It's countdown time: Milk and cookies for Santa have been bought, presents are wrapped, and there seems to be a constant faint smell of mistletoe. This is the final lap, but there are probably still a couple people left on your holiday gift list that have you stumped.
If you've already hit up the pop-up markets and checked out our favorite holiday booths (and if you've already sworn off sample sales for the rest of the year), check out this geographically organized guide to last-minute pop-ups and shopping events to help you find your holiday shopping second wind.
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EcoHabitude, the marketplace for ethically responsible brands, is hosting a showroom holiday pop-up this Friday and Saturday at 260 West 35th Street. Better yet, you're invited to tonight's grand opening from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. There will be organic cocktails and snacks, raffles, a photobooth, and more. If you're going to the opening, make sure to drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out the Nomad Holiday Celebration calendar to see all the holiday deals that neighborhood businesses are offering. Currently, you can get 15% off high tea at Indian restaurant Inday, 15% off facials at Heyday, and even a free beer or wine at lunch at the Black Barn Tavern. All you have to do is say you're "mad for Nomad" when ordering.
Stop into the Quin Hotel for a pop-up boutique filled with home goods from the likes of Jung Lee and hot toddys. You’ll be able to browse unique purchases such as reclaimed coasters, special snow globes, and more at 101 West 57th Street.
Get your fancy knickers on sale at lingerie brand Valentine NYC's pop-up store. Running until December 22nd, you'll get to shop an as-of-now unreleased winter collection, divine fragrances, and exclusive sample items at steep discounts at 153 Ludlow Street from 12pm to 8pm daily.
And speaking of lingerie, the Kiki de Montparnasse ongoing moving sale is just that — ongoing. But starting today, there will be vintage and archive samples, plus restocking of current season bras, panties, and everything else in between. Stop by and say goodbye to the 79 Greene St location while enjoying up to 75% off retail prices; the sale runs through next Wednesday, December 23rd.
Snag some shiny baubles over at the Satomi Kawakita Jewelry showroom holiday sale this Saturday. All bracelets, earrings, and necklace will be discounted 15% off, while a select few items will be 30% off. Make sure to send over a RSVP to email@example.com before you head over.
The champagne party never stops at East Village boutique gem Lexie (19 East 9th Street). The store is hosting a jewelry showcase next Monday, December 21st through Christmas Eve, with bubbly and cocktails on the first three evenings starting at 6pm. Feel the buzz while you shop the likes of Bario Neal, Marteau, Shandi Levy, and Suley Jewelry from 11am to 8pm on Monday through Wednesday and 11am to 2pm on Thursday.
New York is full of sidewalk fashionistas, and now you get to shop their closets. This Saturday, December 19th at Beauty Bar’s Holiday Closet sale, you’ll gain shopping access to some stylish New Yorker’s closets. Taking place from 2pm to 6pm at 231 East 14th Street, you’ll also get to hear some live DJ sets and shop the DJ’s record collection.
Sip on cocktails while picking up last minute gifts at bright and airy minimalist boutique Duo NYC (337 E 9th St) this Saturday from 12pm to 9pm. All clothing and accessories will be discounted 30% off retail prices.
New York-based fashion line Inter-Pret.us is hosting a pop-up shop this Friday and Saturday at 145 Front Street. Swing by to peruse unique finds at heavy discounts, with apparel starting at $65. Styles from the brand's capsule collection with Rent the Runway will also be available.
There's a lot going on at the Wrap Party. Located at 140 Franklin Street in Greenpoint, there's going to be last-minute holiday gifts from the likes of Upstate and Wwake that you can get gift-wrapped for free — if you're not distracted by the tarot card readings, that is. It's open tonight until 9pm, 11am—8pm on Saturday, and 11am—7pm on Sunday.
Handcrafted Melissa Joy Manning jewelry will be up to 70% off retail prices this Saturday at the designer's pop-up sale at Artists & Fleas Brooklyn (70 N 7th St). Check off everyone on your list with sparkly danglers chunky bracelets that'll only be available from 10am to 7pm.
Browse Mociun's winter jewelry collection and select home goods this Sunday, December 20th from 1:30pm to 6:30 pm at the private loft within the Wythe Hotel (80 Wythe Ave). This one-day holiday shop is by appointment only, so send over an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before heading out.
Today marks the first day of New York workout favorite Barry's Bootcamp's holiday sale. Running through Sunday, December 20th, you'll be able to pick up discounted classes for $27 each and special bundle deals, in case you need more than just one class to amp up your impending workout New Year's resolution. Simply stop by a gym or hit up the website to purchase classes.