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
aBlogtoWatch has been producing some buying guides for eBay, and we've got a fresh new batch to share. Now, we know that many "watch people" know the ins and outs of how to buy, sell, and trade watches online. However, more casual or beginning people who don't have the confidence
The now iconic Chanel 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
For Baselworld 2016, luxury fashion house Chanel 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
Did you know that Madison Avenue in New York City is the largest marketplace in North America for fine watches? There are at least 14 major boutiques that offer high-end timepieces on Madison Avenue from about 55th to 70th Street. In collaboration with the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District
The Chanel Signature Grenat is dominated by a 39.9 carat garnet.
In this era of what some might call excessive dial decoration, several brands including Chanel, Graff, and Van Cleef & Arpels, are actually covering up their watch dials. The "secret watch" is a ladies’ jewelry watch with a cover that
One of the most interesting new high-end men's watches of 2016 is getting a new member of its collection family in a platinum case with an attractive grand feu enamel dial for 2017. The Monsieur de Chanel ("Chanel Monsieur" as I prefer to call it) is easily among the most
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
One of the most interesting new high-end men's watches in 2016 is getting a new member of its collection family in a platinum case with an attractive grand feu enamel dial for 2017. The Monsieur de Chanel is easily among the most ambitious and appealing haute horology watches produced just for
Most people know that Chanel always creates watch for ladies. But at this year's Baselworld, it unveiled a new Chanel watch for men-Monsieur de Chanel.
It’s become more and more of a demand from fans and collectors around the world that watch companies develop their own in-house movements for their watches,