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Mulberry handbags invade New York.Photo: Plamen Petkov

Arm Candy
Cult English brand Mulberry elbows its way into the big-bag game.

Working From the Bottom Up
Homegrown hipsters alice + olivia.

The Best of the Rest
Brazilian vintage furniture, Jay-Z’s tees, and more.

The Best of the Rest
Brazilian vintage furniture, Jay-Z’s tees, and more.

Nili Lotan
Lotan’s crisp, impeccably tailored clothes are beloved of the downtown arty set, which has grown out of grunge. The sparse white-and-steel flagship doubles as her design studio, so you can peer down to the lower level and watch seamstresses and pattern-makers creating the Napoleon-style military jackets, skinny pants, and romantic blouses (in suitably wintry shades of navy, gray, and black) that you’ll be wearing later.
188 Duane St., nr. Greenwich St. (212-431-7713); September 8.

Photo: Courtesy of Roc Pop Shop

Roc Pop Shop
Rocawear’s temporary store is actually a temporary takeover of the sneaker shop Training Camp, and will include plasma TVs and a lounge, as well as Roc’s limited-edition line of everything from jeans ($295) to jackets (the skull-print track jacket with crystal embellishments is $650) to jewelry (starting at $2,500). For a more dapper and less hip-hop look, the Custom Fit line offers tailored cuts. And if you liked the Japanese jeans and bedazzled tee Jay-Z wore at the BET Awards in June, you can buy those, too.
1079 Sixth Ave., at 41st St. (212-921-4430); August 30 through September 15.

Photo: Courtesy of ZoË

Other Brooklyn boutiques foster local talent; Lisa Brock’s Dumbo store (her first here; she already has a boutique in Princeton, New Jersey) makes no such concessions. She’s stocking it with big, familiar names like Jimmy Choo, Alexander McQueen, and Zac Posen. If you can’t afford the wildly glamorous, hand-painted, embroidered $3,000 Miu Miu dress, there are still ample amounts of casual and affordable names like Levi’s and Converse.
70 Washington St., nr. Front St., Dumbo, Brooklyn (718-237-4002); mid-October.

Carlos Junqueira’s eclectic Brazilian furniture stash comes to the vintage-clogged neighborhood of Tribeca (neighbors include R 20th Century, Urban Archaeology, and John Kelly). The late-industrial space is tricked out with a grand staircase that doubles as a display area. In addition to the mid-century vintage from Lucio Costa and Sergio Rodrigues, there are re-­editions from Branco & Preto, and contemporary designs from Claudia Moreira Salles. One particular standout: a curvy, cozy black-leather Fardos sofa reminiscent of a horizontal Michelin Man.
38 N. Moore St., nr. Hudson St. (212-219-0017); September 20.

Photo: Courtesy of Trina Turk

Trina Turk
Fuse the chipper designs of Californian Trina Turk with the ironic perkiness of Jonathan Adler, and you get a 2,500-square-foot space decked out in a vibrant seventies-feeling décor. Turk mixes vintage with modern, meaning there will likely always be paisley, but not everything screams millennium hippie. There are sophisticated double-breasted funnel coats ($598), wool capes ($398), and slinky satin camis ($168). This is also the only place in the city to find Turk’s equally colorful menswear line.
67 Gansevoort St., nr. Washington St. (no phone yet); November.

In Greece, Korres is a pharmacy line on par with Neutrogena; here, it’s a cult beauty product sold in specialty stores. Either way, its adherents love the natural ingredients—lecithin, Hamamelis (witch hazel)—plus myriad other fruits, plants, and herbs. We recommend the sweet-smelling, super-moisturizing Quince Body Butter.
150 Spring St., nr. Wooster St. (866-878-5067); October.

Photo: Courtesy of Tarina Tarantino

Tarina Tarantino
Some may find Tarantino’s jewelry tacky and loud; others, a cheerful, affordable way to jazz up an outfit. It’s undeniably colorful and sparkly—very, very sparkly. Teens who idolize Paris Hilton and have a decent allowance will spend hours in the multicolored store whose shelves are piled with enameled heart-and-skull necklaces ($113), pink strawberry hair clips ($80), and cameo belts ($195).
117 Greene St., nr. Prince St. (no phone yet); October.

Ladies who lunch opt for Mikimoto, but their granddaughters start their jewelry collection with Honora. The company is opening its first freestanding store with offerings that run from classic single strands to contemporary fashion looks, with prices that start at $50 for a freshwater cultured-pearl bracelet, going up to $50,000 for a South Sea cultured-pearl necklace.
30 E. 57th St., at Madison Ave. (no phone yet); October.

Samantha Thavasa
We doubt New Yorkers will greet Nicky Hilton’s handbag store with the same fervor the Japanese did, but the heiress is bringing her brash designs (like the gold and silver metallic totes) to the Upper East Side. Hilton’s is the best-known of the nine collections at this accessories-only store. Impressionable teens will doubtless love the designs, and parents might actually approve of prices that start around $160 (but go up to about $710).
965 Madison Ave., nr. 75th St. (no phone yet); November 10.

Photo: Courtesy of Timothy Everest

Timothy Everest
Savile Row–trained tailor Everest will be selling more than just his beautiful bespoke suits at the new 6,500-square-foot shopping destination on the eighth floor of the Bumble & bumble complex, which will house a café, barber shop, home and travel accessories, and a tea shop. He’s also got perfectly tailored jeans, made from scratch using premium Japanese denim. There will be two styles each for men and women, and a few shirts to complete the look.
415 W. 13th St., nr. Ninth Ave., eighth fl. (917-606-5000); November 1. Back to Shopping Preview

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