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Finish Your Holiday Shopping on West 3rd Street

December 13, 2019

We’re just a few days away from Christmas and if you’re still looking for a one of a kind gift or something unique to deliver this year, look no further than West 3rd Street. With some of the best independent retailers in the city, our stores have charming, memorable gifts you won’t be able to find anywhere else. Even better: many of our merchants are offering special deals and discounts through the holidays (think: free gift wrapping, gifts with purchase, special trunk shows and more). Here’s a look at what to expect this month:

ALEXIS BITTAR: Alexis Bittar will be hosting a holiday styling/sip-and-shop event in the store this Sunday with makeup artist Crystal Wei, makeup brand Dose of Colors, and beverage sponsor Obsession Wines. Crystal will demonstrate holiday beauty trends and will then be on-hand to do beauty touch-ups for guests! The store will also be raffling a $650 Alexis Bittar and Dose of Colors prize package.

AREA: It’s the AREA Holiday Market featuring specialty dry goods. Shop one-of-a-kind handmade bags created individually by Edie Kahula Pereira. PLUS: TAKA Shoes by Kerry Clarkson in veg dyed leather, all made in LA, and chic hats handwoven in Peru. Merna Maita, meantime is a unique clothing line with designs sewn locally from deadstock fabric that designer Tessa Braun sources herself.

THE BLENDING LAB: Join us at The Blending Lab on December 21 for a special cupcake pairing event. Swing by before then too to pick up unique wines (by the bottle or case!) for your holiday parties.

CLEO RESTAURANT: Book New Year’s Eve at Cleo now, with a roaring 20s Great Gatsby theme PLUS: pre-fixe menu for just $95. Book here.

DOUGLAS FIR: Get free gift wrapping as your shop for dad, grandpa, your brother and other men in your life. Ask the team to help you put together a custom gift set too.

KINSLEY JAMES: This weekend (December 13-15), join us at Kinsley James for a Jane Hill trunk show. The Australian designer offers couture, bespoke and ready-to-wear gowns for the modern bride.

MAGNOLIA BAKERY: Magnolia has all the perfect treats and desserts for your holiday gatherings. Our favorite: their Christmas tree cake and snowman cake!

NATHALIE SEAVER: Nathalie Seaver Boutique is known for their beautiful and timeless selection of cashmere scarves and shawls and this year, they’ve outdone themselves. Next Thursday (December 19), they’re offering an insider’s discount on their everyday printed pieces, if you mention this post.

NOODLE STORIES: December 13 and 14, join us at the Noodle Stories trunk show featuring Natasha Shick of Feit and Lori Lindsay and Jenny Smith of 6397.

DAN DEUTSCH: Dan Deutsch is having a Trunk Show with a West Third Street fave” MASUNAGA! It happens next Thursday December 19 from 3-7pm.

PYRRHA: Nurture your connection to the earth with faceted stone talismans from Pyrrha. PLUS: join us for Third Thursdays on West 3rd next Thursday, December 19. Pyrrha will have free “end of day” drinks and you can shop the new Atticus X Pyrrha ‘She Wore Her Scars Like Wings’ release. $50 from the sale of each piece will be donated to ‘Love Is Louder’

RAGDOLL: Little gifts are often the best and we like the Perfume Oil from Ragdoll – the perfect stocking stuffer!

RAQUEL ALLEGRA: Raquel Allegra 3rd street will have their annual Holiday Wreath Event in store Saturday, December 21. Raquel Allegra 3rd Street is also moving heaven and earth and will be celebrating The New Moon so we can offer our special gift with purchase in addition to your holiday arrangement.

SHOPAHOLIC SAMPLE SALES: It’s the 12 days of deals at Shopaholic Sample Sales, with a different deal each day. What to expect: free gifts, BOGO offers, and up to 25% off select merchandise.

SKINSENSE WELLNESS SPA: Skinsense has a great selection of gift ideas from soft socks to aromatherapy diffusers, candles, Matanzas Creek lavender and beautiful make-up bags by Sakata. Gift Certificates are available and presented in a beautiful gift box. Orders and transactions can be completed over the phone; curbside pick-up available during business hours.

VERVE COFFEE: Take 15% off coffee orders over $30.

WITTMORE: Take 25% off sweaters, sweatshirts and fleece.

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