Category: Chanel

  • Chanel new skeleton watch series

    Since establishing its watch-making division back in 1987, Chanel has steadily emerged as one of the best names in the area of luxury timepieces. With celebrity wearers including Angelina Jolie and Kirsten Dunst, it is little wonder that the maker’s watches are now highly sought after status symbols.Although traditionally connected with women’ and unisex versions, […]

  • Chanel J12 GMT Matte Watch Review

    Chanel J12 GMT Matte Watch Review Wrist Time Reviews

    Today I’d like to review the Chanel J12 GMT Matte ref. H3101 men’s watch from a brand that typically makes things for women. No doubt you are probably familiar with the Chanel J12 family of watches. For at least a while in mid 2000s, the J12 was perhaps the hottest luxury lady’s watch around. You […]

  • Chanel Code Coco Watch

    Chanel Code Coco Watch Watch Releases

    Of all the Swiss watch brands, Watch Channel V Online is perhaps the only one that could pull off introducing two new calibers, one year after the next, followed immediately by a quartz fashion watch designed after a handbag clasp, giving it a name like Chanel Code Coco. There are many things to admire about […]

  • Chanel Monsieur Watch With First In-House Movement Hands-On

    Chanel Monsieur Watch With First In-House Movement Hands-On Hands-On

    For Baselworld 2016, luxury fashion house Chanel Watches 0 Finance returned some of their wristwatch-making focus to men with the debut of the “Monsieur de Chanel.” With a novel design and movement produced in-house (in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland), using some parts made by very good local Swiss component suppliers, this surprise move by the Parisian […]

  • Chanel J12 G10 Watches With The Most Feminine NATO Straps You’ve Seen

    Chanel J12 G10 Watches With The Most Feminine NATO Straps You've Seen Hands-On

    The now iconic Chanel Watches Womens J12 watch for (mostly) women took another step forward this year in 2014 with the introduction of the new Chanel J12 G10 collection. “G10” is a term used to describe what are now often referred to as “NATO” straps. Some would argue that “G10” is perhaps a more accurate […]

  • The Best ‘His & Hers’ Watches For Couples

    The Best 'His & Hers' Watches For Couples ABTW Editors' Lists

    To many couples, the idea of a “his-and-hers” watch duo is appealing. The idea is to have sets of watches from the same brand and collection which are offered in equally appealing men’s and women’s variants. Thus, there is typically a larger and more masculinized “his” version, as well as typically a smaller and possibly […]

  • 10 Discontinued Modern Watches Still On My Wish List

    10 Discontinued Modern Watches Still On My Wish List ABTW Editors' Lists

    It probably doesn’t surprise you that as the founder of aBlogtoWatch, I spend a lot of time looking at watches on the internet. In fact, I would say that anyone who considers themselves a watch enthusiast is more or less required to spend at least an hour a week browsing for watches on eBay or […]

  • Recalling A Modern Exotic: Chanel J12 Rétrograde Mystérieuse Tourbillon Watch

    Recalling A Modern Exotic: Chanel J12 Rétrograde Mystérieuse Tourbillon Watch Feature Articles

    I’d like to experiment with a new column where I talk about interesting specimens of high horology that perhaps should have never made it beyond the concept phase. It isn’t that they are bad watches per se, but rather that they lacked a few important elements that would have allowed them to be a lot […]

  • Madison Avenue Watch Week 2014 Map & Guide

    Madison Avenue Watch Week 2014 Map & Guide  Shows & Events

    Popular among hipsters who prefer to modernize vintage watches as well as sport watch men who wish to bring some colour and potential comfort to their game watches, NATO straps seldom say “luxury.” That is until Chanel decided to adopt the concept of a NATO strap for their high-end fashion purposes.Will Chanel do to the […]

  • BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends June 30, 2017

    BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends June 30, 2017 ABTW Round-Ups

    We have a couple of biggies in this last round-up for the month of June. We begin first with Vacheron Constantin’s epic Les Cabinotier Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600 watch, a watch that combines 23 complications into a case that is just 13.6mm thick. Next, we have a brand new perpetual calendar watch from Patek […]

  • Point/Counterpoint: ‘Fashion House’ Watches For Men?

    Point/Counterpoint: 'Fashion House' Watches For Men? Feature Articles

    Welcome to Point/Counterpoint, an aBlogtoWatch column where two of our resident horological aficionados duke it out over a point of contention. Last time, we debated over “Conservative or Personal Choice As First Nice Watch,” and now Ariel Adams and James Stacey spar over so-called “fashion house” watches. Ariel Adams: I am of the opinion that watch lovers are unfairly […]

  • Chanel Monsieur De Chanel Watch In Platinum With Black Enamel Dial Hands-On

    Chanel Monsieur De Chanel Watch In Platinum With Black Enamel Dial Hands-On Hands-On

    After too many years, Chanel launched a men’s watch during Baselworld 2016 in the form of the Chanel Monsieur de Chanel. Fortunately for fans, Chanel now seems keen on catching up on lost time and for 2017, is introducing a variant of the Chanel Monsieur de Chanel with a black grand feu enamel dial and a platinum case. […]