1. Although stores remain crowded in the weeks leading up to Christmas, it looks as if no one is buying much. Maybe people are going home and spending their money online. [WWD]
2. Converse has come out with a limited edition Dancing Bears sneaker in collaboration with the Grateful Dead. Now modern hippies have more than the fringe boot to complete their shoe wardrobes. [TelegraphUK]
3. Mascara has proven to be one of the more popular beauty items this season, due in part to novelty products like the Oscillation Mascara. Find out where to buy it in our Sold Out Guide. [WSJ]
4. Shop designs for Count Me In and support women entrepreneurs. Purchase a shopping bag from Skeeda or earrings from Esculon.
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