Flash-back Friday: The Lady-Datejust 28 from Baselworld 2017
Similar to how Rolex managed the men’s Datejust 41, the brand likewise introduced white metal versions of the Lady-Datejust 28 at Baselworld 2017. Before we investigate the pair of these models, how about we invigorate our memory with a quick backstory on the Lady-Datejust 28 collection.
The Rolex Lady-Datejust 28 introduced at Baselworld 2017
As the most current generation of the iconic extravagance dress watch for ladies, the Lady-Datejust 28 made its introduction in 2015 . Its delivery achieved a redid case design and refreshed development. It’s a new take on the classic ladies’ Rolex watch. Up until this year, the Lady-Datejust 28 was just available in more precious versions like yellow gold, rose gold, and platinum. There were likewise yellow gold and rose gold Rolesor (the combination of gold and steel) models. Also, presently, Rolex has added two new additions to the Lady-Datejust family: the all steel version and the white Rolesor version. How about we check them out.
Lady-Datejust 28 ref. 279160
The new Rolex Lady-Datejust ref. 279160 games a full stainless steel 28mm case alongside a stainless steel arm band. the 28mm Oyster case size is really the biggest one available in the Lady-Datejust line. Ideal for the cutting edge lady, the stainless steel construction is energetic chic.
The stainless steel version of the Lady-Datejust 28 has a domed bezel. In addition to the option between an Oyster or Jubilee wristband, there are a couple of dial tones to look over including pink, silver, and dull dark. There’s additionally a choice of Roman numerals or twirly doo stick indexes. Obviously, at the 3 o’clock position we see the date window for which the collection is named after. Like (nearly) all Rolex watches with the date include, the Cylcops focal point on the sapphire of the Lady-Datejust ref. 279160 magnifies the date for better legibility.
Powering the time and date functions of the Lady-Datejust 28 collection is the Rolex Caliber 2236 automatic development . Not exclusively does Rolex always offer mechanical developments in their ladies’ watches, they’re also manufacture movements. This implies that the watch developments were built by Rolex in-house. This point merits mentioning since most ladies’ extravagance watches run on quartz developments. The Caliber 2236 flaunts the Rolex-patented Syloxi hairspring in silicon. This mechanism improves the watch’s resistance to magnetic fields, temperature swings, and daily thumps. Operating at a recurrence of 28,800 beats each hour, the Caliber 2236 offers 55 hours of force reserve.
Lady-Datejust 28 ref. 279174
For a touch more extravagance, there’s likewise the new white Rolesor Lady-Datejust 28 in steel and white gold. While the ref. 27974 is predominately in steel—the steel Oyster case and steel wristband—it has a 18k white gold fluted bezel. Similarly as a sidenote, the Rolex fluted bezel is just at any point produced using gold. In this way, regardless of whether the bezel and the remainder of the Lady-Datejust 28 ref. 27974 seem as though it’s overall a similar material, those in the realize will immediately recognize the white gold.
Like the full steel version, the white gold and steel Lady-Datejust 28 ref. 279174 if available on either the lively Oyster wristband or the dressier Jubilee arm band. Dial tones are similar—pink, silver, and white—just like the indexes in either Roman numerals or luminous batons.
We definitely like the bigger size of the Lady-Datejust 28. Contemporary yet classic, new yet instantly recognizable, the new Lady-Datejust 28 effectively continues the enduring tradition of Rolex’s quintessential woman’s extravagance timepiece.