5 October begin selling a new collection of smart watches Apple Watch, created in collaboration with fashion house Hermès. For electronic gadget Apple manufactured unique leather straps with brand logo and exclusive dials.
The series includes models Single Tour, Tour and Double Manchette: watch with a classic strap, a belt, moving around the arm twice, and a strap with a wide cuff. Watches are available in sizes 38 and 42 mm.
Buckle Simple Tour reminiscent of the buckle on the straps of the harness, which is a tribute to the heritage of Hermès, closely associated with horse riding. Long strap Double Tour series double-wrapped around wrist. This variety of watches is available in stainless steel with leather straps in four colours: Fauve, Étain, Capucine and Jean Bleu. Strap for models Manchette is made of leather Hermès and refers to the shape of a horse cinches. Its special design ensures contact heart rate monitor with wrist. The model comes in stainless steel with leather strap color Fauve.
All products are handcrafted in a Parisian workshop at home. Also all watches in the collection are engraved on the case the symbolism of the Hermès brand and the custom dial is available with three design options.
As the Executive Director of Hermès, Pierre-Alexis Dumas, the company “strive to provide customers with elegant and functional accessories for everyday life”. Cooperation with Apple he called a reflection of this principle. “Both organizations share a sincere commitment to excellence,” commented Director of design at Apple Jonathan Ive.
Hermès Apple Watch will be available in selected Apple stores and boutiques Hermès on Monday. In Moscow, they will be presented in the Apple Shop in Central Department store. The price for the novelty will vary from 95 000 rubles for a model Single Tour, 100 000 rubles for the Single Tour model, 108 000 rubles for a model Tour Double to 130,000 rubles for the model of Cuff.
Fashion house Hermès was founded in France in 1837. Initially it specialized in the manufacture of harness and saddles, but eventually began to produce clothes, shoes, jewelry, and accessories from silk and leather. The house designers were Jean Paul Gaultier and Martin Margiela.