The Last Line, 63 Crosby St.
The direct-to-consumer fine jewelry line that boasts celeb fans like Jessica Alba lands a rare brick-and-mortar shop in NYC. In addition to the brilliant bits and baubles their fans flock to, the shop will launch new products and host weekly collection spotlights. Looking for a little something for yourself? Make space on your lobes and pop in for a piercing.
Away, 111 North Third St., Brooklyn
Brooklyn residents get a preview of Away’s forthcoming second permanent shop by way of a pop-up in its future Williamsburg space. The functionally sleek luggage brand, a mere four years young, has taken hold of travelers spanning generations. This current cumulus-covered presentation of its products comes just in time for holiday travel.
Bloomingdale’s x Loews Regency, 540 Park Ave.
Want to skip the department store chaos this holiday season? Bloomingdale’s is hosting a curated gift shop inside Loews Regency New York Hotel through Dec. 24. Those on your gift list will love perfect presents from Le Labo, Baccarat and Royce New York (with leather monogramming available on-site), plus Bloomie’s-branded merchandise. Stretch your gift a little further by rounding up your purchase amount and donating the change to the Child Mind Institute.
Amazon Handmade, at Bryant Park Winter Garden, Sixth Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets
Amazon Handmade is bringing a selection of its homespun wares — and the artisans who make them — to Bryant Park for a precious two days. Expect self-care products, hand-rolled beeswax candles, whimsical home goods and more. Although the selection will only be on hand Dec. 6 and 7, you can get it all online at any time and — in true Amazon fashion — quickly.
Lele Sadoughi, at Naked Retail, 224 Mulberry St.
Lele Sadoughi’s playfully chic headbands, earrings, scrunchies, sunglasses and ear warmers make the perfect gift for any fun-loving, cheeky pal on your list. From pearl-embellished velvet and animal prints to floral finishing touches, swing by the Naked Retail curated concept store in Nolita and stuff the stockings of all the ladies you know with these perfectly giftable accessories.
Ugg x Vogue, 579 Broadway; Ugg.com
Ugg and Vogue have teamed up to bring beyond-the-shoe coziness to a sleek, new concept store this winter. The global brand best known and adored for keeping feet warm from SoCal to New York and beyond, offers up a curated lifestyle collection comprised of faux-fur wearables, sporty and functional weather-ready gear and sheepskin products. Also on hand: outerwear styles from the Ugg x Eckhaus Latta autumn/winter 2019 collaboration.
Stuart & Lau, 119 Crosby St.
All of the men in your life will benefit from a stop in the Stuart & Lau shop in Soho. Find the brand’s beloved bags, which take gents from gym to office and beyond, as well as a selection of thoughtfully curated products including umbrellas, caps and gloves. Outerwear line Faculty and vest design shop Ritter will also be launching their labels in-store. Santa’s got nothing on these sacks!
Stoney Clover Lane, 42 Prince St.
Wanderlust never looked so cute — or so customized! The online travel accessories company started in 2009 by teen sisters Kendall and Libby Glazer has come a long way — and has arrived in NYC IRL. Find all of their candy-hued carryalls in this pastel Soho shop and, with 1,000-plus appliqués on hand, personalize to your heart’s content. For those truly dedicated to destination shopping, snag an exclusive NYC-specific patch.
Lazy Oaf, at Friends NYC, 56 Bogart St., Brooklyn
The London-based streetwear label Lazy Oaf jets over the pond and lands in Bushwick for a limited time. Pop-art details and balloons bring the brightness of the brand’s loungewear, holiday and winter collections to the forefront. In-store art by local artist Grace Micelli, aka Art Baby Girl, makes this a true destination shopping jaunt.
Pop-In@Nordstrom, 13 Seventh Ave. and 1273 Third Ave.
Nordstrom takes holiday shopping simplicity to the next level. The retailer’s ongoing rotation of in-store pop-up boutiques kicked off back in 2013, with the goal of shining a light on particular themes or brands. This round — aptly named Happiness Is Pop-In@Nordstrom — curates more than 100 exclusive items and 1,000-plus gifts covering categories from home and pets to tech. One-stop shopping?
Century 21, 50 W. 34th St.
Head to Herald Square for a true — and truly Instagrammable — holiday experience! The discount mecca is setting up a red-drenched shop to bring a full range of goods for men and women to Midtown. If that’s not enough to get citygoers in the spirit of the season, in-store photo-ready glimmering gold installations with matching products will surely do
Tiffany Men’s Shop, 6 E. 57th St.
What better place to pick out a perfect present? The luxury retailer’s experiential pop-up serves as a preview of their forthcoming temporary digs (the Fifth Avenue flagship is set to undergo a major transformation). Happen upon your holiday “aha” moments via jewelry, barware, games, accessories and home treasures — and for the sportiest elves in your life, a custom Tiffany x Spalding basketball!
— Additional reporting by Anahita Moussavian and Johannah Masters
By Kristin Fritz