by Agatha Gilmore | May 22, 2014
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Summer is finally here, and the softness of the season is met with similarly ethereal timepieces. Bulova's classic ladies' watch (98L195) features a two-tone silver and rose-gold finish, metalized crystal, and water resistance to 98 feet. $299, [email protected]

Movado's Women's Rondiro Mini watch (0606796) has a sleek 22-mm stainless-steel case, a black Museum dial, a slender stainless-steel bangle bracelet, sapphire crystal, and Swiss quartz movement. It is also water resistant up to 100 feet. $495, www.movadoincentives.com

Meanwhile, Citizen's Bella (EM0120-58L) exudes elegant, feminine beauty with 28 diamonds and a sweeping motif on the embossed periwinkle dial. $475, [email protected]

Seiko has introduced a new collection, the Recraft Series, for 2014. The Ladies' Solar Chronograph (SNE882) features a cut-out dial against mother-of-pearl, with solar-powered technology. It also has a 10-month power reserve, date calendar, and push-button release. It's available in all gold-tone or stainless steel and is water resistant up to 328 feet. $295, www.seikowatches.com/corporategift

From the Precisionist Collection, Bulova's men's chronograph (98B212) features the brand's proprietary quartz accuracy, which offers 1/1,000-second precision over a twelve-hour time frame, with accuracy to within five seconds a month. The watch dazzles in stainless steel with a black sunray dial, a tachymeter, calendar, and water resistance up to 656 feet. $799, [email protected]

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Movado's Men's Museum Sport watch (0606604) epitomizes sophistication with a 42-mm stainless-steel case with black PVD-finished bezel and Swiss quartz movement. It is water resistant up to 98 feet. $995. 

Citizen's World Time A-T (FC0000-59D) is the first Eco-Drive atomic timepiece for ladies with a shimmering mother-of-pearl dial. $595. 

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Seiko's new Prospex Kinetic GMT Diver's watch uses the same double-case system as the legendary 1975 model. It's great for diving as it combines one-second-a-day precision with Seiko's unique no-battery-change Kinetic technology. The dial was designed with legibility in mind, with anti-reflective coating on the sapphire crystal and precise, secure operation of the uni-directional bezel. This timepiece is also water resistant up to 656 feet. $695.