Fifty shades of summer.
Fred Perry Opens
What: The Brit street wear line makes its New England debut with a stately, red oak-floored boutique showcasing go-everywhere shirtdresses, boyfriend blazers, and chambray shorts with the iconic wreath emblem.
Why: The Amy Winehouse collection includes bowling bags, risqué halter-top dresses, and demure pedal pushers.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 301 Newbury St., Back Bay (857-233-4698).
The Brahmin Social Sundays
What: Wile away warm weekend afternoons with deejayed tunes, mixed drinks, and brunch bites like cinnamon raisin French toast — all savored in the new outdoor lounge.
Why: Both the mimosa and the screwdriver ring in at just six bucks.
When: Sun., 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 33 Stanhope St., Back Bay. Reservations (recommended) to 617-723-3131.
Seedling Sale at Apple Street Farm
What: Enjoy roughage worthy of L’Espalier (chef Frank McClelland grows and harvests his restaurant’s produce here) at home by planting organic vegetable starts, budding flowers, and herbs sourced from the North Shore countryside.
Why: Saturday’s Family Farm Day includes a cookout and meet-and-greet with piglets.
When: Sat.-Mon., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 35 Apple St., Essex.
KM Hudson Opens
What: Remake your intimates drawer (sports bras, begone!) with a boudoir’s worth of exotic pieces from Simone Perele, Prima Donna, and Elle Macpherson at the cozy new lingerie shop.
Why: Everyone gets a lift, with in-stock sizes from AAA to H.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 125 Charles St., Beacon Hill (617-624-9620).
Photos: Courtesy of Fred Perry