Slim D’Hermès Titane on the wrist

Slim d’Hermès Titane: Looks Might Not Be Everything, But This Hermès Was An SIHH Showstopper For Me

At the 2019 SIHH, Ian was jolted at a private Hermès presentation by a watch so new that it would not be launched for a couple of months yet: the Slim d’Hermès Titane. Two things surprised him about the Slim d’Hermès Titane: just how much he liked it (and “liked” as in “he wants to buy one”) and how, when Ian personally focuses on the independents, did he start considering Hermès?

Close up look at the Hermès Arceau L’Heure De La Lune with aventurin dial

Hermès Arceau L’Heure De La Lune: And Pegasus Flies On The Moon

The Hermès Arceau L’Heure de la Lune offers a unique view of the moon and its phases using a simultaneous display from the viewpoints of both the northern and southern hemispheres. And then there’s that flying horse. . .

Hermès Arceau Lift flying tourbillon (photo courtesy Claude Joray)

How Hermès Makes ‘Square’ Crystal Dials For The Arceau Lift Millefiori (Video)

Our friends at The Watches TV visited Cristalleries Saint-Louis to find out how Hermès achieves the modern, “square” look of the crystal dial in the ultra-limited Arceau Lift Millefiori.

Slim d’Hermès Marché du Zambèze

Slim d’Hermès Marche du Zambèze: Celebrating Exotic Arts With African Vibes In Every Detail

La Montre Hermès belongs to the elite circle of watch manufacturers offering a profoundly poetic expression of timekeeping through its métiers d’art watches. One recent example is the Slim d’Hermès Marche du Zambèze, a vibrant and colorful celebration of African wildlife en miniature.

Slim d’Hermès GMT

Slim d’Hermès GMT: ‘Let’s Play’ With This Useful, Attractive Travel Companion

The latest addition to La Montre Hermès’ watch line, the Slim d’Hermès GMT, is a model I can only describe as having a cool and playful personality – the perfect watch for someone looking for something wearable, yet completely different and incredibly useful for traveling.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra-Thin 1931 with chocolate dial and complementary leather strap

If Shoes Make The Man, Then The Strap Must Make The Watch: Watchmaking And Leather, A Love Story

Today, many premium watch brands look for that certain “extra element” to get ahead of the competition, and one hot item now is straps. If it is true that shoes make the man, then the strap must make the watch. Here is a selection of interesting partnerships.

Breitling Chronoliner on mesh bracelet

Milanaise Mesh Watch Bracelets: What’s The Attraction?

As a great many watch lovers know, straps and bracelets can make or break a watch. While many might find the “vintage” appearance of mesh too delicate for today’s watches – for me mesh remains one of the most beautiful ways to dress up a watch, whether new or old.

Hermès Carré H with gray and black dials

DNA Approved: How Swiss Watch Brands Are Getting Back On Track

What is the most precious element of any watch brand? Its manufacture? Its skilled employees? Its brand ambassadors? Its boutiques? Martin Green thinks that it’s none of those, because the most important asset of a brand is its so-called DNA. Here he explains how brands better used their DNA at the 2018 SIHH.

Hermès Carre H

Video: Hermès Makes Fun-Filled Debut At The 2018 SIHH With Eye-Catching Carré H

La Montre Hermès moved from Baselworld to Geneva for the 2018 SIHH and picked the perfect theme for its debut there: “Let’s Play.” The brand’s fun-filled booth and watches were a welcome contrast to the often overly serious business side of the fair. Check them out right here!

Hermès Carré H

Hermès Carré H: The Perfect Square To Round Out A Hip Homme

“A few years ago Jean-Louis Dumas, then at the head of Hermès, asked me to think about ‘what an Hermès timepiece for a travelling dandy might look like’,” said architect and designer Marc Berthier in 2010. While today we are more used to seeing a shape similar to this thanks to the Apple Watch, in 2010 a squarish case wildly stood out. And now in 2017 a brand-new Carré H arrives for the sophisticated, sporty, elegant man.