If you talk about Chanel, then the watchmakers will first think of the J12 watch. I don’t know when the J12 watch has become the most popular watch by Chanel. The classic forever, the first heart, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the advent, the J12 watch that has been deducted still maintains the original essence, nature is not deliberate, then what is the look of today’s Chanel J12 watch?
This is the all-black model that Chanel launched during this year’s Basel exhibition – J12 Phantom watch – H6185. The original intention of Chanel’s former art director, Jacques Hailu, was to create a watch for himself. In his sketches, a timeless classic, sporty pure black watch appeared on the paper. His inspiration comes from his two favorite worlds: racing and sailing. He is obsessed with the streamlined design of the car, especially the triumphant generals of America’s Cup regatta – the simple and pure lines of the J12 sailboat: the J12 watch is named after it.
Black is a classic, then ceramic interpretation, the watch is more quiet and elegant, the new J12 watch uses a one-piece precision ceramic case, the rounded polished case is delicate and smooth, while the case thickness is slightly increased, still keep J12 The lines of the watch are as smooth as ever, because of its more rounded outline, the case has no heavy feeling, and the fixed black bezel enhances the recognition of the watch.
This year, Chanel reduced the diameter of the crown by a third, and the top was inlaid with delicate cabochon precision ceramics.
Mysterious and cool black appearance
The black lacquered dial maintains a unique gloss. The timing scale of the inner ring of the new J12 watch is more refined. The digital scale font has been redesigned by the Chanel watch creative studio, which is more attractive and beautiful. The hands are also more delicate and slender: the hour and minute hands are the same width and are slightly adjusted above the Super-Luminova super luminous coating. To continue the brand’s signature style, the AUTOMATIC and SWISS MADE logos are presented in Chanel-specific fonts and the SWISS MADE position is moved to the flange.
The watch is equipped with a black precision ceramic strap with a triple-folded steel clasp. This year, the chain will be slightly extended to add a touch of brilliance to the black watch.
The bottom of the watch is designed with a back through, and the movement of the movement can be observed through the sapphire glass bottom cover. The 12.1 calibers self-winding mechanical movement is specially built by the Swiss fine watchmaker KENISSI. It has passed the certification of the COSC (Swiss Official Observatory Inspection Agency) and redesigned the oscillating weight with tungsten metal to provide long Up to 70 hours of power reserve.
Summary: The Chanel J12 watch has a long history and remains unchanged. It is the spirit of its inheritance. J12 watch that is both handsome and delicate, what are you waiting for?