The Best Summer Pop-Up Stores To Shop Now
There’s nothing quite like the thrill of a super-special purchase when visiting an idyllic locale. And with vacation season in full swing, we’re bringing you the summer’s must-visit pop-up shops in sun-drenched spots across the US, from the Hamptons to LA.
Summer Shopping, Had Me A Blast
The Line, Amagansett, NY
For a sleek selection of fashion, home and beauty, The Line's first pop-up in the Hamptons is the ultimate summer spot just blocks from the ocean. Discover carefully considered selection goods from brands like Acne Studios, Altuzarra, Manolo Blahnik as well as the launch of The Line's private lifestyle label, Tenfold Los Angeles. In keeping with the intimate nature of the shopping experience, the store will also offer a range of complimentary services such as wardrobe styling, interior design consulting, gift/wedding registries, and personal shopping, also hosting a Beach Reads lending library in which guests are invited to take and/or leave a book by Danielle Steel (mother of The Line's executive creative director, Vanessa Traina). Special events will be announced throughout the summer as well.
The Line, 154 Main Street, Amagansett, NY. Daily, 10am to 6pm. Through September.
Fashion Collective at Gurney's, Montauk, NY
For a whirlwind of chic designers summer wears, the Fashion Collective at Gurney's Montauk is the ultimate pop-up for the fashion girl. Hosting a rotating selection of It brands on the Spa Roof Deck, the resort will see coveted labels like Sandro, Rebecca Taylor, Mara Hoffman, Edie Parker, Mara Hoffman and more for any beach-ready look from kaftans to clutches.
Fashion Collective at Gurney's, 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY. Daily, 11am–5pm. Through Labor Day. View the schedule here to plan your shopping excursion as brands will vary.
Whimsy + Row in Los Angeles, CA
For a curated assortment of vintage to contemporary wears, the Whimsy + Row one-stop-shop is filled with timeless and well-made items with classic, Americana vibes. Known for carrying brands that blend feminine and functional fashion with a focus on quality and sustainability, shop a range of clothing and accessories from Dolce Vita to Lack of Color Hats to M Grace Jewelry. Additionally, in celebration of the first Whimsy + Row summer capsule collection, a second pop-up will take place this week only (Thursday June 23 through Sunday June 26), featuring the new six-piece collection made entirely from deadstock recycled fabrics found and produced in Downtown LA.
Whimsy + Row at the Mar Vista Art Dept, 12513 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles. Daily, 11am to 7pm. Through 2017.
For the summer capsule collection celebration: Whimsy + Row pop-up, 1413 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Los Angeles. Thursday June 23, 11 am to 11pm; Friday June 24 and Saturday June 25, 11am to 7pm; Sunday June 26, 11am to 6:30pm.
Lisa Perry XO Barneys New York, NYC
For summer home goods and backyard essentials, Barneys New York and Lisa Perry have teamed up for the Lisa Perry XO Barneys New York pop-up in NYC. Featuring fun-in-the-sun lifestyle pieces, merchandise includes whimsical inflatable chairs, vibrant vintage-inspired furniture, black and white “optic” print and acrylic coasters, a throw made completely of recycled plastic bottles and signature reversible round placemats with a playful summer monikers including “fun,” “enjoy,” “love,” “happy,” and “hello” in vivid contrast colors, also available on Barneys.com.
Lisa Perry XO Barneys New York, Barneys New York, Chelsea Passage, 660 Madison Avenue, NYC. Monday– Friday, 10am–8pm; Saturday, 10am–7pm; Sunday, 11am–7 pm. Through Labor Day.
Maje at Gurney's, Montauk, NY
MAJE will host a pop-up shop celebrating Bastille Day by bringing the brand's signature French-chic sensibility to the beach. Featuring the pre-fall collection, items will be shoppable via in-store iPads connected to Maje.com, while the brand’s iconic “M” Bag will be available in summer’s hottest colors for on-site purchase.
Maje at Gurney's, 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY. July 14–July 17, 11am to 5pm.
Beth Richards, NYC
For swim and activewear in New York City’s Lower East Side, look no further than the Beth Richards pop-up shop. Featuring the latest collection along with an assortment of exclusive product, shop contemporary swimwear, sporty separates and functional coverups, all with a cool-girl, minimalist sensibility.
Beth Richards, 2 Rivington Street, NYC. Daily, 11am–7pm. Through July 10.
Brand Assembly and Poolside Collective, Montauk, NY
For a highly curated selection from emerging contemporary designers, visit the Brand Assembly and Poolside Collective shop-in-shop at Montauk Beach House. Featuring designers such as Nikki Chasin, Rachel Antonoff, Upstate and WHIT, the shop will also host a one-day Poolside Block Party with special designer guests on Saturday July 9th.
Poolside Collective at the Montauk Beach House, 55 South Elmwood Avenue, Montauk, NY. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11am–3pm; Friday–Sunday, 11am–6pm. Through Labor Day.
Sweatshop x Frank Body Pop-Up, Brooklyn
For an Australian-inspired caffeine fix, Frank Body (the Insta-famous Australian coffee-based skin care line), is taking over the Williamsburg coffee shop Sweatshop for the Frank Body x Sweatshop pop-up. Seeing the hipster treatment, the cafe will transform into Frank Body's signature pink color palette complete with pink walls, stools, tabletops and coffee cups whilst serving caffeine you can eat via a frankified menu including a pinker than usual acai bowl, a blueberry & mozzarella jaffle, espresso butter on banana bread and a cacao-based smoothie.
Sweatshop x Frank Body, 232 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn. June 20–24, 7am–6pm.
ModCloth IRL Tour
From D.C. to Portland, online retailer ModCloth is bringing its affordable offerings to life via its IRL tour. Drop by for a curated selection of indie brands as well as ModCloth’s new wedding collection, exclusive swimwear, one-of-a-kind vintage and unique home decor and offerings from local artists. You can also book a complimentary appointment with on-site ModStylists.
Modcloth, 1626 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington, DC. Through June 25. View the tour schedule here to see if a stop is planned for your city.
Heidi Klein, Southampton, NY
For swimwear coveted by Kate Moss, Olivia Palermo, Jennifer Aniston and Kate Bosworth, luxury British label Heidi Klein has returned to Southampton for it's second pop-up shop in New York. From unique hand-painted designs to flattering Italian fabrics, this shop exudes a sun-kissed mindset that affords the perfect ambiance for holiday shopping with a full range of bikinis, one-pieces, cover-ups and kaftans, as well as a new variety of hats, bags, shoes and jewelry.
Heidi Klein, 76B Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY. Monday–Friday, 10am–6pm; Sunday, 11am–5pm.
Sunnylife at Bloomingdale's, NYC
From pool party essentials to outdoor entertainment must-haves, Bloomingdale's Sunnylife pop-up has everything you'll need. From fun, inflatable rafts to festive lawn chairs to gorgeous swimwear, shop a curated selection of colorful goods.
Sunnylife at Bloomingdale’s, 1000 Third Avenue, NYC. Monday–Saturday, 10am–8:30pm; Sunday, 11am–7pm. Through July.
For the best in cool-girl basics, UNIFORME is popping up in Brooklyn for a selection of seasonless, easy-to-wear garments from simple T-shirts to breezy bottoms. Made in NYC, you'll want to scoop up styles crafted from luxury shirting from Switzerland to small-batch organic linen from Germany to luminous bleached linen from Belgium, designed with a modern approach to uniform dressing in mind.
UNIFORME, 439 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn. Monday–Friday, 3pm–8pm; Saturday–Sunday, noon–8 pm. Through July 31.
M.Gemi at The Grove, LA
M.Gemi, the direct-to-consumer luxury footwear brand, is kicking off the summer with its first ever pop-up shop at The Grove in Los Angeles. Featuring a curated selection of styles, the brand will be hosting exclusive shopping events in addition to a variety of activations, including cinema nights, picnics on the lawn and more.
M.Gemi, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. Monday–Thursday, 10am to 9pm; Friday–Saturday, 10am to 10pm; Sunday, 10am to 8pm. Through June 30.
The Skinny Dip, Nantucket, MA
For those summering in Nantucket, The Skinny Dip has popped up for a one-of-kind shopping and events destination. From home decor to accessories to apparel, shop brands such as Ellsworth & Ivey, Beau & Ro Bag Company, Artemis Design Co., Motto50, Serena & Lily, Cooper & Ella and more—plus, join in on local events from cocktail parties to yoga classes.
The Skinny Dip, 23 Old South Wharf, Nantucket, MA. Daily, 10am to 8pm. Through September. View the schedule here for upcoming events.
La Ligne at Cynthia Rowley Montauk
For chic summer essentials, new designer favorite, La Ligne is popping up at Cynthia Rowley Montauk offering a rejuvenated take on the iconic stripe graphic. From flowy shorts, to straw totes, to the basic tee, the brand’s unique take on this classic print is infused into all of their products (even their bicycles).
La Ligne at Cynthia Rowley Montauk, 696 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY. Daily, 11am to 7pm. From July 1 through Labor Day.
Aquazzura, East Hampton
For summer sandals, stylish flats and trendy espadrilles coveted by many a fashion girl, head to Aquazzura’s pop-up store in East Hampton. Featuring the Spring Summer and Pre-Fall 2016 collections (plus a myriad of the brand’s signature styles) score the gorgeous style every stylish girl is obsessed with.
Aquazzura, 20 Main Street, East Hampton, NY. Monday–Saturday, 10am-7pm; Sunday 12pm-5pm. Through September.
True&Co. at Concrete + Water, Brooklyn
For an innovative lingerie shopping experience, True&Co. brings you the Nomadic Glamping Experience at Concrete + Water in Brooklyn. Complete with a collapsible try-on tent and rustic-chic décor, this pop-up offers one-on-one “Fit Therapy” with an expert that will leave guests with a gorgeous (and perfectly fitted) bra.
True&Co. at Concrete + Water, 485 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. Wednesday–Friday, 12pm-8pm; Saturday 11am-8pm; Sunday 11am-7pm. July 8-31.
Steven Alan Optical at The Surf Lodge
For stylish summer specs, head to Steven Alan Optical’s shop-in-shop at the Surf Lodge in Montauk. With an array of different colors, styles, and lens types (non-polarized, polarized and prescription), you’ll be able to find the perfect pair of sunnies for all your long beach days ahead.
Steven Alan Optical at The Surf Lodge, 183 Edgemere Street, Montauk, NY. Daily, 10am-7pm. Through September.
Pop-In@Nordstrom Gets Out
For the adventurous girl who loves to camp in style, the Gets Out Pop-In at Nordstrom provides you with all your wilderness needs. From hanging tree house tents, to private jet floats, to glamping gear from Patagonia, Snow Peak, Filson and more, make sure you head to this one-stop-shop before your next adventure.
Pop-In@Nordstrom Gets Out. Online and in Select Stores. July 1-31.
Christy Dawn, Nolita
For stunning summer dresses and exquisite handbags, look no further than the Christy Dawn pop-up in Nolita. The vintage-inspired clothing and handcrafted accessories are made by local artisans in Los Angeles, so you’re guaranteed to find unique and trendy pieces to add to your summer wardrobe.
Christy Dawn, Nolita, 266 Elizabeth Street, NYC. Monday–Friday, 11am-9pm; Saturday–Sunday, 10am-8pm. July 14-August 14.
RESEE.COM x THE LINE
For the chicest vintage and pre-owned clothes, head to the collaborative pop-up by RESEE.COM and the Apartment by The Line — Los Angeles. From 60s Saint Laurent to 90s Helmut Lang—oh, and incredibly rare Chanel—this pop-up offers unique and extraordinary designs that every fashion girl will covet. Come celebrate the pop-up's opening with champagne during the opening reception.
RESEE.COM X THE LINE, The Apartment by The Line–Los Angeles, 846 Melrose Place, 2nd Floor. Friday–Saturday, 10am-6pm. Reception: Thursday, 4pm–6pm. August 4th–August 6th.