I’ve acquired 2 phrases for you and it’s Code Coco. It isn’t a brand new bag or a brand new perfume, however quite, a model new timepiece from the French luxurious home. Embracing essentially the most iconic codes that epitomise the very best of Chanel, this watch doesn’t simply inform time, it may also be considered a chunk of jewelry with a design that’s positively totally different, well-thought-out and a complete pleasure to truly put on.
Officially launched in Paris on 29 September (sure, I used to be there), I knew I cherished it the second I laid eyes on the marginally pixelated pictures months again on the cellphone. For starters, there’s that horny metal bracelet that comes quilted with ‘checks’ that can sit in your wrist fantastically. Then there’s the one good diamond that sits squarely on the watch face, an ode to Coco Chanel’s profound love of diamonds. Last however not least, the clasp that you simply see within the center pays homage to, you guessed it, the 2.55 bag she created in 1955 that’s nonetheless as related at present because it was over 62 years in the past.
Aside from being the wonder that she is, the watch is equal elements useful, coming in a excessive precision quartz motion with a water resistance of as much as 30m, which additionally means you can too look fabulous on the pool occasion and never fear an excessive amount of about getting it moist. Available in a single silhouette, the 38.1 mm by 21.55 mm bezel is about on an elongated bracelet that comes with two totally different ‘crowns’. The first is all metal with a single diamond and priced at SGD7500, whereas the opposite, with diamonds adorning the crown (52 brilliant-cut diamonds, to be precise) will are available in a notch greater at SGD13,800. Which is a steal, proper?
You’ll discover it now at Chanel’s Watches and Fine Jewellery Boutique at Ngee Ann City in Singapore, the place it’s ready so that you can unlock its codes.