The art of travel: The Louis Vuitton Escale Time Zone Table Clock
Time and motion
Cutting a bold circular profile in steel and monochrome, the Louis Vuitton Escale Time Zone Table Clock is a haute horlogerie statement that graces any surface like a futuristic ornamentation that opens up to reveal the world within its frame. Inspired by Louis Vuitton's wayfaring spirit, in particular the travelling trunks, and the brand's vibrant history, this out-of-the-ordinary table clock is a creative reckoning that amasses the watchmaking prowess of La Fabrique du Temps Louis Vuitton with the maison's affinity for travel.
A colourful artistic illustration bears an innovative display of several time zones within a 65mm frame and a glance at the Escale lets one discern the time of 24 different cities. An expedient proficiency kept up by a quartz movement invented by the house, this complication operates the entirety of the clock's functions with a central adjustment mechanism via the crown. Featuring an uncomplicated usability, one simply has to pull the crown up and depending on whether you're fine tuning the local time or the 24-hour time zone disc, the knob requires but the correct turn to either position one or two.
With an easy read-off using the white triangle and minute hand for local time while the corresponding hour on the 24-hour discs reveals a selected city's time, the Louis Vuitton Escale Time Zone Table Clock is a masterpiece of a world clock horophiles and avid globetrotters alike will appreciate.
The Escale Time Zone Table Clock is available at Louis Vuitton boutiques from October.
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