Luxury French brand, Hermès, has launched a six-piece edition watch. And the Slim d’Hermès Mille Fleurs du Mexique watch was inspired by the brand’s silk scarf.
It features a mother-of-pearl dial with drawings and patterns taken from the Hermès silk scarf. And that, the designs feature cut leaves and flowers – taken from 15th and 16th century tapestry patterns – as well as profusions of feathers and birds.
The drawings are conducted by graphic designer Laetitia Bianchi, who transfers the scarf’s motif onto the dial before manually drawing the designs. It takes 20 layers of paint to complete each dial.
Based on Bianchi, the ideas behind her designs often come from the folklore of her native country, Mexico. Aside from the dial’s painting, it is framed by a white gold case as well.
The watch houses the brand’s ultra-thin Manufacture Hermès H1950 movement as well as an alligator strap made in-house.