clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Adult Coloring, Shopping With GQ, Shirts on Shirts, and More to Know About

The New York City fashion and shopping events you need to know about.

Driely S.

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

NEW YORK CITY—Two words: adult coloring. This Saturday, November 14th, Barnes & Noble stores nationwide will be hosting a coloring event to help America unwind and relax. From 12pm to 5pm, stop into any store to personalize your own greeting cards and envelopes, color a piece of art and much more.

UPPER EAST SIDE—Get yourself a ticket to New York Junior League's latest charitable private shopping party at Kate Spade. Outfit yourself with glitz and glamour at the 789 Madison Avenue store on November 18th from 6pm to 8pm for the oncoming holiday parties while enjoying refreshments and snacks. Better yet, you'll receive 10% off your purchase. Check out the NYJL's official site to snag your advance ticket.

UPPER EAST SIDE—Menswear brand Vardama is hosting a trunk show at Bloomingdale's flagship store this weekend from today, November 13th, through Sunday November 15th. From 5pm to 9pm Friday and during regular business hours during the weekend, stop by to try out "The Smarter Shirt," made of 100% Egyptian cotton that is spill=, stain- and sweat-repellant.

CHELSEA—Join FIT for its Holiday Road Trip Pop-Up Shop. The destination? A summer beach party. Kicking off next week on November 16th and running daily from 10am to 7pm through November 20th, you'll be able to shop designer resort wear for men and women. Brace yourself for endless palm trees and pink plastic flamingos — all designed by FIT students — at the Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center (northwest corner of 27th St and Seventh Ave), with all proceeds benefitting the The Society Boutique, supporting The Society of MSK's programs at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

WEST VILLAGE—Get access to GQ Magazine's exclusive members-only Gent Space (349 W 12th St) on November 16th when it opens to the public as a one-day pop-up shop in collaboration with Mr Porter. From 11am to 5pm, you'll be able to browse apparel, accessories and home goods while sipping on complimentary hot cider. Make sure to wear your kicks, because Jason Markk Premium Shoe Care will be on site with a complimentary sneaker cleaning booth.

NOHO—Brace yourself, Manhattan: Montauk is on its way to the city with Whalebone's first-ever pop-up shop at 310 Bowery. The brand will be at its temporary digs from November 15th to January 1st, with a magazine release party thrown into the mix on November 21st. Stopping guarantees a fun time looking through curated items (there will be shark tooth necklaces!) and Left Hand Coffee beverages.

NOLITA SOHO—Give back this holiday season with Feit as the shoe brand partners up with The Bowery Mission and It's From the Sole for a citywide shoe drive. Kicking off on November 16th and running through December 13th, Feit will give anyone who donates a pair of gently worn shoes at its 2 Prince Street or 11A Greenwich Avenue stures a 25% discount on a new pair.

SOHO—Pad your closet with Ernest Alexander, and keep your wallet padded, too. Starting today and running through Sunday, you'll be able to stock up on men's shirts at 98 Thompson Street by getting a free shirt for every two you purchase.