Welcome To WEMPE

"Welcome to Watchonista, a dedicated space to discover the very best of WEMPE, New York's premier address for exquisite timepieces and jewelry, located at Fifth Avenue & 55th Street. As a family business with 140-year history and 34 stores in 6 countries, we at WEMPE are commited to offering you an extraordinary experience, expert advice and professional after-sales service in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere"

– Ruediger Albers, President WEMPE USA

Exclusive Video: An Inside Look At WEMPE Fifth Avenue

We recently had the opportunity to go behind the scenes at WEMPE's Fifth Avenue boutique with Ruediger (Rudy) Albers, President, WEMPE US.

Sylvester Stallone Loves Watches And WEMPE

On a Wednesday in Manhattan, world-famous actor, director, screenwriter, and producer, Sylvester Stallone, walked into WEMPE's boutique on Fifth Avenue to greet some familiar faces. He’s been a valued client for several years and has picked up some serious timepieces with the help of Raik Krause, Assistant General Manager of the renowned flagship store. More than that, he’s become a passionate enthusiast whose knowledge and patience take over where his star power and buying power leaves off…

Ulysse Nardin, WEMPE & Christie's International Real Estate Aspen Brokerage

Earlier this month, our partners WEMPE and Ulysse Nardin joined forces with luxury houses Pomellato and Gucci to help launch Christie’s International Real Estate's new Aspen brokerage…

Ulysse Nardin: The Shark Arrives At WEMPE Fifth Avenue

For the uninitiated, Ulysse Nardin is a brand seemingly at a crossroads. As the producers of some of the earliest Marine Chronometers, Ulysse Nardin has made a name for itself on the high seas. However, unlike other watchmakers struggling to adapt to today’s modern tastes, Ulysse Nardin has chosen to go full speed down both forks in the road…

WEMPE And Ulysse Nardin Host An Intimate Collector Dinner

To celebrate the arrival of Ulysse Nardin to WEMPE, the iconic Fifth Avenue retailer hosted an intimate dinner at New York City's Jean-Georges restaurant…

An Inside Look At WEMPE's Fifth Avenue Service Center

“We’re not here to get rich on repairs,” says Ruediger Albers, president of WEMPE USA, at the flagship store on Fifth Avenue and 55th Street. With four highly-trained watchmakers and an assistant in the service department, it’s clear that, profitable or not, WEMPE has a lot invested in servicing its clients’ timepieces…

WEMPE Fifth Avenue And Panerai Celebrate SEA TIME

Aaron Sigmond and Mark Bernardo's latest book SEA TIME wouldn't have been possible without the generous support of WEMPE, Panerai, and Rizzoli books. To celebrate the monumental undertaking, WEMPE's Rudy Albers opened his Fifth Avenue boutique to host the official book launch…

Panerai Releases New Submersibles And Ultra-Limited Experience Only Pieces

When you have a portfolio of collections as strong as Officine Panerai does, it is could easy to rest on your laurels. But that’s not Panerai’s style. The brand has proved again its unique ability to infuse youth in its iconic lines and generate enthusiasm among existing Paneristi and future fans. With on-trend colors and associations with meaningful ambassadors, the brand continues to elevate their stature for collectors of all kinds. Moreover, for 2019, Panerai is taking the idea of brand experience to the next level…

Black Bay Bonanza! Why Tudor's 2019 Novelties May Be The Boldest Yet

I fondly remember Baselworld 2012 when Tudor unveiled the second installment of their Heritage line of watches. These pieces celebrated models from Tudor’s rich past in a reimagined way which bridged the fine balance between re-editions and new concepts…

A His and Hers Valentine’s Day Gift Guide To The Watches And Jewelry

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Shopping for gifts can be anxiety-provoking and, our retail partner WEMPE stands ready to assist. WEMPE’s Fifth Avenue boutique is conveniently located at 700 Fifth Avenue on the corner of 55th Street. It's one-stop-shopping for both fine watches and dazzling jewelry. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’ve selected some pieces that will spark thoughts of cupid…

Girard-Perregaux Arrives at WEMPE Fifth Avenue

When Ruediger Albers, President of WEMPE USA invited us to view what he called “a new brand addition to our collection”, we were certainly intrigued. After all, when WEMPE does anything, they tend to go above and…

Hands-On With Possibly The Last Remaining Patek Philippe 5170P

Patek Philippe is one of those brands that garners respect whether or not you’re a watch collector. Patek is Patek, whether it’s just one of those mildly over-sentimental print ads you’ve seen or you’re one of the many collectors in line for a 5711 in steel. I will admit that my own collecting veers towards vintage, but my addiction…

700 Fifth Avenue Boutique – New York

Wempe New York

Our showroom in New York is the fulfillment of Hellmut Wempe’s dream. As the third generation of leadership at Wempe, Mr. Wempe launched the international expansion of his family-owned company by opening an initially compact showroom on Fifth Avenue. Today, we are still located on the world’s best-known shopping street, but are no longer compact: with a striking presence of no less than 500 square meters (almost 5,500 square feet) of retail space.


700 Fifth Avenue/55th Street
New York
N.Y. 10019

Opening Hours:

Mon.–Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sun. 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Contact WEMPE:

P. +1.212.397 9000
F. +1.212.397 7235
Email: sales@wempe.com 

Follow WEMPE:

Website: www.wempe.com
Instagram: @wempe_us
Facebook: facebook/WempeUS

Brands Available At WEMPE

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Watches In The Spotlight

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