5 Things To Know This AM — Dec 05 2012

We don't know a girl who doesn't love a good arm party, and the amazing friendship bracelets from Sequence are the perfect addition to up your wrist game. Attend the local brand's shopping night tonight from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the W Store (51 Lexington Avenue), and you'll get a special gift with every purchase. (Sequence)
Have a hankering for poetry? We've got the cure: A class that combines poetry with wine (yes, you read that right!). Plus, you can get 20% off with the code "refinery29." (EventBrite)
The holiday season is going to be a difficult one for the victims of Sandy, but there's something you can do to help. Next Tuesday night, Alice + Olivia (along with It Girls like Caitlin Moe, Ma Moretti, Harley Viera Newton, and Tennessee Thomas) will be hosting a bash at Saks to raise money for the CFDA relief fund and decorate a Christmas tree for The Rockaways. (Saks)
If the men in your life are anything like ours, they're constantly in need of chic wardrobe additions. Thomas Pink to the rescue! Yes, we're giving you exclusive access to the slick Brit brand's Friends & Family sale, with 20% off any purchase made this Thursday at participating stores. Check the link to see the closet place to score. Merry Christmas, indeed. (Thomas Pink)
R29 fave brand Madewell is getting artsy — the casual-cool brand is collaborating on a new line of T-shirts for Art Basel. The best part? Madewell teamed up with local artist Rebecca Raney. (Style Blazer)

Photo: Courtesy of Sequence