The Chanel J12 has had quite the journey. Created in 2000, the latest edition comes with a high-tech ceramic clad rotor which was redesigned by the fashion house itself. Employing a technique only used for precious stones and applied it to the body of the Chanel J12 Intense Black, crafting the 724 grains of black light into baguette cuts, resulting in ceramic reflection, showcasing a new luminosity.
There will two models: the 33mm version houses a quartz movement while the 38mm model is animated by a self-winding mechanical movement offering 42-hour power reserve. Both watches display the hours, minutes and seconds. Both will also feature a dial with black numerals and a steep triple-folding buckle.
In partnership with Audemars Piguet, Chanel enhanced the J12 with a self-winding three-hand Haute Horlogerie movement