Brush up on your fashion and music history. On Thursday, Coach will celebrate its 75th anniversary by putting 48 vintage bags up for auction, including a duffel (the brand’s most iconic style, introduced in 1971) that has been reworked with metallic patches and pins. The first $50,000 in sales will benefit the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s “Reasonable Doubt” at a pop-up built to look like the iconic D&D Studios, where the album was created. It will have limited-edition merchandise like LSTN ebony wood headphones and an ISHU scarf that features anti-flash technology designed to block paparazzi shots ($469) created in collaboration with fancy.com. At 347 West Broadway. Tickets are $50 in advance and can be used toward purchases.
And from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Peruvian Connection will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a cocktail party at which you’ll get a 20 percent discount on limited-edition reissues of best sellers like a blanket striped coat ($263, originally $329) and a portrait cowl-neck sweater hand-loomed from pure alpaca in the Andes ($174, originally $218). At 341 Columbus Avenue.
The same day, the women’s contemporary label Joie will open a boutique at Brookfield Place where you’ll find Parisian-chic-meets-Cali-cool bits like an embroidered blouson dress ($438) and a buttery leather moto ($898). At 230 Vesey Street.
On Friday, Away, a direct-to-consumer luggage label founded by two Warby Parker alums, will open a store where you’ll find first-class carry-on options like a polycarbonate case with a patent-pending compression system, removable laundry bag and a high-capacity battery with USB charging ($225) at economy prices. At 39½ Crosby Street.
And from 5 to 7 p.m., the Aquazzura designer Edgardo Osorio will be at the Bergdorf Goodman shoe salon to preview his resort collection, which includes a colorful beaded strap sandal ($995).
On Friday and Saturday, the Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show will feature an exhibition called “Make Manhattan Moschino Again!” that includes witty pieces like an early ’90s letter-print dress that reads “You Can Dress Me Up! But You Can’t Take Me Out!” ($650) and more great finds from 75 vendors. At the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.
Just next door, the Gilt City Warehouse Sale runs from Friday to Sunday with discounts of up to 80 percent on clothing, accessories, furniture and home décor, including a Saint Laurent Paris Sac de Jour carryall ($550, originally $2,750) and a Surya hand-knotted wool rug ($634, originally $3,170). Tickets for Friday are sold out, but tickets for Saturday and Sunday are still available and are either free, $5 or $10, depending on the session. At the Altman Building, 135 West 18th Street.