Los Angeles–based clothier Alternative joins central Soho’s sustainable-shopping hub.
1. Coclico: Reclaimed-cork wedges (275 Mott St.).
2. Red Flower: Blood-orange sea-salt scrubs (13 Prince St.).
3. Melissa Joy Manning: Recycled-gold diamond rings (12 Wooster St.).
4. With & Wessel: New Zealand–wool loungewear (247 Elizabeth St.).
5. Keetsa: Green-tea-infused memory-foam mattresses (69 Mercer St.).
6. Alternative: Vegetable-dyed pima-cotton tees (281 Lafayette St.).
E-tailer La Garçonne sets up shop.
After almost ten years as a web-only destination for androgynous women’s fashion, in May La Garçonne will open its first storefront (465 Greenwich St.). The vast, landmarked space carries a hand-picked selection of the online shop’s Louise Brooks–esque styles: drop-waist T-shirt dresses by French wunderkind Jacquemus ($410), dusky Acne oxfords ($230), chiffon Sara Lanzi crewnecks ($685). Tribeca-based founder Kris Kim is adding a smattering of exclusives for the brick-and-mortar location, as well as menswear and home objects, like tiny Kirstie Van Noort porcelain cups.
On May 3, local textiles purveyor Coral & Tusk will launch a monthlong pop-up market featuring rotating designer pals (109 S. 5th St., Williamsburg).*
Living-room tableaux: dbO lamps, vintage textiles.
Wall art: Embroidery, John Derian decoupage.
Host gifts: Tracey Tanner stitched pouches, D.S. & Durga perfume.
Kitchen items: Mast Brothers cookbooks, ceramics.
In-store amusement: A tepee for the kids.
Tastings: Whiskey, chocolate soda; Michele Quan bell installation overhead.
Objets d’art: Fredericks & Mae dominoes, papier-mâché cheeseburgers from Big Fun Store.
Jewelry: In God We Trust, in a vintage glass display case.
Weatherproof Rocking Chairs
Rock in, rock out.
Side by Side
Two rugged accessories shops hit Nolita: Will Leather Goods, debuting on the East Coast May 2, and Kempton, popping up through June 30.
Will Leather Goods
29 Prince St.; willleathergoods.com
Oregon Trail; worn-in weekenders with quilted interiors; gender-neutral.
Family business born of Venice Beach belt stand.
Oaxacan textiles, vegetable-tanned bridle leather.
278 Mott St.; 718-596-2224; kemptonandco.com
Equestrian England; bag compartments to rival a toolbox; alpha female.
Former Gap designer inspired by jockey father.
Reclaimed canvas, washed lambskin, buckle hardware.
Where vinylheads and design freaks meet: The evolution of the contemporary console.
Unable to find a cabinet with browse-friendly drawers to hold her vinyl collection, art director Jenn Atocha designs her own (from $5,985 at atochadesign.com).
Noah Spencer for Fort Makers
Inspired by two kinds of rock—the geological and the musical—this record-player-nook console showcases at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair.
This Tesla of consoles debuts with a power amp, turntable, and digital audio converter ($18,000 at workof.com).
A more mass-market version also launches, from upstate New York; the stereo unit hooks up to record players and streams Spotify ($3,495 at symbolaudio.com).
Big-name designer Tyler Hays gets in on the action, unveiling the Philly-made Speakdenza ($3,000; email@example.com), which has built-in speakers.
*This article has been updated to correct the address of the Coral & Tusk pop-up and the spelling of Michele Quan’s name.