Beautiful Paradox
Harper's BAZAAR Singapore|August 2020
Beautiful Paradox
Chanel shows no signs of slowing down on the occasion of the iconic J12's 20th anniversary
Charmaine Ho

It’s hard to imagine the impact that Chanel’s J12 had when it was unveiled in 2000. Looking like nothing that had ever been released before (it was the first all-ceramic watch by a fashion house), it came in a gleaming black so pure, you could lose yourself in it. I remember stopping dead in my tracks when I first set eyes on it as it lay serenely in the store’s vitrine. In all honesty, I found myself having to take a moment to reflect on whether I “approved” of the design. But once I did, oh boy, did the verdict stand.


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August 2020