C. Wonder Southampton Summer Pop-up
Brought to you by J Christopher Burch, this grand opening extravaganza plans to kick off summer in style! Following the store’s October debut in Soho, this summer season pop-up stocks all your shore essentials from flip-flops to picnic baskets. Enjoy candy bars and balloons, spin the prize wheel, score a gift with purchase, and don’t miss this summer’s first C. Wonder signature ice cream social on Saturday from 3—6pm.
C. Wonder Southampton, 5 Main Street; 631-287-2645
May 26th—28th; cwonder.com/southhampton for hours
Lillian Bassman; Lingerie
Check out an array of work from fashion photographer Lillian Bassman at the Staley-Wise Gallery on its last day of display. The exhibit, featuring experimental reprints of her early work from the 1940s, is based on the late photographer’s book, Lillian Bassman: Lingerie.
560 Broadway (at Prince Street); 212-966-6223
May 26th; 11am—5pm
Fashion District Walking Tour
Explore New York City's Garment District during this comprehensive historical tour of the famed neighborhood. Visit a private showroom, a sample sale, Mood Fabrics and more, all while learning about the influential district. The tour is free, but reservations are required; make them by calling 212-764-9600 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tours begin at the northwest corner of Seventh Avenue and West 39th Street
May 27th; 2pm
Hester Street Fair
For a local, Lower East Side outdoor market experience, browse the fashionable vintage and handmade wears of over twenty local vendors at the third annual Hester Street Fair, organized by MTV News Correspondent SuChin Pak.
Hester Street (at Essex Street)
May 26th; 10am—6pm
Jack Attack with Converse + Jack Purcell
The first concert of the Montauk Sunset Session at the Rushmeyer’s Hotel hosts special performances by Tanlines and DJ Chelsea Leyland at this invite only event. Guests will have the opportunity to choose a pair of sneakers from the Core or Jack Purcell Summer collection, the perfect footwear to complement your laid-back summer wardrobe!
Ruschmeyer's, 161 Second House Rd, Montauk; 631-668-2885
May 27th; 4—8pm
Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations
Join the masses at the Met (but go early!) as the museum welcomes visitors this Memorial Day in part with Bloomberg-sponsored Met Holiday Mondays. The Costume Institute’s current exhibition features the comparisons of two legendary Italian designers from their respective eras in fashion history. Drawing inspiration from Miguel Covarrubias' "Impossible Interviews" for Vanity Fair in the 1930s, the exhibit features fictive conversations between Schiaparelli and Prada alongside their signature works.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue; 212-535-7710
May 28th; 9:30am—5:30pm