Shopping Guide: February 17-23
photo courtesy of via's vintage
Just Announced: Limited-edition Pieces from HDH Spring Lookbook Available: Select limited-edition goods from Hackwith’s 2015 spring lookbook are available for purchase online. This collection is full of versatile, comfortable, and loose-fitting pieces perfect for the warmer spring weather. (hackwithdesignhouse.com)
Just Announced: Final Markdowns at J.W. Hulme Co: Enjoy 50% off all sale bags, wallets, and phone cases made from the finest leather. J.W. Hulme provides handcrafted goods with exceptional quality, durability, and design making the splurge worth it. Quantities are limited, so shop early for best selection. (jwhulmeco.com)
Feb 13-20: Via’s Vintage Fur Sale: Face the cold in style with 15% of all fur and faux fur coats, hats, and fur trimmed items. To receive this exclusive discount make sure to mention the sale at checkout. (2408 Hennepin Ave, Mpls, 612-374-3649, viasvintage.com)
Feb 13-27: A Pop-up Shop with Arrow and The White Room: Prepare yourself for a sight of beauty and elegance as you step in to Arrow to see a curated collection of fashion-forward, luxury bridal gowns from The White Room. (121 N. 1st St., Mpls, arrow-minneapolis.com)
Feb 15: Stephanie Lake Partners with Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Locally-based and world-renowned jewelry designer Dr. Stephanie Lake has created a capsule collection inspired by MIA’s new exhibit The Habsburgs: Rarely Seen Masterpieces from Europe’s Greatest Dynasty. The collection will be sold exclusively at MIA’s Store beginning February 15 to celebrate the opening of the new exhibition. To read more about the collaboration see Jahna’s blog. (2400 3rd Ave. S., Mpls, 888-642-5787, new.artsmia.org)
Feb 16-20: My Sister’s Closet Final Winter Clearance Sale: Spring might be around the corner, but it’s not too late to stock up on last minute winter items. Shop winter fashions at My Sister’s Closet’s Grand Avenue location and receive 75% off your purchase. (1136 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-222-2819, mysistersclosetmn.com)
Feb 18: Juliana Hung for Makers Alongside Hackwith Design House: HDH kicks off its 2015 Makers Alongside collection with eclair earrings by Juliana Hung of jujumade. Keeping with HDH’s mission for uniqueness pieces will be limited and exclusive to HDH. Keep your eye out for new designers, as HDH will feature a new maker each month for the Makers Alongside collection. For more information about the collection or to purchase a pair of these exclusive earrings visit hackwithdesignhouse.tumblr.com.
Feb 20: Shinola Maker Series with Leather Works Minnesota: Join Shinola and Nathan O’Malley of Leather Works Minnesota for a hands-on look into O’Malley’s belt making process and a discussion about what it means to be an American Maker in today’s society. (228 Washington Ave. N., Mpls, 612-338-5493, shinola.com)
Feb 20 & 21: gh2 90% off sale: There is no better way to get your weekend off to a good start than with gh2’s bi-annual 90% off sale. With designers like Maison Martin Margiela, Comme des Garcon, Zero + Maria Cornejo, Rick Owens, Lanvin, and Yohji Yamamoto the Minneapolis discount designer and consignment shop will not disappoint. You’ll want to arrive at this sale bright and early, as there is sure to be a line. (318 E. Hennepin Ave., Mpls, 612-378-0509, shopgh2.com)
Feb 20: Junket: Tossed & Found Digital Scavenger Hunt: Escape your bleak winter routine with some fun community engagement. Beginning February 20 Junket will distribute four creative photo assignments on their Twitter and Instagram page in which anyone can participate. A total of $350 in store credit will be awarded to the grand prize winner and four weekly winners as an extra incentive. For more information about the contest visit shopjunket.com/scavengerhunt. May the best photos win!
Feb 21: Style Workshop & Art Opening at Showroom: Find the latest locally made and designed fashion trends perfect for your body type with wardrobe stylists Grant Whittaker and Kaja Foat of Foat Design, and receive a mini-makeover to complement your new outfit from professional makeup artist Lee Erin. After you’re all dolled up, end your evening exploring John Alspach’s mixed media artwork inspired by the city’s streets. (615 W. Lake St., Mpls, 612-345-7391, facebook.com)
Feb 22: Target introduces plus-size fashion brand AVA & VIV: Target’s design team has paired up with top fashion bloggers Nicolette Mason, Chastity Garner and Gabi Gregg for inspiration and feedback on their newest clothing line designed for plus-sized fashionistas. The line will be available online beginning February 9 and will trickle into all Target stores mid-February through March. Read more about the new clothing line at abullseyeview.com/2015.