New stores (November 21–27, 2013)

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  • Photograph: Daniel Kiyoi

    City Gym

  • Todd Snyder + Champion baseball jacket sweater, $295, at City Gym

  • Todd Snyder + Champion pocket sweatshirt, $130, at City Gym

  • Todd Snyder + Champion striped-sleeve tee, $95, at City Gym

  • Photograph: Alvina Lai

    Click and Grow self-watering planter, $88, at Divine Details pop-up

  • Photograph: Alvina Lai

    Qwstion tote that converts into a backpack, $176, at Divine Details pop-up

  • Chris Collicott calendar box, $20, at Kikkerland

  • Jan Habraken lightning bolt power strip, $25, at Kikkerland

  • Photograph: Craig Barritt

    LXR & Co. pop-up

  • Ferragamo tie, $39, at LXR & Co. pop-up

  • Gucci scarf, $79, at LXR & Co. pop-up

  • Photograph: Jesse HIll

    Mila Moursi moisturizing oil, $140

  • Photograph: Jesse HIll

    Mila Moursi nourishing balm, $145

  • NARS Solomon Islands Eye Paint gel liner, $25

  • NARS Orgasm Multiple multipurpose cream stick, $39

  • NARS 413 BLKR lipstick, $26

  • Peter Millar pop-up

  • Peter Millar crocodile loafers, $245

  • Photograph: Steve Exum

    Peter Millar nylon quilted coat, $245

  • Robert Graham cashmere-blend zip-up sweater, $228

  • Robert Graham velvet sport coat, $598

  • Robert Graham limited-edition plaid button-down shirt, $398

  • Photograph: Gerardo Somoza

    Sachin + Babi floral-detailed striped tee, $295

  • Photograph: Gerardo Somoza

    Sachin + Babi pleated jacquard miniskirt, $295

  • Photograph: Gerardo Somoza

    Sachin + Babi sequin-skirted neoprene dress, $450

Photograph: Daniel Kiyoi

City Gym

City Gym

  • Price band: 3/4

Following his debut collaborative menswear collection for sportswear company Champion, local designer Todd Snyder opens the first store dedicated to the joint label. The industrial space is reminiscent of an old-school sporting-goods store, and stocks seriously cool threads ($60–$795) and accessories ($55–$65) for both outdoorsy and urban-dwelling dudes. Sip Liquiteria cold-pressed juices ($9) while shopping for baseball-jacket–style sweaters ($295), vintage-inspired leather coats ($795) and crewneck sweatshirts ($135). Complete your ensemble with khaki chinos ($225) and classic denim ($250), made from 100 percent Japanese selvage cotton. You’ll also find hand-selected American goods favored by Snyder, including throwback Leather Head medicine balls ($325), Ebbets Field authentic ball caps ($50), and Shinola watches ($550–$990). 242 Elizabeth St between E Houston and Prince Sts (212-966-3181, toddsnyder.com). Mon–Sat 11am–7pm, Sun noon–6pm.

  1. 242 Elizabeth St, (between E Houston and Prince Sts)
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Divine Details pop-up

  • Price band: 3/4

Design studio Little Fury (littlefury.com), which has done packaging for Chobani and Victoria’s Secret, launches a shoppable exhibition hawking the art-conscious—yet practical—inventions of 33 designers. The store is appropriately housed in the famed AIGA art gallery, where goods are mounted on the walls museum-style. Beside each of the 33 products ($8–$350) are works of short fiction inspired by the object on view, contributed by writers including Cathy Erway and Garnette Cadogan. Look for Grain Audio compact wireless speakers ($249), Qwstion totes that convert into backpacks ($176), and Click and Grow self-watering planters ($88). 164 Fifth Ave between 21st and 22nd Sts (212-807-1990, divinedetailsshop.com). Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 10am–7pm; Wed, Sat 11am–8pm. Through Dec 28.

  1. 164 Fifth Ave, (between 21st and 22nd Sts)
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Kikkerland

  • Price band: 2/4

Founder Jan Van der Lande collaborated with Kevin Brynan, owner of now-closed gift shop Mxyplyzyk, in creating the first store for the design company, which has been churning out must-have utilitarian gadgets for the past 20 years. NYC designer Jan Habraken and his team at FormNation (formnation.com) created the Peg-Board walls displaying goods ($2–$500) from Kikkerland and local brands such as Confetti System and Tattly. Look for Chris Collicott calendar boxes ($20) and Casey Schneider glass stones ($13) that water your plants over the course of three to four days, as well as Kikkerland rechargeable lanterns ($35) and fish-shaped flasks ($30). 493 Sixth Ave between 12th and 13th Sts (212-678-2250, kikkerland.com). Mon–Sat 10am–8pm, Sun 11am–6pm.

  1. 493 Sixth Ave, (between 12th and 13th Sts)
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LXR & Co. pop-up

  • Price band: 4/4

The vintage curators behind this Beverly Hills boutique and flash-sale site bring their flair for collecting high-end accessories to NYC with this upscale temporary shop. Custom wall art by local artist Ryan Keeley acts as a backdrop for the designer goods, all of which are discounted up to 80 percent off their original retail costs. Illuminated by a neon sign that reads BIRKIN BAR, the space beckons patrons to peruse an extensive lineup of Hermès bags ($2,499–$26,000), including a one-of-a-kind tricolor Birkin style ($25,999) and a sporty Kelly satchel ($2,499). You’ll also find an array of designer and vintage carryalls ($99–$4,899) from Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Céline and Balenciaga. Browse more affordable accessories ($39–$700) for men and women, such as Ferragamo silk ties ($39) and Gucci patterned scarves ($79). 112 Wooster St between Prince and Spring Sts (917-580-0870, lxrco.com). Mon–Sat 11am–7pm, Sun noon–6pm. Through Dec 31.

  1. 112 Wooster St, (between Prince and Spring Sts)
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Mila Moursi Skin-Care Institute

  • Price band: 3/4

The facialist to the stars (Jennifer Aniston, Chelsea Handler and Jessica Biel are fans) brings her skin-care products and services to Barneys New York. Moursi’s holistic philosophy guides her face ($170–$400) and body ($90–$220) signature spa treatments, which are conducted in a small, soothing space in the department store’s lower level. Splurge on a facial (75mins $270), featuring exfoliation, massage and a hydrating mask. Nearby, a counter on the beauty floor is dedicated to the botanical-rich, complexion-brightening products ($75–$385), which are all made in France. 660 Madison Ave between 60th and 61st Sts (212-826-8900, milamoursiskincare.com). Mon–Wed 10am–8pm,Thu–Sat 10am–9pm, Sun 11am–6pm.

  1. 660 Madison Ave, (between 60th and 61st Sts)
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NARS

  • Price band: 3/4

Makeup artist François Nars opens the second Manhattan store for his cult-favorite cosmetics brand, featuring luxe products for lips ($22–$26), eyes ($21–$55), cheeks ($29–$65), nails ($19–$35) and skin ($29–$140). The all-white, 450-square-foot space was designed by Fabien Baron of New York design firm Baron & Baron, who installed chevron-patterned marble flooring, floor-to-ceiling mirrors with hidden screens looping Nars short films and a lacquered checkout counter that’s the same color as the label’s Jungle Red lipstick ($26). Artists personally trained by Nars offer makeup applications ($85) and lessons ($100), as well as brow shaping ($50) by appointment, with the prices for the services redeemable in product. We suggest cashing in on multipurpose cream sticks ($39), gel liners ($25) and tinted moisturizers ($42). You’ll find the NYC-inspired 413 BLKR collection—named after and previously sold exclusively at the West Village flagship—which includes rosy brown lipsticks ($26), violet gray eye shadows ($24) and navy varnishes ($19). Books by Nars, such as photography tome Tahiti: Faery Lands ($100) and instructional manual Makeup Your Mind: Express Yourself ($45) are also available for sale. 124 Prince St between Greene and Wooster Sts (646-356-0423, narscosmetics.com). Mon–Sat 11am–8pm, Sun 11am–7pm.

  1. 124 Prince St, (between Greene and Wooster Sts)
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Nike Running

  • Price band: 2/4

The athletic emporium ups its game with a second NYC locale dedicated to runners (the first is in the Flatiron District). The 8,000-square-foot space offers custom services, such as sports-bra fittings, pants hemming and treadmill assessments, which analyze your running form. Find athletic wear ($12–$500) and accessories ($1–$149) for men and women, including sweat-wicking shirts ($80), breathable reflective jackets ($500) and unisex racing sneakers ($150). Drop off your old shoes when you leave and they’ll be recycled to make sports-court turf, bags and other equipment. 1131 Third Ave at 66th St (212-535-1530, nike.com). Mon–Sat 10am–8pm, Sun 11am–6pm.

  1. 1131 Third Ave, (at 66th St)
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Peter Millar pop-up

  • Price band: 3/4

Founder Chris Knott started this American sportswear brand in 2001 with a single cashmere sweater, and has since opened stores in the Hamptons, Florida and Switzerland. This is the first NYC location, a temporary shop housing the full menswear line of sweaters ($295–$695) and outerwear ($119–$995), plus activewear label Element 4 ($30–$165). The 1,850-square-foot space is lined with the brand’s 100 percent Italian made cashmere ($295–$695), offset by the deep-walnut floors. Check out the new fashion-forward Pick Stitch collection, including pin-striped wool blazers ($398) and collared button-down shirts ($168). 36 E 57th St between Madison and Park Aves (212-207-8488, petermillar.com). Mon–Sat 10am–7pm, Sun noon–6pm. Through Dec 31.

  1. 36 E 57th St, (between Madison and Park Aves)
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The Red Door

  • Price band: 3/4

eauty pioneer Elizabeth Arden opened the doors to her first salon in 1910. This 10,000-square-foot space is spread out over two floors, each with a different focus. Traditional treatments such as 50-minute ($125–$150) and 80-minute massages ($180–$230), and customizable facials ($125–$265) take place in the basement, while the street level specializes in quick beauty fixes. Enjoy 25-minute versions ($80–$125) of the same treatments, get a gratis skin analysis and product recommendations, or nab a speedy makeover ($70–$95) at the beauty bar. Before leaving, visit the spa’s in-house boutique to shop the complete skin-care collection ($22–$225), such as moisturizing night creams ($95) and antiaging cleansers ($50). 200 Park Ave South at 17th St (212-388-0222, thereddoorny.com). Mon–Fri 7am–9pm; Sat, Sun 9am–9pm.

  1. 200 Park Ave South, (at 17th St)
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Robert Graham

  • Price band: 3/4

Although Robert Graham stores exist in more than a dozen countries, this is the first NYC shop, hawking men’s ($69–$1,198) and women’s ($128–$398) threads featuring funky prints and stripes. Guys will find velvet sports coats ($598), limited-edition plaid button-down shirts ($398) and cashmere-blend zip-up sweaters ($228). Ladies should look for printed shirtdresses ($298) and lace-detailed cotton tunics ($198). 380 Bleecker St between Charles and Perry Sts (212-929-0132, robertgraham.us) Mon–Sat 11am–8pm, Sun noon–7pm.

  1. 380 Bleecker St, (between Charles and Perry Sts)
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Robin Brouillette + Tribeca Collective

  • Price band: 3/4

Womenswear designer Robin Brouillette flexes her curatorial muscles with this eclectic debut boutique. The 1,100-square-foot space boasts hardwood floors and white-painted brick to accompany wares from a mostly female roster of designers, including Tess Giberson, Selima Optique and Jill Platner. Thumb through a chic array of womenswear ($100–$3,000), accessories ($165–$8,000), home goods ($200–$1,800) and beauty products ($45–$140). Standouts include M.Patmos cashmere sweaters ($500–$1,100), From the Road alpaca-fur pillows ($345) and Mun argan-oil–infused skin serum ($95). 138 West Broadway between Duane and Thomas Sts (212-233-8078, facebook.com/tribecacollective). Daily 11am–7pm.

  1. 138 West Broadway, (between Duane and Thomas Sts)
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Sachin + Babi pop-up

  • Price band: 3/4

Designers Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia open a temporary shop for their womenswear brand inside their home store, Ankasa. The venture brings both labels together for the holidays, giving customers a peek at the feminine threads ($195–$2,295) the duo has been designing since 2009. Top picks include sequin-skirted neoprene dresses ($450), pleated jacquard miniskirts ($295), floral-detailed striped tees ($295) and baseball jackets ($375). 1200 Madison Ave between 87th and 88th Sts (212-996-5200, sachinandbabi.com). Mon–Thu 9am–6pm, Fri 9am–5pm, Sat noon–5pm. Through Dec 31.

  1. 1200 Madison Ave, (between 87th and 88th Sts)
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