Put away the shorts suit and strappy dresses you were getting away with at work during the summer; it’s time to get professional for fall. Of Mercer — the online brand specializing in fashionable office-appropriate clothes — is opening a pop-up shop in Nolita. But this is no buttoned-up affair. Expect plenty of fun events, like a bellini and braid bar on Saturday. Bonus: Everything is under $250.
345 Broome St.
Sept. 30-Oct. 5
The NYC Big Flea Market
Paris and London aren’t the only big cities boasting flea markets. Score one-of-a-kind finds at NYC’s largest indoor flea market with more than 600 vendors exhibiting furniture, estate jewelry, fine art, vintage wares and more.
September 27 and 28
Pier 94, 711 12th Ave.
$10 for both days, free for kids under 12 years
Iconic West Village boutique, Darling — housed in a charming two-story space complete with enchanting garden — just underwent a complete revamp. New owners, Donna Jean Baxter and Raquelle Stiefler, who had their own clothing line in the boutique for the past 11 years, recently designed a namesake label exclusively for the store featuring customer favorites along with an e-commerce component.
1 Horatio St.
At Bottega Organica, nature meets science. Geneticist Dr. Andrea Alimonti and his team joined forces with neurologist Paolo Manfredi to create a botanical-based skin care line scientifically proven to fight aging. Alimonti’s discoveries — the naturalingredients that slow cell aging — and pure olive oil from Manfredi’s family farm in Liguria, Italy, are bottled into these highly effective organic, oils, serums, balms and soaps. You can try the line at their new store — which, of course, was built using reclaimed wood, recycled materials and vegetable based-paint
117 Christopher St.
Sandro Homme Workshop
Sandro Homme’s temporary retail space — the first stand-alone location dedicated to the Parisian brand — houses the fall-winter collection along with an evolving art studio. Every month through the end of the year, an emerging contemporary artist will create a live installation for shoppers to experience as they browse the clothes.
145 Spring St.