The Rolex Datejust is constantly touted as one of the most approachable watches on the market. Leading tennis stars, professional yachters, champion equestrian pros, actors, and entrepreneurs – anyone worth reading about – are wearing their Rolex Datejust with pride. The model is as fashionable today as it was 35 years ago proving just how popular this reference is with watch enthusiasts.
Why Rolex Datejust?
The Datejust was first released in 1945 and was the first watch to display the date through an aperture on the dial. Featuring an all gold construction with an off-white face, the Datejust made waves from day one. A few years later, the Cyclops eye was added and soon became the standard for all Rolex watches. Interestingly, it appears the watch aficionados love the Datejust because it is a pure classic. Rolex designers have had quite a bit of fun with the watch and offer all sorts of authentic styles. The history of the Datejust is full of technology and innovation that produces the watches that we have today.
Men can choose from the 36mm steel, steel & white gold, steel & yellow gold, steel and Everose gold, yellow gold and white gold models. They can also be bold and go for the Datejust Turn-O-Graph with a silver, blue or black dial. The Datejust II pushes the limits to 41mm and come in steel & white gold or steel & yellow gold.
Rolex Datejust Turn-O-Graph “Thunderbird” ref. 116264
Women have all sorts of choices as well. They include 31 & 33mm Datejust watches, the Ladies Datejust, the Ladies Datejust Pearlmaster and Datejust Special Edition. Each watch size and style comes with a mix of band and face choices. Depending on one’s taste, she can choose from simplicity to bling!
Rolex Datejust that is covered in diamonds with a fluted bezel.
No matter which model is chosen, the Rolex Datejust is a watch that takes the breath away. Not only is it beautiful it is highly functional, waterproof, and made to last a lifetime. This appears to be why it is such the rage no matter how many years go by! If you need help picking a Rolex watch as your first, take a look at Business Insider.