Hermes was invited to show new watches at 2018 SIHH for the first time. Hermes didn’t make all of visitors and watch fans disappointed, from exhibition room to new wristwatches. Hermes showed excellent timepieces filled with great details and high-end watchmaking innovation.
1. Hermes Carré H Watch
Hermes has started to launch the Carré H watch by Marc Berthier since 2010. Hermes Carré H 2018 features square watch case, round dial, high readability and modern style, available in dark gray dial and black dial with perfect details. Blast-cleaned steel watch case, 38mm×38mm, is equipped with a Swiss automatic mechanical movement. It supplies approx 50-hour power reserve. Brown Barénia calfskin bracelet adds mature charm to the model.
2. Hermès Klikti Jewellery Watch
What will Hermès Klikti Jewellery watch indicate? New Capture? Or a timepiece showing quality and originality of the brand? In fact, Hermès Klikti indicates new aesthetics and inspiration. The special design for distinctive lugs and diamond decoration comes from archive of Hermes. It’s the combination of bracelets and wristwatches.
3. Hermes Cape Cod Watch
Hermes Cape Cod by Henri d’Origny was born in 1991. It features square watch case and anchor chain-style lugs. The bold design makes the watch look avant-garde and modern. Matt blue dial bears 3/6/9/12 hour markers inspired by Hermes Chaîne d’Ancre. Four screws fixing case back on the watch case protects the inner Quartz movement.
4. Hermes Arceau Chrono Titane Watch
The first Hermes Arceau was designed by Henri d’Origny in 1978. The design for round watch case and asymmetric lugs is inspired by the stirrup. To today, the model keeps evolving, but it insist in originality. New model, Hermes Arceau Chrono Titane is made in 2-level titanium treated through blast-cleaned process. The chronograph watch achieves the balance of firmness and light weight. White Arabic hour markers show pose on the black PVD dial. A hint of red on the dial has warning effect. The inner Swiss-made mechanical movement with self wind provides users with approx 42 hours power reserve.
5. Hermes Carré Cuir Watch
Hermes Carré Cuir Watch shows a playful design. We would mistake that the ink blue lizard-skin bracelet moves through the square watch case. The simple but smart design impresses deeply watch case.
6. Hermes Arceau Millefiori
In addition to the design for asymmetric lugs, Hermes Arceau Millefiori features the typical crystal dial. The technology is original from the 1900s, but it is finished by Saint Louis Studio. After complicated process, the typical crystal dial shows up. What’s more, Arceau Millefiori is equipped with H1837, an in-house self-winding mechanical movement.
Hermes always adheres to archives of aesthetics and originality to create new wristwatches. The six models combine classic elements and creative ideas. Besides practical functions, Hermes watch 2018 adorns every ordinary day.