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Home for the Holidays 2015
Over the past four years, we’ve told 27 stories. Each year we go Home for the Holidays.
Begin by stepping inside a home where we guide you to gifts for everyone on your list through curated rooms for her, him, kids, and for everyone. But there’s more to this STORY than great gifts. We’ve joined forces with American Express OPEN to bring together over 300 small businesses from across the country and support a movement that begins when you #ShopSmall.
The holidays are here, here!
Every STORY must come to an end but the closing of this year’s Home for the Holidays is particularly bittersweet. Home for the Holidays will be open this weekend Saturday January 2nd from 11-8 and Sunday January 3rd from 11-7.
Because in our book, a little sparkle (matched with champagne) goes a long way towards getting you in a festive state of mind, we’ve pulled together four of our favorite night out essentials.
The winter has taken its sweet time getting to NYC. But, judging by the slight numbness in your thumbs and red nose, it’s definitely here, here. The only thing to do now: bundle up and batten down the hatches with our favorite cold weather accessories.
Since we’ve all had more than enough bland liquor soda combinations, we asked our friends at Hella Bitters and W&P Design to shake things up a bit with unexpected cocktail recs. Read on for something strong – small businesses.
You know your #SquadGoals include finding the perfect present for every personality. Hack the hectic holiday shopping scene with this gift guide for every member of your squad.
MikMak, the world’s first mobile video shopping network teamed up with American Express Open this holiday season to introduce you to some of its favorite Brooklyn-based businesses. Check out the videos here and then stop by STORY through January 3rd to pick ’em up IRL.
Inspired by the wrap stars at Knot and Bow, the Brooklyn based line of prettiest ever gifting accessories, we’ve created a guide to the finishing touches.
The holidays don’t stop once the gifts have been unwrapped. Because merry making is our M.O. we’ve made sure to stock up on party-perfect items for the social butterfly, selfie taker, and master mixologist in all of us. Cheers, ppl.
‘Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the… Wait, it’s the week before Christmas!? If you just snapped out of your holidaze, don’t worry, STORY has you covered with last-minute gift ideas for shopping procrastinators who still want to WOW.
The team at STORY are experts in the fine art of picking out something that will cause “oohhs, ahhhas, and thank yous!” So what’s caught their eyes this season? Take a look.
The Snowday food truck which features a maple syrup-themed menu, including an infamous maple joins us Saturday from 12-4pm to treat us to lunch, as part of our partnership with American Express. Before you stop by the truck and celebrate National Maple Syrup day, check out some of the people and places that inspire Jordyn’s work.
After you’ve gotten in that lightsaber workout, gear up for Star Wars mania with a few finds inspired by the film, whether for you or your favorite Jedi.
Because the holidays don’t always line up with your schedule, we’ve extended our store hours through December 25th. That means you’ve got a little more time to shop inside our Home for the Holidays:
GoldieBlox stages the ultimate ‘dress up’ for its new ad and we’re obsessed.
Designer Beth Macri’s #SmallBusiness joins us on Friday to customize her Hidden Message necklaces on site.
Fact is: You probably spend just as much time with the people you work with as your close friends and family. Ahead, thoughtful presents from our Home for the Holidays that are a big on the uniqueness and more importantly made by small businesses.
Perfect as a gift for friends, and family, or for setting a cozy mood in your own home, it’s available exclusively at STORY.
Odds are your little one has been working on his or her holiday wish list for months. But no matter how cool your kid, a little surprise goes a long way so we’ve rounded up gifts to inspire creativity, coziness, and maybe even a thank you or two.
We all have that one impossible-to-shop-for person on our list. They’re the first to know about everything and usually the first to own it. So we searched high and low to fill our Home for the Holidays with gifts that maybe they haven’t seen or thought to buy for themselves.
Jewelry designer and #PitchNight alum Beth Macri joins us to customize her signature “Hidden Message” necklaces on-site.
Be totally present when you step inside a “Wellness Wonderland,” filled with feel good gift ideas for every earth mama, green juice guru, and wellness-obsessed person on your list. S
If you’ve checked out our “Home for the Holidays,” you know it’s stocked with gifts for everyone on your list. Get the inside STORY behind the custom made shelving system that’s pulling it’s weight this holiday season.
Saturday put your stamp (or someone else’s) on Shinola’s collection of heritage-quality leather goods at our in-store monogramming station, complimentary with the purchase of any item for the collection.
Tis the season to light the lights – all eight of them. Whether you’re celebrating Chanukah in your own home or joining in a friend or family member’s festivities, we’ve gathered a few lighthearted essentials. Have a matzah ball!
Supporting small businesses isn’t just a once-a-year thing. Here, a list of where you can shop small with some of our favorites all year round.
Still searching for the perfect Chanukah gift for that special someone? Here’s eight of our brightest bets sure to make just about anyone on your list light up.
Wake up and spend Sundays at Home for the Holidays with an ever-changing roster of our favorite small businesses.
Apolis was founded on the simple yet revolutionary idea that industry can be a powerful agent of change.
Inspired by Maker Monday ahead, five maker-made finds from past Pitch Nights.
Saturday November 28th, we’ve joined forces with American Express OPEN to celebrate Small Business Saturday – the day we shop small for all. Here’s what’s on tap from 9am-9pm.
It’s here, here! We’re talking about Small Business Saturday – the day we all get out in our neighborhoods and show love to the small businesses by shopping small. This year at STORY, we’re going big. Ready? Here, here’s an hour-by-hour play by play of what’s in store.
It’s impossible to play favorites but there are some items inside our Home for the Holidays so darn good, it will be difficult to let them go. Below a couple of current favorites that definitely won’t be found in the “regift” closet.
Glam extras wrap up holiday accessorizing.
Because from-scratch cooking can be scary, join chef Amanda Freitag and discover her new book “The Chef Next Door.”
Chef and author Amanda Freitag’s approach is all about spreading warmth and hospitality – whether in the kitchen or through her new book “The Chef Next Door.” Read on for Amanda’s go-to spots and stop by STORY today to meet her in person and get a few last minute Turkey day tips.
Sip and shop small this Sunday with Panatea and Tangeez.
Sunday at 10am the founders of Panatea will be sharing their small business story so we asked them to show the love to their favorite places to shop small – from coffee shops to yoga studios.
Because the way to just about anyone’s heart is through the stomach, the selections here revolve around food – making it, savoring it, displaying it.
All holiday season long, we’ll guide you to the people, places, and gifts you need to know about.
This year give the lady in your life major feels with gifts that are a little bit soft, a little bit sparkly, and designed to send a major texture message.
Guys are notoriously hard to shop for. We’ve made man-shopping easy with classic, well-made pieces from a mix of heritage brands and start-ups.
The best gifts fall into the “things everyone secretly wants but always forgets to buy themselves” category. Enter B&O Play’s premium H7 on-ear headphones.
Friday at 4pm fashion icon Iris Apfel stops by Home for the Holidays to share personal picks from her jewelry collection.
This holiday season, we’ve located a handful of Brooklyn’s emerging entrepreneurs in their native habitat and brought them home for the holiday.
They say you can’t always get what you want (more sleep), but PLANT Design knows exactly what you need to take on your week.
Sip and Shop Small This Sunday at STORY
Wearing your support for our nation’s veterans on your sleeve.
nspired by her perspective, Paige collaborated with us and NY painter Georgia Elrod to inset her resin and paper gemstones in our STORY wall. Ahead Paige shares some of the hidden gems in her ‘hood, from coffee shops to cocktail spots.
Home for the Holidays is officially here, here! Join us today for lunch when you #ShopSmall
Over the past four years we’ve told 27 STORYs. Every year we go…Home for the Holidays! Begin here! And discover gifts for everyone on your list from over 300 small businesses.
Take a look behind the scenes at the making of Home for the Holidays, created with materials from Home Depot.
Synthetic biologist Camille Delebecque, co-founder of Afineur is out to change that through a process that uses fermentation to yield a smoother, richer blend that will appease the most discerning of palettes. Get to know the people and place that inspire this innovator to disrupt your daily grind.
Pitch Night, STORY’s signature open call for designers and makers brings together makers of all disciplines to share their products and the stories behind them. Here, former Pitch Nighters give us the inside story…
Every weekend at STORY we’re showing love to the small businesses close to our heart with an achingly good lineup of reasons to eat, shop, and play at Home for the Holidays.
Abby Walker’s journey lead her to Pitch Night, where this Minnesota-based entrepreneur shared the story behind Vivian Lou, a line of innovative insoles.