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We've officially crossed the Thanksgiving weekend threshold—it is time to start getting a little nervous about that gifting list. Thankfully, a handful of new holiday pop-up shops are opening up this weekend, ripe with thoughtful product just dying for a bow and a ribbon.
We've broken down the newbies into two groups: shops that will be open for this weekend only (step to it!) and those that have just launched, but will be around a little bit longer. For an ongoing list, check out our roundup here.
This Weekend Only
Of a Kind Holiday Spectacular
When: December 7th and 8th, 11am—8pm
Where: Williamsburg, The Wythe Hotel at 80 Wythe Avenue
Fourteen New York-based designers—including Dusen Dusen, Mociun, and Fort Makers—will pop up for the weekend, selling everything from jewelry to home goods. Flat Vernacular will be on hand to wrap gifts for $5 apiece, as well as selling gift wrap. Transactions will be cards only, but the bar is cash only, so you'll want to bring your entire wallet.
Photo via @pop_up_flea/Instagram
The Pop-Up Flea
When: December 6th—8th. Fri 3pm—8pm, Sat 11am—7pm, Sun 12pm—6pm
Where: Soho, 82 Mercer Street
Impress the super-stylish guy in your life with a pick from this annual pop up. This year, the menswear market runs the gamut from mass to niche, with 53 vendors present.
Textile Arts Center Holiday Pop-Up
When: December 7th and 8th, Sat 11am—8pm, Sun 12pm—5pm
Where: Greenwich Village, Textile Arts Center, 26 West 8th Street
This annual holiday mini marketplace will include clothing and accesories from some of the city's top local indie designers, such as Samantha Pleet, In God We Trust, Dusen Dusen, Ilana Kohn, Cold Picnic, and more.
The Make Up Show Holiday Pop-Up
When: December 7th and 8th, Sat 11am—6pm, Sun 10am—5pm
Where: Chelsea, the Metropolitan Pavillion at 123 W. 18th Street
Shop for the makeup obsessed roommate or best friend in your life at a discount at the Make Up Show's holiday pop-up. (Note that you do have to pay $25 to get in.) Brands like Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Stila, Make Up Forever, Armour Beauty, Ellis Faas, and more will be on sale for up to 50% off. There will also be special deals and holiday sets from Smashbox, Inglot, and more.
When: December 4th through 22nd, Tues—Sun 12pm—8pm
Where: Meatpacking District, 353 West 14th Street
This tech favorite pop up marries exploration with gift shopping. Nerd out on one-of-a-kind prototypes, then tackle the holiday list with items ranging from personal electronics to kitchen gadgets.
Specials On C Go East
When: December 4th through 29th, Wednes—Sun 1pm—8pm
Where: Alphabet City, 195 Avenue C
Once a deli ravaged by Sandy, this little storefront has been rescued by a group of Alphabet City locals as a cafe and store. For the holidays, young American designers are featured, with objects ranging from gold earrings to industrial pet bowls.
Birchbox Holiday Pop In
When: December 6th through 21st, Sun—Wednes 11am—7pm, Thurs—Sat 11am—8pm. Services available Thurs—Sat 5pm—8pm.
Where: Nolita, Dagny + Barstow at 264 Bowery
A range of beauty products from Birchbox's online shop will be in store, including best sellers from Jouer, Stila, and Serge Normat. Additionally, services including updos, makeup touch-ups, and nail art will be available on weekend evenings, with rates starting at $20.
Photo via Maison Kitsuné
Le Cabinet de Curiosités of Thomas Erber Hosted by Maison Kitsuné
When: December 2nd to 23rd, 12pm—8:30pm daily
Where: Nolita, The Avant/Garde Diaries Project Space at 372 Broome Street; NoMad, Maison Kitsuné at 1170 Broadway
Shop wildly-luxe product at this globe-hopping pop-up shop, which has two locations in the City right now. High end items from around the world are available, including jewelry by House of Waris and Bliss Lau, cashmere pajamas from Alexander Olch, and fancy helmets by Ateliers Ruby.
When: December 6th through 15th, Wednes—Fri 5pm—9pm, Sat—Sun 11am—8pm
Where: Union Square, 555 Sixth Avenue
Shop 30 emerging fashion and accessory designers at the DENYC Design Collective's holiday shop. Ten percent of proceeds will go to New York Cares, plus you can drop off gently worn coats to be donated.
12 Days of Dunham
When: December 6th through 18th, 12pm to 7pm daily
Where: Williamsburg, 7 Dunham Place
Vendors from Brooklyn and Nashville will sell their wares at this holiday shop, including racks of vintage sweaters, local jellies and jams, leather goods, a make-your-own-Kombucha kit, and more. Donna, a nearby bar that just suffered an electrical fire, will pop up with a cocktail bar during open hours and there will be events like Christmas karaoke.
· The Best Holiday Pop-Up Shops to Check Out This Season [Racked NY]