Discover the Hermès timepiece that makes counting down a pleasure

A charming complication


By Su Fen Tan

Discover the Hermès timepiece that makes counting down a pleasure

As part of the Slim d’Hermès line, the Slim d’Hermès L’heure impatiente bears the signature aesthetic that we’ve come to love, looking absolutely classic in a sleek, rose gold case and an opaline silvered dial. But on top of that, it features a brand new complication that aims to delight: the playful ‘Impatient Hour’ complication that makes counting down a pleasure.

Developed in collaboration with Agenhor, the complication acts as a quaint alarm for your events. Simply set the counter of the watch to the time of an event that will take place in less than 12 hours. At one hour before it occurs, the 60-minute countdown will be set in motion at 6 o’clock on the dial. When the time arrives, a single chime rings – reminding you of that awaited moment. The volume of the chime has been attuned for the wearer’s ears only.


Behind the charming ‘Impatient Hour’ module, the timepiece is driven by the Hermès H1912 movement. Just recently, a unique Slim d’Hermès L’heure impatiente was unveiled at Only Watch 2017 – a charity auction which benefits Duchenne Muscular research – a more robust looking version fitted with a blasted titanium case and black dial.  

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