Hermes Slim d’Hermes L’Heure Impatiente Watch Impatiently Counts Down The Minutes Until A Set Meeting

 |  April 12th, 2017

Have something important you have to do? Some place exciting you have to be? Hermes has developed a watch that counts down the minutes in the hour before that set time — chiming a tone at the exact minute of the Rendezvous. The Slim d’Hermes L’Heure Impatiente watch, lovingly referred to as the Impatient Hour watch, is the result of a collaboration (once again) between Hermes and  watchmaking great Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, and is the sequel to Hermes’ much-loved Time Suspended (Le…

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Fast Focus: Eterna Unveils 1948 For Him Reveil Watch

 |  July 26th, 2016

As part of its much-coveted Heritage Collection, Eterna unveils the new 1948 For Him Reveil watch. Deftly blending classic style and watchmaking prowess, Eterna’s newest watch is a statement of form and function. Each watch is powered by a rare movement, the 1475 caliber with alarm function. The vintage movements were discovered by Eterna and it was decided to create a special edition watch. Just 70 pieces will ever be made. The mechanical watch offers hour, minutes, seconds and alarm functions. It…

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Trend Report: Alarm Watches

 |  November 8th, 2012

Today’s busy travelers have developed a fascination with mechanical alarm watches – using them in place of wake-up calls in hotels, or as a reminder to take medicine, pick up a child, or run to a meeting. These highly functional watches house extra mechanical mechanisms that make it possible to sound a tone at a pre-set time. Long a function reserved for clocks, the alarm sound was finally miniaturized and perfected enough to fit into a wrist watch just about…

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