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Shopping + Style: April 10-15


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Shop the spring collection by Italian brand Transit Par-Such at a trunk show hosted by Key North Boutique this weekend.

Courtesy Key North Boutique

Equal Pay Day Pop-up Marketplace:

In honor of Equal Pay Day, which is dedicated to raising awareness of the gender pay gap, WeWork is showcasing Minnesota's women-owned businesses. Shop pop-ups from Mend Jewelry, Still Kickin, Mia Movement, Alice Riot, MN Hopekits, Excelsior Candle Co., B+D Custom Crafts, Hagen and Oats, and The Gem Life, plus enjoy beer from Gluek Beer, food and drinks, live music, and free headshots. RSVP on Eventbrite. Tuesday from 5-7:30 p.m. @ Capella Tower, 39th floor, 225 S. 6th St., Minneapolis 

Laundry Camp at Mona Williams:

Learn how to do laundry from the best at Laundry Camp, which returns for a new season. Hosted by Mona Williams store owner and "the Laundry Evangelist," Patric Richardson, the workshop shows you how to optimize your laundry routine and wash the "unwashable," helping you to clean your clothing and textiles at home and skip a trip to the dry cleaner. Attendees can also shop the full range of fabric cleaning products available for sale at Mona Williams, including Richardson's own formulation of laundry soaps. Visit the Eventbrite page to sign up for a free class. Select dates from Tuesday, April 10 to May 8 at 6:30 p.m. @ Mona Williams, Mall of America, 138 South Ave., Bloomington, monawilliams.com 

Grethen House Bunny Days Sale: 

Every spring around Easter, women's designer fashion boutique Grethen House hosts its Bunny Days scratch-off sale. In-store customers can scratch off a coupon card at the register for a surprise 20 to 50 percent off their entire purchase. Online shoppers can enter the code BUNNYDAYS2018 at checkout for 20 percent off their purchase. One coupon per customer; some exclusions apply. Ends April 15 @ Grethen House Edina (4930 France Ave. S.) and Grethen House North Loop (212 3rd Ave. N., Minneapolis), and online @ grethenhouse.com

Transit Par-Such Trunk & Fashion Show:

View the spring line from Transit Par-Such in a trunk show event hosted by Northeast boutique, Key North. An Italian designer women's wear brand founded in 1986, Transit Par-Such specializes in timeliness, elegant, high-quality clothing in neutral tones. The spring collection will be featured on live models, and shoppers can place their orders on the new line. Wednesday & Thursday during store hours @ Key North Boutique, 515 1st Ave. NE., Minneapolis, keynorthboutique.com

Derby Trunk Show—Karen Morris Millinery:

Get your look ready for the Kentucky Derby at this trunk show featuring the spring hat collection of local designer, Karen Morris Millinery, at this trunk show hosted by White Bear Lake boutique, Frank Murphy. Shoppers can place orders, meet the designer, and request custom options during the event, while also shopping the spring clothing collections of Frank Murphy, the iconic White Bear Lake high-fashion women's store founded in 1931 that was frequented by stars such as Carol Channing, Gloria Swanson, and Carol Burnett. Thursday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. @ Frank Murphy, 4750 Hwy. 61 N., White Bear Lake, frankmurphyfashions.com

365 Nicollet x Kisa Boutique Pop-up:

Shop the spring women's wear collections of Kisa Boutique at this trunk show hosted at the new luxury apartment development, 365 Nicollet, in downtown Minneapolis. Hosted in the newly opened Presentation Center, the event features refreshments and bites while you shop, plus free gifts for the first 20 shoppers who sign up for newsletters from Kisa and 365 Nicollet—a $!5 gift card to Kisa and a Turkish towel. Thursday from 4:30-7 p.m. @ 365 Nicollet, 365 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 365nicollet.com 

Spring Mini Market: Retro, Vintage, and Made by Hands:

Head to Bauhaus Brew Labs for a spring mini pop-up market featuring an array of goods from local vintage vendors and makers. Find handcrafted jewelry by Dottir Jewelry and LaLunette Jewelry, hand-dyed clothing and scarves by ACG, screen-printed textiles and stationery by MBMB by Michelle Brusegaard, and vintage goodies from Dearheart Vintage and Tandem Vintage. Plus, enjoy craft beer while you shop. Thursday from 6-10 p.m. @ Bauhaus Brew LABS, 1315 Tyler St. NE., Minneapolis, bauhausbrewlabs.com

Flotsam+Fork Pop-up:

Minneapolis-based e-commerce brand, Flotsam+Fork, returns to Lowry Hill Meats for a two-day pop-up shop. The company, which was founded by Adrianna Fie and her husband Joe Hasler in 2013, specializes in high-quality, high-design kitchen and home wares from around the globe. For the pop-up, it will be debuting some new pieces acquired during the couple's recent travels through Europe. Learn more about the brand on Midwest Home magazine's Home Dish blogFriday & Saturday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily @ Lowry Hill Meats, 1934 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, flotsamandfork.com

Romi Apothecary Pop-up:

Shop natural, handcrafted skincare products by Minnesota-based brand, Romi Apothecary, in this one-day pop-up. Co-founded by an occupational therapist and yogi, Romi Apothecary crafts its products from premium and organic ingredients either sourced from Minnesota or sourced from sustainable suppliers. Herbs are selected for their medicinal benefits, and slow-infused using traditional folk preparation methods. The product line includes moisturizers, serums, toners, and bathing products. Saturday from noon-4 p.m. @ Seen the Future, 2223 E. 35th St., Minneapolis

Mill City Farmers Market:

The Mill City Farmers Market has headed indoors for the season. Shop from more than 40 local farmers, food vendors, and artisans for unique, handmade items and groceries, and take in a cooking demonstration from Mill City Cooks during the market. This weekend's makers include Hat Make by Celina Kane, Fair Anita fair-trade accessories, House of Talents artisan-made baskets, Crankosaurus Press hand-printed home accessories, Inesse Ceramics by Ben Fiess, Crookedwood wooden cooking utensils, Jeanne Beatrice market baskets, Sally Fritz Clothing, and Liz P. Jewelry. Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. @ 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, millcityfarmersmarket.org

Aveda Institute's Catwalk for Water Fashion Show:

In honor of Earth Month, the Aveda Institute of Minneapolis is hosting its annual Catwalk for Water fashion show to bring attention to the need for clean water. Aveda Institute students along with stylists from local Aveda salons will showcase their inspirations, creativity, and technical skills in hair, makeup, and fashion. Using the earth as their muse, design teams create original looks for a runway show that will be accompanied by a live DJ, plus a food truck, cash bar, and live auctions. Funds will be donated to Aveda's local Earth Month partner, Audobon Minnesota, to support clean water conservation work in Minnesota. Get tickets via Eventbrite. Sunday, doors sat 3:30 p.m., show at 5 p.m. @ Aveda Institute Minneapolis, 400 Central Ave. SE., Minneapolis 

Spring Artisan Wedding Ring Event at Max's:

Fine jewelry boutique, Max's, hosts its first-ever artisan wedding ring event. Between April 6 and April 21, more than 250 rings from over 15 of the store's jewelry artists, including Anne Sportun, Todd Reed, and Paul Morelli, will be available at 20 percent off. Styles range from classic elegance to edge luxe, and all are handcrafted by expert jewelry artisans. Visit stylebymax.com to view a selection of rings featured in the event. Ends April 21 @ Max's, 3826 Grand Way, St. Louis Park

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