Louis Vuitton Escale Worldtime: Travel the world Vuitton style. A new, edgy, fun and priceless companion for the frequent traveller. Welcome to the world of timeless style. Presenting the Louis Vuitton original interpretation of the “World Time”
function to the uber traveller.
For Vuitton, the adventure started in 1854, a journey strongly influenced by the art of travel. In 2002, a new territory was explored with the first Louis Vuitton watch: Tam.hour. Since its inception, the design of the Tam.hour watch has inspired a collection that hallmark the time world. This year, a piece inspired by LV’s heritage: the Louis Vuitton Escale Worldtime watch was introduced by bringing together some of the finest specialists.
The Escale Time Zone watch is a contemporary take on of a globetrotter’s timepiece. The sophisticated crafting enables viewing the time in 24 time zones in a unique, totally intuitive manner, bringing to the world a novel interpretation of GMT movements. Protecting the steel case are the horns which are in the distinctive shape of the comers of Louis Vuitton trunks.
The multicoloured dial of the watch is designed to elegantly open, allows for readability of the time in 24 time zones. The sapphire crystal case back reveals an aluminium disc coupled with an oscillating weight that energetically turns around a large LV graphic.
The Dail of the Escale Time Zone Watch plays the colorful geometric motifs that have been used by LV customers to personalise their trucks. At the center of the sapphire crystal, a disc with understated stripes-bears the inscription of Louis Vuitton time Zone- evoking the shape of stylised globe. A delicate minute hand and small triangle positioned on an invisible disc displays the local time.
In the second time zone, the watch instantly provides, the current time in 24 time zones. The rim of the dail bears the cities initials with two rows of color. The grey stitched alligator strap lined with yellow calfskin perfectly compliments the multi colored dail.