Shopping + Style Events for 11/14-11/19
silvercocoon "Eclipse" earrings will be available at the brand's annual jewelry holiday sale this week
Courtesy silver cocoon
Ribnick Luxury Outerwear & Soft Surroundings Open at Galleria: This week, two more retailers open their doors in Galleria’s new north wing, joining Roe Wolfe, Design Within Reach, and the new Barnes & Noble. Yesterday, Ribnick Luxury Outerwear—the longtime North Loop fur and leather specialist—opened a satellite location during the holiday season at the Edina shopping center, featuring an edited selection of their covetable cold-weather coats and accessories. Then on Friday, lifestyle retailer Soft Surroundings will open its first Minnesota location with its full product selection, which includes luxe women’s apparel, globally-inspired accessories, beauty, bedding, and home goods. It celebrates with a grand opening, featuring complimentary beauty treatments, treats and resfrehments, and a swag bag filled with more than $200 worth of merchandise for the first 100 shoppers—doors open at 10 a.m. Friday. Read more on the MNMO Style blog. @ Galleria, France Ave. S. & 69th St., Edina, 952-925-4321, galleriaedina.com
Junket: Tossed and Found 5-Year Anniversary Weekend: Minnehaha Mile retailer, Junket, celebrates five years of repurposing and reviving vintage and secondhand home goods. The store hosts four days of events, including workshops, demos, and a party on Saturday night beginning at 7 p.m. featuring deals, drinks, and food. Thursday, Nov. 16–Sunday, Nov. 19 @ Junket: Tossed and Found, 4049 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 612-293-6863, shopjunket.com
Cocktails by Design: Goldstein Museum of Design presents its ongoing Cocktails by Design series at south Minneapolis home and gift store, Forage Modern Workshop. Mingle with members of the local design community while enjoying craft cocktails from Eat Street Social from a cash bar, appetizers, and shopping. Proceeds benefit the Goldstein and its new digital archive. Thursday, Nov. 16 from 6–9 p.m. @ Forage Modern Workshop, 4023 E Lake St., Minneapolis. Tickets are $40 in advance or $45 at the door ($35 for GMD members) at gmdcocktailsbydesign.brownpapertickets.com.
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day MN: Modern event space, Paikka, hosts an afternoon featuring some of Minnesota’s top female entrepreneurs in celebration of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. Speakers include restauranteur Kim Bartmann, Wit & Delight lifestyle blogger Kate Arends Peters, the Newborn Foundation co-founder Annamarie Saarinen, House of Talents founder Kate Herzog, and Dori Graff of tech startup Kidizen. Thursday, Nov. 16 from 3–6:30 p.m. @ Paikka, 550 Vandalia St. Suite 165, St. Paul. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door at eventbrite.com.
Kokoon Give to the Max Holiday Event: Minneapolis clothing and accessories brands come together for Give to the Max Day for an evening of fashion, sips and snacks, informal modeling, and raffle prizes to benefit a good cause. Hosted by local fashion label, Kokoon, the event will feature pop-up shopping from Local Motion, Belle Isle Design Co., and Strey Designs, with 15 percent of all event sales and raffle proceeds going to nonprofit, Youth Frontiers. Raffle prizes include a $500 Kokoon shopping spree. Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5–9 p.m. @ Kokoon headquarters, 2508 S. 24th Ave., Minneapolis, kokoon.net. Entry is free; RSVP for a free ticket or purchase a $10 VIP ticket in advance to receive $10 off your first purchase at the event, plus two raffle entries, at eventbrite.com.
RAAS Local Market Opens: The Mall of America’s annual holiday makers market pop-up returns, this year in partnership with RAAS (Retail as a Service) Instant Retail, a national pop-up market producer. The market includes goods from nearly 20 Minnesota makers spanning wearables, home goods, and artisanal food products, including Mill City Fineries, Great Lakes Northern Outfitters, and Leather Works Minnesota, and will be open through the 2018 Super Bowl. Read more on the MNMO Style blog. Nov. 16–Feb. 9 @ Mall of America, 262 West Market (located outside Nordstrom on the 2nd level), Bloomington, mallofamerica.com
Grethen House 40% off Sale: The women’s designer retailer is offering its first markdowns of the season with 40 percent off select fall collections from brands such as MM6 Maison Margiela, Ulla Johnson, Opening Ceremony, and Public School. Nov. 16–19 @ Grethen House 50th & France, 4930 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-926-8725, and Grethen House North Loop, 212 3rd Ave. N. #109, Minneapolis, 612-339-5702, grethenhouse.com
Nature-Inspired Holiday Event at Brightwater: Excelsior boutique, Brightwater Clothing & Gear, hosts an evening inspired by the great outdoors. Shop cold-weather essentials for men and women from outerwear and ski brands, Parajumpers and Kari Traa, plus take part in a workshop with Heidi Heiland of Heidi’s Lifestyle Gardens to learn how to incorporate nature into your home this holiday season while enjoying tea from a complimentary tea bar and small bites. Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5–8 p.m. @ Brightwater Clothing & Gear, 256 Water St., Excelsior, 952-474-0256, brightwaterclothing.com
FGI’s 2018 Spring/Summer Ready-to-Wear Trend Presentation: Join Fashion Group International of Minneapolis–St. Paul for a trend presentation curated by FGI’s national creative director, Marilou Luther. The presentation will be followed by an interactive discussion with panelists, including local influencers Emily Baynard, Sara Stamschror-Lott, and Douglas Marshall, moderated by personal style consultant and blogger, Ethelind Belle, with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Thursday, Nov. 16 from 6–8:30 p.m. @ Red Stag Supperclub, 509 1st Ave. NE., Minneapolis. Tickets are $10–$25 at eventbrite.com.
My Sister’s Black Friday Pre-Party: Shop Black Friday deals early at Minneapolis brand My Sister’s flagship store in Uptown during this shopping event. Shop new holiday arrivals from My Sister’s limited-edition collection, holiday gifts and accessories, a brand-new button bar, exclusive in-store offers, and select merchandise priced at $1 to $15, with 100 percent of proceeds going to nonprofit partners. Plus, enjoy complimentary Joia All Natural Soda. Nov. 17–19 during store hours @ My Sister, 1616 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-400-1194, mysister.org
Fall Fashion & Home Pop-up Sale: Shop curated, vintage housewares and clothing for men and women from Kollektiv, plus sip craft beer from Pryes Brewery, at this pop-up market alongside Wild Poppy apothecary and jewelry products and Woods and Wildflowers homemade goods. Saturday, Nov. 18 from noon–5 p.m. @ Pryes Brewing, 1401 W. River Rd. N., Minneapolis, instagram.com/kollektivmpls
Silvercocoon Holiday Sale: Shop new acrylic and metal jewelry designs plus art prints and more from Duluth–based maker, silvercocoon, at this annual holiday sale featuring the designer’s largest assortment of work available in one spot. Gift items start at only $15. Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. @ Flock, 2611 1st Ave. S., Minneapolis, silvercocoon.com
Holiday Craft’za: The holiday offshoot of long-running indie craft fair, Craftstravaganza, Craft’za features a wide array of handcrafted, hip goods from some of the best Minnesota makers. This year’s event expands from one day to two, with 60 different makers lined up for each day. Saturday, Nov. 18 & Sunday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. daily. Grain Belt Bottling House, 71 13th Ave. NE., Minneapolis, craftza.com
Linden Hills Holiday Market: Roving maker pop-up, Minneapolis Craft Market, has joined forces with the Linden Hills Farmers Market to bring together the best Minnesota makers, artisan food producers, and farm-fresh produce every weekend through the holiday season. The market takes place within the greenhouses at Sunnyside Gardens alongside their Christmas tree lot, making it a one-stop shop for unique holiday gifts and décor alike. This weekend’s kickoff event features goods from more than 60 vendors. Sunday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. @ Sunnyside Gardens, 3723 44th St. W., Minneapolis, mplscraftmarket.com