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An icon of watchmaking, the Chanel J12 as seen on Thomas Cocquerel in the ‘Wonder’ issue

chanel j12 wonder issue

An icon of watchmaking, the Chanel J12 stands alone in its craftsmanship, allure and versatility. Named after the J-Class single-masted sailboats in the America’s Cup Race, the accessory revolutionised the design of unisex luxury sport watches when first unveiled to the market in 2000. Now, for more than 20 years, it has written itself into fashion folklore; an item to be coveted, as seen on Australian actor, Thomas Cocquerel. 

BARRIE jumper and top; CHANEL J12 watch. 

Left: BARRIE shirt. Right: STÜSSY top; ZEGNA pants; CHANEL J12 watch.


The Chanel J12 watch is powered by a 12.1 Calibre or 12.2 Calibre, a Manufacture self-winding movement, created exclusively fro the House, allowing for the inner workings of the watch to be visible from the outside. Each Chanel J12 is to hold its own memories, a timepiece for the ages to be adored by all who wear it through their lives. 

chanel j12 wonder issue

Left: BARRIE shirt; ZEGNA pants; CHANEL J12 watch. Right: COMME des Garçons top from Qurated Store.


chanel j12 wonder issue

Left: BARRIE jumper. Right: COMME des Garçons top from Supply Store; ZEGNA pants; talent’s own shoes and socks; CHANEL J12 watch.

chanel j12 wonder issue

Left: BARRIE top. Right: BARRIE jumper.


As seen inside the pages of the 'Wonder' issue – lensed by Joe Brennan and styled by Charlotte Agnew – the Chanel J12 is understated, yet its notoriety and intricate design are never lost in its minimalistic appearance. Seamlessly paired with an array of colours from navy, maroon and black, it is versatile and applicable to any occasion. 

Experience the Wonder issue of RUSSH in its entirety this September, available on newsstands from September 1 and through our shop. Get to know our cover star, Yilan Hua, and a sense of  the issue through Jess Blanch's editor's letter.

FASHION Charlotte Agnew
TALENT Thomas Cocquerel
HAIR Fernando Miranda
MAKEUP Claire Thomson
SET DESIGN Eleanor Ferguson

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