We love sparkly things, and we love bangle bracelets, so when we stumbled across both those things at the fairly new Helianthus boutique in the Village, we had to share them. This cute little shop has a mix of American and European clothing and accessories, but what kept grabbing our eye were the stacks and stacks of bangles, which range in price from $22 to $42 -- hot pink, black, clear, silvery, white, and all twinkling with rhinestones and crystals. The shop is located at 522 LaGuardia Place, between Bleecker & West 3 Sts., near Washington Square Park. (212-677-6888; www.helianthusny.com)
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