Citizen started life in 1918 as the Shokosha Watch research Institue. Famous for their pocket watches, the Institue produced a commercial model, the Calibre 16 Pocket Watch. Sold under the name of Citizen in 1924, the Calibre 16 started the journey for this Japanese watch brand. The introduction of solar-powered timepieces launched Citizen to international success. By far their most important and successful launch to date, the Eco-Drive threw away conventional ideas regarding standard battery powered watches and helped develop Quartz technology to new levels. The Drive collection from Citizen embodies the true essence of Japanese engineering, made with the very best of materials and designed with performance in mind, this ladies Citizen Drive EM0688-01E will stand the test of time. Showcasing a beautiful 27mm stainless steel case, robust Mineral crystal glass, and an elegant black dial adorned with baton & Arabic numeral hour markers for enhanced legibility. Powered by a reliable Eco-Drive movement. Other features include a Leather strap fastened with a pin buckle clasp for added security, and a water-resistance up to 30 metres. Explore the full Citizen range.