5 Things To Know This AM — Dec 14 2012

Advice-giver extraordinaire, Derek Blasberg, is dishing out an official "Hand-Written Letter Helper," available at Opening Ceremony for the sentimental gift-giver who'd like to stay away from "serial killer" penmanship, as he calls it. (Racked)
Yikes, trouble in Bravo paradise: Celebrity stylist and all-around personality Rachel Zoe appears to be having some issues with her clothing line. While the Rachel Zoe Collection found success in its early stage, it's currently MIA in most major department stores. (Buzzfeed)
Having a hard time figuring out what to give Beyoncé this Christmas? What about that reclusive ol' Emily Dickinson? Stress no more. There's a gift guide for that. (Flavorwire)
The latest guest on House of Style? One of our all-time faves, Rachel Antonoff, along with actress and pal Mae Whitman! The stylish best friends give relatable and festive style advice, including pulling together the ever-tricky perfect outfit for all-you-can-eat situations. (MTV)
'Tis the season to compile end-of-the-year lists, and WWD is joining in by ranking the top ten most-recognized brands. Check it out and see how your favorites fared.... (WWD)
...And last but not least, today on Tinseltown: Gift advice, DIYs, recipes and more!
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