Top of the table once an office staple, desk clocks have all but disappeared in the age of the smartphone and the laptop. It would take something special to see the desk clock returned to its rightful place and the Louis Vuitton Escale Time Zone Table Clock (HK$11,200) is just that. Featuring a rosewood base, steel casing and domed glass top, the Escale has that old-world-luxury appeal, which is further heightened by the painted 24 world-time-zone indicator evoking LV’s travel heritage.