Holiday Pop-Ups, Designer Menorahs, and More New Stuff …

Lauren Schwartzberg

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The season’s holiday pop-ups bring the Goop store
and much more to midtown.

(Photo: Courtesy of the vendors)

1. Goop Mrkt: Valentino Wonder Woman sneakers ($1,075), Roman and Williams dining cabinets ($29,000). Through December 24; 10 Columbus Cir.
2. Jung Lee NY: Silver snow globes ($275), antique mirror trays ($150). Through December 24; 101 W. 57th St.
3. The Armarium Chalet:
Arrowhead Farms cocktail mix ($17), Tamara Mellon velvet pumps ($325). Through December 24; 2 E. 55th St.
4. NOT JUST A LABEL: Snoods from Schai ($280), rings from Andy Lifschutz ($5,250), evening panels on the state of fashion. Through December 13; 301 Park Ave.
5. Lands’ End: Women’s leather gloves ($69), signature flannels ($50). Through January 31; 650 Fifth Ave.


Designer Menorahs
Light ’em up.

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Traditional:
Neutral: Menorah by Josh Owen, $100 at areaware.com.
Colorful: Bel Air menorah by
Jonathan Adler, $138 at jonathanadler.com.

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Abstract:
Neutral: Hanuka 21 by EightDays Design, $1,250 at
shop.thejewishmuseum.org.
Colorful: Menoramorph by Karim Rashid, $38 at amazon.com.


Moving In
A bathhouse from wellness coach Liz Tortolani, cityWell, hits Gowanus (496 President St.).

“The indoor portion — with a three-person steam room and showers — is already open ($25 for two hours), and now we’re working on the 1,500-square-foot yard, which come January will have a cedar sauna, hammock, fire pit, and yoga platform. I’m not concerned about opening in the winter, because the point is for people to experience leaving
a hot sauna and cooling off outside in the elements. The temperature switch is said to have a really detoxifying
effect. That’s why I call this a bath­­house and not a spa —
sure, I’ll give aromatherapy massages ($110 per hour), but it’s really about better health. And it’s exhilarating.”


How to Groom Your Man-brows
Three tips from expert Diana Schmidtke ahead of the
opening of
L’Occitane’s first men’s boutique, which will offer in-store haircuts, brow trims, and facials (48 Ninth Ave.).

(Photo: Illustration by Jason Lee.)

1. “Tweeze any hairs between the two brows; remove just enough to create separation. A good guideline is to line up the hairline with the inside corner of the nose.”
2. “Men start to get wild hairs as they age; one or two will grow much longer than the rest. If that happens, comb your eyebrows straight up and use a pair of safety scissors to individually trim the longer pieces. Check back for these every ten days.”
3. “Once that’s finished, comb your eyebrows back into place using an over-and-down motion in the direction they grow in. Follow up with an aftershave to calm the skin if there’s still redness where the unibrow used to be.”


Ask a Shop Clerk
June Kenton, who holds a British royal warrant
to dress the queen, just opened a shop in Flatiron for her lingerie brand,
Rigby & Peller (104 Fifth Ave.).

What kind of bras does Queen Elizabeth wear?
“I’ve never told anybody that, but I will tell you that she’s the most incredible woman and looks so good for nearly 90.
I go to Buckingham Palace, because whatever we supply the queen is made-to-measure and one-off, just for her. In our stores, we have everything from lace Aubade bras with tassels ($316) to more practical and supportive Elomi Caitlyn lingerie sets ($90). Our experts always do fittings by sight — taking into consideration things like how narrow or wide your back is, in addition to what’s going on in the front. Measuring somebody just gives you a number; it doesn’t tell you what type of body they’ve got. Your whole life changes when your bra fits. We change people’s lives.”


Top Five
Witty British designer Tom Dixon picks out his favorite drunken-lounging wingback chairs and marble spice grinders now available at his first stand-alone Stateside store, the Shop (243 Centre St.).

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“I designed this Champagne bucket ($1,030) for our London studio’s restaurant, because everything else I found was generic or ugly. You can also use it as a huge ashtray.”

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“This contemporary wingback chair ($5,000) was originally made for the Shoreditch House in London. There’s a headrest so you can snooze after your long alcoholic lunch.”

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“This copper cast shoe ($195) is a doorstop, but it can also be used as a temporary hammer and for warding off attackers in the middle of the night: decorative as well as practical.”

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“My stone spice grinder ($125) is the epitome of expressive minimalism, where you understand the function of the object without too much detail or decoration.”

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“The Tank decanter ($125) is a multipurpose vessel for water, wine, or whiskey. Its inspiration is the science lab, but the copper makes it a bit more precious.”

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