NYC Pop-Up Shop Directory
By Michal Edelman Tepper & Daniella Fischel On December 04, 2019
Check out the list below for the pop ups currently activated in NYC. We will update the list as new pop-up locations are announced. Let us know if we missed any!
SOHO / NOHO / NOLITA / LES:
September 6th - December 30th
Misha Nonoo is opening a three month long pop-up that will feature the brand's signature products and will feature products from partner brands including The Laundress, Sarah Flint, Bee & Kin and Negative Underwear. The store has a focus on sustainability and will host events and panels in the space. This is a great opportunity to check out a selection of brands you usually can only access online, all in one place.
October 5th - February 2020
The Arrivals is a digital native outerwear company known for its very cool leather jackets, puffer parkas and bomber jackets. The Arrivals annual pop-up is titled OutThere Lab and is designed to act as a reimagined community resource center. The collection is organized into various head-to-toe "packing lists" build to withstand various weather zones including desert, rainforest, and Arctic tundra climates. The collection includes includes outerwear and accessories in addition to the brand's inaugural line of eyewear and small leather goods. Stop by to get ahead on your winter preparations and prepare to feel the smug sense of satisfaction when you get compliments on your outerwear from people on the subway, on the street and even in the office.
October 5th - December 15th
Sarah Flint is Meghan Markle's favorite shoe brand. If that isn't enough to convince you to check out this pop-up, perhaps the hot tea and cookies they will be serving will? Stop by to learn about Italian craftsmanship, donate your old shoes and experience complementary cobbler service. Pick up a pair of new shoes and then check the tabloids daily until Meghan wears them too. Then you can send it around to your group chat and prove how much more stylish you are than the rest of your friends.
November 8th - December 5th
Listen, if you are just here to find your next Instagram bait, we get it. The Polariod Lab pop-up is for you. Stop by to play around with Polariod's latest product offering, Lab, which allows users to create Polariod photos directly from their smartphone cameras. Additionally, the pop-up will host workshops related to analog photography. So if you are looking to take your photography game to the next level while also taking a picture in front of the rainbow storefront, kill two birds with one stone and come by for a class.
November 18th - December 22rd
Tupperware not the first brand to come to mind when you think about hot NYC pop-up shops? Well Tupperware is out here to prove you wrong this holiday season with an Instagrammable, "immersive" pop-up intended to reframe Tupperware as a fun, sustainable, giftable brand. If you don't believe us, stop by to check out it out yourself: take a photo in front of the Tupperware wall, buy a piece of "art" or stock up on the latest products designed to help you prep those meals and save the leftovers after you decided to through a giant dinner party inspired by Alison Roman.
THE LAST LINE
November 22nd - February 14th
Piercing is in party people! Lest you thought the slow death of Claire's would leave a void in your life for all of your piercing needs. Have no fear because many new companies have stepped right into the void. Enter The Last Line, a digital native jewelry brand that is capitalizing on the IRL piercing trend with its first physical retail pop-up. Stop by to check out The Last Line's jewelry collection or to take advantage of the piercing services.
November 27th - December 8th
Av Norden promotes sustainable fashion by selling sustainable Nordic brands for women and children. Stop by the pop-up to pick up some new sustainable clothing for you and your kids and be prepared to field questions from jealous parents for the rest of the school year. Av Norden will be hosting events throughout the week including story time, folk song performances and a book signing by the authors of The Christmas Wish Book Series. RSVP to the various events here.
November 27th - December 23rd
In case you've been living under a rock for all of 2019, CBD is a big thing. Miss Grass is a curated CBD and cannabis (but not THC) shop and education magazine designed to help take the guesswork out of the world of cannabis. Stop by the pop-up if you are already a dedicated CBD user to find out about new brands and products or stock up on the ones you already know and love. If you are still skeptical but willing to try to be convinced, Miss Grass's educational angle makes it a great place to ask all your burning questions and maybe give CBD a try. Whatever gets you through the holiday season...no judgement here ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
THE HELM HOLIDAY POP-UP
December 4th - December 15th
The Helm is a lifestyle brand and VC fund that features and invests in female founders. The platform is bringing you a holiday pop-up featuring products and events from some of The Helm's favorite female founded brands including Sweet Reason, Bembein, Maude, SeaStar Beachwear and One Ocean Beauty among others. Check the full slate of events to stop by for a drink or bite while shopping for holiday gifts for yourself or others.
SH*T THAT I KNIT
December 4th - December 15th
Sh*t That I Knit is a digitally native knitwear and accessories brand that sells high-quality, handmade knitted beanies, mittens, scarves and other accessories. If you are still wearing that beanie you got for free that one time as a giveaway from an event, stop by the pop-up to refresh your knitwear this winter season while supporting the team of female knitters in Peru who handcraft each item individually.
December 5th - December 9th
Ever dined in a restaurant and wished you could own the plates and bowls you were eating off of? Now's your chance. Jono Pandolfi Designs makes handmade ceramic dinnerware that is used by some of your favorite restaurants including, The Nomad Hotels, the Four Seasons hotels, Momofuku Nishi, Jean-Georges and Loring Place. Check out the pop-up to shop for full sets of dinnerware, planters of every size and the perfect mug for drinking some tea in the cold winter weather.
EAST FORK & FRIENDS
Speaking of handmade ceramics, East Fork, the brand behind THE MUG is coming to NYC with a few of their friends from Down South for a one day only pop-up at Counter Culture Coffee in Soho. The pop-up will feature brand leaders that represent the narrative of the new South including Raleigh Denim, Middleton Made Knives, STATE the Label and Future Flora, among others. This is a great opportunity to meet the makers from these different brands and pick up some unique holiday gifts while supporting the brands building businesses for a better South.
THE ARCADE JAPAN
December 11th - December 22nd
The Arcade Japan is a concept store of Made-by-Japanese designers. The brand is back for its third pop-up of the year, so if you loved it in the past and can't get enough or missed the previous pop-ups but wanted to check it out, stop by for high quality clothes and accessories that are hand-selected by The Arcade Japan's owner.
AARYAH JEWELRY @ LUNYA
This is a one day event so don't forget to put it in your planner or else you might wake up on the 16th and realize you missed it! AARYAH was founded by Megan Kothari who uses her family's background in jewelry to fuse traditional materials with modern design. Stop by the pop-up to check out her pieces in person and maybe make a very special holiday purchase for someone you love.
If the idea of an everyday uniform intrigues you, check out Wardrobe NYC's first pop up store to shop their three collections ('Tailored', 'Sport', and 'Street') for men and women. Consumers can only shop in bundles with the option to purchase sets of 4 or 8 items.
Through December 31st
ThirdLove devotees of New York, rejoice! The brand is opening its first ever retail concept on July 24th which will be open through the end of 2019. The concept store is meant to replicate the digital experience by making bra shopping convenient and educational to help women find the right fit. The store will test different fitting room concepts to optimize the experience of trying on multiple bras. If you love the brand and have been waiting for the ability to try on the fits in person, or if you've been interested in the brand but haven't yet taken the plunge, then this is the pop-up for you!
STONEY CLOVER LANE
Through January 26th
Need something bright and cheerful to perk you up from your Seasonal Affect Disorder? Stop by Stoney Clover Lane to pick up colorful, customizable bags, bracelets and other assorted accessories. If you have a tween or teen this will be their new favorite place, but don't sleep on it for adults either. These customizable bags and accessories are the perfect gift to say "I know you well enough to customize for you" and are actually useful to boot (makeup bags! tote bags!).
FLATIRON and CHELSEA:
MEJURI THE VAULT
November 23rd - December 22nd
Digital native jewelry brand Mejuri is hosting an experiential pop-up shop called "The Vault" designed as an interactive maze with Instagrammable activations. The pop-up shop focuses on three of the brand's jewelry collections and will also be offering exclusive merchandise with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Lower East Side Girls Club.
THE SKIMM CELEBRATE SMARTER POP-UP
November 29th - December 24th
The Skimm is using the data and insights from its massive audience (over seven million women!) to open a holiday gifting pop-up shop featuring products from brands The Skimm's audience loves such as ADAY, The Sill, Ursa Major, Wander Beauty, State Bags and Otherland. Stop by to pick up unique holiday gifts for everyone on your list - from your mother to your boyfriend - from brands that you typically only find online. The pop-up also has a hair refresh station with on-site stylists hosted by Batiste and a recharging lounge hosted by STARZ where guests can watch Starz programming and receive giveaways.
ROCKETS OF AWESOME
August 8th - December 2019
DTC kids brand, Rockets of Awesome, is opening a pop-up just in time for back to school season. In addition to selling the brand's clothing and accessories, the store will have activities and events for both parents and kids such as mini-manicures, a braid bar and sneaker personalization for kids and meditation and networking for parents. The pop-up is right nearby kids retailer CAMP so take the kids for a day of shopping and fun without ever having to leave the city.
MIDTOWN / UPPER EAST SIDE / UPPER WEST SIDE:
September 23rd - January 15th
Quero Shoes is an artisan-made custom leather shoe brand that has a pop-up in the heart of Midtown East. Stop by to check out the made-to-order custom shoe selection featuring over 40 materials to choose from including 13 leather colors, 12 suedes and 6 patterned leathers. Plus, the Quero pop-up is right downstairs from our office here at Traub so come upstairs to say if you go!
October 1st - January 2020
Hania New York is a luxury knitwear collection founded by Anya Cole in 2012 and crafted by local artisans. Hania collections include gender neutral cashmere designs and hand-knit, one-of-a-kind knitwear. Anya Cole was born in Poland and studied classical ballet. She escaped Poland and immigrated to the US as a refugee and her company employees over 100 women (many of them refugees themselves) who hand-knit every piece for the brand. Head over the the brand's showroom which is now being used as a pop-up shop to up your sweater and knit-wear game this fall while supporting local New York women.
Bloomingdale’s rotates its pop-up space, dubbed the Carousel at Bloomingdale’s, every two months. A recent iteration was called "Seoul Mate" and features all things Korean. Koreaphile Minya Oh (aka Miss Info) curated a peek at the top trends, buzzworthy products and emerging designers that are currently making waves in South Korea's style capital. The Carousel rotates frequently so make sure to stop by and check out the latest Holiday gifting themed version!
JILL STUART VINTAGE
Nolita | 171 Elizabeth Street | Jill Stuart Vintage Pop Up
April 3rd - April 28th
Stop by Jill Stuart's vintage pop-up shop to check out the collection, curated by Stuart herself.
POP UP GROCER
Soho | 345 Broome Street | Pop Up Grocer
April 5th - April 14th
Pop Up Grocer is a 10-day pop-up grocery store, showcasing hundreds of products from innovative natural food brands.
Nolita | 251 Elizabeth Street | Maapilim Pop Up
April 5th - April 28th
This is the first popup store for Maapilim, a men's skin and hair care DTC brand. Maapilim's team is offering current users one-on-one free consultations in store and by night the store will become a venue for content creation where Maapilim's content arm Sand will record its official podcast.
Soho | 2 Rivington Street | Arcade Japan Pop Up
April 17th - April 28th
Arcade Japan is a concept store of Made-by-Japanese designers. Shop high quality clothes and accessories that are hand-selected by Arcade Japan's owner.
GIRL SCOUT COOKIE STORE
East Harlem | 1590 Lexington Avenue | Girl Scout Cookie Pop Up Shop and Truck
Through May 4th
If you find yourself on the upper-upper-east side with a cookie craving, make your way over to the Girl Scout Cookie pop-up shop to get your fix. If you cant make it all the way uptown, follow #GScookietruckNYC on Twitter to track the location of the mobile Girl Scout Cookie truck that travels through all five boroughs giving the people what they want (cookies!).
Soho | 171 Elizabeth Street | Bagtazo Pop Up
April 30th - May 5th
Bagtazo is a jewelry and accessories line from designer Courtney Bagtazo. Everything in Bagtazo's collections are limited. Some objects are handmade or hand-finished in Bagtazo's studio. Bagtazo is made in part by manufacturers in New York City, California, New England and the Mid-Atlantic. Stop by to explore some unique accessories to refresh your closet for spring!
Soho | 89 Crosby Street | Supergoop P.S. Sun 101
May 3rd - May 5th
Ahead of summer and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Supergoop! is opening their first standalone pop-up shop. The pop-up will offer an interactive, choose-your-own-adventure learning center focused on SPF education and skin cancer awareness with 25% of every purchase being donated directly to funding the brand's Ounce by Ounce Program. Stop by for panel discussions on Saturday and Sunday, SPF consultations and exclusive product. And let's be honest, if you are just in it for the 'gram, they've got you covered with a 90's themed backdrop and school accessories.
5 CARLOS PLACE at FRIEZE NEW YORK
Randall's Island | Randall's Island Park | 5 Carlos Place at Frieze New York
May 2nd - May 5th
Matchesfashion.com is recreating its London townhouse 5 Carlos Place at the Frieze art fair on Randall's Island. The 5 Carlos Place booth will host a variety of programs, events, workshops and panel discussions with artists, designers and other cultural influencers. You will need a ticket to Frieze New York to enter the space and don't forget to RSVP for the 5 Carlos Place programs you want to attend. Make a day out of it and check out the rest of the fair with leading galleries from around the world and enjoy lunch from one of the pop-up restaurants on site including Roberta's Pizza and Frankies Sputino.
ONE OCEAN BEAUTY
Nolita | 251 Elizabeth Street | One Ocean Beauty
May 1st - May 19th
One Ocean Beauty is a sustainable, scientifically-proven beauty and wellness company. The brand uses sustainable formulas and 100% recyclable packaging and has committed a contribution of $250,000 to Ocean. Stop by the pop-up to try on the product and experience the brand in person.
DADA DAILY x SOTHEBY'S
Upper East Side | 1334 York Ave, 4th Fl | DADA Daily
May 3rd - May 12th
Claire Olshan's aesthetically minded, healthy snack food company is hosting a pop up in collaboration with Sotheby's re-imagined galleries on the Upper East Side. DADA snacks are available for purchase at the pre-sale exhibition for the latest auction "Sleep of Reason: A Private Collection of Surrealist Art Online". You don't have to be able to place the $11,000 starting bid on a Eugene Berman painting to check out the exhibit while snacking on a matcha latte truffle. Just be careful that you don't actually go bankrupt by bidding on a piece of art you definitely can't afford.
Flatiron | 39 East 29th St, Fl 6 | Great Jones
May 11th (12 to 4pm)
Buzzy cookware brand Great Jones is opening its office for a one day Mother's Day pop up. Stop by to check out their beautiful collection of pots and pans and receive a free bouquet with a purchase of a macaron duchess. This is the brand's first ever event so if you've been curious about their product but want to touch and feel it for yourself make sure to get over to their offices by 4pm on Saturday.
COIL + DRIFT
Bowery | 2 Rivington Street | Coil + Drift Pop Up
May 15th - May 19th
Coil + Drift is the design studio of acclaimed modern dancer and self-taught designer John Sorenson-Jolink. The studio creates American-made lighting and furniture using brass, marble, resin and wood. The brand is opening a temporary showroom during NYCxDesign to feature the launch of their new collection, Assemblage. The showroom will feature the full Assemblage collection, which is composed entirely of lighting, as well as furniture pieces from Coil + Drift's existing collection.
PETITE MAISON D'AMOUR
Soho | 253 Centre Street | Morgan Lane Popup
Through June 1st
Luxury sleepwear, swim and lingerie brand Morgan Lane launched its first pop up shop filled with Morgan Lane's new spring collection, along with candles by Harley Viera Newton, Takesh Eyewear and beauty products from KNC. Additionally, the brand hosts events in the space including a Temporary Tattoo event (April 20th) and a Mother's Day Pajama Party (May 12th).
Soho | 171 Elizabeth Street | Kayu Pop Up
May 8th - June 2nd
Kayu is a line of sustainably-made bags and accessories. Designer Jamie Lim works in partnership with artisans in Southeast Asia to primarily use locally-sourced and eco-friendly natural materials including straw, sustainably sourced shell and recycled wood in all products. Stop by for some vacation ready hats and bags and to experience this California-based brand in person.
MINT & ROSE
Nolita | 251 Elizabeth Street | Mint & Rose
May 24th - June 3rd
Mint & Rose designs and makes its entire collection of women's clothing and accessories with artisans in Spain. The brand has locations in Madrid and Barcelona, so take advantage of the opportunity to check out the brand in person in the United States and maybe stock up on some breezy Mediterranean staples at its week-long pop-up in Nolita.
DIVAS AND DEVILS HOUSE OF STYLE
Soho | 74 Thompson Street | Divas and Devils House of Style
June 1st- June 30th
If you love vintage clothing or Southern style, check out Tallahassee brand Divas and Devils's pop-up shop. The store has a mix of vintage clothing from the 60's, 70's and 80's as well as new designer clothing, accessories and shoes.
RUE SAINT PAUL
Park Slope | 145 5th Avenue | Rue Saint Paul
June 3rd- June 30th
After a successful pop-up on Canal Street in May, Rue Saint Paul is hosting a second pop-up in Brooklyn. If you missed the pop-up the first time around, or just prefer not to have to leave Brooklyn, head over to Rue Saint Paul to shop for the kind of cool, breezy clothing and accessories that will make you feel like an Instagram influencer on vacation. Bonus points that the brand champions independent designers and uses sustainable materials.
Nolita | 251 Elizabeth Street | EnnYe
June 5th- June 9th
EnnYe Collection is a clothing brand founded by two sisters from Zimbabwe. The pop-up will feature SS'19 pieces from Milan Fashion Week so stop by to try on dresses and coats or pick up a bag in bold, unique prints. The collection is perfect if you've been feeling in a rut wearing the same black-on-black outfits everyday and are ready to add some color and print to the equation.
ASTRID & MIYU
Nolita | 251 Elizabeth Street | Astrid & Miyu
June 5th- June 17th
Astrid & Miyu, a London based jewelry brand which has quickly built cult status among fashion editors, celebrities, influencers and models, is back in NYC with their second pop-up this year. You can book ear piercing appointments or just walk-in to check out their collection of fun, affordable jewelry.
HILL CITY x WESTERLIND
Nolita | 31 Spring Street | Hill City
June 11th - June 30th
Nearly a year ago, Gap made its first foray into men's athleisure with Hill City. The brand sells "high-performance" clothing for everyday use, such as workpants and sweaters. The brand is doing its first ever NYC popup at outdoor apparel and grear boutique Westerlind's Nolita store. Stop by if you have been meaning to try out the athleisure workwear trend to try on Hill City's products in person and find a new pair of workpants that you might even not throw on the ground the moment you get home.
JONO PANDOLFI DESIGNS
Lower East side | 213 Bowery Street| Jono Pandolfi Designs
June 12th- June 17th
Ever dined in a restaurant and wished you could own the plates and bowls you were eating off of? Now's your chance. Jono Pandolfi Designs makes handmade ceramic dinnerware that is used by some of your favorite restaurants including, The Nomad Hotels, the Four Seasons hotels, Momofuku Nishi, Jean-Georges and Loring Place. Check out the pop-up to shop the brand's signature collection as well as unique one-offs, discounted seconds, and some new surprises.
HOUSE OF DRUNK
Soho | 89 Crosby Street | Drunk Elephant
June 14th-June 23rd
This is a big one! Drunk Elephant is launching House of Drunk, its first ever pop-up in North America. The space features a whimsical acid trip theme (um, what?) which is apparently a nod to the various acids used in its products. Seems like a bit of a stretch but looks quite fun nonetheless (and will provide plenty of Instagrammable backgrounds if nothing else). If you love Drunk Elephant or have always been curious about it, now's your chance to try the classic products, check out new products and get some exclusive swag.
HARLEEN KAUR & THE PINK BAZAAR: in Bloom Pop-Up Shop
June 15th-June 16th
Stop by this weekend-only pop-up to enjoy fashion, music and artwork from South Asian artists, musicians and creators. There will be multiple vendors at the pop-up including clothing brand Harleen Kaur, jewelry brand The Pink Bazaar, natural beauty company Umoja Wellness and flowers from Flower Devi. Make sure to RSVP to skip the line and hear about additional vendors to come.
Nolita | 171 Elizabeth Street | Homoco
June 19th- June 30th
The Homoco Travel shop is one-stop-shop for your beach-weekend needs featuring swimsuits from Homoco as well as products from brands like Recess, Get Maude and Baboon. The store will host daily events so stay tuned Stop by the pop-up to find your summer needs before going on your trip.
FENTY at THE WEBSTER
Soho | 29 Greene Street | The Webster
June 19th- June 30th
Rhianna continues her world domination with a Fenty takeover of two floors of The Webster's Soho locations. Customers will be able to experience a unique installation and retail experience. The pop up marks the first time New Yorkers will be able to see Rhianna's first collection in person after it's very high profile drop in May. If there are any Rhianna sightings in the flesh, please make sure to tell us first!
Soho | 498 Broome Street | Calpak
June 20th- June 23rd
Heading out for a summer vacation but feeling like you need a luggage upgrade? Calpak, a Los Angeles-based lifestyle luggage and travel accessories brand, is hosting its first ever NYC pop-up. Stop by to see their new summer collection or check out the luggage IRL. You might even be excited for your next trip to JFK.
April 21st - July 16th
CocoMelody is a global bridal brand that offers stylish and high quality brides and bridesmaids dresses at affordable prices. Brides to be can book appointments at the brand's pop up shop to work with stylists to choose the perfect dress or help customize one to fit your needs. While you can always purchase CocoMelody dresses and swatches online, this is a great opportunity to try the dresses on and meet with stylists in person. Make sure to make an appointment as the shop is by appointments only.
May 23rd - July 28th
If you've been meaning to update your wardrobe or home decor lately but haven't been feeling inspired by your regular brands, check out the O.N.S. pop-up. O.N.S Clothing is a direct-to-consumer brand offering men’s lifestyle products for easy modern living. The brand is moving its flagship from Soho to Nolita and the pop-up will be open through the transition. Maybe it will even become one of your new regulars once it moves to it's new full-time home.
June 21st - July 12th
You may be familiar with streetwear designer Eric Emanuel from his collaborations with Adidas and New Era but now you have the chance to check out his first solo collection of his signature basketball shorts as well as some accessories like trucker caps. New product drops every Friday throughout the duration of the pop-up. The brand is heavily inspired by sports, especially basketball, so if you are feeling a little lost post NBA finals and the draft, come to this pop-up to be among your people.
SUPERGOOP SUNSHINE SHACK
July 1st - July 30th
Supergoop is hosting a super fun pop-up in partnership with Naked Retail Group for the month of July. The Sunshine Shack features Supergoop's latest products innovations in addition to customer favorites. The shack is designed like a summertime lemonade stand so head over to learn about SPF and stock up on sunscreen for the rest of the summer.
July 9th - July 14th
Cool girl, Barcelona based brand, Paloma Wool is taking its world tour to NYC for one week in July. Don't miss this opportunity to shop this brand that describes itself as a "project based on clothing, photography and other experiments." If you are interested in finding out what this means or have long followed the brand on Instagram, now is your chance to check out and try on the clothes in person.
July 12th - July 21st
Virgil Abloh continues his streak of forcing us to rethink luxury as a cultural and aesthetic force. His latest iteration comes in the form of an entirely bright green (both outside and inside) pop-up shop on the Lower East Side. While the store does carry pieces from the brand's Fall / Winter 2019 collection, the space functions more as art project / think piece than as a shopping destination. Stop by to get inside the brain of Virgil Abloh and see it for yourself (just know that you'll have to give a bouncer your phone number and wait for a text telling you when it's your turn to enter, it's hot so maybe head west on Rivington to Morgenstern's ice cream to wait it out.)
July 17th - July 21st
Just in time for a mid-summer refresh, sunglasses brand Fancy Troubles is hosting a three day pop-up featuring it's trendy sunglasses. Fancy Troubles has the cool kid of summer look down so if you are ready to spend some money to upgrade your look check out this pop-up for some inspiration.
April 26th - July 31st (Add to calendar)
Wander Beauty is hosting a pop-up on that will host daily educational events with topics such as airplane based skin care, post-gym skin care and date-night makeup. The pop-up is travel themed, and is aimed at community-building. Stop by to check out the highly Instagrammable space, take a makeup class or just experience the product in person.
STAYCATION (MAUDE STUDIO)
June 1st-August 1st
Ever have that FOMO feeling when you spend the weekend in the city in the summer and it seems like every other person has decamped to the Hamptons? Or maybe you love the opportunity to explore the city when no one else is around. Either way, next time you are in town for the weekend, stop by the Staycation pop-up at Maude's Studio. Maude partnered with a bunch of cool digital native brands so take the chance to try sparkling tea from Minna, olive oil from Brightland or if you are feeling super ambitious, buy some wall-paint from Backdrop and turn the weekend into a project. Your friends in the Hamptons might even be jealous of your haul.
June 29th - August 18th
Skincare company Soko Glam launched a pink and peppy looking pop-up in Soho that features only its most popular, 4+ star rated products as rated by members of its community. The pop-up features the Soko Sanctuary which is a personal skin fitting room where customers can try skincare products on in private (so if trying on products in the middle of a crowded store with the pressure of a sales associate looking over your shoulder freaks you out, this is the place for you.)
FILA has been having a huge resurgence as of late. Look down next time you are on the street and you might be shocked by how many pairs of Fila's you see. The brand recently released a new limited-edition collection of outdoors-inspired clothing and accessories called "Explore" at their pop-up. The store is set up as a multi-sensory journey (whatever that means) inspired by the four categories of the Explore collection: Canyon, Mountains, Woods and Elements. If the website is anything to go by, this is sure to be a trippy experience.
July 16th - August 12th
WAG is a South African fashion label that is designed and manufactured in Cape Town. The brand is known for the colorful prints and patterns it uses to make dresses, tops and other clothing. If you've been feeling a bit bored by your closet full of black, navy and grey, stop by the WAG pop-up to pick up some pieces to liven in up.
KIDS NEW YORK
July 18th - August 12th
What were you doing at 18? Playing videogames or maybe hanging out at the mall with some friends. Not these kids. KIDS New York was founded by a pair of 18 year old Manhattanites who realized there was a gap in the fashion retail scene and wanted to give people a chance to discover the next generation of designers. Their pop-up features young, underrepresented brands such as Sage Hollywood and Alexander Digenova who do not have broad distribution. The website and instagram have been quite mysterious leading up to the launch so sign up to stay in the know about weekly events, product launches and more.
FUTURE & FAUNA x SQUAR'D AWAY
July 31st - August 4th
Lifestyle brands Future & Fauna and Squar’d Away have partnered together to bring their specialized collection of female-designed, conscientious and sustainable goods to life at their pop-up shop. Future & Fauna will be selling accessories and home products made by female artisans from all over the world. Squar'd Away will be selling its Brooklyn designed silk bandanas and scarfs and 20% of the profits from the sale of each square are donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. The founders of both brands will also be hosting a number of events in the store with a percentage of those proceeds benefiting the Michael J. Fox Foundation as well, so be sure to check out the brands's Instagrams and websites to stay updated.
August 6th - August 12th
Belief is an independent clothing brand & skateshop based in Astoria, Queens. The brand offers a full range of branded, lifestyle apparel and accessories. If you love streetwear but hate trekking out to Queens to visit their permanent location, stop by the Belief pop-up to check out the brand from the comfort of Soho. Beware though, you may like Belief so much that you find yourself actually making a trip out to Astoria once the pop-up is over.
THE ARCADE JAPAN
August 14th - August 25th
The Arcade Japan is a concept store of Made-by-Japanese designers. The brand is back for its second pop-up of the year, so if you loved it in April and can't get enough or missed the April pop-up but wanted to check it out, stop by for high quality clothes and accessories that are hand-selected by The Arcade Japan's owner.
SNACKS WITH x STEVEN ALAN
August 23rd - August 25th
If you've been meaning to try Dada Daily snacks or Kin Euphorics drinks, you're in luck. Stop by Snacks With, a new healthy snack concept that is hosting a weekend-long event event at the Steven Alan Flagship store. The pop-up will include products from over 40 vendors featuring organic, non-GMO, keto and vegan snacks.
J.MCLAUGHLIN SUMMER HOUSE
May 24th - September 2nd
While J.McLaughlin has a permanent residence just a few doors down on Madison, that flagship is closed this summer for renovation. If you were planning on stocking up ahead of your annual trip to Nantucket and are worried you may not be able to get your basics, don't fret, J.McLaughlin opened a summer house outlet pop-up to cater to your summer. It's an added bonus that everything in the pop-up is up to 50% off.
September 4th - September 16th
Wolf Circus is a Canadian line of demi-fine jewelry made from recycled materials. The brand is created by, run by and powered by women and is hosting its first ever New York pop-up. Stop by to restock your jewelry basics with simple and elegant, well priced pieces for fall.
September 5th - October 6th
Miista is a conceptual shoe brand designed in London and made in Spain. The brand is opening its first concept pop-up store in New York and will be hosting weekly events featuring local artists and craftswomen. The store will have selections from the AW19 collection to try on and pop-up customers will be offered a 15% discount. If you've followed the brand on Instagram but have been waiting to see the shoes and try them on in person before buying, this is the pop-up for you. Check back on the website to stay up to date with the various in-store events like a life drawing class taking place on September 10th.
September 6th - September 22nd
Don't worry: just because summer is over (sad) doesn't mean that all the Instagrammable places filled with greenery and flowers have gone along with it. Shopbop is honoring its 20th anniversary with its first ever pop-up focused on bringing the brand to life through events and activations. The site will host workout classes from studios such as Y7 and modelFIT and will host events and parties with brands such as Levi's, Stoney Clover Lane and Clare V.
September 24th - September 29th
Kiki Love, a luxury resort wear and travel lifestyle brand, is hosting a pop-up in partnership with Ikkivi, a global online platform curating sustainable and ethically made fashion by independent designers from India. The pop up will feature resort wear, handbags, jewelry and swimwear from brands including Nannacay, Casa Clara and MY.O Swim in addition to Kiki Love. Stop by to stock up for your much needed mid-fall getaway or to prepare for your winter vacations.
POP UP GROCER
Soho | Pop Up Grocer
September 20th - October 20th
Did you make a back to school inspired resolution to eat more "natural foods" this fall but then walked into your local health food store and realized everything looked a bit...uninspired. Enter Pop Up Grocer. Pop Up Grocer is a traveling pop-up grocery store, founded by Emily Schildt (check out our Sunday Safari with Emily) featuring the latest products from exciting and up and coming natural food brands. Stop by to purchase olive oil from Brightland (shoutout to founder Aishwarya Iyer who we featured in a recent Sunday Safari), cereal from Magic Spoon or sparkling white tea from Tost.
October 3rd - October 20th
Labucq is a DTC footwear brand founded by Lauren Bucquet the former Director of Footwear and Accessories at Rag & Bone. The brand is opening its first ever pop-up shop to display its Fall 2019 collection. If your Newbury ankle boots (if you know, you know) are finally showing some signs of wear and tear but you can't bear to part with them, stop by the pop-up to check out the latest designs from the designer who designed that perennial favorite.
October 11th - October 16th
Established in London in 2006 by Dr. Bernice Pan, DePloy creates a sustainable and zero waste style for women. DePloy was selected by the EU as one of the most influential emerging designers so take advantage of this opportunity to check out an up and coming brand to refresh your wardrobe this fall.
Through October 2019
Curious what the CBD hype is all about? Saw the giant profile of Recess in the New York Times and want to try it for yourself? Head over to the highly Instagramable Recess IRL popup to try some CBD seltzer or take part in one of the many events hosted at the space such as the upcoming Recess! with Emma, Zach & Friends (July 5th). Stay up to date with the rotating schedule of events here.
ASTRID & MIYU
October 23rd - November 3rd
Astrid & Miyu, a London based jewelry brand which has quickly built cult status among fashion editors, celebrities, influencers and models, is back in NYC with their third pop-up this year. You can book ear piercing appointments or just walk-in to check out their collection of fun, affordable jewelry. If you missed the most recent pop-up this summer, now is your chance to check it out and maybe even get a new piercing.
November 13th - November 17th
If you are a lover of elevated basics (especially comfy sweaters) and don't already know about Donni, you can thank us now. While you may rotate your multiple versions of the Everlane mockneck sweater throughout the week (or is that just us?), sometimes you need something a little more special. Stop by Donni's pop-up to freshen up your late fall look with sweaters in various shapes with fun little touches like tortoise buttons and pearl zippers.
November 13th - December 1st
Icarus crafts jewelry from pure and natural materials and recycled and responsibly sourced metals and stones. Everything is handmade in New York and Nantucket through wax casting and metal forging. If that sounded like the description of an art project, well it sort of is. Sign up for classes at this pop-up to make your own unique piece or practice sketching with Icarus's artists. If you've been trying to figure out an actually unique holiday present (for someone special or for yourself!), join one of the jewelry making classes and you'll leave with a one-of-a-kind gift.
OMEGA + HODINKEE
November 15th - November 24th
Savvy retail aficionados will know the space as the former Supreme location. Savvier retail aficionados will know Hodinkee as THE place to go on the internet for all things horology (that means "the study and measurement of time" for all you non-horologists out there). And the Savviest retail aficionados will know that Hodinkee has partnered with Omega watches to take over the space for two weeks with many Omega watches for sale and some vintage pieces to check out (not for sale). There will be three astronauts on site and make sure to stay tuned to find out about special events that will be hosted in the space.
November 20th - December 2nd
Limnia is a new, direct-to-consumer, fine jewelry label that is launching at this pop-up in time for the holidays. Stop by to pick up a present for the person in your life who never leaves the house with an arm full of bracelets and a hand full of rings.
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