New York Openings: Nanette Lepore, Derek Lam, Renaissance 57

Nanette Lepore (Upper East Side) – Bohemian-inspired brand scores New York’s best retail real estate. ● Derek Lam (Soho) – Lam’s first foray into flagships says a lot. ● Renaissance New York Hotel 57 (Midtown East) – Hotel and brand undergo boutique transformation.

New York Openings: Dossier, Reniassance New York Hotel 57, Hudson Terrace

Dossier (Brooklyn South) – Dossier magazine puts their money where their mouth is. ● Reniassance New York Hotel 57 (Midtown East) – Hotel and brand undergo boutique transformation. ● Hudson Terrace (Midtown West) – Rooftop pleaser for drunk summer afternoons.

NYC Openings: Bird, Matthew Williamson, Zero + Maria Cornejo, QSW Mercer

Bird (Williamsburg) – Third Brooklyn outpost is sprawling, chic, and definitely not for the starving artist. ● Matthew Williamson (Meatpacking District) – Mr. Williamson’s first New York foray brings color to the western fringes. ● Zero + Maria Cornejo (NoHo) – Nolitist no more; fancy, light-filled new digs for Chilean sophisticate. ● QSW Mercer (Soho) – Boutique within Quicksilver with free bubbly.