THIS WEEKEND IN: NEW YORK
Inhabiting Andrew Carnegie’s 5th Avenue mansion, the Cooper Hewitt Museum has reopened after a renovation. The relaunched museum features both painstaking preservation of the original 1902 building and cutting-edge technology. Tel. 212.849.8400
Rachel Comey launched her label with menswear in 2001, but when women started buying the smaller sizes, a fashion star was born. Comey has opened her first store in Soho, which features vintage-inspired looks that the downtown post-fashion girls – and David Bowie- love.
Set on one of the most inviting blocks of the West Village, Wallflower, a new bistro and cocktail bar, has become an instant hit thanks to its seasonal and regional French country fare, plus a dynamic cocktail menu with lots of floral themes, like rose petals frozen in the ice cubes.