19 Dec 2011

Gucci G-Class YA055524 Review

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Written by: Garrett Miller

Do you wish you could have the style and incredible quality of a Gucci watch without the ostentatious, artsy, or otherwise unusual design of other Gucci product lines? Do you seek a sleeker, more minimalistic look that goes for understated, powerful simplicity rather than flashy  avant-garde style? If so, you are sure to be a fan of Gucci’s G-Class line of watches, which feature a classic, straightforward design with round dials, link bracelets, and polished steel housing. Take, for instance, the G Class YA055524, a ladies’ dress watch that features a matte brown dial and silver matchstick markings encompassed by a silver, polished steel bezel and bracelet. The elegant simplicity of this timepiece makes it perfect to wear to work or for a night out.

The Gucci G-Class YA055524

About this watch:

Crafted in Switzerland

Matte brown dial

Silver matchstick hour markings

Silver hands denote hours, minutes and seconds

Water-resistant up to a depth of 30 meters (99 feet)


Swiss quartz movement

Sapphire scratch-resistant crystal with anti-reflective coating

Brushed, high-polished steel bracelet

Fixed stainless steel bezel

Stainless steel case

27 mm (1.06’’) case diameter

8” (20.3 cm) bracelet length (resizable)

Hidden fold over clasp with push button
Date displayed at the 3 o’clock position

Comes with a 2-year warranty


The G Class YA055524 retails from Gucci for $995. It is also available from the following retail websites:

Endless.com, listed at $995

Amazon.com, listed at $746

Watchesonlineus.com, listed at $746

Watchesonnet.com, listed at $746

Shopping.yahoo.com, listed at $647-$746

Jomashop.com, listed at $440


In my own mind, there are not really any drawbacks to the G Class YA055524. This watch could be worn for almost any occasion. The only place you likely won’t see it is on a fashion runway or in a magazine because, again, it isn’t a flashy piece of art you wear on your wrist like some other watches available from Gucci. Rather, it is a subtly elegant, well-crafted timepiece that will complement anything from a power suit to an evening dress. So no, it isn’t a unique or different looking watch; but you’ll have to decide for yourself if this is a downside.

The Bottom Line

Given the versatility and relative affordability of the G Class YA055524, I would say I highly recommend this and any other watch from the G Class line of Gucci watches.


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