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InVision Distinctive Eyewear hosts a trunk show featuring Parisian luxury eyewear brand, Thierry Lasry

Courtesy Thierry Lasry

Nicollet Makers Market: The organizers of Craftstravaganza and the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District are behind this pop-up makers market, which features handmade goods by several local makers, including Hippy Feet’s buy-one-give-one socks, Idlewilde Fragrances, and Ballerina Botanicals Organic Skincare. The event coincides with 2 | 4 Tuesdays, a happy hour featuring street performances, fitness workshops, and drinks, with deals at Brit's, Brasa, the Local, and other bars in the area. Tuesday, Oct. 24 from noon-6 p.m. (happy hour is 4 to 6 p.m.) @ U.S. Bancorp Center, 800 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, facebook.com/pg/MinneapolisDID

Harry Lary’s & Thierry Lasry Trunk Show: Shop the edgy, colorful eyewear collections by third-generation Paris optician Thierry Lasry at this four-day trunk show popping up at each of InVision Distinctive Eyewear’s four Twin Cities locations. Both labels are showcasing his latest designs for his eponymous line as well as for Harry Lary’s. Be sure to stop by the Grand Avenue event on Friday from 2 to 6 p.m., which will include complimentary false lashes, eyeliner, and lipstick samples from Brow Chic. Wednesday, Oct. 25-Saturday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Wednesday at InVision North Loop, Thursday at InVision Minnetonka, Friday at InVision St. Paul, & Saturday at InVision Edina), 651-291-0318, invision-optical.com

Dress Me Deadly 2: The Golden Pearl Vintage hosts a night of creative Halloween costume making. Get inspiration and styling assistance from the vintage shop’s knowledgeable staff, and shop the store’s glamorous collection of vintage wear from the 1920s to the 1990s with popcorn and treats, punch, and hot cider. Plus, be sure to peruse the store’s as-is collection for slightly damaged pieces at reduced prices “perfect for guilt-free distressing and bloodying.” Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 7-10 p.m. @ The Golden Pearl Vintage, 507 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-378-3978, goldenpearlvintage.com

Victory Halloween Party: Well-styled Linden Hills vintage home store, Victory, is hosting a Halloween shopping event featuring discounts on Halloween merchandise, candles, and other goodies, complete with festive beverages and treats. Thursday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Victory, 3505 W. 44th St., Minneapolis, 612-926-8200, shopvictory.om

Dale of Norway and Hestra Gloves Trunk Shows: Just in time for this weekend’s dropping temps comes this dual winterwear trunk show featuring Dale of Norway’s authentic Norwegian soft merino-wool sweaters, cardigans, and jackets for men and women, as well as the latest styles from Swedish heritage brand, Hestra Gloves—plus sips and bites. Thursday, Oct. 26 from 5-8 p.m. Brightwater Clothing & Gear, 256 Water St., Excelsior, 952-474-0256, brightwaterclothing.com

14 Hill 1 Year Anniversary Event: The 48th & Chicago gift and home store celebrates one year of business with a celebration event. The day of festivities includes a holiday preview, appetizers and desserts, drawings for prizes, and the chance to give back: 10 percent of proceeds of sales from the day will be donated to the Cancer Kids Fund for Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. Read more about the shop on the MNMO Style blog. Thursday, Oct. 26 from 5-8 p.m. @ 14 Hill Gift Shop, 4737 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-886-3606, 14hill.com

Inspired by Design at MartinPatrick3: View the latest designs by 15 local and national home furnishings, interiors, and décor brands at this special event hosted by North Loop men’s and home store, MartinPatrick3. Vendors include store brands Mitchell Gold, American Leather, CR Laine, Jonathan Adler, Resource Décor, and Oly Studio (UK Lighting), as well as local makers including Goldfinch, Cambria, Concrete Pig, Hennepin Made, and Spruce Floral. Thursday, Oct. 26 from 3-8 p.m. MartinPatrick3, 212 3rd Ave. N. #106, Minneapolis, 612-746-5329, martinpatrick3.com

Alex & Ani Grand Opening: The eco-conscious jewelry brand known for its trendy gold and silver stackable charm bracelets is opening its first Minnesota store this weekend at the Mall of America. Grand opening festivities include giveaways for the first 100 people in line, a ribbon cutting, enter-to-win opportunities, a gift with $100 purchase, a waffle pop bar and mimosa bar, photo booth, and live DJ. Friday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. @ Mall of America, 158 South Ave., Bloomington, mallofamerica.com

An Evening of Design, Fashion, and Wellness: Puustelli, a leading Finnish kitchen design company, recently opened its first U.S. showroom in Minneapolis. (Read more about it on the Midwest Home blog.) The storefront is hosting an event highlighting the intersection between design, fashion, and wellness, with hairstyling trends from JAPA Salon owner Steph Gruber Beedle and modern handmade jewelry by designer Valerie Carpender. Also view modern furniture and lighting design by Rypen, a wine tasting, and food demonstrations from the Puustelli USA team. RSVP at puustelliusa.com. Friday, Oct. 27 from 5:30-8 p.m. @ Puustelli USA, 1624 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-405-2227

Pumpkin Days Sale at Grethen House: For one day only, take 20 percent off storewide at Grethen House, including new fall deliveries. Online shoppers can get the discount with the code PUMPKINDAYS at checkout. Saturday, Oct. 28 @ Grethen House Edina, 4930 France Ave. S., Edina, and Grethen House North Loop, 212 3rd Ave. N. #109, Minneapolis, grethenhouse.com

Local Luxe Boutique Event: For one day, the Old Log Theater in Excelsior is transforming into a pop-up boutique featuring handcrafted goods by local makers. Shop clothing, jewelry, leather handbags, accessories, gifts, and more from makers including Anywhere Apparel, Coty Clothing Co., Vikse Jewelry, and NelliDesign gift and memorial candles. On-site restaurant, Cast & Cru, will be providing free beverages and treats, plus discounted beer, wine, and cocktails. Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. @ Old Log Theatre, 5185 Meadville St., Excelsior, 952-474-5951, facebook.com/LLTOLT

Maker Days at Linden Hills Farmers Market: Roving, handcrafted pop-up, Minneapolis Craft Market, joins forces with the Linden Hills Farmers Market to bring modern goods by 20 Minnesota makers to the farmer's market. The lineup changes each weekend, with this week's makers including Fair Anita, Nokomis Knitting Company, and more. Visit mplscraftmarket.com for a full list. Sunday, Oct. 29 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. @ Settergren's Hardware, 2813 W. 43rd St., Minneapolis

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