Ladies’ Sporty

Tough Love

Philippe Marti seems a little uncomfortable as he shows off the ceramic production operations at G. & F. Chatelain SA. Marti is the director of this Chanel-owned case and bracelet maker in La Chaux-de-Fonds, where the J12, Chanel’s wildly successful sporty watch, is assembled. Ceramic is the J12’s most important physical attribute, but the actual […]

Chanel Turns Up the White

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of its explosively successful J12 watch, Chanel has released a limited-edition model that builds on the attitude of the original. The J12 White Phantom ($5,400) utilizes the same scratch-resistant, all-white ceramic case and bracelet that originally made the J12 a popular sporty timepiece. The 2,000-piece edition is also fitted with an […]