"French women don't get fat," and neither do their watches. Americans, on the other hand like 'em supersize!

America's Picks
1.TISSOT, $425; www.tissot.ch.
2.TIMEX AT WALMART, $99.95; (800) WAL-MART for stores.
3.CARTIER, $4700; (800) CARTIER for stores.
4.BULOVA, $650; www.bulova.com for stores.
5.LONGINES, $2300; (800) 897-9477.

France's Choices
1.WITTNAUER, $695; www.wittnauer.com for stores.
2.BAUME & MERCIER, $1495; (800) MERCIER.
3.CITIZEN, $225; (800) 321-1023.
4.ESQ SWISS, $275; (80) 810-2311.
5.DIOR WATCHES, $3195; www.eluxury.com.

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