Fall is prime time for openings. Whether it's checking out a new exhibit or grabbing cocktails at the most of-the-moment bar, here are four fresh spots to visit and what to wear so you’ll make an impression.
Whether you enjoy paintings or sculptures, there’s something for every art aficionado at the museum’s exhibition, "Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond." Running from October 3-January 4, this exhibition gives visitors a view of the multigenerational borough and features works by 35 Brooklyn-based artists. 200 Eastern Pkwy., Brooklyn, 718-638-5000
Eye print scarf, Faliero Sarti x Fornasetti ($504). farfetch.com
What to wear: This fun scarf fits the Brooklyn vibe just right with an artsy, unexpected design.
Shopping isn’t just about browsing through endless racks of clothes at this contemporary Nolita store, where digital tablets throughout the space help customers build and accessorize outfits. Shoppers can also enjoy exclusive events and trunk shows from designers around the globe, personal styling services such as closet consultations, and luxury amenities like complimentary tailoring. 202 Elizabeth St., 917-475-1723
Brown leather 'Georgia' lace up detail tall boots, Rachel Zoe ($231). bluefly.com
What to wear: This pair of brown boots gives the best of both worlds with a lace-detail in front and a zip-up back. The one-inch heel means they’re comfortable enough to wear for a full day of shopping.
Slated to open in November, Le District will be an Eataly-esque French market featuring fresh pastries, coffee, cheese, tasting menus, and other delicious mid-morning treats managed by Barcelona-born chef Jordi Vallès. The space also features a stunning waterfront view. 220 Vesey St., 212-417-7000
“Life After Five” is the theme of this new bar and lounge inside The Court Hotel. A thoughtfully crafted drink menu offers signature cocktails like the Heavenly Saint, comprised of Hendrick’s gin, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, muddled rosemary, and strawberries, and topped with Champagne. A vintage billiards table, cozy fireplace, plush sofas, and upscale small plates round out this luxe after-work destination. 130 E. 39th St., 212-685-1100
Grey Camo Check Two-Button Blazer, Paul Smith ($1,035). 108 Fifth Ave., 212-627-9770; 142 Greene St., 646-613-3060
What to wear: This slim-fit gray camo check wool blazer, inspired by the legendary work of British painter Patrick Caulfield, is effortlessly chic yet comfortable enough for a night on the town.
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY PAUL RAMIREZ JONAS (BROOKLYN MUSEUM); COURTESY OF HOSPITALITY HOLDINGS (LEXINGTON)