The Weekend Guide

nicholas k coats!

Just like snowflakes, no two weekends are alike.

Nicholas K
What: Complex hooded bomber jackets; armor-like vests; funnel-neck, double-breasted coats; and parkas faintly reminiscent of those worn by the Star Wars desert people. Our minds are blown.
Why: Enter code NK4DC at checkout for 30 percent off orders thru Dec. 23.
Where: Online at nicholask.com.

Geek and Chic Gifts for Big Spenders
What: Indulge gadget lust with a tabletop fireplace, Philippe Starck speakers, digital clocks, and Smart cars in primary colors.
Why: They deserve only the best.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

Is This a Word
What: An omniscient new website finally answers the question, “Did I just make this up?”
Why: Trademark your slogan; win a Scrabble game; save your copy editor from one more question; further repress memories of learning to use a dictionary — the possibilities are infinendless.
Where: Online at isthisaword.com.

Lou by La Garçonne
What: Fine-knit crew-neck sweaters, cardigans, and V-neck pullovers ($325-$365) in go-with-everything winter hues (camel, chalk, mushroom, navy, forest green, chartreuse).
Why: You love the fit of men’s sweaters, and it’s unlikely your BF owns any cashmere to borrow.
Where: Online at lagarconne.com.

Sugarplum Happy Tape
What: A variety ($36) of festively colored (crimson, gold, plum) Japanese washi paper tapes to cover up the fact you’re reusing wrapping paper from last year.
Why: Presents don’t look presentable all by their lonesome.
Where: Online at happytape.bigcartel.com.

Some Odd Rubies
What: One of our favorite LES (that’s in NYC, FYI) design teams throws its flirty vintage-inspired dresses, sequin harem pants, and party-pattern separates into the e-commerce ring.
Why: You’re guaranteed to find a gem.
Where: Online at someoddrubies.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Nicholas K