NYC Emerging Designer Holiday Pop-Ups, Sales and Events to Shop


This holiday season, there are plenty of emerging designer labels to shop in New York. From pop-up shops, trunk shows, neighborhood-specific markets, sales and collaborations, here's a list of December happenings:

Young and Able Pop-Up Shop

The retailer is bringing 30 Brooklyn-based women owned small businesses to Manhattan for their second holiday pop up shop. You'll find fashion jewelry, accessories, art objects, home goods and packaged confections.

Where: 2 Rivington Street, New York NY Dec 4

Date & Time: Dec 4-Jan 4 from 12pm-7pm

Learn more at Young & Able

Not Just A Label - Made In NY Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Not Just a Label x Made in NY Pop-Up Shop

NOT JUST A LABEL has partnered with the city (NYCEDC) to create the first ever retail pop-up as part of their Made in NY Fashion programming that will feature over 400 products from 100 emerging designers based in New York who produce in the five boroughs.

Where: Waldorf Astoria

Date & Time: Dec 4-13, 11am-9pm everyday

Learn more at NOT JUST A LABEL.

 The Company We Keep Trunk Show

Get your hands on goods from some of the top design labels like Arms and Armory, Bliss Lau, Chris Habana, Collette Ishyama, Diaboli Kill, International Playground, I Still Love You NYC, Joomi Lim, Killer Collection, We Who Prey, WXYZ

Where:  The Standard Highline Garden Room

Date & Time: Dec 13 from 11am-6pm

Pop-Up Flea

Dubbed as short-term retail for long term goods, the pop-up flea is back in NYC with their annual holiday market. Shop craft goods, menswear, home, womenswear, vintage and home goods. Labels include Corridor, Zady, Fairbault Wollen Mills, Upstate, Ernest Alexander and a list of others. 

Where: 125 West 18th Street, New York

Date & Time: December 13th - 15, hours vary

Learn more at Pop-Up Flea.

Saunder Sample Sale

Shop looks from the Saunder collection that will be up to 80% off.

Where: 411 East 9th Street, between 1st Ave & Avenue A

Date & Time: 11am-7pm

Learn more at Saunder.

CFDA Incubator Holiday Sample Sale

Stock up on goods from the CFDA Incubator designers including Isa Tapia, Nomia, A Peace Treaty, Misha Nonoo, Kaelen, Orley, Lucio Castro and Katie Ermilio.

Where: 209 West 38th Street, 3rd Floor

Date & Time: December 14 and 15 from 12pm-7pm

Learn more at CFDA Incubator.

Swords-Smith Winter Warmer Gift Market

Shop Sword-Smith’s second annual pop-up in-store gift market featuring a unique offering of well-designed gifts by 20+ designers new to SwordsSmith, including Cold Picnic, Ladies and Gentlemen, Haptic Lab and more.

Where: 98 South 4th Street, Williamsburg Brooklyn

Date & Time: Thursday, December 10-27th (hours vary)

Learn more at Swords-Smith.

AHAlife AHApop Up

Head out to Dumbo visit the AHAlife pop-up shop featuring over 25 of NY and Brooklyn's best, niche fashion and lifestyle brands.

Where: AHAlife: 147 Front St, Brooklyn 11201

Date & Time:  Saturday December 19th and 20th from 11am - 5pm

Learn more at AHAlife

American Design Club Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Get goods from American made brands at the Gregory Hotel. Shop labels like by Natalie Frigo, Ayaka Nishi, Kahri and more.

Where: Industry City, 220 36th Street, Sunset Park New York

Date & Time: December 12-13, 11am - 6pm

Made Local NYC Holiday

Shop a curated collection of designers offering a range of clothing & jewelry including, Made in USA activewear, ethically manufactured clothing, accessories made from repurposed materials and Zero Waste clothing and accessories. Mirame, Natalie Frigo, Tabii Just, Delphine Leymarie, Nigirl Jewelry, Ajaie Alaie, behno, Palomino Jewelry & Carmen Anderson

Where: Land Yoga, 2116 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York,

Date & Time: December 12th,  3-8pm

Learn more at Made Local Holiday 


Bust Magazine Craftacular

Stop by the 10 annual shopping event featuring everything from handmade and vintage vendors, food, cocktails and DIY activities.

Where: Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Date & Time: Dec 19th and 20th from 11am - 7pm

Learn more at Bust Craftacular.

Leota Sample Sale

The New York based label that promises a does of  glamour everyday is back with their must-attend sample sale featuring women's day dresses, tops and skirts.

Where: 251 West 39th Street, 15th floor

Date & Time: Wednesday, December  2 - Friday, December 4 from 9am - 7pm

Learn more at Leota.


 Magnifico Book Signing and Holiday Dress Swap

Kate Black, author of Magnifeco: Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty will answer questions about ethical fashion and guests can bring their old dresses and swap all night long!

Where: Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator, 630 Flushing Avenue, Suite 704, Brooklyn, NY 11206

Date & Time: Thursday, December 10 from 6-8pm.

Learn more at BF+DA.

 The Mira Pop-Up Shop

Mira is the latest accessory to combine fashion and function in a sleek small bracelet and wellness app. Check out their pop-up and see how you can monitor your lifestyle and look good too.

Where: The CORNER at the Roger Smith Hotel, 501 Lexington Avenue at 47th

Date & Time: Now - February 15th, 2015, Mon - Sat 11am - 8pm, Sun 11am - 6pm with extended hours for the Holidays

Learn more at Mira. 

Greenpointers Holiday Market

This one-day artisan market host local vendors including jewelry, apparel, food, artists, crafters potters and more.

Where: Greenpoint Loft

Date & Time: December 6, 1pm - 7pm

LES Pop-Up Shop

This pop-up is showcasing designers from the Lower East Side. Guest can shop a breadth of items including: fashion, home, art, lifestyle, food, furniture, jeweler, beauty, holiday cards and more.

Where: 365 Grand Street (Essex & Clinton Street), New York, NY 10002

Date & Time: Open: Tuesday - Sunday Black Friday - Christmas Eve, 3:30pm - 7:30pm 0r by appointment

The Made in America Shopping Experience at the Gregory Hotel

Get goods from American made brands at the Gregory Hotel. Shop labels like by Natalie Frigo, Ayaka Nishi, Kahri and more.

Where: 42 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001

Date & Time: Dec. 4th with a party 5 - 8 / 9 - 6pm Saturday, Dec. 5th

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