Wempe

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Wempe Signature x Girard Perregaux Laureato: A Signature of its Own

The Wempe Signature Collection was borne out of a desire for the Hamburg-based luxury retailer to take the leap from founding its own watch production almost 20 years ago, to becoming an internationally coveted collector’s brand with limited special models.…

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Wempe Signature Collection x Girard-Perregaux Laureato Chronograph 42 mm

There is a clear division of roles in the world of watches. Watch manufactures see themselves – first and foremost at least – as watchmakers. They create beautiful products that respect the values and design codes of often centuries-old companies.…

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The Wempe Iron Walker Bicolor Proves How Stylish Two-tone Can Be

With 35 international branches and around 800 employees, luxury watch and jewellery retailer Wempe is one of the largest of its kind. Given its size, it’s no surprise that the retailer also sells its own creations in order to save…

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Wempe Iron Walker Chronograph 46: Carbon For Extra Toughness

With the Wempe Iron Walker Chronograph 46 in its three variations, the watch manufacturer of the eponymous jeweller demonstrates its prowess with carbon. The watches have a 46 mm case made of the composite material and a clear dial design.…

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50 Years Wempe Weinstrasse: A Conversation With Its Managing Director, Marc Autmaring

The Wempe branch on Munich’s Weinstrasse has been an integral part of the city for half a century, and has been managed by Marc Autmaring since 2009. Over the past 14 years, the engaging and determined manager has succeeded in…

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Patek Philippe Boutique Hamburg

Swisswatches is delighted to present the watch community with the industry’s very first ‘Boutique Travel Guide’. In this new segment, we will share not only the very best watch boutiques in town, but also the other most exciting things available…

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Interview with Patek Philippe President Thierry Stern and Wempe CEO Kim-Eva Wempe

Patek Philippe is taking things to a whole new level Swisswatches enjoyed a personal encounter with Patek Philippe owner Thierry Stern and Kim-Eva Wempe, managing partner of Gerhard D. Wempe GmbH & Co. KG, at the inauguration of the new…

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Made of Steel: Wempe Glashütte I/SA Iron Walker

When Wempe introduced its new watch line Iron Walker two years ago, it aroused our curiosity. Until then, our main interest had steadfastly been in precision mechanics from Swiss manufactures, but with the steel Iron Walker and its integrated straps,…

Men Of Steel: Blue Dial Sports Watches With Integrated Steel Bracelets

In 1972, Audemars Piguet launched its Royal Oak, which is considered the first luxury sports watch to have been made of steel. In 1976, Patek Philippe followed suit by introducing its first Nautilus. Over the years, the hype surrounding both…