Weekend Warrior: Our Official Cheat-Sheet

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Locket Love—ROGAN and Pamela Love join forces to create an exclusive collaboration and holiday pop-up, ROGAN vs. LOVE, open for one week only from at the ROGAN store. The mashup is a special collaboration of precious lockets from ROGAN and style star Pamela Love. Think all things LOVE—ewelry, dream catchers, vintage, accessories and a few surprises. Lovely!
December 9th to 16th,; 330 Bowery (at Bond Street); 646-827-7567.
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Hello Kitty—We are not embarrassed to say we are still big fans of Hello Kitty (and have been for, um, two decades now), which is why we are pretty psyched on celebrating 50 years of Hello Kitty and Friends at the Small Gift: Sanrio's 50th Anniversary Mobile Pop-up Tour, which has finallylanded in New York after a long trip around the country. With games, contests and plenty of photo ops with your fave characters, we think you'll be feeling Sanrio' "small gift, big smiles" philosophy, as corny as that may sound.
Thursday, December 9th, 12p.m. to 8p.m. and Friday, December 10th, 11a.m. to 7p.m.; at Herald Square (Broadway and 6th Avenue).
Box it Up—Oh em gee, another hot pop-up! Head over to the LES for The Box Pop-up Store this Friday. Have a glass of wine to celebrate the opening while you ogle over pretty, shiny things from featured jewelry and accessory designers Arms and Armory, Bevel, Bijules, Bliss Lau, Chrishabana, and Elizabeth Knight.
Friday, December 10th, 8p.m. to 10p.m.; 129 Rivington (between Essex Street and Norfolk Street); 347-432-7643.
For the Kids—Didn't make it to Miami Art Basel to hang with André Balazs or dance to tunes spun by Mia Moretti? Well, this weekend is your chance and it's all for a good cause! The DavidBartonGym is hosting a Toy Drive (and party, obviously) with David Barton, Susanne Bartsch, André, Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Narcisco Rodriguez. DJs Mia Moretti and Johnny Dynell will be on hand to keep you moving . plus all toys will be donated to hospitals and shelters around the city. The price of admission is just a new, non-giftwrapped toy appropriate for any age, infant through the teens.
Friday, December 11th, 9p.m. to Midnight; 4 Astor Place (between Broadway and Lafayette Street); 212-505-6800. RSVP toydrive@dbgym.com.
Be Mine—We've already hit the limit of 3 per customer from our very own Reserve deal, so count on us to mos def be in the Meatpacking District to pick up our gift items (that we might have a hard time giving away) at the Crangi Family Project VIP event this Saturday. Get some one-on-one time with designer Philip Crangi, who will be on hand from 2p.m. to 6p.m., and score some custom styling and stamping that will make your gifts one-of-a-kind. We'll see you there!
Saturday, December 11th, 12p.m. to 7p.m.; 9 Ninth Avenue (at Little West 12th Street); 212-929-0858.
Holy Grail—In God We Trust is always the spot that we hit up when looking for the perfect something for that friend who has seriously discerning taste. Just in time for the holidays, these purveyors of cool are making gift giving even easier by throwing a blowout holiday bazaar in Greenpoint this Saturday. With free drinks, good eats from Roberta's (Alice Waters what's up!), 10% off storewide and a variety of local vendors—from jewelry designers to antiques to vintage duds—this is a can't miss gift bonanza waiting to be plundered.
Saturday, December 11th, 12p.m. to 6p.m.; 70-72 Greenpoint Avenue (at Franklin Street); 718-389-3545.
Steal Art—Art Jamboree is back this weekend for its third installment. Whether you are in a nesty mood due to these frigid temperatures and buying for youself or looking for a real one-of-a-kind gift for that special artlover in your life, with works by artists like Maripol, Jeffrey Fulvimari, James Vance and Richard Haines all for $50 and under, you are going to feel like you are getting away with murder (or at least grand larceny). Hosted by that zany Mr. Mickey and complete with refreshments, you'll be kicking yourself if you miss this two-day event.
Saturday, December 11th and Sunday, December 12th, 1p.m. to 6p.m.; 10 Greene Street (between Canal Street and Grand Street), 3rd Floor.
Kapow!—As its name suggests, handbag and apparel company Hayden-Harnett's warehouse and studio sale is so epic that it truly is of superhero proportions. Get up to 80% off while also shopping samples, one of a kind creations and vintage pieces. We think you won't be able to resist outfitting yourself in a whole new getup.
Thursday, December 9th to Sunday, December 12th, 12p.m. to 7p.m.; 211 Franklin Street (at Freeman Street); 718-359-2247.
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