Hopefully your Thanksgiving plans are complete, because now it's time to start coming up with a holiday shopping game plan for the long weekend. We already told you about the can't miss sales happening on Black Friday in New York. But you shouldn't forget about Small Business Saturday, the day when neighborhood boutiques offer incentives to keep your seasonal shopping on the local level.
Line & Label is offering 25 percent off everything in its Greenpoint shop on Saturday. Look for women's clothing, handbags and accessories that the store describes at "chic rocker with a nod to the '50s and '60s," so maybe you'll find an awesome party dress for your next swinging' holiday party.
Brooklyn boutique Dusty Rose is one of many shops participating in Etsy's "Small Source" program that day. As part of the initiative, it's hosting a trunk that includes prints of style icons illustrated by Libby VanderPloeg, winter accessories from Little Knitty Things, earrings made from recycled vintage materials by Manhattan Hippy Vintage, and more.
Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store is also hosting a special trunk show on Saturday. Designer Alexandra Ferguson is at the shop from 3pm–5pm showing off her pillows, makeup bags, totes and more.
Make sure you work up on appetite when you shop at Story on Saturday. The SnowDay food truck will be at the Chelsea store, giving lunch to anyone who makes a purchase that day. In fact, the truck will be parked at the shop every weekend until Christmas, in case you want to go back for a second helping.
And finally, end Small Business Saturday in Nolita. American Express is helping the shops in that 'hood host events and specials from 7–9pm. Expect entertainment, specials and other offers at places like Love Adorned, Christian Siriano, Saturday Surf NYC, Warm and more. Plus, when you use your Amex for $10 or more at these shops, you'll get ten bucks back.