Now, when the Chanel Grand Complication model - 'J12' Tourbillon - has been highly appreciated in the horology world, Chanel has been eager to revive its authenticity through the development of a 'Haute Horlogerie' automatic movement with three hands, going back to the deepest roots of traditional watchmaking. To make the dream come true, Chanel has partnered with one of the most prestigious Swiss watch manufactures, Audemars Piguet. read more
At Baselworld 2010, the world-renowned watchmaker Chanel
has brought out its captivating J12 Marine watch
. Inspired by the blue sea, this horological novelty demonstrates an extremely strong personality.
Equipped with all professional diving features, the J12 Marine watch is successfully conquering a new territory of depth. It is submersible to 300 meters.
The new Chanel watch is offered in two variations. The first interpretation comes with a black high-tech sand-blasted ceramic and steel case, fitted with a blue bezel (38 and 42mm) or a black bezel (42mm). It is accompanied by a flexible black rubber strap with openings to facilitate water drainage. read more
For 2008, Chanel has created a new majestic tourbillon timepiece revealing a baguette-cut diamond bezel. You will count 46 diamonds with a total weight of 4.5 carats. The 38-mm case of the Chanel watch and bracelet are crafted in black ceramic and 18k white gold. read more
Chanel iconic J12 collection
welcomes a new highly exclusive timepiece – the J12 Haute Joaillerie. The precious timepiece is available in a few variations, each created to last an eternity.
The Chanel 12 Haute Joaillerie watch
proudly demonstrates exceptional setting techniques performed in the brand’s workshops in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.
The timepiece features a fine combination of black and white, with the ceramic baguette matched by a baguette-cut diamond.
The case of the Chanel watch
has been created in different sizes - 42 mm, 38 mm and 33 mm, with every variation limited to just 12 pieces. The 42 mm and 38 mm cases are equipped with an automatic movement, while the 33 mm case houses a quartz movement. read more
The main dial of the Chanel J12 watch shows the local time in the time zone the watch's owner finds himself at the moment, while the 24-hour calibrated bezel and the additional GMT hour-hand are used for showing the traveler's home time. The hands and indexes of the Chanel watch are Superluminova-coated and phosphorescent in the dark. read more
Chanel’s famous J12 family
welcomes a new member - the J12 Chromatic watch
. The timepiece will be unveiled at Baselworld this year.
The new Chanel J12 watch demonstrates the case and bracelet crafted in titanium ceramic
, an innovative material characterized by supreme scratch-resistance and hardness compared to that of sapphire.
The watch has acquired a one-of-a-kind shade and shine. The brand’s specialists added titanium to ceramic and then polished it with diamond powder. As a result, the shade of the case, bracelet and dial varies from shiny black to steely gray, depending on the angle you look at it.
catches the glance by its appealing design - the outer part demonstrating a circular pattern and the inner part embellished with a brushed pattern.
Chanel, Hermes, and Louis Vuitton joined the horology world and belong to the small club of legitimate watchmakers. The brands are uniting two worlds - the world of watches and the world of 'fashion'. Each brand worked out its own strategies of gaining success in the highly competitive world of watchmaking. What are the secrets of their success? read more
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the J12 collection
, the watch manufacture Chanel
has released a range of incredible unisex watches. The new interpretations are the smallest in the legendary line: they measure just 29 mm in diameter
The audience is offered a great chance to enjoy a novel J12 watch
, rendered in a clever combination of high-tech white ceramic and steel
. It is outlined by a bezel, plain or highlighted by the sparkle of 40 diamonds
The bezel gently hugs a white mother-of-pearl dial, which boggles imagination with its amazing purity. It is equipped with 8 diamond indexes. At 3, 6, 9 and 12 o’clock the display features Arabic numerals. Traveling over them are white-painted hours, minutes and seconds hands. The functions mentioned are powered by a high precision quartz movement
A lot of celebrities who came to the Festival de Cannes 2008 were wearing Chanel attires, watches, and jewelry.
Natalie Portman was wearing a vintage Haute Couture navy chiffon dress to the "Indiana Jones" presentation on May 18th.
Madonna was wearing the look 50 from CHANEL Haute Couture SS 2007 to the "I Am Because We Are" Premiere on May 21st.
Jeanne Balibar, member of the jury, embellished her wrist with a Chanel "J12" watch in white ceramic, Chanel Horlogerie Collection.
Diane KRUGER was wearing a vintage CHANEL Haute-Couture dress, with a pendant and a ring CHANEL Joaillerie.
For Only Watch 2011
presents its special-edition J12 Marine watch
The 38mm-in-diameter case of the Chanel watch is rendered in sand-blasted black ceramic. It incorporates a crown, bezel and case-back in 18K rose gold. The timepiece boasts 300-meter water-resistance
The case accommodates a Swiss self-winding mechanical movement
that gives an advantage of a 42-hour power-reserve.
The Chanel J12 Marine Only Watch 2011
will be available exclusively at the Only Watch 2011 auction. The wristwatch is coupled with a bold black rubber strap.