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New Hermès timepiece a stopwatch for the soul

The point of his latest creation, Mr Wiederrecht says, is not to make "an alarm clock that says, 'now it's time', like a cellphone; the important thing is this hour before" - in other words, the impatient hour.

Basel, Switzerland

IT is a watchmaker's job to mark the passage of time; musing on its passage typically falls to the poets.

The fact that Hermès' new watch, the Slim d'Hermès L'heure Impatiente, suggests a reflection makes it one of the most notable, and certainly one of the most...

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