1. Pantone unveiled its color of the year, Radiant Orchid, which we suppose we’ll be seeing everywhere, both online and off, in 2014.
2. Saks Fifth Avenue is giving out 3D printed snowflakes to shoppers who spend over $150, now through Christmas.
4. Luxury brands like Dior and Hermès have taken the traditional advent calendar online and made it interactive.
5. Winter Tale, from Cartier, follows the journey of the brand’s signature cheetah as it traverses a magical, Parisian Christmas wonderland: