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Wallpaper* magazine names Apple Watch Hermès ‘Life enhancer of the year’ in design awards


The Independent reports that Wallpaper* magazine has listed the Apple Watch Hermès as one the winners of its 2016 design awards. The category? ‘Life enhancer of the year.’ I guess that’s the kind of category you have to expect from a magazine with an asterisk in its name.

If you’d like to enhance your own life, the Hermès collection starts at $1100, but you can get a similar look from around a tenth of this if you know where to look …

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  1. Howie Isaacks - 7 years ago

    That watch band looks stupid and uncomfortable. I guess I have no taste.

    • Ben Lovejoy - 7 years ago

      You also have a non-enhanced life, apparently.

    • Andrew Messenger - 7 years ago

      i didn’t want to be the first to say it, so thank you. i’d like some variations on that watch face but holy crap i hate that band.

      • kpom1 - 7 years ago

        It’s a women’s band. It actually looks quite nice in person and is a signature Hermès band.

      • kpom1 - 7 years ago

        They have a more traditional band available, too.

  2. justincirello - 7 years ago

    I think these watches look pretty awesome. I would love to buy one for my girlfriend, she’d love it.

  3. MK (@MathiasMK84) - 7 years ago

    At least this one has the nicest watch face, I dont like any of the other ones… Its a shame they are all round on a rectangular watch. Ive, wtf?


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