5 Things To Know This AM — Dec 21 2012

If you love Etsy, you know the elation you feel when you find a particularly awesome vendor. Well, that's how we feel about UK-based jewelry brand Violet Bolter. We are so digging the gold vermeil skull-and- hematite bead bracelet! (Violet Bolter)
Fashion is global — and no one knows that better than L-atitude. Specializing in world-wide luxury, the e-commerce site is giving its customers an additional 10% off sale merchandise Sunday to Monday; just input the code 10XTA2012 at checkout. So, go on. Go bag that Thakoon wrap-around dress you've been lusting. (L-atitude)
For some ho ho ho's, check out the Rap Insider's Tumblr featuring several lovely images of Rick Ross as Kris Kringle. Other highlights include: Guy Fieri talking down Drake's cooking skillz. We feel an Internet meme coming on. (Complex)
Dalaga announces their return to the Interwebs after being on hiatus for the last half-year — and we're gonna be real honest, we're already busy packing things into our shopping cart. Check them out for some on-trend items from the likes of BB Dakota and Seychelles that's plenty wallet-friendly too! (Dalaga)
Betsey's back. And, at 70-years-old, she ain't slowing down either. After filing for bankruptcy last April, Betsey Johnson is restructuring and bringing her brand back in a new way. One thing that doesn't change with this rebranding is her eccentric style and boundless energy-level (damn, girl). Oh yes, there certainly is a reality show on the way. (NYTimes)

Photo: Via Violet Bolter