Chanel PREMIERE Watches
The Première Collection of the brand Chanel was introduced in the year 1987. It was the first watch collection introduced by this luxurious brand. Since then, various collections and Chanel watches have been created in order to cater to the taste of both men and women, but the Première Collection with its range of diamond watch has always been the star of the show.
The Chanel’s workshop is based at the Swiss La-Chaux-de-Fonds, and hence, the Première watches exhibit the perfect blend of Swiss precision and French sophistication. This collection was exclusively launched for the women watch-lovers and have never failed to woo them, since then.
History of Chanel PREMIERE
Chanel, founded by Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel in 1913 has not only offered elegant pieces of Haute Couture but has also dazzled the world with the creation of luxurious wristwatches. The evolution of a brand from luxury clothing to luxury watch-making is not always smooth, but there are always beautiful exceptions like Chanel. If we check the history of Chanel’s Haute Horlogerie it is dated around 30 years ago with the introduction of the suitably named Première collection.
The Chanel Première watches were introduced in the year 1987. This range was the first timepiece to be launched by this luxurious brand. Since then, various collections and Chanel watches for women and men have been created in order to cater to the taste of both the genders. The Chanel’s workshop is based at the Swiss La-Chaux-de-Fonds, and hence, the Première watches exhibit the perfect blend of Swiss precision and French sophistication.
The premier watches were designed solely for women, and the range was first ever collection for women introduced by the brand Chanel. The Première was inspired by the existing design codes from the Maison and received an overwhelming response. It was perceived as an essential watch line that completed the elegant ensemble. This vintage collection has the flexibility of styling the same watch in different ways. Both, the rectangular stopper on the bottle of Chanel’s Nº5 perfume launched in 1921, and the sleek case of the Première watch was inspired by octagonal-shaped Place Vendôme.
Thus, the rectangular case is said to be reminiscent of the conventional design. The bracelet for this watch collection was also influenced by an exemplary Chanel design from the 1920s handbag range. The double and triple row chains give the watch extended bracelet look which can complete any graceful ensemble. This makes the range classic yet conventional, glamorous and chic. The range was designed not to suffice the fads and short-term trends but the collection is one of the most timeless ones with the minimalistic dial that is exceptionally clean and sleek.
The Chanel watches for women under this collection are available in the number of variants, while some of the watches come with a simple gold bracelet (Ref. H3256) and others come with a double-row chain 18-carat gold bracelet (Ref. H3750). For the watch lovers who prefer more subtle pieces, the Chanel Première watches are also available in a steel bracelet version (Ref. H4199 and H3252). Hence, this collection has something for every taste.
Apart from the unique and innovative design, the collection demonstrates the precision of Swiss mechanics. The explicit quartz movement is highly accurate and reliable. In addition to this, the Chanel Première watches are waterproof up to 30 meters. The range is a perfect blend of features and design and hence is an eternal jewelry watch for generations. The watch is thus, seen as a splendid investment. The timeless design can be adorned by generations to come.
Every piece of this collection is more than a watch. It is a contemporary yet timeless way of styling that will never go out of trend. Its perfection, timelessness and the feminine spirit makes it an exemplary piece of precision and virtue for the women watch lovers.
Talking about the endorsements, Inès de la Fressange was the first face of the collection, followed by Carole Bouquet in 1989. These celebrities justified the charm and elegance attached to the perception of the brand and the collection. Since the last three decades, the Première collection has bestowed symbolic designs from Chanel’s catalog that includes comets, quilting, ribbons, pearls and the camellia. Till today, the camellia is one of the most popular pieces of the range.
The pure, simple and sophisticated style of the Chanel watches of Première range captivates passionate watch lovers across the world. A number of celebrities are seen showcasing this timeless timepiece at various important events. For instance, the American singer-songwriter and actress Sophie Auster has been seen showcasing the golden Première watch. In addition to this, Vanessa Traina exhibits her love for Chanel Première by showcasing it in public. She is captured wearing a sleek steel version as opposed to the gold. Emma Watson is also seen endorsing her luxurious timepiece time and again. Furthermore, glamorous supermodels like Claudia Schiffer, Lara Stone, Constance Jablonski, Vlada Roslyakova and Freida Pinto flaunt this classic range with their ensemble.
The list also includes Kirsten Dunst, Angelina Jolie, and Diane Kruger who are known to sport their cherished timepiece from Première watch collection.
After the invention of the Premiere Collection of Chanel, the brand has launched more pretty pieces, but the obsession with the Premiere Collection remains the same. If you ask what makes the range so popular then, the answer will be its exceptionality. The way it is designed and the look it has been praiseworthy. Whether the requirement is a luxury Diamond Watch or elegant watches for women, this brand will be on top of the list for all watch lovers.