What We Love About December

Your holiday must list: what you need to do, see, read, and talk about.

Your holiday must list: what you need to do, see, read, and talk about.
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"Michelangelo Dibattista"
Holiday Happenings

Get inspired by Alicia Keys' new album, Girl on Fire, full of surefire hits about finding your inner strength. Bring it on!

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"Courtesy of Art Basel"
Holiday Happenings

The Helmut Lang-clad throngs will converge in Miami Beach for the prestigious art fair Art Basel. This year, upwards of 250 galeries will show more than 2,000 artists. Even better than the art: the after-hours parties. (December 6-9)

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"Courtesy of the Company"
Holiday Happenings

Hands up: Polish maven Essie and jewelry site BaubleBar pair six new hues with matching bangles ($50 per set).

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"Courtesy of the Company"
Holiday Happenings

Debating what to give the chic travelista in your life? Snap up Luxe's oh-so-sleek World Grand Tour box, a set of 12 city guides.

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"Ricky Zehavi & John Cordes/Assouline"
Holiday Happenings

Window-shop your heart out with photo book Windows at Bergdorf Goodman, Assouline's spotlight on the dazzling displays from New York's legendary store.

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Paris' Isabel Marant is a California girl at heart. Expect a new Los Angeles — her second in the U.S. — to attract more fans than In-N-Out Burger.

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"Courtesy of the Company"
Holiday Happenings

eBay has recruited eight bold-faced designers for the ultimate wish list, including cheeky housewares from Jonathan Adler (shown), buttery leather accessories from Steven Alan, and a go-anywhere canvas luggage set from Billy Reid — all under $100!

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"Laurie Sparham/Universal Pictures"
Holiday Happenings

Storm the barricades for Les Misérables, the film adaption of the epic musical and Victor Hugo novel, starring Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway. (December 25)

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Holiday Happenings

The high-low pairing of the season: Japanese retailer Uniqlo joins forces with minimalist favorite Theory for a head-turning collection of ultrachic — and ridiculously affordable — outerwear that you'll want to line up for very, very early!

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