February 8, 2023


Crimson has at all times been a color that’s close to and expensive to Gabrielle Chanel, and thus thought to be one of many maison’s signature colors, together with beige, black, gold and white.

The provocative hue may be discovered on RTW jackets, 2.55 purses and the eternally iconic lipstick, an emblem of empowerment and power for the fashionable Chanel lady of immediately.

Crimson additionally serves because the spotlight of Chanel’s newest timepieces dreamt up by Arnaud Chastaingt, Director of the Watchmaking Creation Studio, that are a part of the Watches & Wonders 2022 assortment that you will discover out extra about beneath.

01 – The jaw-dropping choice contains 3 of Chanel’s iconic Haute Horlogerie creations that every one come decked out within the signature color. Baguette-cut rubies elevate the timepieces even additional, and they’re solely accessible in restricted numbers, making them extremely collectible for followers and watch lovers alike.

Chanel Red Haute Horlogerie CreationsPHOTO COURTESY OF CHANEL

02 – The J12 X-Ray Crimson Version (POA) is the pièce de résistance, crafted totally (together with the bracelet) out of crystal sapphire that leads to a see-through show like no different. Numbered and restricted to 12 items worldwide, this beautiful timepiece is enhanced with 46 baguette-cut rubies on the bezel, together with 12 baguette-cut ruby indicators for max impact.

Because of the sapphire crystal, the bridges on the in-house Caliber 3.1 Manufacture motion are rigorously hidden, however the detailed cogwheels are nonetheless seen and worthy of its standing as a Haute Horlogerie timepiece from Chanel.

Chanel Red Haute Horlogerie CreationsPHOTO COURTESY OF CHANEL

03 – Then there are the Boy-Buddy Crimson Version timepieces, accessible in two designs which are barely completely different from the opposite.

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The Boy-Buddy Skeleton Crimson Version (SGD216,500) has an 18K beige gold case set with 38 baguette-cut rubies that’s restricted to 10 items, whereas the Boy-Buddy Skeleton X-Ray Crimson Version (SGD129,900) has a crystal sapphire case and 18K beige gold crown set with 5 baguette-cut rubies, which is proscribed to 100 items.

04 – Whereas the 2 circumstances and bezels are noticeably completely different, each timepieces include the in-house Caliber 3 Manufacture crimson skeleton mechanical motion, complemented by a crimson alligator-embossed calfskin strap completed with a 18K beige gold triple-folding buckle.

05 – The ability reserve is roughly 55 hours for all 3 timepieces, so you’ll be able to put on the attractive crimson editions over Lunar New Yr and be set to make a press release. You’ll discover them below the Haute Horlogerie assortment; do name Chanel’s Watches & Fantastic Jewelry Boutique at 6836-7588 for those who’re eager to search out out extra.

For extra info, do go to CHANEL.com