Shopping Guide: November 14-20
Sales, styles, and shopping events at Twin Cities retailers.
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November 15: Wilson & Willy’s relaunch of Northwestern Knitting Company: Northwestern Knitting Company first opened in 1888, using a unique method of knitting high quality merino wool with cotton fibers to produce a lighter material while retaining the warmth of wool. The company is relaunching exclusively online after a thirty year hiatus to bring back its exceptional knitwear. (nwkc.us)
November 16: Debut store opens at Mall of America: Debut brings together celebrated local brands such as Askov Finalyson, Fisher and Baker, and Laurel Way and national brands centered on quality materials and craftsmanship like Woolrich and Shepard of Sweden. While the selection of vendors and merchandise is expected to change with the seasons, Debut’s collections will emphasize classic style and functionality. Read more in Jahna Peloquin’s TC Style blog post.
November 16: Indeed We Can x Still Kickin Pop-up + Fundraiser: Indeed Brewery’s fundraising initiative, Indeed We Can, donates its net proceeds from one night to local nonprofits, and this time it’s Still Kickin’s turn. The nonprofit donates its earnings from donations and retail sales to people battling cancer. Stop by Indeed Brewery for a pint and a pop-up with Still Kickin’s new merchandise. Read more about their latest collaboration with Lululemon in Jahna Peloquin’s TC Style blog post. (3-11 p.m., 2519 Fourth St. NE, Minneapolis, facebook.com)
November 16: FGI’s Runway to Ready to Wear at Cambria Gallery: Fashion Group International of MSP presents a night of 2017 Spring/Summer trends, with an exclusive edit of New York, London, Milan, and Paris runway collections. Cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres will accompany the presentation, with a discussion to follow. MnMo’s own style editor, Jahna Peloquin is featured as a guest speaker. (5:30-8 p.m., 625 Second Ave. S. Ste. 101, Minneapolis, facebook.com)
November 16: Zara at Mall of America grand opening: One of the newest additions to the MOA’s new north-end expansion, the two-story space will be one of Zara’s only flagship locations in the US. Known for their trendy but affordable style, the brand’s store will feature men’s, women’s, and children’s departments. Read more in Jahna Peloquin’s TC Style blog post.
November 17: I AM MPLS at Mia & Icehouse: Join the celebration of everything Minneapolis during a night of creative collaborations, brand new fashion, and fresh musical stylings at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and an after party at Icehouse. The fashion show will feature looks from Hazel & Rose, Roe Wolfe, Cliché, and more, with cocktails by Agra Culture Kitchen and musical mixes by DJ Simone Steppa DuJour. (6-11 p.m., 2400 S. Third Ave., Minneapolis, facebook.com)
November 17: Stephen Vincent Design new location grand opening: Stephen Vincent’s new studio is debuting with a cocktail party and tours of the new store, featuring an upscale boutique space, glassed in workshop, and private custom design area overlooking Lake Calhoun. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails by Bittercube, valet parking, and gift bags for the first hundred attendees. H. Weiss’ new collection will be featured, as well as selections from Paula Crevoshay’s fine art jewelry collection. (5-8 p.m., 2900 Thomas Ave. S. Ste. T-300a, Minneapolis, svstudio.com)
November 18: Hardt Jewelry final showroom event: Celebrate Hardt's second birthday and final show in their current showroom before they move this winter. Toast two years of impactful jewelry with wine, snacks, and giveaways. (6-9 p.m., 2400 N. Second St., Minneapolis, facebook.com)
November 18: Bonobos Guideshop Opens: The New York-based online menswear retailer Bonobos is opening a “guideshop” in the North Loop. Unlike traditional stores, customers are paired with a fashion consultant who will fit them for clothing, which are then shipped for free to the customers’ homes. This allows Bonobos to carry a much larger stock, without the cluttered racks of traditional department stores. Read more in Jahna Peloquin’s TC Style blog post. (125 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, bonobos.com)
November 18: FashionFest at McNamara Alumni Center: Support the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital with a night of fashion, small bites, and wine sampling. Shop from an array of local boutiques, enjoy fashions modeled by community leaders, and bid on vacations and one-of-a-kind items in a live auction, all while supporting pediatric patients and their families. (6 p.m., 200 SE Oak St., Minneapolis, umn.edu)
November 18-19: Faribault Woolen Mill Co. Warehouse Sale: More than 12,000 blankets, throws, scarves, and more from the Minnesota heritage wool mill will be marked down up to 70 percent off during this annual, two-sale sale. (10 a.m.- 6 p.m., 1500 NW Second Ave., Faribault, facebook.com)
November 19: Green Gifts Fair at Midtown Global Market: Shop from over 80 eco-friendly vendors for everything from food to flowers to bedding while sampling food from 30 global restaurants. Heart of the Beast will be putting on a puppet show for all ages, along with entertainment from local musicians, and nature activities all day. (10 a.m.- 5 p.m., 920 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, doitgreen.org)
November 19: Craft’za at Grain Belt Bottling House: This one-day art market featuring all handmade goods is just in time for the holiday shopping season. Admission is free, and food trucks will be outside all day. (10 a.m.- 4 p.m., 79 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, craftstravaganza.com)