Apple will promote Apple Watch Hermès bands individually

Apple will sell Apple Watch Hermès bands separately

In case you’re like me, you got an Apple Watch earlier than Apple introduced the Hermès particular version in September, however you’ve fallen in love with the Apple Watch Hermès since then — sure, the Hermès Watch seems to be superior. And but, it’s exhausting to justify shopping for a brand new Apple Watch if you have already got one. Apple will now allow you to purchase Hermès bands individually. The corporate can also be including a brand new assortment of single tour and double tour Hermès bands.

The Apple Watch Hermès has been a uncommon, costly style accent as bands are going to be priced accordingly, from $340 to $690. Nevertheless it’s nonetheless going to be cheaper to purchase a stainless-steel Apple Watch with a nylon band ($549 or $599) and a separate Hermès band.

The Apple Watch Hermès is obtainable in chosen Apple Shops, Hermès shops, a couple of different shops (corresponding to Colette) and on Apple’s and Hermès’ web sites. I couldn’t discover the bands on-line simply but, nevertheless it’s coming. Apple might be going to roll out the bands with the brand new variants on April 19.

Single tour bands in 38mm and 42mm are going to value $340. All double tour variants are going to be priced at $490. And eventually, the long-lasting brown leather-based Hermès Cuff band goes to value $690.

Apple can also be including new colours on April 19. Along with brown, gray, black, purple and blue, Hermès goes to supply inexperienced, white, orange and darkish blue bands (bleu paon, blanc, feu and bleu saphir).

Orange is the dominant colour in Hermès’ branding, so the corporate is lastly including orange to the lineup. The handcuff band goes to be out there solely in brown. Double tour bands are solely obtainable for the 38mm Apple Watch.

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  • And eventually, you’ll nonetheless be capable of purchase an entire fashion with a brown leather-based band and a stainless-steel Apple Watch. Hermès has been utilizing brown leather-based with a white seam for its mechanical watches. The corporate is reusing the identical design paired with an Apple Watch. The seam on different bands shares the identical colour because the band itself (besides the “Bleu Jean” blue one). Hermès is making the straps in its French tannery.

    Watch bands are a key aspect behind Apple’s technique on the subject of the Apple Watch. Many customers already swap their bands recurrently. If the corporate can refresh the band lineup often, enthusiastic clients are going to purchase new bands.

    Along with this ever-altering development factor, the Apple and Hermès partnership is sensible because it legitimates the Apple Watch as a trend accent. And it’s working for me as a result of I feel the Hermès bands look beautiful. So I’ll need to revisit this tweet from October…

    Barely managed to go away the shop with out an Hermès Watch. Till subsequent time.

    — Romain Dillet (@romaindillet) October 5, 2015