Footloose and fancy free.
Kiki de Montparnasse Sale Sneak Preview
What: Get first dibs on naughty lingerie samples, apothecary items, and kinky home goods — up to 75 percent off. (Plus 20 percent off current collections.)
Why: A special treat with your purchase of $150 or more.
When: DC readers only, Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; open to the public, Sat.-Apr. 11. Daily, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Private Salon, 79 Greene St., b/t Spring & Broome Sts., 2nd flr. (212-965-8070). R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org with LOVE DC in the subject line. See a slide show of sale favorites.
Scandal Sandals and Lady Slippers
What: Trace Delman Shoes’s fancy footwork via print advertisements, newsreel footage, and 80 years worth of designs.
Why: Peep the line fancied by Jackie O., Marilyn, and Marlene Dietrich.
When: Thurs. & Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Seventh Ave., at 27th St. (212-217-4558).
The Urban Forest
What: Nature versus NYC: Self-publishing shutterbug Kate Glicksberg catalogs the co-existence of humans and wilderness within the concrete jungle.
Why: A tree grows in Brooklyn (sort of).
When: Thru Apr. 18. Gallery hours, Wed.-Sun., 1-7 p.m., or by appt.
Where: Chashama, 30 W. 8th St., at MacDougal St. (212-391-8151).
Leigh & Luca Sale
What: The NYC design duo’s bright handwoven and embroidered scarves are marked up to 50 percent off.
Why: We like to say we knew them when.
When: Just in time for spring.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
The Empire Room
What: Swill gin cocktails (berry tea-infused gin with muddled blackberries) served by a 1920s-attired staff in the Empire State Building’s post office-turned-throwback bar.
Why: Finally. A good 11 a.m. cocktail spot in midtown.
When: 11 a.m.-3 a.m.
Where: 350 Fifth Ave., b/t 33rd & 34th Sts. (212-643-5400).
Design Thinking Is Design Doing
What: Furniture crafters, wallpaper designers, and ceramicists display their wares in the former billiards hall.
Why: Last chance to scope AWA’s combination jewelry and sculpture sensations.
When: Sat. & Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Eyelevel BQE, 364 Leonard St., b/t Frost & Withers Sts., Williamsburg (917-660-4650).
Photo: Nicola Kast