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Philly's Top Shopping Spots for Wristwatches

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When someone asks you for the time, you're probably more likely to reach for your iPhone than glance at your wrist. But let's get real: Wristwatches are a lot prettier to look at—and they make it a whole lot easier to sneak a glance at the time. Whether you're in search of a trendy cheapie or an heirloom-quality watch, these ten Philly shops will have you counting down the minutes between now and your next timepiece.


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1. Govberg Jewelers

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1521 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 546-6505
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Luxury timepieces occupy the cases at this Walnut Street jeweler. Expect labels like Hermes, Dior, Cartier, and Tag Heuer. Govberg has a sister location within Ardmore's Suburban Square. [Image credit: Govberg Jewelers]

2. Hello World

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257 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-5207
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Shop this charming Rittenhouse Square gift boutique for men's and women's watches from Tokyo Bay. [Image credit: Hello World]

3. National Watch and Diamond

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Walnut Street & South 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(800) 892-8243
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If owning a Rolex is on your bucket list, this corner store can make your dream a little more attainable with pre-owned Rolexes offered at a discount. [Image credit: National Watch and Diamond]

4. Omoi Zakka Shop

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1608 Pine St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-0963
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Count on Omoi to stock the coolest watch brand that you've probably never heard of: Komono. This Belgian brand offers watches that run the gamut from classic to funky. [Image credit: Omoi Zakka Shop]

5. Safian & Rudolph Jewelers

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701 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 627-1834
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Located on Jewelers' Row, Safian & Rudolph stocks Bulova Accutron Swiss-made watches. [Image credit: Safian & Rudolph Jewelers]

6. Scarlett Alley

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241 Race St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 592-7898
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This Old City stalwart houses an extensive selection of Tokyo Bay watches that run the gamut from bold and bright to subdued and understated. [Image credit: Scarlett Alley]

7. South Moon Under

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1731 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 563-2298
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Head to this Chestnut Street shop for men's and women's watches from the likes of Nixon and La Mer. [Image credit: South Moon Under]

8. Tiffany & Co.

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1414 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 735-1919
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Those with champagne taste can shop Walnut Street's Tiffany store for watches that flaunt Swiss mechanics.[Image credit: Tiffany & Co.]

9. TownHome

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1616 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 972-5100
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A new arrival at the Rittenhouse Row accessories boutique TownHome, Daniele Wellington watches are priced from $275 to $315, with your choice of gold or silver faces and nylon or leather bands. [Image credit: TownHome]

10. Urban Outfitters

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1627 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 569-3131
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On the menu Urban Outfitters: watches by La Mer, Triwa, Nixon, Timex, and Casio. [Image credit: ]

1. Govberg Jewelers

1521 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Luxury timepieces occupy the cases at this Walnut Street jeweler. Expect labels like Hermes, Dior, Cartier, and Tag Heuer. Govberg has a sister location within Ardmore's Suburban Square. [Image credit: Govberg Jewelers]
1521 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA

2. Hello World

257 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Shop this charming Rittenhouse Square gift boutique for men's and women's watches from Tokyo Bay. [Image credit: Hello World]
257 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

3. National Watch and Diamond

Walnut Street & South 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
If owning a Rolex is on your bucket list, this corner store can make your dream a little more attainable with pre-owned Rolexes offered at a discount. [Image credit: National Watch and Diamond]
Walnut Street & South 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

4. Omoi Zakka Shop

1608 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Count on Omoi to stock the coolest watch brand that you've probably never heard of: Komono. This Belgian brand offers watches that run the gamut from classic to funky. [Image credit: Omoi Zakka Shop]
1608 Pine St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

5. Safian & Rudolph Jewelers

701 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Located on Jewelers' Row, Safian & Rudolph stocks Bulova Accutron Swiss-made watches. [Image credit: Safian & Rudolph Jewelers]
701 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

6. Scarlett Alley

241 Race St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
This Old City stalwart houses an extensive selection of Tokyo Bay watches that run the gamut from bold and bright to subdued and understated. [Image credit: Scarlett Alley]
241 Race St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

7. South Moon Under

1731 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Head to this Chestnut Street shop for men's and women's watches from the likes of Nixon and La Mer. [Image credit: South Moon Under]
1731 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

8. Tiffany & Co.

1414 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Those with champagne taste can shop Walnut Street's Tiffany store for watches that flaunt Swiss mechanics.[Image credit: Tiffany & Co.]
1414 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

9. TownHome

1616 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
A new arrival at the Rittenhouse Row accessories boutique TownHome, Daniele Wellington watches are priced from $275 to $315, with your choice of gold or silver faces and nylon or leather bands. [Image credit: TownHome]
1616 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

10. Urban Outfitters

1627 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
On the menu Urban Outfitters: watches by La Mer, Triwa, Nixon, Timex, and Casio. [Image credit: ]
1627 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103