Chanel: 5 Things to Know About the Red Haute Horlogerie Collection


Chanel Red Haute Horlogerie CreationsPHOTO COURTESY OF CHANEL

Red has always been a color close to and appreciated by Gabrielle Chanel and therefore considered one of the signature colors of the maison, along with beige, black, gold and white.

The provocative tone can be found in the RTW jackets,2.55handbags and the ever-iconic lipstick, a symbol of empowerment and strength for today’s modern Chanel woman.

Red is also the highlight of the latest Chanel watches designed by Arnaud Chastaingt, director of the Watchmaking Creation Studio, which are part ofClocks and Wonders 2022collection which you can learn more about below.

01– The amazing selection comprises 3 of the iconicby Chanel Haute Horlogeriecreations that are all adorned in the signature colour. Baguette-cut rubies elevate watches even further, and are only available in limited numbers, making them highly collectible for watch fans and enthusiasts alike.

Chanel Red Haute Horlogerie CreationsPHOTO COURTESY OF CHANEL

02– TheJ12 Red X-Ray Edition(POA) is the pièce de résistance, crafted entirely (including the bracelet) from sapphire crystal resulting in a transparent display like no other. Numbered and limited to 12 pieces worldwide, this exquisite timepiece is enhanced with 46 baguette-cut rubies on the bezel, along with 12 baguette-cut ruby ​​indicators for maximum effect.

Thanks to the sapphire crystal, the bridges insideGauge 3.1 ManufacturingThe movement is carefully hidden, but the detailed cogwheels are still visible and worthy of their status asHaute HorlogerieChanel watch.

Chanel Red Haute Horlogerie CreationsPHOTO COURTESY OF CHANEL

03– Then there are theBoy-Friend Red Editionwatches, available in two slightly different designs from each other.

TheBoy-Friend Skeleton Red Edition(SGD216.500) has an 18-carat beige gold case set with 38 baguette-cut rubies that is limited to 10 pieces, while theBoy-Friend Skeleton X-Ray Red Edition(SGD 129,900) has a sapphire crystal case and 18K beige gold crown set with 5 baguette-cut rubies, limited to 100 pieces.

04– While the two cases and bezels are noticeably different, both watches come with theGauge 3 ManufactureRed skeleton mechanical movement, complemented by a red alligator embossed calfskin strap finished with an 18K beige gold triple deployant folding clasp.

05– The power reserve is approximately 55 hours for all 3 watches, so you can wear the gorgeous red editions during the Lunar New Year and be ready to make a statement. You will find them underHaute Horlogeriecollection; call ChanelWatches and Fine Jewelry Boutiquein6836-7588if you want to know more.

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