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Chanel Watches

Launched in 1999, the basic design of Chanel’s classic J12 wristwatch has changed very little over the past 14 years.

The luxury brand wasn’t the first to introduce high-shine ceramic materials to watches (that honour falls to Rado), but they certainly popularised it — J12s have sold in their thousands.

The latest addition to the brand’s ever expanding stable is this, the J12 GMT Matte Black. Manufactured entirely from super-hardwearing ceramic, this manly take on the original features a GMT movement — the hour hand can be adjusted independently from the minute hand; great for travelling — is water-resistant to 100m, boasts a super thin bezel, and most significantly comes in a very Dark Knight shade of sandblasted matte black. All of which makes it Chanel’s greatest little black invention. Well, after a certain dress and jacket, that is.

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