While we hope a journey to New York City provides ample opportunity for you to shut down your work email and ignore the clock, you may be interested in bringing back a timepiece to keep you on track when you get home. If that’s the case, check out some of these fine luxury watch stores in NYC near The Knick.
Tourneau 3 Bryant Park
Just down 42nd Street from The Knick, and across from Bryant Park, Tourneau 3 Bryant Park is one of the city’s chicest spots to purchase a watch. Expect major luxury brands, including the big names like Rolex and Patek Philippe, as well as more boutique options such as Vacheron Constantin and Montegrappa. Tourneau 3 Bryant Park: 1095 6th Ave; 212-278-8041
For pre-owned luxury watches, head to Element iN Time, which sells men’s and women’s pieces from brands like Rolex, Cartier and Breitling. The service is excellent, the quality is top notch. Element iN Time: 36 W 47th St #301; 646-756-4859
With a set-up reminiscent of the glitzy galleries you might find in Chelsea, Material Good makes shopping for a watch feel like a full blown, perfectly self-indulgent experience. Find luxury gems, timepieces, and rare vintage watches while enjoying a glass of fine scotch whisky. Material Good: 120 Wooster St, 2nd Floor; 212-359-9688
If you’re obsessed with Swiss-made watches like we are, you know Montblanc timepieces are near the pinnacle of perfection. This shop is for those who prioritize iconic, timeless luxury. Montblanc: 600 Madison Ave; 212-223-8888
Jay Z shops here, so we absolutely couldn’t leave it off of our list. Expect excellent service coupled with Swiss-made designs featuring scratch-proof gold, titanium, and all of the diamonds. Hublot Boutique: 743 5th Ave; 646-582-9813