FINE WATCHMAKING MOVEMENTS

The finest watchmaking movements dedicated to elegance.

CALIBRE 1

"Always subtract, never add back" is the CHANEL Allure philosophy that inspired the Calibre 1. It is a journey to find artistic purity backed by technical excellence – the powerhouse behind the Monsieur watch's inner beauty. The Calibre 1 is a mechanical work of art accentuated by two round skeleton bridges deeply entwined into the black movement.

  • Monsieur Watch, BEIGE GOLD,
  • Monsieur Watch, White gold, baguette-cut diamonds,
  • Monsieur watch in 18K BEIGE GOLD, ivory dial with jumping hour, 240° retrograde minutes and small second counter. - Enlarged view
  • Monsieur watch in 18K white gold, ivory dial with jumping hour, 240° retrograde minutes and small second counter. - Enlarged view

MONSIEUR WATCH
IN 18K GOLD OR PLATINUM

Created exclusively for men, the Monsieur watch defies the codes of Fine Watchmaking both inside and out. Fitted with the first movement to have been specially designed and produced by the CHANEL Manufacture, this timepiece reconciles technical complexity with a pure aesthetic. In 2018, it will be released with a Grand Feu enamel dial adorned with a Lion in sculpted gold.

"Elegance is when the back is as beautiful as the front"
Gabrielle Chanel
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Calibre 2

The Calibre 2 is the second movement designed by the creative studio located at Place Vendôme and produced exclusively by the CHANEL Swiss Manufacture. The Camélia Skeleton offers a feminine foray into the world of Fine Watchmaking. Entirely styled in the shape of a camellia, Mademoiselle’s favourite flower, it embodies the absolute artistic freedom of CHANEL creation.

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  • Première Camélia Skeleton watch in white gold, case, bezel and crown set with baguette-cut diamonds - Enlarged view
  • Première Camélia Skeleton watch in white gold, case, bezel, hands, crown and buckle set with diamonds - Enlarged view

PREMIÈRE CAMÉLIA SKELETON WATCHES

The Première Camélia Skeleton watch celebrates one of the most poetic emblems of CHANEL: the camellia. Produced by the CHANEL Swiss Manufacture, its Fine Watchmaking movement highlights the flower’s floral geometry in three dimensions. It is housed within the watch’s precious case, which is inspired by the octagonal shape of the Place Vendôme. This creation embodies a romantic vision of time that is simultaneously precious and precise, unique and desirable, timeless and contemporary. CHANEL has been awarded the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève for this exceptional piece, in the Ladies category.

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Première Camélia Skeleton

CALIBRE 3

This third movement designed by the CHANEL Creative Studio is characterised by its ultra modern aesthetic and sleek lines. Its high-precision watchmaking technology is enhanced by its transparency, highlighting the subtlety and finesse of the movement.

  • PREMIÈRE·BOY Skeleton, Large version, BEIGE GOLD and shiny alligator strap - Enlarged view
  • PREMIÈRE·BOY SKELETON, Large version, BEIGE GOLD and shiny alligator strap - Enlarged view

PREMIÈRE·BOY DE CHANEL SKELETON

For the first time ever, the movement of the PREMIERE·BOY watch is visible from the back to the front. The graphic black skeleton movement from the CHANEL manufacture boasts an unprecedented elegance, highlighting the masculine inspired design elements of the watch. It accentuates its clean lines and perfectly balanced proportions, while complementing its understated case.

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PREMIÈRE·BOY DE CHANEL SKELETON

FLYING TOURBILLON

Whether styled in a comet or camellia shape, each flying tourbillon ticks away quietly, almost secretly, at the heart of the J12 and Première watches. Blending graphic shapes with the symbols cherished by Mademoiselle Chanel, these watches lay the foundations for a new language in ladies' Fine Watchmaking.

  • Première Flying Tourbillon in white gold, case and bezel set with emeralds and baguette-cut diamonds - Enlarged view
  • Monsieur Watch, BEIGE GOLD,
  • Première Flying Tourbillon watch in 18K white gold, case, bezel and crown set with baguette and brilliant cut diamonds. - Enlarged view
  • Première Flying Tourbillon watch 18K BEIGE gold, case, bezel and crown set with baguette and brilliant cut diamonds. Side view. - Enlarged view

PREMIÈRE FLYING TOURBILLON WATCHES
IN 18K GOLD SET WITH DIAMONDS AND PRECIOUS GEMSTONES

Blending softness, purity, power and femininity, this flying tourbillon styled as a camellia is crafted in yellow gold, white gold or BEIGE GOLD and is set with glittering diamonds or precious gemstones. The paved case of this exceptional Première watch subtly combines the art of watchmaking perfection and the couture spirit of CHANEL.

  • J12 Flying Tourbillon Skeleton in 18K white gold and black high-tech ceramic set with diamonds. - Enlarged view
  • J12 Flying Tourbillon Skeleton in 18K white gold and black high-tech ceramic set with diamonds. Bracelet set with brilliant-cut diamonds. - Enlarged view
  • J12 Flying Tourbillon Skeleton in 18K white gold and black high-tech ceramic set with diamonds. Bracelet set with baguette cut diamonds. - Enlarged view

J12 Flying Tourbillon Skeleton

With a brilliant display of contrasts, perpetually oscillating between the brightness of day and the mystery of night, this flying tourbillon stylised as a precious comet illuminates deep black with a skeleton movement, thus revealing a refined timepiece with unique allure.

  • Première Flying Tourbillon Openwork watch in BEIGE GOLD, case, bezel and crown set with baguette and brilliant cut diamonds. - Enlarged view
  • Première Flying Tourbillon Openwork watch in white gold, case, bezel and crown set with baguette and brilliant cut diamonds. - Enlarged view
  • Première Flying Tourbillon Openwork watch in white gold, case, bezel and crown set with baguette and brilliant cut diamonds. Side view. - Enlarged view

OPENWORK PREMIERE FLYING TOURBILLON WATCHES
in 18K gold set with diamonds

This flying tourbillon, which is shaped like the camellia (Mademoiselle Chanel's favourite flower), showcases an intense black open-worked dial. Like a floral sculpture, this magical, airy flying tourbillon reveals a diamond-set heart that gives the camellia unique allure.

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FLYING TOURBILLON