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Chanel Eternal Instant_Nicholas Foulkes_9780500023945_Thames & HudsonSKU:9780500023945 Supplier: Thames & Hudson
Author: Nicholas Foulkes
Format: Hardback | 152 pages
Dimensions: 230 x 325 x 22.86mm | 1,400g
Publication date: 28 Jan 2021
Chanel's J12 watch revolutionized the standards of watches for women, combining technical sophistication with the allure of modern design. The J12 has evolved into a classic watchmaking icon of the twenty-first century.
Since its arrival just over twenty years ago, the J12 has drawn its inspiration from Chanel's drive to shake up the codes by combining a daring artistic approach with superlative technical finesse. The J12 watch transformed ceramic into a precious material, and rewrote two hundred years of watchmaking with the innovative brilliance of its design. A text by noted watch connoisseur Nicholas Foulkes explores the extraordinary conception, execution and history of the Chanel J12. Enhanced by a strikingly original selection of fine photographs, this volume celebrates twenty years of the most beautiful and technically refined watches ever worn on the wrist.