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The Best Holiday Shopping Event Of 2013? Our Tinseltown Kick-Off Bash, Of Course!

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    Have you hit up Tinseltown, our big, beautiful holiday-shopping pop-up, yet? Honestly, it's a gorgeous, electric bazaar of R29-approved gifts from beloved brands like Giles & Brother, Erica Weiner, Castor & Pollux, Terrapin Stationery, Exhibition A, Bing Bang, and many more. Oh, and did we mention that we had a pretty bangin' door-opening party as well.

    In a winter wonderland complete with an indoor igloo (all created by Jeanne Lurvey and Hewn Bros.), there was no shortage of fun for partygoers to explore (and shop!). Astrologist Susan Miller was on hand to give our guests a peek at their future, while the team from Woodley & Bunny braided hair and whipped up holiday makeup looks at their Beauty Bar. Doughnuttery and Dana's Bakery provided sweet treats, Starbucks kept us caffeinated, and the social lubricant adult beverages were courtesy of Peroni Beer and Magnifico Giornata. Throw in DJ sets by the ladies of Au Revoir Simone and the holiday cheer was undeniable. In fact, it practically beams out of every pic in the glorious slideshow we've put together for you.

    So, if you were there, wish you were there, or just need a touch of Refinery29-style holiday fun, click on, friends. Oh, and make sure to keep your eyes open for next year's Tinseltown. Frankly, we can't wait to do it all over again!

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