The Ultimate Labor Day Weekend Guide: Back-to-School, Exclusive Deals, Dining, Fall Essentials & More

Say goodbye to Summer and hello to Fall as we head back-to-school, attend & host last-minute get togethers & get all the essentials you need for the new season

Back-to-School Essentials

If you’re at a loss as to what you should gift the student in your life, we’ve collected some slick bits of technology, fashions and essentals that are perfect for pupils returning to the classroom — virtual or otherwise.

Crate & KidsLucky Stars Backpacks, Lunch Box and Water Bottle

EastpakPadded Double

Vera Bradley — ReActive Grand Backpack

Herschel Heritage Backpack Youth | Simpsons

Scout — Snack Sack

Takeya Actives Insulated Water Bottle

Ohuhu 60 Color Dual Tips Marker Pens Set

Ohuhu Marker Pads Art Sketchbooks, 2 Pack

Shipt

The Children’s Place

GapKids — Kids Varsity Jacket

Barbour Boys Danby Rugby Top

BOBS from Skechers

Crate & KidsFinch Cobalt Blue Boucle Kids Desk Chair

Crate & KidsCanyon Natural Kids Desk by Leanne Ford

Fire TV Stick 4K Max

Echo Dot Kids Edition

Fire HD 8 Kids Tablet

iClever Kids Bluetooth Headphones BTH14

Roku Express 4K+

Roku TVs

TotalClean® 5-in-1 UV-C Large Room Air Purifier

Total Recline Shiatsu Massage Cushion

OH.SO

Get Ready for Fall Dining

From your favorite NYC restaurants to at-home dining essentials, take a look at some of our favorite restaurants to support this fall as well as snacks and essentials to share with friends or at a nice day at the park.

Peakaboo

The Standard Grill

The Flatiron Room

Fine & Rare

Serafina Express

Rose Garden at NoMo SoHo

Neat Burger

Caviar Russe

KYU

SADELLE’S

The Royalton Park Ave Rooftop Lounge

Bar Calico

RoofTop at Exchange Place

Bar Tulix

  • Huevos Rancheros Veracruzano with salsa cruda, fried eggs and cotija
  • Masa Pancakes with spiced ganache and cajeta
  • Bacon Egg and Cheese Burrito with fried potatoes and salsa rojo
  • Stuffed French Toast with plantain jam, cotija lime crema and mango puree

Cornbread Farm to Soul

The Grid at Great Jones Distilling Co.

Casa Dani at Citizens New York

Kintsugi

Isla & Co.

Hutong Miami

Bakan Wynwood

Osaka Nikkei Miami

Joia Beach

Mayami Mexicantina

Juvia

Sushi Garage

Sugar Factory American Brasserie

Vital Proteins® & Jennifer Aniston Collagen Bars

Martha Stewart CBD — Pumpkin Spice CBD Wellness Gummies

Fruit Naturally Gift Box 16 Vegan Chocolates

Oshen Salmon

Bluehouse Salmon

One Potato

Chop Box

Rao’s Made For Home Brick Oven Pizza

GOODLES

Quorn Meatless Homestyle & Kickin’ ChiQin Cutlets

A-Sha Noodles — Meteor Noodles

Lay’s Kettle Cooked Fritos Chili Cheese Flavor

Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle

Lola’s Fine Hot Sauce

Home Essentials

If you are like me, you are slowly putting away any summer decorations and are looking around your home thinking of how you can bring some new life into your home. Whether elevating your bed space, cleaning kits, updating your kitchen appliances and more, this section will help you feel inspired!

The White Company — Calm Diffuser

Trudon — Le Diffuseur Reggio

L’or de Seraphine x Highball House Desert Rose Mojito

Noa Lux

Crate & Barrel — Amber Glass Vases

Crate & Barrel — Asymmetrical Faux Aspen Leaf Wreath

Crate & Barrel — Issac Nesting Travertine and Marble Bookends

RH ContemporaryItalian Arabescato Vessel

Layla Hybrid Mattress

Aurora Hybrid by Brooklyn Bedding

California Design Den Bamboo Sheet Set

Nest Bedding Cooling Cotton Waterproof Mattress Protector

Mellanni 100% Organic 400 Thread Count Sheet Set

Layla Bamboo Sheets

SnapPower

Lasko42″ EcoQuiet DC Motor 12-Speed Tower Fan with Remote

Sur La TableThe Personal Popper

ChefsTemp Finaltouch X10 Instant Read Meat Thermometer

CuisinartElectric Cordless Tea Kettle

Nespresso ESSENZA MINI

Galanz 2-in-1 Espresso Coffee Machine

Ninja® DualBrew Pro Specialty Coffee System

HUROM Hexa Power High Speed Blender

CuisinartEvolutionX Cordless Compact Blender

CuisinartContact Griddler with Smoke-Less Mode

Ninja Speedi™ Rapid Cooker & Air Fryer

ZLINE 30" Over the Range Microwave in Stainless Steel

SMEG’s Mini Fridge

Galanz 2.5 Cu Ft Retro Single Door Compact Refrigerator

Galanz18 Cu Ft. Stainless Steel French Door Refrigerator with Built in Ice Maker

de BuyerMINERAL B Carbon Steel Egg Kit

Ninja™ Foodi™ NeverStick® PossiblePan™

MARTHA by Martha Stewart cookware

Lodge Cast Iron

Hestan Culinary

Lenox Blue Bay Luna 8-Piece Nesting Dinnerware Set

The Pioneer Woman Frontier Speckle Turquoise Cookware Set

Lenox Portola Gold 20-Piece Flatware Set

Shark® AI Ultra Self-Empty XL

Shark® Vertex® Pro Cordless Stick Vacuum

Safely

Cleancult Complete Home Bundle

Fall Essentials for Her

From all things beauty, to the perfect fashion accessories and skincare, this section is for the ladies! Get ready to embrace the new season!

Rob Peetoom Salon Williamsburg

PARFUMS DE MARLY — CASSILLI

Maison Francis Kurkdjian — Aqua Cologne Forte

Parfums de Marly Delina Body Oil

DERMAPORE

St. Ives Solutions Deep Cleanse Cream Wash

St. Ives Deep Cleanse Daily Astringent

St. Ives Supersize Apricot Scrub

Jurlique

Leland Francis —Body Radiance

OLAY Labor Day Month Long Sale

SMASHBOX — Halo Sheer to Stay Cream Cheek + Lip Tints

SMASHBOX x BECCA — Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter

MERIT

Hey Dewy Wireless Facial Humidifier

FEKKAI — Clean Stylers Flexi-Hold Hairspray

TRESemmé Styling Products

Hally Hair

Hair Biology

CardonHealthy Hair Duo

Bali Body — Daily Luxe Bundle

KeepItAnchoredEssences

Super Nature

  • Combines ingredients from nature, like responsibly-sourced potent aloe, with advanced science to craft solutions that your hair, and the planet, will love
  • Sulfate free, paraben free, dye free, and certified PETA-cruelty free
  • Each formula is 96% naturally derived and safe for color-treated hair
  • Bottles are made with up to 50% recycled material and manufactured in a zero waste to landfill facility

Colgate Optic White Overnight Teeth Whitening Pen

Drowsy — The Drowsy Silk Sleep Mask

Biosil

Jedora — Diamond Infinity 10K Rose Gold Over Sterling Silver Tennis Bracelet

MIMI SO — Wonderland Pearl Hoop Earrings

Coeur de Lion — Dancing Crystals earrings gold light rose

RELLERY — Savannah Dome Ring in Neon Pink

Sunshine TiendaSunset Bangle Stack

Baggallini — Modern Everywhere Large Duffel Bag

Chinese Laundry — Jump Out Platform Sandal

Franco Sarto — Franco Clemens Espadrille Wedge Sandal

Daniela Uribe — Empower Sandal

Bernardo1946 — Lizzie Sandal Bootie

Michele Lopriore — Katia Open Toe Sabot

DSW — Coconuts Two Tone Cowboy Boot

Trina Turk — Krisha Top

State Cashmere — The Crewneck Short Sleeves Sweater

GOBI Cashmere

J.Jill’s Patch-Pocket Cardi

Tommy John — Zen Ribbed Crew Neck Sweatshirt

The Bloch Active Catsuit

TA3

Koral

Bila77 — Fresco Dress

ETICA — Rue Utility Dress in Pebble Beach

Misook — Drop Waist Pleated Cotton Shirt Dress

Ming Wang — Abstract Watercolor Crepe de Chine Shirtdress

Rachel Parcell — Off Shoulder Ruffle Midi Dress in Orange Blossom

J.Crew — Wide-leg denim trouser in Pearl Street wash

Quince’s 100% Leather Motorcycle Jacket

Love, Bonito’s Elodie Reversible Sherpa Jacket

Fall Essentials for Him

From grooming essentials, to the perfect fashion accessories and skincare, this section is for the guys! Get ready to embrace the new season!

OUD satin mood precious elixirs set — Maison Francis Kurkdjian

PARFUMS DE MARLY HALTANE

Natura Homem Grooming Set

CRYSTAL Magnesium Enriched Deodorants

Ballsy Brands

Irish Spring’s NEW Body Wash

Balmain Homme Hair & Body Wash

Susanne Kaufmann — Invigorating Hair & Body Wash

Dollar Shave Club

Lancer Skincare’s The Method: Nourish

FarmHouse Fresh

MARLOWE Skincare

HumanraceRoutine Pack

Verragio

JTV — 18k Yellow Gold Over Sterling Silver Curb Link Toggle Necklace

PANGAIARe-Color Hoodie

Wilson SportswearMetro Track Jacket

STADIUM GOODS® VARSITY LETTERMAN JACKET “Camel”

Topo Designs — Dirt Jacket

UNTUCKit x John Robshaw

Barbour Finkle Polo Shirt

Perry EllisUntucked Total Stretch Slim Fit Solid Shirt

Robert Barakett

Collars & Co.

Mavi Men’s — Matt Dark Brushed Feather Blue

DEVIL-DOG Dungarees

J.Crew — Classic Relaxed-fit Chino Pant

Peter Millar’s Surge Performance Trouser

Stance — Butter Blend™ Shelter Joggers

Feetures

Florsheim Rucci Wingtip Oxford

LavairPacific 2.0

J.Crew x New Balance

Fall Essentials and Experiences For The Entire Family

While temperatures will start to cool down, families can still enjoy being outside and trying new things for many and their families, for some people they are growing their families and some people may want to spruce up their little ones’ nursery and more! See here for fall essentials the little ones in your family will be sure to enjoy!

Edge

City Climb

City Cruises

JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery E-Bike Ride with Cave Tour & Tasting

Coco Village — 100% Organic Cotton Bathrobe

The Contours® Rockwell™ 3-in-1 Convertible Crib

Coco Village’s Rattan Furniture Collection

Contours Curve® Double Stroller

Delta Children — Jeep Clutch Plus Travel Stroller with Reclining Seat

Contours Bravo® 3-Stage Potty

Contours Explore® 2 Stage Portable Booster Seat and Diaper Bag

Delta Children — PAW Patrol 4 Seat Activity Picnic Table with LEGO Compatible Tabletop

Lesure

Labor Day Weekend Cocktails, Wines & More

One of the favorite things about Labor Day is the cool and refreshing cocktails! We have rounded up a nice variety of recipes as well as wine and bubbly options for you to enjoy!

Spicy Pineapple Cilantro Margarita

Casa Shirley

PATRÓN Añejo Highball

PATRÓN Perfect Paloma

Jameson Orange & Pineapple Spritz

Jameson Out for Brunch

VACATION FRIENDS

A tiki-inspired twist to the whisky sour.

The Macallan Sour

The Macallan Double Cask 15 Years Old provides a complex base of subtle butterscotch, apple and sweet spice, paired with an aromatic Sherry float.​ A short tumbler or Old Fashioned is the traditional glass to use (also known as a lowball). You can serve your cocktail neat or over ice.

Limonada

French Passion

Old Parr & Cola

Penicillin

BELVEDERE COSMOPOLITAN

Above the Clouds

Fleur de Rosé

SIMPLY CELERY

Ocho Old Fashioned

NOLET’S Berry Independent Punch

The ‘3–2–1’ Aperol Spritz

Grand Collins

St-Rémy Signature Rose

SAIL ME BACK HOME

Whether you’re spending Labor Day by the sea, or celebrating with fresh oysters, this Santa Teresa 1796 cocktail will make you feel like you’re on island time. Featuring pineapple and lime juice alongside smooth Santa Teresa 1796 rum, the Sail Me Back Home is a beach day in a glass that’s sure to impress.

OMAR TATE’S BRAMBLE BERRY SOUR COCKTAIL

Spice up your Labor Day with Bombay Bramble! This tart cocktail, with raspberry and blackberry infused gin mixed with fresh citrus flavors, is the perfect drink to sip at brunch.

DEWAR’S LEMON WEDGE COCKTAIL

If you’re spending Labor Day on the green, there’s no better cocktail to sip than the Dewar’s Lemon Wedge. The official cocktail of the US Open, the Lemon Wedge is the perfect refreshment to cool you off after a long day of celebration. With only three ingredients, this is the perfect recipe for a large batch of Labor Day drinks.

Mount Gay Rum Honey Castoff Grapefruit Fizz

Cointreau Grilled Peach Margarita

GLENMORANGIE X BBQ

LA VALOMA

Bluegrass Spice

Created by Jake Powell, New York, NY. An herbaceous riff on a Paloma that lets the pepper-spice of Knob Creek® Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey shine.

Classic Negroni

Sparkling Margarita

Bourbon Bramble

BRUNCH — FROM GG WITH LOVE

SAN FRANCISCO SUNSET

Ingredients

1.5 parts SKYY INFUSIONS® WATERMELON

Strawberry Slushi Martini

BETTY BUZZ SPARKLING MARGARITA

Veuve Clicquot Ice Box

Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut

Champagne TelmontRéserve Rosé

Champagne Lallier x Food52’s Perfect Picnique

Valdo Marca Oro Brut Prosecco Rosé DOC

Mionetto Prosecco DOC Treviso Brut

CHANDON Garden Spritz

Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Pinot Noir

Napa Valley Quilt Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

Böen Pinot Noir

The Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

The Davis Estates Zephyr

Etude Winery 2018 Heirloom Pinot Noir

Robert Mondavi Private Selection — Naturally Sweet Pinot Noir

L’Occhiolino Frizzante

Whispering Angel

Robert Mondavi Winery Napa Valley Rosé 2020

Delisa by Mezzacorona

The Pale Rosé

Chateau d’Esclans Rock Angel 2021

Elouan Wines Rosé

2021 Rosé, Sonoma County

Mezzacorona Delisa Pinot Grigio Rosé

Robert Mondavi WineryThe Estates Fumé Blanc

Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Cupcake Sauvignon Blanc

Cupcake LightHearted Pinot Grigio

Chloe Pinot Grigio

Mezzacorona Ventessa Pinot Grigio

2020 Mayacamas Chardonnay

Ponga 2021 Sauvignon Blanc

Cakebread Cellars — 2021 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley

Sur Sur Grillo 2020

Cavit Pinot Grigio

JUSTIN 2020 Sauvignon Blanc

Thomas Ashbourne Craft Spirits

CÎROC Vodka Spritz

Tanqueray Crafted Gin Cocktails in a Can

Woodbridge Wine Soda

Austin Cocktails

Bulleit Old Fashioned Cocktail

Captain Morgan Captain’s Cocktails

SVEDKA Tropics Tea Spritz

On The Rocks Premium Cocktails

Hornitos Tequila Seltzer

Croft Pink and Tonic

Taylor Fladgate Chip Dry and Tonic

Monaco Hard Lemonades

Miami Cocktail Company

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