Each week, Alexa is rounding up the buzziest fashion drops, hotel openings, restaurant debuts and celeb-studded cultural happenings in NYC.

It’s our curated guide to the very best things to see, shop, taste and experience around the city. 

What’s making our luxury list this week?

A celebrity favorite home furnishings shop opens a New York outpost, Lele Sadoughi gets inspired by art and a beloved British brand crosses the pond.

Art meets accessories with designer Lele Sadoughi’s recently unveiled collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, inspired by six of the museum’s best-loved artists. Caitlyn Gaurano

Over the years, accessories designer Lele Sadoughi has partnered with SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker, J.Crew and Swarovski.

But she says she’s “always done a lot of painting, drawing and collage work,” so her latest collab — with The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC — seems spot-on.

Sadoughi chose six artists from the Met’s collection — Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Gustav Klimt, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Vincent Van Gogh — and “interpreted masterpieces into wearable, three-dimensional art.”

The new collection (which launched yesterday) includes almost three dozen pieces, ranging from the designer’s iconic headbands and hair accessories to earrings, belts and bags.

From $55 at Lele Sadoughi and The Met Store.

No need to cross the pond to steal Kate Middleton’s style: Me + Em, endorsed by the Princess of Wales, has found a new home right in NYC’s Soho. Courtesy of Me + Em

Kate Middleton, Margot Robbie and Amal Clooney are among the stylish A-listers who’ve recently sported designs by Me + Em, a popular British brand that’s only recently landed on US shores.

The label debuted on Madison Avenue earlier this year; its latest is a 2,700 square-foot boutique in Soho, and a shop in the Hamptons is on the horizon.

With a motto of “flattering, functional, forever clothes for modern women,” the brand’s colorful, cool and sophisticated pieces — clothing, swimwear, shoes, hats and bags — will undoubtedly resonate with New Yorkers as well.

111 Mercer Street, Me And Em

Italian watchmaker Panerai is introducing the new Luminor Dieci Giorni timepiece — just in time for Father’s Day. Courtesy of Panerai

Giovanni Panerai opened his first shop and watchmaking school in Florence, Italy, in 1860.

In the ensuing years, the company supplied the Italian Royal Navy with various instruments, including diving watches, which debuted in the 1930s and ’40s. Luminor, the brand’s first watch for the “civilian market,” was introduced in 1993.

Many of Panerai’s styles, including this new Luminor Dieci Giorni, have not veered far from the originals. But there have, of course, been technological improvements, innovations and evolutions, following the whims of fashion.

This latest edition — released in time for Father’s Day and water resistant to 100 meters — has a 10-day power reserve, noted in Italian as “10 Giorni.”

It also boasts a very on-trend navy blue face and alligator leather strap. Snap it up.

Luminor Dieci Giorni watch, $15,200 at Panerai

Seven days a week, Sundays offers luxury nail treatments using non-toxic products. Courtesy of Sundays

After a bit of a hibernation, Sundays has finally reopened in Hudson Yards, in a much easier to find space on the third floor, next to Pandora (as opposed to a random corner near restrooms).

Not familiar?

Billed as a “non-toxic nail studio,” Sundays offers manis and pedis using products that are vegan and cruelty free in a space that seems designed for relaxation.

The new Hudson Yards studio includes a treatment room (the company is developing a menu of specialized body and face treatments) and offers a new Red Light manicure, which adds 10 minutes of “soothing light therapy” to drying time.

20 Hudson Yards, 500 W. 33rd St.; Dear Sundays

Beloved L.A. export Nickey Kehoe has brought its gorgeous furniture, designs and vintage curations to a new NYC location. Courtesy of Nickey Kehoe

For many lovers of design, no trip to Los Angeles would be complete without a stop at Nickey Kehoe.

The shop on Beverly Boulevard, in an area just east of The Grove, opened 16 years ago, following on the success of Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe’s design firm (named to the AD100 last year).

Over the years it’s developed an extremely loyal following on both coasts, and earlier this month the company opened a New York City outpost, on two floors of a historic brownstone on the same street where Jackson Pollock once lived.

The location is apropos, as the duo behind the interior design firm (which celebratates its 20th anniversary this year) originally met in NYC in the ’90s. 

Everything in the new space ascribes to their description “lovers of simplicity without fear of flair” in layers of vintage and new furniture, lighting, textiles and objects.

49 E. 10th St., Nickey Kehoe


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