Scouting Report: Grab Your Wallets. Spring Is Bringing New Shops
Openings and Events
On Thursday, Dr. Martens will open a new store in Herald Square that will feature updates on the company’s classic lug-sole boots, like a summer-weight style with a cutaway heel in metallic patent leather ($110). At 1133 Broadway.
That same day, from 6 to 8 p.m., Memo, a new fine-jewelry platform that lets you try before you buy, and Roar Africa, a luxury travel service, are hosting a cocktail party. Ten percent of proceeds from pieces like a Foundrae lion’s head enamel cigar band ($2,850) will be donated to Imibala Trust, a South African nonprofit that provides uniforms to schoolchildren. At Cesar, 50 West 23rd Street.
On Friday, the up-and-coming New York designer Rie Yamagata will open a store for her label, Rhié, where you’ll find her signature wide-leg pants with liquid charmeuse panels ($598). At 283 West 11th Street.
On Saturday, the fashion publicist Denise Williamson will open 180, a retail space highlighting a number of minimalist brands represented by her showroom. They include Eyevan 7285 black acetate-wrapped goldtone sunglasses ($440) and a Kataoka tourmaline “Dualis” ring ($4,870), each handcrafted in Japan. At 180 Duane Street.
That same day, FORM, a new vintage clothing, jewelry and home goods label, will open a pop-up at the Wythe Hotel where you’ll find a rare 1970s Yves Saint Laurent Picasso collection wool suit ($1,000) and a graphic midcentury checkerboard Moroccan rug ($2,500). At 80 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn.
From Saturday to Monday, the jewelry designer Fraser Hamilton will host an event at Love Adorned where you can create signature hand rings in silver or gold with multicolor sapphires (starting at $300). At 269 Elizabeth Street.
On Monday, the renowned French colorist Christophe Robin will open a pop-up salon with technicians on hand to diagnose your hair problems and wash your tresses with prescribed products — a sea salt scrub and purifying lotion for an oily scalp, perhaps — free of charge. At 42 Hudson Street.
On Tuesday, the Face, a new leather jacket label, will open a pop-up where you’ll find tweaked classics like an asymmetrical Perfecto ($795) and a cropped oversize mini-bomber ($595). At 452 West Broadway.
Hitting the Racks
The COS 10-year anniversary collection includes a cotton poplin shirtdress ($115) and a technical cotton-mix shirt jacket ($175). At 129 Spring Street.
The men’s style guru Nick Wooster has collaborated with Garrett Leight on shades that update the company’s round Harding frames with lightly tinted flat lenses ($340). At 149 Grand Street.
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