Hermès

French luxury goods manufacturer Hermès is celebrating its watchmaking artisanship with Crafting Time , an exhibition at its Madison Avenue store on display through November 5. The centerpiece of the...
When it comes to combining technological innovation with purpose-minded artistry, Apple is nearly peerless. But when looking for a partner to give its original line of Apple Watches the mark of...
Baselworld, the weeklong luxury-watch fair that concluded March 24 in Basel, Switzerland, saw a dip in attendance this year. But what the show lacked in crowds it made up for with a modest but...
Watchmaking is a de facto preserve for global handicrafts.
Hand-wringing by horological purists aside, smart watches are slowly but surely infiltrating the collections of the luxury industry’s top brands. The most recent (and perhaps most significant)...
These watches prove that a simple design can be just as pleasing as a slew of complications.
Hermès , the French luxury-goods brand that began as a saddlemaker, has elevated the simplicity of a leather strap into an art form. Each strap is selected from a candy store of exceptional materials...
The Hermès Dressage watch—which pays homage to the brand’s roots as a saddlemaker with equestrian references including lugs designed like stirrups and saddle-stitched black alligator straps—debuted...
At first glance, the unusual function of Le Temps Suspendu ($19,400 for the steel version shown), which is capable of stopping time on command, might seem less than practical. Such a concern, however...
Over the centuries, watchmakers have exploited nearly every conceivable technique for the design and decoration of timepieces; thus, when Philippe Delhotal, artistic and creative director of Hermès’...