier accessory designers in the world.  Following and keeping up with the trends on the runway, Michele has earned a reputation of being at the forefront of the fashion industry.  Their sun wear and handbags have long been a hit with young fashionistas, and Michele watches are taking off, as well.

Michele’s watch line is bright and vibrant, with glamorous touches.  The colorful bracelets and intricately designed watch dials tickle our senses and the combination choices get our imaginations stirring. 

With Michele watches one can create their own statement timepiece.  With exotic prints and shiny metallic leathers…the possibilities are endless.  You can show off your serious side and create a classic, stainless-steel watch, or maybe get a little wild and mix diamonds with a leopard print leather bracelet.  With Michele, you can do both.  The dials and bracelets are interchangeable and can be designed to suit whatever mood you happen to be in.  Feminine and flirty, sultry and serious…or maybe classic and sophisticated.  We women reserve the right to change our minds.  So, have fun with Michele watches!

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Michele Knows Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend

Written by Debbie. Posted in Fashion Watches, Luxury Watches, Michele, Women's Watches

Michele Deco Diamond Watch

For just the right touch of bling on your wrist look no further than the Michele Deco Day Diamond Women’s Watch with Stainless Steel 3-Link Diamond Bracelet Model # MWW06P000010.  Total diamond weight comes in at 0.80 ct.

This watch boasts a generous 144 diamonds.  One hundred and eight of them frame the Mother-of-Pearl face and thirty-six are sprinkled on the stainless steel bracelet.  Swiss chronograph and subdial, in case you are wondering what day of the week it is, give this piece just enough functionality as if all those diamonds weren’t enough.

But Michele also thought you might like it to be water resistant and it is should you find yourself day tripping on the streets of London in the rain and forgot your umbrella.  No worries.

Just a Touch of Pink

What more can be said about this watch?  For those of you who classify yourselves as fashionistas this watch is the watch for you.  Not only will you have the bling factor from any angle you happen to move your wrist; you can color coordinate the strap with your outfits.   Any Michele strap is interchangeable with this watch; the looks you can achieve are endless.  A picture is worth a thousand words in this case.

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Michele Watches ceramic collection

Written by Debbie. Posted in Michele, News, Women's Watches

They may not be the only company to use this material, but Michele Watches, like always, does it in a unique, extra-stylish way. We’re talking about the use of ceramic in their watch designs. Many people equate ceramic with weak materials, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Watchmakers have spent many resources in extensive research to make ceramic durable and scratch resistant, rendering a easy to use material in luxurious watches.

If you want to know just how strong ceramic can be, well think of it this way: ceramic can be used to make bullet-proof vests and other armor, so it is a pretty strong material!

Many companies have used ceramic in some of their watch designs, but Michele Watches has successfully bringing out the best the ceramic has to offer. Their practical designs featuring a date window and three-eye chronograph make them great sporty watches, and with their beautiful array of diamonds set around the face, blending softly with the opaque pink of the ceramic band, the watch is absolutely attractive.

They currently feature a number of different styles within their ceramic collection, all following the company’s mission to blend traditional styles with modern looks, making them the perfect piece for every woman.

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Force behind Michele Watches Has Grown Up With the Company

Written by Debbie. Posted in Michele

If you’ve ever wondered who the “Michele” is behind the Michele Watch Company, here is the scoop. Michele Barouh is the daughter of the company’s founder, Jack Barouh. Jack named the company for Michele when she was a small child, but today she is the force behind the company’s creative success.

As the creative director for Michele Watches, Barouh brings a youMichele Watchesnger, more whimsical perspective to the line. She instinctively knows how to balance the need to develop a new customer base with retaining the existing status of the brand, and thanks to her personal style and imagination, she never stops innovating.

Before becoming Michele’s creative director, Michele earned a Masters in Art and Business at the Sotheby’s Institute, and even though the company is now owned by Fossil, she is able to make major contributions to the direction of the brand. As a third generation watch designer, one of her more recent triumphs was the launch and design of Michele Watches interchangeable bands, a development that has positively impacted the company’s success.

Michele Watches are known for being one of the most fashion-conscious luxury watch brands, and thanks to Michele Barouh’s dynamic vision, the company continues to be at the cutting edge of international watch making trends.

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