This weekend marks the unofficial end of summer in the USA. The long Labor Day weekend is here, which for many means cookouts and camp fires. For the rest of you, we offer this global travel guide to great spots to eat, drink, shop and browse in Tokyo, Copenhagen, Stockholm and beyond. And don’t worry, New Yorkers, we offer some local city destinations for you as well.
See our other weekend travel guides here.
TOKYO: MARNI × PORTER at Porter Stand
Stop in to Shinagawa Station, Tokyo for a special Marni event held at the newly opened Porter Stand concept shop. Special-edition collaborative goods from the brands will be on sale including bags artist T-shirts and a handmade kid’s chair. We like!
COPENHAGEN: Hallo Hello Concept Restaurant at Copenhagen Airport
Flying solo can be a lonely experience but Copenhagen Airport hopes to change that. The new mini dining experience, Hallo Hello, set in a terminal at the airport brings together solo flyers for a shared dining experience featuring dishes by top local chefs.
Lufthavnsboulevarden 6, 2770 Kastrup
NEW YORK: FIT Dance & Fashion Exhibit
Ballet’s influence on fashion and design is explored in the impressive “Dance & Fashion” show at The Museum at FIT, opening September 13. Ballet gowns created by major heavy hitters including Christian Lacroix, Jean Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent and Riccardo Tisci are features in the brilliant show. The exhibition runs through January 3, 2015.
7th Avenue at 27 Street
BROOKLYN: Bushwick Vendors Market
Silent Barn in the Bushwick district of Brooklyn, NY hosts this one-off vintage and handmade vendors market on Sunday, August 31, from 11am – 7pm. The market will also feature a variety of kid vendors hawking their wares alongside the adults. Stop in and support!
603 Bushwick Avenue, 11206
TOKYO: Chrome x Steamer Coffee Company
This is your last week to catch this pop-up. As mentioned previously, Streamer Coffee Company’s Gohongi location hosts Chrome with a limited-edition collection of messenger bags and a screen printing workshop. Stop in for a free iced coffee on them.
Meguro-Ku, Chuo-Cho 2-36
TOKYO: Cafe Kitsuné Menu and Shop Updates
New flavors at Cafe Kitsuné in Tokyo: The French fashion and music house revamp their cafe floor for Fall 2014. Stop in for a small bite and coffee if you please.
3-17-1 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku
SHANGHAI: “The Ninth Wave” Exhibit by Cai Guo-Qiang
Catch artist Cai Guo-Qiang‘s solo show “The Ninth Wave” at the Power Station of Art in Shanghai. The work is inspired by a 19th-century Russian painting and consists of various political remarks on social and environmental issues. (Photo: Benoit Florencon)
200 Huayuangang Road, Huangpu
STOCKHOLM: Eytys Open First Retail Shop
Stockholm Fashion Week came and went in the lovely Scandinavian city and Selectism favorite, Eytys, marked the week with the opening of their first flagship store. We interviewed the Eytys team on their brand and shop launch recently. Stop in and say hello for us if you missed it.