The J12 watches

Inspired by the sleek lines of race cars and racing yachts from the America’s Cup, the J12 is an icon of 21st-century watchmaking. A timepiece designed by the Watch Creation Studio at Place Vendôme in Paris and assembled at the CHANEL Manufacture in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

Stop for one second to discover the House’s timeless watch.

J12 Calibre 12.2

The J12 33 mm is now equipped with the Calibre 12.2, a self-winding movement produced by the Swiss Manufacture Kenissi, co-owned by CHANEL. A miniaturised motorisation with readjusted components to ensure its unique performance.

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Enlarged view of the front of the J12 calibre 12.2 watch dial
  • DIAL

    Lacquered in black or white, the dial is marked with ceramic numerals in relief, for increased legibility in all circumstances.

  • BEZEL

    The J12 Calibre 12.2 is equipped with a unidirectional rotating bezel.

Enlarged view of the J12 calibre 12.2 watch caseback
  • MOVEMENT

    A feat of miniaturisation, the Calibre 12.2 is a self-winding movement produced by the Swiss Manufacture Kenissi, co-owned by CHANEL.

  • MOVEMENT

    Visible through a sapphire crystal caseback, the Calibre 12.2 is decorated and developed exclusively for the House.

J12 Calibre 12.1

Video : Two movements for one J12

Elegant and sporty, the J12 38 mm watch is equipped with the Calibre 12.1, a self-winding movement produced by the Swiss Manufacture Kenissi, co-owned by CHANEL.

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Enlarged view of the front of the J12 calibre 12.1 watch dial
  • BRACELET

    Flexible, light and made of hardly scratchable, highly resistant ceramic.

  • DIAL

    Lacquered in black or white, the dial is marked with ceramic numerals.

  • BEZEL

    Resolutely sporty, the J12 features a unidirectional rotating bezel.

Enlarged view of the J12 calibre 12.2 watch caseback
  • MOVEMENT

    Certified by the COSC*, a guarantee of precision.

  • MOVEMENT

    A technical revolution, the Calibre 12.1 is a self-winding movement produced by the Swiss Manufacture Kenissi, co-owned by CHANEL.

  • MOVEMENT

    The J12 boasts a power reserve of approximately 70 hours.

J12 Diamond Tourbillon

Video : An aesthetic and technical feat

A creation with graphic lines, its architectural composition of intersecting circles features a solitaire diamond that rotates to the rhythm of each second.

A hypnotic movement and perfect design accentuate the contrast of deep black ceramic and dazzling diamonds.

Limited edition of 55 pieces.

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Enlarged view of the front of the J12 Diamond Tourbillon watch dial
  • PRECIOUSNESS

    A solitaire diamond on the tourbillon cage. Diamonds on the bezel, crown and hands.

  • BEZEL

    In white gold with 34 baguette-cut pavé diamonds.

  • MOVEMENT

    The first Flying Tourbillon manufactured exclusively for CHANEL.

Enlarged view of the J12 calibre 12.1 watch caseback
  • SENSE OF DETAIL

    A movement with a pristine finish, featuring tone-on-tone matt, satin and glossy black.

  • LION’S HEAD

    The CHANEL Watches and Fine Jewellery emblem is the signature of all movements manufactured exclusively for the House.

  • MOVEMENT

    The Calibre 5, visible through the crystal caseback, is just as beautiful inside as it is on the outside.

*Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute