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CHELSEA—Tomorrow and Friday, stop by the Museum at FIT's 15th annual Fashion Symposium, centered around its current Susanne Bartsch exhibit. This free event runs both days from 10am to 5pm, and features 20 guest speakers, including Vogue international editor-at-large Hamish Bowles and James Gager, creative director at M.A.C Cosmetics. Check out the program for a full schedule, and register for the symposium here.
GREENPOINT—Cold Picnic is hosting a pop-up party at 61 Greenpoint Ave (#103) in celebration of their latest collection with Aelfie, "BUTT/MUFF." This Thursday from 7pm to 9pm, shop their signature lady-part pieces including the $60 BUTT/MUFF towels. Drinks and pies will be served, and 20% of the proceeds will be donated to Planned Parenthood.
MIDTOWN—Join Nicholas Kirkwood on the second floor of Bergdorf Goodman this Thursday from 5pm to 7pm for the launch of his "10" anniversary collection, a true throwback to the 80s that features pixelated video game controllers, Pac Man, and a sexy high-heel take on sneakers. Everything will be on display in the store, and guests can be some of the first to place custom orders that will arrive in March 2016.
MIDTOWN—And across the street, Goodman's is celebrating the arrival of Opening Ceremony from 6pm to 8pm. Head to the third floor of the men's department store to meet designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim and check out the debut of a special video directed by Leon and Spike Jonze, plus browse the jackets, sweatshirts, and tee-shirts that make up the fall 2015 collection. RSVP to email@example.com.
SOHO—Drop by the first-ever Muzungu Sisters pop-up shop on 59 Crosby Street this
Thursday, October 22nd through Tuesday, October 27th. You can shop one-of-a-kind pieces that have been handmade by 16 different artisan communities around the world. The pop-up is open weekdays and Saturday from 11am to 7pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. Update: This pop-up shop has been postponed to December.