“An icon does not change, it adapts to the passing of time by capturing and sculpting it, by enhancing and understanding it.”
Curious to know the updates to CHANEL’s J12 watch? Here are 12 things you need to know about the luxury timepiece.
1. REFINED BEZEL
The bezel has been refined to increase the dial opening. The number of its notches have increased from 30 to 40.
2. CHICER FONT
The typeface of its numerals and indexes has been redesigned. Easier to read and prettier to look at!
3. CONSISTENT BRANDING
The words Automatic and Swiss Made are now in the CHANEL typeface.
4. REDUCED CROWN
The width of the crown has been reduced in size.
5. NEW NUMERALS
The typeface of the numerals was also gentrified. The curves and cuts have been refined. Also, the numerals applied to the dials are now in made ceramic.
6. SAME HANDS
The hours and minutes hands are now the same width.
For a negative effect that glows beautifully at nighttime, luminescent areas are added: black Super-LumiNova on the black J12 and in white on the white J12.
8. STRONGER CASE
The case has been softened and rounded sexily but appears no thicker than before.
9. BETTER BRACELET
The bracelet now has extended links to give that sophisticated optical illusion.
10. SAPPHIRE CRYSTAL BACK
The latest J12 now has a one-piece ceramic case. It is fully equipped with a sapphire crystal so you can see the beauty of its movement.
11. 12.1 CALIBER
Specially developed by the new Swiss manufacturer KENISSI Manufacture, the movement is now 12.1 caliber automatic movement—it’s all about the seconds!
12. LONGER POWER RESERVE
The new chronometer is certified by the COSC (Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres) boats a 70-hour power reserve.