5 Things To Know This AM — Dec 29 2010

The early bird gets the Lanvin! Beverly Center still houses a selection of the H&M x Lanvin collection, including puffy tulle dresses and perfect party heels. Get there before it's gone! (Racked LA)
Could Hot Topic actually have hot fashion? Probably not. But... maybe? Local favorite John Eshaya is set to design for them. (LA Times)
Nicole Richie is getting started on her New Year's Resolutions early. Inspiring! She might want to resolve to acquire some chic work-out gear as well. (Pop Sugar)
L.A. Blogger finds her Holiday must-haves on sale, and she wants to share the wisdom. That's the smart consumer's way to spend the all the scratch-off lotto money you won. (Cupcakes and Cashmere)
The prettiest baby in the world (are we allowed to say it baby?) is due any minute now. Well, okay. Any week now. Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom are hiding out in their LA home in anticipation. (NY Post)